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5/24/2018 7:10:28 PM
 

7th Street Median Beautification Project

We're beautifying the 7th Street Medians.  The new desert scape will marry drought-tolerant plants with architectural elements that celebrate the City's location along Historic Route 66.  Learn more in our Press Release.           

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5/22/2018 2:22:46 PM
 

The Pool at Doris Davies Park Opens May 28 

Grab your swimsuit and sunscreen and head out to the grand opening of Doris Davies Park Pool, May 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Learn more in our Press Release.

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5/16/2018 7:14:54 PM
 

 

Water & Sanitation Bill Inserts:  May 2018

Our most recent water and sanitation bill inserts include details about our FREE Dump Day and The Right Stuff Curbside Recycling Contest

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5/16/2018 6:46:52 PM
 

 

Public Hearings Regarding Sewer & Solid Waste Rates:  June 5

The City of Victorville will hold public hearings regarding proposed revisions to rates for sewer and solid waste handling and collection services.  The hearings are planned for June 5 at 6 p.m. at City Hall.  More information is available in the Notices of Public Hearing and Rate Studies posted below.

Public Hearing Notice: Sewer (English)  (Spanish)              Rate Study: Sewer

Public Hearing Notice: Solid Waste (English)  (Spanish)    Rate Study: Solid Waste   Solid Waste Frequently Asked Questions  Resolution 18-012

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5/14/2018 4:54:12 PM
 

 Ham Radio Class:  June 9 & 10  

This two-day course is designed to help you pass the FCC Ham Radio Technician License Exam.  Sign Up Now 

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5/1/2018 3:10:53 PM
 

Summer Rec Pages Now Available! 

Looking for a fun summer camp?  Do you want to take an exercise class or learn a new sport?  Our Recreation Division offers hundreds of summer programs, classes and activities for youth, teens and adults.  See a full listing in our Summer Rec Pages. 

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4/26/2018 12:55:02 PM
 

Fall Festival, Oct. 5 & 6:  Sign up today to be a Vendor

Don't miss your opportunity to be a vendor at this year's Fall Festival.  This family-friendly event is the biggest street fair in the High Desert and attracts tens of thousands of people.  Vendor applications will be accepted starting April 30 on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Learn more in our Vendor Information Flyer, and Vendor Application

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4/25/2018 5:59:50 PM
 

FREE Shred-Fest, Mulch Giveaway & Recycling Event:  May 5

If you're looking to off-load old paperwork, TVs, mattresses and more; come out to the Materials Recycling Facility between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on May 5 for this FREE event.   Read our Press Release for more information.

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4/19/2018 5:15:46 PM
 

Public Hearings Regarding Sewer & Solid Waste Rates:  June 5

The City of Victorville will hold public hearings regarding proposed revisions to rates for sewer and solid waste handling and collection services.  The hearings are planned for June 5 at 6 p.m. at City Hall.  More information is available in the Notices of Public Hearing and Rate Studies posted below.

Public Hearing Notice: Sewer (English)  (Spanish)              Rate Study: Sewer

Public Hearing Notice: Solid Waste (English)  (Spanish)    Rate Study: Solid Waste   

 Solid Waste Frequently Asked Questions 

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4/17/2018 8:48:52 PM
 

Keith C. Metzler Named Victorville City Manager

Assistant City Manager Keith C. Metzler, a Victorville native with more than 22 years of service to the City, was appointed City Manager on April 17 by the City Council.  Learn more about Keith in our Press Release.   

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4/17/2018 5:04:53 PM
 

2018 State Of The City

Members of the Victorville City Council recently reported on the State of our City.  Click here to watch a video of the presentation and to learn about the key ingredients in our "Recipe for a Strong Victorville."

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4/13/2018 11:06:49 AM
 

Job Openings for Fire Captains, Engineers & Firefighter/Paramedics

We are seeking qualified applicants for our new city fire department.  Applications for Captains, Engineers and Firefighter/Paramedics have just been posted in our Current Jobs section.  Learn more in our Press Release and follow this link to see the applications.  The positions will be open until filled. 

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4/5/2018 5:40:18 PM
 

Low-Cost Dog Vaccination & Adoption Event:  April 21

Need to get that cute pooch of yours vaccinated?  Looking for a new 'fur-ever' friend?  Come out to City Hall for our Low-Cost Dog Vaccination & Adoption Event, April 21 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Learn more in our Press Release and Flyer

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3/21/2018 11:08:38 AM
 

City Selects Greg Benson to Lead New Fire Department

After a nationwide search, we have selected Greg Benson to serve as Fire Chief for the City of Victorville Fire Department.  Benson is a former fire chief with more than 35 years of experience in the public safety sector and oversaw the formation of a fire department previously.  He will begin work on April 23.  Learn more about Chief Benson in our press release

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3/15/2018 6:19:23 PM
 

Skate Park Design Survey

What features do you want to see in the new #VictorvilleSkatepark2018 at Doris Davies Park?  Click here to take our survey. Also, share photos and videos of your favorite parks on  Instagram @pharmacy_boardshop and Facebook

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3/8/2018 6:06:45 PM
 

FREE Outdoor Water Conservation Workshop:  March 16

Join us at City Hall for this free workshop that will teach you water conservation strategies using mulch, drip-irrigation design, grading and soil erosion strategies, how to select desert-native, drought-tolerant plants, and how to apply for Turf Replacement Rebates.  Click here to register and learn more in our Press Release and Flyer.

