In this edition:                             November 3, 2016

Compost Your Pumpkins
ECR Water Main Improvements Project

Citywide Emergency Drill a Big Sucess

Events Around Town 

Community Corner
Link to Full City Calendar

Link To Caltrain Notices and Updates

compostCompost Your Pumpkins
Let nature do its work!
Done with your pumpkins? Don't trash them, compost them! Pumpkins should be tossed into the green composting bin. Also easy, is to smash them up, cover the bits with leaves in a spot in your garden, and let nature do its work to create nourishing compost.
watermainECR Water Main Improvements Project

Construction of the El Camino Real Water Main Improvements Project is on schedule. Beginning the week of November 7, the City's contractor, Cratus, Inc., will be near the intersection of Broadway and El Camino Real. Beginning the week of November 11, Cratus, Inc. will be at the intersection installing the new water main. At no time will access to and from Broadway be closed. However, there will be temporary lane shifts and lane reductions. This phase of the work is anticipated to last approximately one to two weeks.
What to Expect During Construction
  • Weekday work hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • There will be one lane of traffic in each direction during this time. Left hand turns will be restricted within construction area.
  • Temporary parking restrictions on side streets will be posted at least 48 hours in advance.
  • There will be uneven pavement, including metal plates, between construction and re-paving activities.
  • Possible short delays for residents or businesses to access properties or driveways. The contractor will temporarily place metal plates over open trenches to provide access if needed.
  • The contractor should not need to enter your home. If there is a need to enter your home due to an emergency, the contractor will be accompanied by a City representative, who will show proper identification.
If you have any questions regarding the project, please call the Project Information Hotline at (877) 287-0082. Your patience during this construction is greatly appreciated.
drillCitywide Emergency Drill a Big Success
BNN organizes its largest drill to date!

180 Burlingame residents participated in the October 22 citywide emergency drill organized by the Burlingame Neighborhood Network (BNN) with support from local HAM radio operators, CERTs, the Central County Fire Department  and the Burlingame Police Department.
For photos, more information, or to subscribe to the BNN newsletter, send an email to or visit the BNN website.
EventsEvents Around Town
City Council Meeting
Monday, November 7 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers, 501 Primrose Rd.

Click here to view the agenda.
CommCenterCommunity Corner
(The community events listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by the City of Burlingame)
"Little Big Game" - BHS vs. San Mateo
Saturday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m.
Burlingame High School

Burlingame High School football games are fantastic, family-friendly events - reminders of why our small community is such a special place.
America Recycles Day
Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Shoreway Environmental Center, 333 Shoreway Road, San Carlos

RethinkWaste, in collaboration with Recology San Mateo County and South Bay Recycling, will host its second annual celebration of "America Recycles Day". This free event will be held rain or shine.

This year's event will feature a compost giveaway, tours of the Shoreway Environmental Center (recycling facility unavailable), shredding and e-waste recycling, arts and crafts, and more. Additionally, the winners of RethinkWaste's third annual America Recycles Day Poster Contest, open to all third through fifth grade classes in the RethinkWaste service area, will be recognized at the event.

The free compost is for residents only, no commercial customers, while supplies last. Paper bags and shovels will be provided for attendees' use, or they may bring their own containers. Shredding is limited to three standard size banker boxes per household. Shredding will stop at the end of the event or when the truck is full - whichever comes first.

Click here for more information.

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