A Return to Virtual City Services
In response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases, and the extension of the Regional Stay Home Order, the City of Beaumont has transitioned to all-virtual services and closed City facilities to the in-person services.

Following a closure in early 2020, the City is well prepared to make the transition back to all-virtual services and over-the-phone availability. Beaumont's updated and mobile-friendly website can be used to make utility payments, view virtual City meetings, and find information on all department operations.

Our Customer Service Team is available by phone Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. except for regularly scheduled holiday closures.

The City of Beaumont appreciates the community’s support and flexibility as we navigate this unique time together. We look forward to seeing you in-person again soon!
Beaumont Welcomes New Council Member
Appointments Made to Committees and Commissions
On Monday, December 7, the Beaumont City Council met to certify the results of the 2020 General Municipal Election and welcomed David Fenn as its newest member.

Councilmember David Fenn has lived in Beaumont since 2003, has been married since 1992 and together with his wife Misty they have four adult sons. In the four years that David served in the U.S. Army he was promoted to Sergeant, held a Top Secret Clearance and served his country from overseas. David is a Real Estate Broker for two separate brokerages and has sold both new & resale homes in the Inland Empire since 1999. He also has a mortgage loan officers license.

During the meeting, Mike Lara was selected as Mayor and Lloyd White as Mayor Pro Tempore for 2021. The selection of the seats was done in accordance with Beaumont Municipal Code 2.04.090 which states the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore selection shall occur by a seniority rotation process.

Committee Appointments
On December 15, the Beaumont City Council appointed several new members to various commissions and committees:
Board of Administrative Appeals
Elaine Morgan
Mandy Stephens
Dameon Butler
Jeena Cirivello
Allen McNabb

Economic Development Committee
Carl Vince
Richard Bennecke
David Getka
Casshandra Samuel (Alternate Member)
Trina Fregezo (Alternate Member)
Finance & Audit Committee
Thomas LeMasters
Keith Bacon
David Vanderpool (Alternate Member)
Dameon Butler (Alternate Member)

Planning Commission
Jessica Black
Information on the various committees and commissions is available online at
Mid-Year Street Improvements Underway
Please Excuse Our Progress!
Work is underway on the City's Mid-Year Street Improvement Project throughout downtown Beaumont!
The project consists of slurry seal, asphalt overlay, and asphalt rubber aggregate membrane (ARAM) treatment to approximately 36 lane miles. The $3.5 million project is a result of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and reallocation of funding following a fiscal year-end review of finances. The project utilizes unrestricted General Fund Reserve dollars and reimbursement through a grant from CalRecycle for the use of ARAM.

The Mid-Year Street Enhancement Project follows the recent completion of $3 million of street improvements including the reconstruction of Beaumont Avenue and the enhancement of several downtown streets.

View the project schedule and learn more
Military Banner Program
Do you have a family member who is actively serving in the United States Armed Forces? Honor them with a banner proudly displayed throughout Beaumont.

To participate, honoree must meet the following criteria:
  • Active duty member of the United States Armed Forces; and
  • A current resident of Beaumont or an immediate family member of a resident of Beaumont (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandchildren).

Applications are accepted on a year round basis. The deadline for the spring 2021 installation is March 31.

Learn more about the banner program
Economic Development | Retail Recruitment
On December 15, the Beaumont City Council approved a professional services agreement with The Retail Coach for retail market analysis - a key element of the City's 2019 Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP).

Partnership with The Retail Coach will assist Beaumont in developing a formal retail recruitment strategy to identify retailers most compatible with the trade area. Additionally, the contract will aid address the following economic development and fiscal goals:

  • Creation of a dynamic local economy
  • Support for the growth and prosperity of local businesses
  • Development of vibrant shopping areas
  • Keeping Beaumont a financially stable community

To kick-off the market analysis, Beaumont and The Retail Coach will host a virtual Retail Workshop geared towards business owners, entrepreneurs and potential franchisees. Topics will include:

  • 2120 retail outlook and trends
  • Cultivating a thriving district
  • Retail opportunities

The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, January 26 at 2pm. Webinar will be available soon on our website.

Learn more
Staying Active in the New Year
Health precautions during the pandemic like social distancing and self-quarantine present a challenge for maintaining fitness goals, since it may not be possible to go to the gym, exercise classes, or sports events. Exercising outdoors is a great solution with walking, hiking and biking trails as perfect choices.

Just 30 minutes of walking every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. Walking is free and can be done anywhere, including your local parks!

Walking path distances at Beaumont parks:

