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NOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABLE 2020-2021 CDBG APPLICATION  CYCLE

The City of Calimesa is announcing the opening of applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, based on the Notice of Available Funding (NOFA) for the County of Riverside's 2020-2021 Urban County CDBG Program for Cooperating Cities.  A copy of the application is available at the Calimesa City Hall, 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa.  Hard copy, paper applications are required; one original and one copy and are due at the City Hall on November 12, 2020.  Funding priorities will be senior programs and youth programs.  Click Here to download Application packet or pick one up at Calimesa City Hall.

 

COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS REBATE PROGRAM

The City of Calimesa recognizes that Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has put a difficult burden on our small business community.  As a response to this unprecedented challenge, the City established a $75,000 COVID-19 Small Business Rebate Program, funded by an allocation of federal CARES Act funds through the State of California  with the goal of helping to provide small businesses with emergency cash flow during this immediate health crisis.

Click here for Eligibility and Program Guidelines & Application  

Rebate Program applications are administered through our Cityís Finance Department. Applications will be accepted by email at: financedepartment@cityofcalimesa.net

Applications may also be mailed or dropped off at City of Calimesa, 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, Ca. 92320. 

This program will close once all funds have been allocated, or at the end of this calendar year, December 31, 2020, whichever comes first. Call (909) 795-9801 with any questions. 

FUNDING IS LIMITED AND REBATES ARE NOT GUARANTEED.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

 

The rising concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus) is creating a challenging business climate nationally, within the State of California and locally in Calimesa.

 

The City of Calimesa is coordinating and working closely with the State of California, Riverside County, neighboring municipalities, and local agencies to monitor and address Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure the health and safety of our community.

 

Click here for additional COVID-19 Business Information &Resources

 

Click here for the Calimesa Restaurant Tool Kit.

 

Click here for the Calimesa Retail Business Tool Kit.

 

 

Additional information can be found on the Riverside County Website by clicking here, or you can call (800) 232-4636/TTY (800) 232-6348.

 

CITY HALL CLOSURE:

 

Please be advised that the City of Calimesa is following the guidance of public health experts to minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus and has closed City Hall to the public.

 

Appointments may be scheduled on a one-on-one basis, under certain circumstances.  Contact City Hall by phone at (909) 795-9801 or via email.

 

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REGIONAL PROJECTS:

 

I-10 PAVEMENT REHABILITATION PROJECT

 

Click here for I-10 tune up fact sheet

 

Click here for additional information and Project Status from Caltrans.

 

 

STATE ROUTE 60 TRUCK LANES PROJECT

 

Click here for update of the  HWY 60 Project

 

Upcoming construction of the State Route 60 Truck Lanes Project.

 

Click Here for additional information and Project Status from the Riverside Transportation Commission.

 

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SENIOR CENTER:

 

See what's going on at the Norton Younglove Multipurpose October Calimesa Connections Newsletter Click here.

 

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CITY COMMISSIONS:

 

Apply to voluntarily serve on a City Commission.  Vacancies exist on several commissions.  Click here for listing of vacancies.

 

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CALIMESA FIRE:

 

Pamphlet on Calimesa Fire Department including history, current service, etc.

 

The Calimesa Fire Department was featured in a newsletter of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.  View the article by clicking here.

 

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City Council

Norton Younglove Multi-Purpose Center

6:00 p.m.

November 2, 2020

 

Pursuant to the State of California Executive Order N-29-20, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calimesa City Council will be conducting this meeting in the Norton Younglove Senior Center maintaining appropriate social distancing with MANDATORY MASKS.  Members of the public may participate in this meeting in one of two ways:

 

1)    In person at the Norton Younglove Senior Center, 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320, maintaining a 6-foot distance from others.  FACE MASKS ARE MANDATORY.

 

2)    By viewing the meeting on Facebook Live, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at https://www.facebook.com/cityof.calimesa

 

Submission of Public Comments:  If attending the meeting and maintaining appropriate social distancing, public comment will be allowed by completing a blue speaker slip and providing it to the City Clerk at the meeting.  Otherwise, public comment will be accepted via email.  Please send comments via email to the Calimesa City Clerk at dgerdes@cityofcalimesa.net.  Identify public comment or the specific agenda item you wish to comment on in your emailís subject line.  You may submit comments on any agenda item.  Emailed comments must be submitted by 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020 and will be read into the record by the City Clerk.  Electronic comments on agenda items may only be submitted via email and comments via text and social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) will not be accepted.

 

 

Library Commission

Norton Younglove Multi-Purpose Center

4:30 p.m.

November 3, 2020

 

 

Parks, Trails and Community Services Commission

Norton Younglove Multi-Purpose Center

4:30 p.m.

 November 4, 2020

 

 

Planning Commission

Norton Younglove Multi-Purpose Center

6:00 p.m.

November 9, 2020

 

 

City Council

Norton Younglove Multi-Purpose Center

6:00 p.m.

November 16, 2020

 

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MISSION
To preserve and enhance the open space atmosphere and quality of life in Calimesa.

 

VISION
The City of Calimesa is dedicated to remaining a community that honors its beautiful natural setting through open space preservation, wildlife corridors, and extensive trail systems, as well as enriching the quality of life for Calimesa through sensitive planning that creates increased business activity, local jobs, new parks, and schools.

 

WILDLIFE CORRIDOR

The City of Calimesa has a Wildlife Corridor in conjunction with the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan from the WR-RCA:

VALUES
The City of Calimesa incorporated December of 1990. It has developed its own unique zoning codes and standards, and sought to retain its open space characteristics. The Cityís General Plan provides for neighborhoods and businesses that reflect that concept. The City is governed by a five-member City Council and a form of government small enough to respond to citizen concerns yet experienced enough to maintain the unique Calimesa lifestyle.

 

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