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December 5, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
A housing improvement program for low- and moderate-income residents is at the top of the list of community projects city officials hope to launch in fiscal year 1995-96. The projects would be financed with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grants, which are designed to revitalize neighborhoods, spur economic growth and provide facilities and services for low- and moderate-income families.
September 7, 2000 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
The City Council has approved the acquisition of property by eminent domain for the Katella Avenue Smart Street Project, with work scheduled to begin by November. The city will take about 4,510 square feet of land from properties on Katella Avenue, west of Lexington Avenue. The $4-million project calls for street widening, bus turnouts, right-turn lanes and sidewalk repairs. Information: (562) 431-3538.
October 17, 1991
New 100-gallon plastic trash cans are being delivered to residents this week as part of an automated garbage pickup system that will begin next week. "There's a lift on the truck that automatically lifts it and dumps it, then puts it back on the curb," Assistant City Manager Gerard Goedhart said. "Los Alamitos is the fourth or fifth city in Orange County to go to the automated pickup.
July 26, 1995 | DEBORAH SULLIVAN
People here are happy with their recreation and police departments, but believe sidewalks and streets could use a little work, a recent city survey found. Nearly a quarter of households responded to the survey, which was mailed to each of the city's 4,372 households. It rated residents' opinions about various services based on a numerical scale, with a score of three being "excellent" and zero being "poor."
August 9, 1999 | James Meier, (714) 966-5988
A new budget allocation by county supervisors will be used to create an automatic front door and to repave a parking lot at the local library. The $37,500 budget increase will also be used to buy new furniture and books. The overall budget is now nearly $305,000 for the 1999-2000 fiscal year.
February 14, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
The City Council today will consider whether the city should take over sewer services from the Los Alamitos Water District for households within city boundaries. The water district, formed in 1952, eight years before Los Alamitos was incorporated, provides sewage collection services to about 8,000 households in Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, and portions of Seal Beach and Cypress.
September 12, 1990 | KATHIE BOZANICH
The City Council gave tentative approval this week to an ordinance to prohibit the taking of recyclable trash from curbsides by anyone but the city's contract trash hauler. The anti-scavenging ordinance coincides with the start of the city's residential recycling program on Oct. 1, Assistant City Manager Gerard Goedhart said. "Our fear is that individuals will go by and pick up the materials that have been put out, taking them for their own personal gain," he said.
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