  • Rangel Park - 1,112ft = .21 mile
  • Shadow Creek Park - 1,071ft = .20 mile
  • Three Rings Ranch Park - 1,547ft = .29 mile
  • Fallen Heroes Park - 792ft = .15 mile
  • Wildflower Park - 1,428ft = .27 mile
  • Mountain View Park - 1,630ft = .31 mile
  • Stetson Park - 1,824ft = .34 mile
  • Trevino Park - 1,660ft = .31 mile
  • DeForge Park:
  • One way (parking lot to Flamingo St) - 1,148ft = .22 mile
  • Round trip - 2,353ft = .45 mile
  • Nicklaus Pak:
  • One way (Oak Valley parking lot to restroom) - 2,100ft = .40 mile
  • Round trip (including dog park) - 4,400ft = .83 mile
  • Stewart Park:
  • 11st Street Park - 1,713ft = .32 mile
  • 9th & 10th Street Park - 2,840ft = .54 mile
  • Sports Park:
  • Without playground loop - 4,4028ft = .76 mile
  • With playground loop - 4,550ft = .86 mile
REMINDER: Check out Fit After 50 hosted VIRTUALLY via Zoom by our Senior Center. Fit After 50 features low impact exercise movements designed specifically for individuals ages 50 and over. Classes are held every Monday and Wednesday at 9:15am. To join a class, please email
Resolution to be Traffic Safe in 2021
It’s a new year....often a new year means resolutions and promises of new goals or objectives. In 2021, the Beaumont Police Department is asking our residents to set a resolution to be traffic safe. 
Traffic collisions are one of the most common calls for service our department receives each month. In 2020, we responded to approximately seven injury collisions each month. This does not include the number of non-injury collisions we respond to each month as well. Injuries in a collision can vary from minor to serious and sometimes can even be fatal. 
While those numbers might seem high, we did see a 15% decrease in injury collisions in 2020 over the prior year, but we think our citizens can do better. With some education and maybe a reminder from a friendly traffic officer...maybe, just maybe, we can make 2021 the safest year on the road yet. 
Let’s start with becoming aware of some of the causes of traffic collisions, so you can avoid them and keep yourself and other motorists safe.
Common traffic collision causes include:
  • Excessive speed
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless or careless driving
  • Driving while under the influence
  • Fatigue 
  • Weather conditions
In addition to education, the Beaumont Police Department is also taking some steps to help address traffic concerns by assigning two additional officers, as well as the current motor officer, to conduct daily traffic enforcement. 
It’s important to remember it’s everyone’s responsibility to be a good and safe driver. Help ensure you, your family and other members of the public are safe while out on the road. Slow down, put down your cell phone, NEVER drive while under the influence and obey all the rules of the road. By doing so we can keep each other safe while on the road.
Sean Thuilliez
Chief of Police
Storm Ready
Plan ahead, be prepared, and let’s work together
to keep our community safe
The City of Beaumont and Beaumont PD continue to work in conjunction with Riverside County Emergency Management, Riverside County Flood Control and the National Weather Service to monitor storms and potential flood hazards related to the Apple and El Dorado Fire burn scars.

We encourage local area residents to be prepared for the rainy season by following the Storm Ready Checklist:

  • Review local flood zones & evacuation maps
  • Check to see if you have flood insurance
  • Register with Alert RivCo for emergency alerts
  • Check our website for upcoming public info meetings

Alert RivCo will used to notify Riverside County and Beaumont residents of urgent actions to take during disasters. Pay attention to these warnings to determine what you need to do and where to go. If you do not evacuate when evacuations are called for you could be isolated and trapped without help for several days.
Traffic Advisory | Highway 60
The Route 60 eastbound lanes will be fully closed from Friday, January 8 at 10 p.m. to Monday, January 11 at 5 a.m. Motorists should expect significant delays, allow extra travel time, and use alternate routes. Construction activity is subject to change. If work cannot be performed the weekend of January 8, it will be rescheduled for the weekend of January 22.

To prepare for the weekend closure, full westbound and single lane eastbound closures will occur on Route 60 nightly, Wednesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 7 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Follow @60TruckLanes on social media for the latest construction information.
California Grant Program for Small Businesses
The California Office of the Small Business Advocate is now accepting applications for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant from small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Grant funding ranges from $5,000 to $25,000. Applications for Round 1 funding close on Wednesday, January 13.

Review your eligibility and apply

Additional assistance for all those financially impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to visit the State's resources online at
Vaccine Update
Following the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine, Riverside County Public Health Department has launched a new website dedicated to vaccination information. The new website provides updated distribution schedules, FAQ's and contains a dashboard report of the number of received/distributed vaccines.

View the new website

Vaccines are now available to all Phase 1A employees who work in the following fields:
  • Acute Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities (medically vulnerable individuals)
  • First Responders (paramedic/EMTs)
  • Correctional Hospitals
  • Behavior Health (psychiatric)
  • Dialysis Centers (staff)
  • Pharmacies*(vaccinating public)
  • Intermediate Care Facilities
  • Home Health and IHSS
  • Public Health (field)/DPSS
  • Community Health Workers
  • Primary Care & Community Clinics
  • Urgent Cares (stand-alone)
  • Specialty Clinics
  • Laboratory Workers
  • Dental/Oral Health Clinics
  • Pharmacy Staff
  • Mortuary Services Industries 
Vaccines are available at this time only for those individuals who work in the above setting located within Riverside County. If you work outside of the county, please coordinate with that local health department for their vaccination schedule.
Travel Restrictions
On January 6, 2021, the California Department of Public Health issued a revised Travel Advisory that supersedes the previous Travel Advisory issued on November 13, 2020. This new advisory affects all counties in California, whether they are under a Regional Stay Home Order or not. 

To prevent further spread of COVID-19 and help contain any new sources of infection, Californians should stay within 120 miles from their home or other place of residence, unless they are traveling for essential purposes. Essential travel includes: work and study, critical infrastructure support, economic services and supply chains, health, immediate medical care, and safety and security.

Learn more about travel restrictions

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