April 24, 2020 | Regular Edition
City News
City Meetings
The public hearing to consider a proposed increase to solid waste service rates scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. has been continued to Monday, May 11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

At the public hearing, the City Council will hear and consider protests to the proposed increase to solid waste service rates for residential customers. Any property owner subject to the proposed increase may submit a written protest. A majority protest exists if at the end of the public hearing, there are written protests submitted (and not withdrawn) by the owners of a majority of the parcels subject to the proposed increase. No more than one written protest per parcel of property will be counted in calculating a majority protest. 
           
How to Submit a Written Protest
To submit a written protest against the proposed increase, residents must :
  1. Identify the parcel or property;
  2. Identify the property owner or solid waste customer on file;
  3. State the opposition to the proposed increase; and
  4. Include the signature of the owner.  

Due to the City Hall closure, in compliance with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Safer At Home Order, the City strongly encourages you to submit your written protests by mail with sufficient time to arrive at City Hall prior to the public hearing. To be counted, protests mailed to City Hall must arrive prior to the close of the Public Hearing on May 11, 2020. Written protests may be mailed to the City Clerk, City Hall, 1245 N. Hacienda Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631. If you would like to personally deliver a written protest, please use the drop box located in front of City Hall. If you need accommodations to submit a written protest, please contact Anna Badillo in the City Clerk’s Office at (562) 694-6302 or  abadillo@lhhcity.org

All protests must include a signature of the owner to be counted.
Brush Clearance
Safer at Home also means a safer Brush Clearance season. Residents are encouraged to use this time at home to make sure your property meets brush clearance guidelines. Due to the upcoming fire season, it is important for residents to continue to meet the May 1st deadline. The Fire Department will begin inspections after the Public Hearing scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Hacienda Golf Club
Hacienda Golf Club is pleased to introduce the Hacienda Marketplace where residents can place TO GO food orders during this unprecedented time. While abiding by the Los Angeles County Safer at Home Order, Hacienda Golf Club understands the convenience of nearby locations with prepared TO GO meals.   

Hacienda’s Marketplace selections include ready-to-eat hot meals, prepackaged heat-and-serve family style meals, fresh produce bundles, handmade pizza and spirits. 

  • AVAILABLE: Wednesday thru Sunday 
  • ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY 2:00 P.M. for same day pickup 
  • CURBSIDE PICK UP INSTRUCTIONS: Pickup Time 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pull in through the Club’s main entrance and park in a designated TO GO parking space. Enter the Clubhouse through the main entrance and proceed to the Marketplace counter.  

To view the Marketplace menu and place your order please click the link below. 
Friendship Square
Quilting Guild
The City would like to thank The Friendship Square Quilting Guild (FSQG) for providing cloth facemask to residents, City Staff, and the Fire Department. Their guild members have also been making face masks for health care providers and are being distributed to Loma Linda Medical Center, Health Partnerships of Whittier, SoCal Acute Care in Whittier, CHOC, and to friends and family members of the community.

Their dedication to our community is what highlights the residents of La Habra Heights. If you are in need of a facemask please contact City Hall at (562) 694 - 6302 or email at info@Lhhcity.org.

You can also support The Friendship Square Quilting Guild's philanthropic projects be clicking here .
Free Food Resources For LA County Residents
An estimated 2 million people in Los Angeles County suffer from food-insecurity issues on an ongoing basis. That vulnerable community is sure to swell because of pandemic-related economic losses in the months to come, but Los Angeles County is committed to preventing hunger and ensuring access to food for residents. The County is currently mobilizing a Countywide response to hunger by coordinating public agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide meals to anyone in need during the weeks and months to come. The County is also launching new digital resources to help members of the public access food at no cost — including program  sign-up information, maps, and frequently asked questions  — all located on the  County COVID-19 website. 

