Highlights: City Council Considers Rent Stabilization, Spring Egg Hunt, Distracted Driving, Pacifica Police Department's K-9 Unit
Connect With Pacifica This Week

The City Council will be taking up an important issue at its meeting on Monday night – consideration of placing a measure on the ballot in November of this year that, if passed, would implement rent stabilization and provide specific renters’ rights. In addition, the City Council will consider whether to approve an ordinance that would provide a moratorium on certain residential rent increases. Everyone is welcome to provide input to the City Council as its takes up these matters. The meeting will take place beginning at 7:00 pm at the City Council Chambers located at 2212 Beach Boulevard. If this topic piques your interest, please check out Item 8 on the   Full Agenda here. Join us at the City Council meeting or  tune in to the meeting via Pacific Coast TV's live stream to hear more.

There will be a number of other significant issues taken up by the City Council in the near future. Please watch for them. In the meantime, I’m enjoying getting to know the community better and look forward to meeting more residents and members of the business community. Please stop me at any time to say hello. I look forward to speaking with you.

Please let me know if you have comments or questions, and  thank you for wanting to   Connect with Pacifica!

Interim City Manager

City News
  • City Council to Consider November Ballot Measure Regarding Rent Stabilization and Just Cause for Eviction - On Monday, April 10th the City Council will consider placing a measure on the November 2017 ballot to enact a Rent Stabilization and Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance. At the same meeting, the Council will also consider an Interim Rent Stabilization and Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance which, if passed, would be in effect immediately until the election. Details are provided in the Council Agenda Staff Report. Exhibits with the full wording of the proposed Ordinance can be found in Item 8 of the Full Agenda. If you are interested in providing input on this item, the Council meeting begins at 7:00pm at Council Chambers 2212 Beach Blvd., Pacifica.

  • Home For All Initiative Launched by San Mateo County Office of Sustainability – A new countywide initiative called "Home For All" has recently launched. At its November 14, 2016 meeting, the Pacifica City Council adopted a resolution (Item 4 on the Agenda) supporting the Home for All Initiative along with 10 other cities / towns with a focus on working collaboratively to close the jobs/housing gap. The initiative builds on the work and momentum of the Closing the Jobs/Housing Gap Task Force and includes a wide range of community partners working to build support and inspire action for a variety of housing options so everyone in San Mateo County has an affordable home. Find out more in the Home For All Newsletter.

  • Volunteer, Learn and Have Fun at Earth Day of Action and EcoFest 2017 on April 22 The City of Pacifica is a proud sponsor of the Pacifica Beach Coalition’s Earth Day of Action and EcoFest 2017 to be held on April 22. Volunteer for a clean up or habitat restoration from 9:00am – 11:00am and/or visit the EcoFest from 11:00am – 2:30pm with music, activities and a dolphin / ocean costume contest. Make a Splash by Ending Trash!  See the Earth Day 2017 Flyer or visit the Pacifica Beach Coalition’s Earth Day webpage for more information.

  • What Shakes, Rattles, Rolls and at the same time disturbing people and pets? - EARTHQUAKES! April is Earthquake Preparedness Month. Are you prepared? Visit the Emergency Preparedness & Safety Commission webpage for useful links and register for an upcoming class on Earthquake Preparedness on April 25 here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-earthquake-preparedness-class-tickets-32924739783

Spring Egg Hunt April 14 - Fairmont Park & April 15 - Frontierland Park
Everybody big and small come on out for a free event in the park. Pacifica Parks, Beaches and Recreation Department will host an egg hunt for children 10 and under and our Easter bunny will even make a guest appearance. Come have fun with friends and family!

April 14 at 4:00pm - Fairmont Park
April 15 at 10:00am - Frontierland Park
Press Releases
Save The Date

  • Apr. 10 - City Council Meeting at 7:00pm - See the Agenda for more information.

  • Apr. 11 - Economic Development Committee Meeting at 6:00pm at Pacifica Police Department, 2075 Coast Hwy. See the Agenda for more information.

  • Apr. 12 - Library Advisory Committee Meeting 6:30pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd. See the Agenda for more information.

  • Apr. 14 - Spring Egg Hunt 4:00pm at Fairmont Park. See City News section above for more information.

  • Apr. 15 - Spring Egg Hunt 10:00am at Frontierland ParkSee City News section above for more information.

  • Apr. 15 - Deadline for Nominations for 2017 Preservation Award - The Pacifica Open Space and Parkland Advisory Committee (OSPAC) is soliciting names of candidates to receive the 2017 Preservation Award. This award is granted in recognition of individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution towards the preservation of open space in the City of Pacifica. All submissions for consideration should be written, explaining the reasons why the nominee should be the recipient of this award. Submissions should be either emailed to Tina Wehrmeister at wehrmeistert@ci.pacifica.ca.us, or U.S. mailed to:  OSPAC, c/o Tina Wehrmeister, Planning Director, 1800 Francisco Blvd., Pacifica CA  94044.  The deadline for submissions is April 15
  • Apr. 22 - Earth Day / EcoFest 2017 - Activities begin at 9:00am and continue to 2:30pm. See more information in the City News section above.

  • Apr. 25 - Earthquake Preparedness Class 7:00pm - Find out more and register here for a 90-minute class on Earthquake Preparedness by Pacifica's CERT staff.

  •  Upcoming City Meetings – For information about upcoming City meetings, visit the City of Pacifica website at www.cityofpacifica.org and check the Calendar for City Council Meetings and Other City Meetings at the bottom of the page. 

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