Highlights: New City Manager Kevin Woodhouse, Free Flu Vaccine Clinic, Business Seminar Series
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Greetings!

I would like to introduce our new City Manager Kevin Woodhouse. Kevin has worked in local government for 27 years. He was previously the Assistant General Manager - Visitor and Field Services for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen Open Space). Prior to Midpen Open Space, he worked for the City of Mountain View as the Deputy City Manager. Kevin has a wide array of experience in areas such as budget development, finance, and human resources.  Kevin graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and then from San Francisco State University with a Masters of Public Administration. Kevin will start on October 9, 2017.

Other News:
The North County Fire Authority is offering a FREE, DRIVE-THRU flu vaccine clinic on Saturday, October 7 from 10 am – 1 pm at Fre Station 94 at 444 Gellert Drive in Daly City. ( See the flyer for more information.)

Social Media 101 will be presented by the San Mateo Small Business Development Center (SMSBDC) on Thursday, October 12. This is the first in a new series of workshops presented by the SMSBDC. The workshop will be presented from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at U.S. Bank, 1655 Oceana Blvd. (See the Economic Development webpage for more information.)

Thank you for wanting to  Connect with Pacifica!

Best,
LORENZO HINES, JR.
Acting City Manager

City News
  • Welcome City Manager Kevin Woodhouse to Pacifica - A reception will be held on Monday, October 9 at 6:15pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd. prior to the regular City Council Meeting to welcome new City Manager Kevin Woodhouse. Light refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.

  • Remember to Get Your Flu Vaccine - North County Fire Authority and San Mateo County Health System bring a FREE Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic to Fire Station 94 at 444 Gellert Drive, Daly City this Saturday, October 7 from 10:00am - 1:00pm for ages 6 months and older. Protect yourself and others! See the Event Flyer for more information.

  • Pacifica Is Turning 60! - November 22, 2017 will mark the 60th Anniversary of incorporation for the City of Pacifica. There are several events planned to commemorate and celebrate this milestone on November 18 and 19, 2017. Click here for more information. As part of the festivities, a City Open House will be held Saturday November 18, 2017 from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the Pacifica Community Center. City departments as well as Pacifica non-profits and local organizations will participate by hosting tables with information on their organizations. Contact us at 650-738-7381 if your group is interested in participating in the Open House.

  • Business Seminar Series Offered in Pacifica October / November - Four FREE retail business seminars are being offered in Pacifica for merchants and anyone who may be interested in the topics. The Small Business Development Center is providing this free service in cooperation with the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce, the City of Pacifica and U.S. Bank. The seminars are funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and will be held at the U.S. Bank, 1655 Oceana Blvd., Pacifica. There is no cost, but registration is required. See the links to the flyers below for more information and registration details. New and existing businesses are encouraged to attend; participate in one or all of the seminars. The following are offered:
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Social Media 101 for Businesses
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Website Best Practices for Businesses
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Starting a Home-Based Business
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. - Business Planning Panel Discussion

  • Linda Mar Fire Station Open House on Saturday, October 14 Offers Demonstrations and Activities for All to Enjoy - Visit the Linda Mar Fire Station between 10:00am and 2:00pm to see firefighter demonstrations, specialized equipment and participate in activities for both kids and adults. Meet your local firefighters. See the Event Flyer for more information.

  • How Can You Help Our Climate? - Pacifica has a Climate Action Plan that serves as a blueprint of the community’s response to challenges posed by climate change. Below are two upcoming events where you can learn about programs in which you may participate to help achieve Pacifica’s Climate Action Plan goals.
  • Owners of multifamily properties (5 or more attached units) can attend a free informational session to learn how your property can receive free energy-efficiency recommendations and rebates to pay for improvements. The session will occur at the San Mateo Public Library on October 10 at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Please use this link to REGISTER or obtain more information.
  • Interested in going solar or buying an electric vehicle? Attend the Bay Area SunShares Workshop on October 17 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the San Mateo Public Library to learn about a limited-time, group-buy program that helps Bay Area residents get discounted pricing on home solar arrays and electric vehicles. Please use this link to REGISTER or obtain more information.

  • Pacifica Library Project - Share Your Thoughts in Our Online Survey - The City would like to hear community input on system strategy (consideration of a 1- or 2-library model to serve our community) and potential site options for a new library. Take our quick survey here. To learn more about the New Pacifica Library project see the project webpage here: http://www.cityofpacifica.org/library-project or come to the next Library Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30pm at the Sanchez Library, 1111 Terra Nova Blvd., Pacifica.
Press Releases
Save The Date
  • Oct. 7 - Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic (FREE) 10:00am - 1:00pm at North County Fire Authority Station 94, 444 Gellert Drive, Daly City. See the Event Flyer for more information.

  • Oct. 8 - Pacifica Ocean Awareness Walk 8:30am at the Pacifica Pier. Register or find more information here: https://poawalk.org/

  • Oct. 9 - Welcome Reception for City Manager Kevin Woodhouse 6:15pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd. Public is invited to attend.

  • Oct. 9 - City Council Meeting 7:00pm at City Council Chambers, 2212 Beach Blvd. See the Full Agenda for more information.

  • Oct. 10 - Economic Development Committee Meeting 6:00pm at Pacifica Police Department, 2075 Coast Highway, Pacifica. See the Agenda for more information.

  • Oct. 11 - Library Advisory Committee Meeting 6:30pm at Sanchez Library, 1111 Terra Nova Blvd., Pacifica. See the Agenda for more information.

  • Oct. 12 - Social Media 101 for Businesses seminar 6:30pm at U.S. Bank, 1655 Oceana Blvd. See the Event Flyer for more information. See the City News section above for more business seminar opportunities.

  • Oct. 14 - Fire Station Open House at Linda Mar Fire Station 10:00am - 2:00pm. See the Event Flyer for more information.

  •  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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