January 13, 2023
City Manager's Update
City Manager's Update Video
Community News and Updates
City Breaks Ground on Vital Infrastructure Project
On January 6, the City kicked off the Parker Pump Station Replacement Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on Coronado Avenue and 8th Street. After years of planning and creating partnerships with federal and local governments, construction on the new pump station will begin on January 17.

The new Parker Pump Station will replace the aging pump station and its wastewater and stormwater systems. This investment in the city's infrastructure will provide for the well-being and safety of residents and visitors now and for future generations. Sign up for email updates or learn more about the project on the City's website.
City Seeking Applicants for Civil Service Commission
Are you interested in serving the Coronado community? The City's Civil Service Commission has a vacancy, and the City Clerk's Office is looking for applicants to fill the position. The Commission members are responsible for interpreting and administering Civil Service rules and regulations concerning all City employees.

For more information or to apply, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 619.522.7320 or check the information on the City's website.
City Crews Prepare For Next Winter Storms

More rainstorms are forecasted for this weekend and city crews will be hard at work with a mix of tools and machinery preparing for and clearing debris from the City's parks, roads, and storm drains. These dedicated employees will also clear sand debris from Coronado's beautiful beaches after each event. 

The City’s Public Services staff will continue to monitor other critical city infrastructure throughout upcoming wet weather events. Free sandbags are available to residents at several locations throughout the city. 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Schedule


The City of Coronado will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 16. City Hall will be closed on the holiday, and other city facilities will be closed or will operate on adjusted schedules.

Please check the complete holiday schedule on the City's website to find out what City facilities are open or closed on January 16.

Community Programs & Events
Coronado Public Library
 
Learn how to prune roses on Jan. 14 at the Harlot Rose Garden in front of the Coronado Public Library at 9:30 am. Bring pruners and gloves to participate.
 
New Chess Club Starting
A new drop-in chess club for adults is starting at the library every second Thursday of the month at 3 pm. 
John D. Spreckels Center
 
Explore Old Town, 1/19
Spend an afternoon in Old Town exploring the historical buildings, checking out the shops, and enjoying lunch on Jan. 19. Register here.

Newcomer's Welcome, 1/26
Newcomers are invited for coffee, snacks and a tour of the John D. Spreckels Center on Jan. 26 from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Learn about the programs and classes available to the community.

Recreation & Golf Services
 
Fun Activities & Classes
Are you thinking about starting an exercise or wellness program for the New Year? Set aside time to read through the current online Recreation Guide. Classes, activities, and programs are available for all ages and registration is now underway.

Find an activity or register online here.
Public Meeting Calendar
*Meetings are subject to cancellation.

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 4:00 pm
City Council Meeting
City Council Chamber

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 3:00 pm
Historic Resource Commission
City Council Chamber

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 3:00 pm
Planning Commission
City Council Chamber

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 3:00 pm
Design Review Commission
City Council Chamber

City Council Meeting Schedule
The first City Council meeting of the New Year takes place on January 17, at 4 pm in the City Council Chambers, located at 1825 Strand Way.

Review Council agendas and minutes and watch live or archived meetings on the City's website.

Arts & Culture
Four on Friday: Find out the four hottest upcoming arts and cultural events going on in Coronado with "Four on Friday," a feature brought to you by CoronadoARTS.com. Click on the Four On Friday logo to view this week's edition.
PAWS: Pets of the Week
MEET LOLA
Full of wiggles and kisses, Lola is a 4-year-old mixed breed with boxer traits. She has a big heard and exuberant personality. Lola enjoys adventures with her owners and taking walks.
MEET LEVI
Two-year-old Levi is a border collie mix breed weighting 38 lbs. fully grown. Levi has a perky and funny personality. He is an energetic pup who needs an active family to keep his mind and body going.
MEET SYLVESTER
Two-year-old Sylvester is a dashing tuxedo cat. He is always dressed to impress and is a proper gentleman who is looking for his forever home. Sylvester is ready to go home to a loving family.
To find out more about these pets, go online to PAWS of Coronado, which operates the City’s Animal Care Facility.