June 11, 2020 | Regular Edition
City News
L.A. County Moves to Reopen Key Sectors
Stage 3 of Roadmap to Recovery
Los Angeles County is moving forward on the  Roadmap to Recovery  and reopening key economic and community sectors, including day camps, fitness centers, spectator-free professional sports, museums, campgrounds and entertainment production.

In the most comprehensive reopening since strict public health guidelines were put in place in March, today the Los Angeles Department of Public Health announced that the Health Officer Order will be modified tomorrow to include infection control and distancing requirements for re-opening the following sectors on June 12:

  • Gyms and fitness facilities
  • Professional sports without live audiences
  • Day camps
  • Museums, galleries, zoos and aquariums
  • Campgrounds, RV parks and outdoor recreation
  • Music, film and television production
  • Hotels, lodging and short-term rentals for tourism and individual travel

The County continues to monitor the spread of the virus and the capacity of the healthcare system to provide residents with essential services. With these reopenings, Los Angeles County will be in Phase 3 of the  State’s Resilience Roadmap .
However, this major step forward does not mean the threat of COVID-19 is gone. Residents must continue to practice physical distancing, wear cloth face coverings and follow public health directives.

If at any time, the County’s rate of infection and other key metrics demonstrate a rapid acceleration of new cases that threatens to overwhelm the healthcare system, the Department of Public Health and the Board of Supervisors may need to limit future re-openings or close reopened sectors.

Going to the gym, visiting a museum or going to camp will be very different than it was before the pandemic. Each sector reopening will have strict infection control directives in place. Just as is required for all out-of-home activities, visitors and staff will have to practice physical distancing and wear cloth face coverings. There will be limited capacity and enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures. People feeling sick should stay home

Still closed are:

  • Nail salons
  • Tattoo shops
  • Bars and wineries
  • Movie theaters
  • Live performance theaters
  • Entertainment centers
  • Concert halls and venues
  • Stadiums, arenas, and gaming facilities
  • Theme parks and festivals.

Click  here  for a detailed list of what is open and closed in L.A. County.

Los Angeles County is still under a Safer At Work And In The Community Order and public and private gatherings of people outside of a single household unit are not permitted except for public protests and faith-based services. Everyone must continue to follow physical distancing and infection control protocols and wear a cloth face covering when in contact with others not from your household.
City Hall Open
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
City Hall is open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY . To schedule an appointment, please call City Hall during regular business hours at (562) 694 – 6302, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM – 5:30 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


Regular Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee Meeting
Thursday, June 18, 2020
City Hall at 6:00 P.M.

Regular Roads Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday, June 22, 2020
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.
- CANCELLED -

Regular Planning Commission Meeting
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.

Spacial Roads Advisory Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
City Hall at 6:30 P.M.


As a result of COVID-19, and resulting orders and direction from the President of the United States, the Governor of the State of California, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, as well as the City of La Habra Heights Emergency Declaration, the public will not be permitted to physically attend the La Habra Heights City Council, Commission, and Committee meetings to which the agenda applies .

Although City Council meetings are held in-person and the public will be allowed into the meetings, Commission and Committee meetings will continue to be held via telephonically.
 
You may submit comments on any agenda item or item not on the agenda in writing via mail to City of La Habra Heights, 1245 N. Hacienda Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631, email to Info@Lhhcity.org, or phone to (562) 694-6302 Ext. 0. Members of the public may go to www.Lhhcity.org to view the live broadcast of the City Committee meeting. Please note that the 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 related to items on the agenda, or items not on the agenda, are provided to Info@Lhhcity.org prior to the commencement of the meeting. If that is not possible, every effort will be made to attempt to review emails during the course of the meeting. The Mayor will endeavor to take a pause to allow the Clerk to review emails, and share any public comments received during the meeting.
Congratulations
LHH Class of 2020

Nathan Grigorian graduated May 27th from La Habra High School. His virtual graduation was watched at home by Nathan, his dad and mom, and his 3 brothers. 

His family is very proud of all his accomplishments. He has already started on-line summer classes at Rio Hondo college.
Public Works
BE ADVISED

SINGLE LANE CLOSURE

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will be replacing a utility pole and will require a full road closure near the crossroads of Tumin Road and East Road.
BE ADVISED

FULL ROAD CLOSURE

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. SCE/PAR will be replacing a secondary wire and will require a full road closure near 1939 Skyline Vista Drive.
City Website
Scheduled Maintenance
- Granicus Systems -
Granicus will undergo product maintenance tomorrow, Friday ,  June 12 , between the hours of 9:00 PM and 1:00 AM. Granicus Systems may be inaccessible while we perform software updates. 

The purpose of this maintenance update is to extend the product stability and functionality when visiting the City website on any device. No action is required on your end. We appreciate your cooperation and thank you for being a valued Granicus customer.
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 businesses and other public places please wear a cloth face mask/covering.

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
Petco Foundation to Match All Donations up to $25,000 to the
Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation Through June 30
Through June 30, all donations to the Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation (ACF) will be matched up to $25,000 by the Petco Foundation to help save twice as many pet lives. The Petco Foundation matching grant will help ACF maintain its lifesaving work during these challenging times.

This grant is part of the Petco Foundation’s  Pledge to Save Pet Live s during this COVID-19 crisis by distributing $1M in product and cash donations and putting out a national call to implore animal lovers to take action to help save animal lives. This commitment follows the Petco Foundation’s recent distribution of more than $13M to animal welfare ¬organizations nationwide.


The Petco Foundation is committed to supporting their animal welfare partners’ most critical needs as they face the dual responsibilities of protecting human health and saving animal lives through the COVID-19 crisis to ensure that every pets gets the chance to live their best life.
This Toolkit include:
  • COVID - 19 Prevention Practices
  • Physical Distancing Requirements
  • Infection Control
  • Protections for Employees
  • Protections for Customers
  • Resources to staff and customers
211 Website Operational
Los Angeles County's Public Health Department has made all 211 resources available online. The new website is regularly updated with information, resources, and new programs. This is one way the County is addressing the high call hold times for residents who need services immediately.
Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority
- Summer Trail Hours -
Need a break and a bit of extra time in nature? Sycamore, Turnbull and Hacienda Hills will be open until 6:00 p.m. June 1 thru Sept 30, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Arroyo Pescadero and Powder Canyon remain open sunrise to sunset. Preserve hours are designed to help the wildlife in the hills survive and thrive.

The LA County Health Order requires that everyone over 2 years old needs a face covering at the trailhead/parking lots and on any trails where there are other groups of people nearby. (Children with breathing problems should not wear a face covering.)
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
This week is a very special one at the American Red Cross. Why? Well, because this coming Sunday, June 14, is  World Blood Donor Day . We want to take this moment to celebrate you and to thank you for your generosity.

Every day, blood donors help patients battle disease and face the unexpected.  We’re all in this together, and we’re so glad to have you along on this journey.

Our friends at Amazon have a gift for you: To thank you for making time to give blood in June, we will send you a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card - via email.

The need is urgent. Will you give more life this month?
Public Safety
When used appropriately, contact tracing is an important tool to help slow the spread of COVID-19 . However, scammers are now using phony contact tracing to try to commit fraud. Real contact tracers will never ask for personal info like your Social Security Number or financial info.
Be Mindful
Trusted Sources
Always check with trusted sources for the latest and most accurate information about COVID - 19 ( Coronavirus ).




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City of La Habra Heights
1245 North Hacienda Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631
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