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December 2014

City Working to Address Long Term Flood Protection


City Announces Hiring of Public Communications Manager


Redwood City Restaurant & Business Guides Available


City & YMCA to Explore Developing Community Facilities

November 2014

"Food for Fines" - Settle Library Fines by Donating Food


City Appoints Public Works Director

October 2014

Working Smoke/CO Alarms in the Home can Save Lives


Input Needed on Use of Federal Housing/Comm.Devel. Funds


New Library Director Selected


Council to Consider Adoption of Housing Element


Community Invited to Council's "Town Hall" Meeting October 30

September 2014

NEW LOCATION for 10/16 Stanford/RWC Speaker Series Event


City Seeks Input on "Community Benefits" from Development Projects


Project READ Celebrating CA. Library Literacy Srvcs. Anniversary


Join Fall Cleanup Day - Help our City Shine!


Drought Update: Outdoor Water Use Restrictions in Place


Stanford in Redwood City Speaker: Carol Dweck, October 16


13th Annual Memorial Service for Fallen Public Safety Members

August 2014

Community Workshop on Possible Hillside Building Guidelines


Community Invited to Participate in Discussion of Housing Issues


FREE Film - "Alive Inside" Dementia Care Music Therapy


Apply for Redwood City Citizens Police Academy

July 2014

Join Mayor Gee on "Virtual Ride-Along" with Police


Downtown Hourly Parking Rate Changes - August 4


National Night Out, America's Night Out Against Crime, August 5


RWC Forum - New Online Tool for Ideas, Feedback, Participation


Parks' Water Features to be Turned Off to Conserve Water


Community Invited to Discuss 101/84 Improvement Project


Redwood City Reinforces Ban on Fireworks and Unlawful Firing of Guns into the Air

7/1 Redwood City’s City Council Accepting Applications for Available Seat on Library Board
June 2014
6/26 Redwood City’s Annual 4th of July Parade, Festival, and Fireworks in Its 76th Year
6/25 Redwood City Kicks Off Community-Wide Discussion on
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU)

Redwood City Recognized as “Playful City USA” for Fifth Consecutive Year

6/17 Redwood City Implements New “By Appointment” Hours for City Hall Passport Services
6/9 Redwood City Rolls Out Secure, Convenient, User-Friendly 24/7
Phone Payment System for Utility Customers

Application Deadline for First Stanford/Redwood City Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Closes June 13th

6/2 City Council Expands Meeting Video to Mobile Devices
May 2014
5/16 Redwood City Extends Application Period for Two Open Positions
5/8 Media Invited to Redwood City’s Joint Tactical Practice Exercise of an Active Shooter with Mass Casualties on School Campus
5/8 Redwood City Police and Fire Departments to Hold a School Site Active Shooter with Mass Casualties Practice Exercise
5/5 Inaugural Stanford in Redwood City Speaker Series Event Thursday, May 8th
5/1 Redwood City Issues “Call for Photos” for Upcoming Launch of New Web Site
5/1 2014 National Arson Awareness Week Kicks Off May 4th
5/1 2014 Wildfire Awareness Week Kicks Off May 3rd
5/1 Redwood City One of Few Bay Area Stops on National Overdrive Digital Bookmobile Tour
April 2014

Redwood City Joins National Historic Preservation Month Celebration

4/23 Redwood City’s Library Foundation and Latino Community Council of Redwood City to Host Fourth Annual Kermes & Dia del Nino
4/17 Fire Department Participating in “Silver Dragon VII” – A County-Wide Emergency Preparedness Drill
4/10 City Council Unanimously Passes Ordinance That Sets Stage for City’s First Community Benefit Improvement District (CBID)
4/9 Redwood City Announces Key Appointments & Restructuring to Keep Pace with Unprecedented Growth and Development
4/9 Final 2014 State of the City Presentation at Veterans Memorial Senior Center
4/8 Redwood City Police Department to Conduct Traffic Enforcement at Key Intersections

Redwood City’s City Council Accepting Applications for a Dozen Open Seats for “Phase II” of the City’s Boards, Commissions and Committees Recruitment

4/2 Redwood City to Appeal Trial Court Ruling that Affordable Housing Funds Should be Paid to Taxing Entities

March 2014
3/28 State of the City Address at Fair Oaks Community Center and Veteran’s Memorial Center in April

Community Members Invited to Join the City for the Annual World Wildlife Fund's "Earth Hour"


Redwood City to Host First “Open House” Community Workshop
for US101/SR84 (Woodside Road) Interchange Improvement Project


3rd National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation Kicks Off April 1st in Celebration of Earth Month


Redwood City’s Parks Recreation and Community Services Department Awarded Redwood City Education Foundation’s (RCEF) 2014 “Investor Award”

3/6 Redwood City Accepting Applications for 19 Open Positions on Its Boards, Commissions and Committees

February 2014

2/21 Redwood City Lays Out Ongoing Fire Safety Plan for Sims Metal Recycling Facility
2/14 Redwood City Launches 1st 24/7 Cash Payment Option for Utility Customers
2/11 Pinterest Site Reunites Victims with Stolen Property
2/11 Redwood City Police Department Announces 2014 Town Hall Meeting Series and the "Coffee with the Cops" Events
2/10 Redwood City Launches myRWC -- FREE Smart Phone App
2/6 Redwood City Hosts Inner Harbor Specific Plan Open House
2/5 Redwood City Hosts Lunar New Year Celebration
2/4 Redwood City Vice Mayor Named Chamber of Commerce's Person of the Year
January 2014
1/31 Redwood City Hits Legal Set Back in Mission to Provide Affordable Housing
1/30 Redwood City PAL Selects New Executive Director
1/21 Redwood City Fire Department's New rescue Squad Program
1/17 6-Alarm Fire North Fair Oaks
1/17 Redwood City Annual "Preschool Preview Night"
1/16 Fire Season Extended
1/09 San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector ControlDistrict Recruitment for Board of Trustee
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