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3/8/2018 1:12:43 PM
 

Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Festival:  March 31

Hope you will join us for this family-friendly festival at Hook Park featuring an egg hunt, bunny trail, carnival games, rides, craft booth and food vendors!  See our Event Flyer for more details. 

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3/8/2018 1:01:24 PM
 

Sponsors & Volunteers Sought for Community Cleanup Day:  April 14

We are seeking sponsors and volunteers to support our Community Cleanup Day on April 14.  Help us beautify our community and see your logo on t-shirts worn by hundreds of volunteers during our event.  Learn more in our Press Release

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3/8/2018 12:34:53 PM
 

Scheduled Road Closure for Sections of Third Avenue:  March 9 & 12

Third Avenue between Teton & Talpa Streets will be closed for road work March 9 & 12.  Please see our Media Alert for more information.   

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2/28/2018 12:10:11 PM
 

Volunteers Complete Emergency Response Training

We are happy to recognize the first group of volunteers to complete our Community Emergency Response Team Training.  Please see our Press Release and Picture for a full listing of the volunteers. 

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2/27/2018 10:58:46 AM
 

City Receives Gold Tier Status for Energy Conservation

The High Desert Regional Partnership and Southern California Edison awarded us Gold Tier Status for our energy conservation efforts.  Since 2006, we have saved $118,000 in energy costs.  Read more in this article published by the Daily Press.

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2/16/2018 2:59:39 PM
 

Division Chief and Three Battalion Chiefs Sought for New City Fire Department

Applications are now available for these leadership positions with our new City Fire Department.  The first application review is planned for Feb. 28.  Follow this link to the applications and learn more in our Press Release

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2/16/2018 2:48:41 PM
 

FREE Dump Day:  Feb. 24

Do you plan to spruce up your yard or neighborhood?  Join us for this FREE disposal event on Feb. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Victor Valley MRF on Abbey Lane.   Bring your garden trimmings, old furniture, mattresses, appliances, scrap metal and more!  See our Flyer and Press Release for more details.   

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2/12/2018 11:49:31 AM
 

New Traffic Signal at Mojave Drive & East Trail

We've installed a new traffic signal at the intersection of Mojave Drive & East Trail.  The signal will be on four-way flash, Feb. 13 then fully operational on Feb. 14.  Please use caution as people become aware of the new signal.   Media Alert

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2/8/2018 11:04:53 AM
 

State of the City 2018:  Recipe for a Strong Victorville

During this year's State of the City presentation, Council Members described the key ingredients in our recipe for a strong Victorville.  See our Handout for a summary of each ingredient.  Check back in a few weeks to see a video of the presentation. 

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2/1/2018 6:29:07 PM
 

FREE Tree & Shrub Pruning Workshop

Learn the art and science of good pruning at this hands-on workshop, Feb. 9 from      8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at City Hall.  Please see registration information in our flyer and press release.

Event Flyer          Press Release

 

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1/25/2018 5:39:14 PM
 

FREE Shred Fest & Mulch Giveaway

Hope you can join us for this free event open to all High Desert Residents at the Materials Recovery Facility, Feb. 3 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

Event Flyer          Press Release

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1/23/2018 5:42:07 PM
 

Applications Sought for New Fire Chief

We are seeking qualified applicants to lead our new city fire department.  Applications are now available.  The first screening will be Feb. 6. 

Position Announcement        Link to Application      Press Release     

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1/23/2018 9:09:15 AM
 

Water & Sanitation Bill Inserts

Our most recent water and sanitation bill inserts include details about our upcoming FREE Dump Day, information about our Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Centers and tips for disposing of waste properly in order to protect your pipes and sewer system.  Click here to view:  Insert 1 and Insert 2

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1/22/2018 9:53:59 AM
 

Recruitment Launched for New Fire Chief

We are seeking qualified applicants to lead our new city fire department.  Applications will be available Jan. 23.  Use the quick link for Current Jobs.  Learn more in our Press Release

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1/17/2018 6:46:25 PM
 

Old Town Specific Plan Workshop

You're invited to share your thoughts for the Old Town Specific Plan at our workshop on Feb. 7.  Come join in our discussion about potential traffic and circulation changes for Old Town.  Event Flyer

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1/16/2018 2:21:17 PM
 

Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Come out for this FREE Meeting and learn how to keep your home and neighborhood safe.  The meeting is open to all High Desert Residents and will be held at the Apple Valley Conference Center from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 23.  Learn more in the Event Flyer.

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1/9/2018 4:59:06 PM
 

FREE Community Emergency Response Team Classes 

Register now for this free, FEMA-approved course that will give you basic disaster response skills.  Training will be held at City Hall on three consecutive Saturdays - Jan. 20, Jan. 27 and Feb. 3.  Learn more in our Event Flyer.  Click here: to register.

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