June 1, 2020 | Regular Edition
City News
Safer at Work
and in the Community
On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Los Angeles County reworked the Safer at Home Order to what is now the Safer at Work and in the Community Order . The Order is issued to align the County with State Executive Orders and State Health Orders that support the phased reopening of the California Pandemic Resilience Roadmap. The Order will be revised in the future to reflect the State Executive Orders and State Public Health Officer Orders that progressively designate sectors, businesses, establishments, or activities that may reopen with certain modifications, based on health and safety needs.

This Order allows persons to engage in all permitted activities, as defined by the Order, but requires that persons practice Social Distancing, at all times while out in public and wear face covering when in contact with others, to lower the risks of person-to-person contact for themselves and others.

Click the link below to view the new County Health Order.
City Hall Open
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
City Hall will be open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY starting MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 . To schedule an appointment, please call City Hall during regular business hours at (562) 694 – 6302, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, or email at info@Lhhcity.org .

As a reminder, the County's updated Safer at Work and in the Community Order encourages individuals minimize time spent out in public. City staff is still available to conduct business online or over the phone. To safeguard the health of residents and City staff, protocols have been implemented requiring face coverings, enforcement of social distancing, and sanitation procedures when attending appointments at City Hall.

The City of La Habra Heights continues to adapt with the ever-evolving situation and thanks all residents for staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact City Hall.
Upcoming Meetings

Special City Council Meeting
Thursday, June 4, 2020
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.


Regular City Council Meeting
Monday, June 8, 2020
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.


As a result of the COVID-19 virus, resulting orders and direction from the President of the United States, the Governor of the State of California, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and the City of La Habra Heights Declaration of Emergency,  the public will not be permitted to physically attend any La Habra Heights City Committee Meeting scheduled above.

Residents are encouraged to submit comments on any agenda item or on any item not on the agenda in writing via mail to City Clerk,  1245 N. Hacienda Road, La Habra Heights, Ca 90631, by email to  info@lhhcity.org , or by phone at (562) 694-6302. Members of the public can watch the live broadcast of City meetings on the City website at  www.lhhcity.org  . Please note that City Staff is making every effort to follow the spirit and intent of the Brown Act and other applicable laws regulating the conduct of public meetings in order to maximize transparency and public access. It would be appreciated if communications of public comments are provided to  info@lhhcity.org  prior to the commencement of the meeting. Public comments received by mail or email will be read during public comment. If that is not possible, every effort will be made to attempt to review emails during the course of the meeting. If you prefer to provide public comment during the meeting over telephone, please call City Hall at (562) 694-6302 and leave your name and phone number and a staff member will call you during the public comment section of the meeting. The Clerk will review emails and share any public comments received during the meeting as well. Staff will also check the drop box located in front of City Hall before the end of public comment.
The New Park Sign
The City is pleased to announce the installation of the new Park Sign! Thank you to the City's Public Works Staff for doing such a great job.

Further, based on Stage Two of the reopening plan for the County of Los Angeles residents have the ability to visit The Park for approved activities. The City is also taking precautions to ensure the health and safety of park guests and the community. Specific restrictions and safety guidelines are in place, based on the type of amenity, in accordance with the health officer order both the playground and the Gym at The Park will remain closed.

For more information or questions, please contact City Hall at (562) 694 - 6302 or email info@Lhhcity.gov.
New Meal Program for Qualifying LA County Seniors
LA County has launched our participation in the State of California’s ‘Great Plates Delivered’ initiative.

This program partners with local restaurants to deliver three fresh meals a day to qualifying older adults over 60 who are high-risk as determined by the CDC.

Apply for "Great Plates Delivered" by calling 211.

This program is a win-win for both seniors in need and local businesses since meals are delivered straight to people who need to stay in their homes while also helping local restaurants.
Public Works
BE ADVISED

FULL ROAD CLOSURE

On Monday, June 1, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will be replacing a utility pole and will require a full road closure near 448 Reposada Drive.
BE ADVISED

FULL ROAD CLOSURE

On Tuesday, June 4, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will be replacing a utility pole (rescheduled from May 18, 2020, due to bad weather) and require a full road closure near 646 Dorothea Road.
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
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s
Department Conducting
Motorcycle Safety Enforcement
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will have extra deputies out on patrol Friday, May 29, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes.
 
With nearly 900,000 registered motorcycles in the state, many road users are going places without the same protections as drivers. Motorcycle riders are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than vehicle occupants.
 
To help protect you and your family, keep the following tips in mind while driving or riding:
 
Drivers
  • Always check twice for motorcycles in your mirrors and blind spots.
  • Use your signal when changing lanes.
  • Never follow a motorcycle too closely. Always keep a safe distance.
  • When at an intersection, allow enough space before turning.

Motorcyclists:
  • Always wear a DOT compliant helmet and protective gear like gloves and leather clothing.
  • Consider adding reflective tape to your clothing to make it easier for other drivers to see you.
  • Keep your lights on at all times, even during the day.
  • Don’t assume drivers see you: signal well in advance before changing lanes and watch for turning vehicles.
  • Although lane splitting is legal, the practice is not encouraged at high speeds in free-flowing traffic, or between large vehicles like big rigs and motor homes.
 
The County's modified orders requires residents practice physical distancing, stay at least six feet apart from others, and wear face mask when in public areas. During these trying times, the safety of the community remains our top priority, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recognizes the need to protect the public by looking for violations made by drivers and riders that puts the public at further risk.
 
Funding for motorcycle safety enforcement operations are provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
LA County Roadmap to Recovery
Los Angles County has listed examples of public sites that are open and temporarily closed under the Safer at Work and in the Community Order. Please continue to practice social distancing and wear a facemask whenever you are around others, and to wash your hands frequently. 
Census 2020
Great news! The Census has been extended again and will continue until fall 2020. Self response has been extended till October 31st, so citizens will have more time to submit responses online, by phone and paper questionnaire. As a reminder door to door enumeration have been rescheduled for the period of August 11th - October 31st. For more question please click the link below.
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.
Free Virtual Emergency Preparedness Classes
The American Red Cross is offering free online emergency preparedness classes every Tuesday and Thursday that will help you and your family better prepare for emergencies. The classes teach you how to create preparedness kits, family emergency plans, what to do before, during and after a disaster, and there will be content on COVID-19. 
Public Safety
Be Mindful
Trusted Sources
Always check with trusted sources for the latest and most accurate information about COVID - 19 ( Coronavirus ).




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1245 North Hacienda Road
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