Individuals/Families in Need Can:
  • Get help with food expenses. CalFresh is a Nutrition Assistance Program that can help people in low-income households purchase food by increasing their food-buying power. Apply here and see eligibility requirements here.
  • Find free food near you. County agencies and partners that provide free groceries and meals are expanding their services during COVID-19. Click here to see options and find food distribution sites near you. Some programs also provide delivery.
  • Get food delivery assistance. The County has launched a Critical Delivery Services program to deliver food and other vital items to adults age 60+ and individuals with disabilities who are unable to leave their homes due to COVID-19. Items must be prepaid and ready for pick-up. There is no cost to the client for delivery. For more information, click here or call (888) 863-7411.
  • For assistance, or if you do not have access to the Internet, please dial 2-1-1. Multilingual operators are available to help members of the public find free food resources.
Safer At Home Order
What it means to ME?
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) to provides answers specifically related to how the Public Health Order may impact different aspects of an individual's daily life. The list covers everything from activities you can do at home, housing, food and even healthcare.
Public Works
BE ADVISED

SINGLE LANE ROAD CLOSURE

On Monday, April 27, 2020 between 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will require a single lane road closure near 1525 East Road.
BE ADVISED

FULL ROAD CLOSURE

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 between 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will require a full road closure near 2254 Sharpless Court.
BE ADVISED

FULL ROAD CLOSURE

On Wednesday, April 29, 9:00 A.M. to Thursday, April 30, 2020, 12:00 A.M. SCE/PAR will require a full road closure near 1695 E. Skyline Drive.
Rural Living
Safe Living
Prevent COVID-19
Safer at Home
As part of the City's continued efforts to promote public health and safety, we urge all residents to follow social distancing guidelines at all times. Make sure to check-in on family, friends and neighbors. Always Keep at least a 6 foot distance between you and other people or use your phone to call, text or send an email. When visiting essential businesses please wear a cloth facemask.

Elderly residents who are unable to leave their homes due to underlying health conditions or mobility issues for necessary food, supplies, and medications are encouraged to call City Hall. City staff is here to assist residents. If you have questions, know someone who may need assistance or would like additional information regarding City operations, call City Hall at (562) 694 - 6302 or email at info@Lhhcity.org. 

The phones are staffed during normal business hours, Monday–Thursdays from 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Other News
Spectrum Services
During COVID-19
Many schools and constituents are turning to their community and City for information on services to assist with this pandemic. Spectrum has included some information that might be useful to residents impacted by COVID-19 and the Safer at Home Order's. 
 
Spectrum is offering the following:
  • Free Spectrum broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps.
  • To enroll call 1-844-488-8395.
  • Installation fees waived for new student households

  • Spectrum will open its WIFI Hotspots across the Charter foot-print for public use at no charge.
  • Link to Hotspots: https://www.spectrum.com/wifi-hotspots.html
  • They can also download the app from an IPHONE, Android or personal device
SoCal Gas
Next Steps Toward Offering Renewable Natural Gas
SoCalGas has announced forward progress on plans to offer more renewable natural gas (RNG) to customers. They've worked diligently with a number of organizations who have a stake in their program and agreed on details that were important for all. That agreement was filed earlier this week with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC.)
 
This represents a new milestone in work toward a program that would allow millions of Californians the option to purchase a portion of their natural gas from renewable sources, just as many today can opt to purchase renewable electricity. The program is expected to create increased demand for RNG, which can help increase supply and lower its cost over time, similar to what has happened with renewable electricity created from wind and solar power. A decision from the CPUC is expected as early as this fall.
Census 2020
American Red Cross
Like a lot of life’s most precious resources, blood is perishable. We can’t stockpile it. You may make the difference between life and death for a patient in your community – and it only takes about an hour of your time!

We’re counting on generous donors like you to  make a blood donation appointment  for the days and weeks ahead to ensure a stable supply of blood for the most vulnerable among us. The pandemic is ongoing, and we can’t let patients down. We’ve implemented special new safety procedures, including social distancing, in order to make our blood drives and donation centers operate at an even higher standard.

Your donation may help save more than one life. Are you ready to return to help out? Patients will be so grateful.

Special offer from our supporter, Amazon:  To thank you for making time to donate between Mar. 24 and May 25, we will send you a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card *via email.* Together, we can keep the blood supply strong. Schedule your appointment to donate today.
Public Safety
Trusted Sources
Always check with trusted sources for the latest and most accurate information about COVID - 19 ( Coronavirus ).




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