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June 18, 1999 | Jason Kandel, (714) 966-5848
The City Council recently renewed a one-year, $53,282 contract with Armorcast Products for polymer meter boxes for the water resources division of the Public Works Agency. The boxes are used to house, protect and provide access to meters and valves within the city's water system. In 1996, the council awarded the contract for two years, with one-year renewal periods. Information: (714) 647-5200.
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June 7, 2000 | Ana Beatriz Cholo, (714) 966-5890
City Engineer George Alvarez is happy to see a project that has been in the works for 16 years finally get underway. On Monday night, the City Council approved a $10-million project that will expand Bristol Street from four to six lanes between Warner Avenue and Memory Lane. Alvarez, who has also been with the city for 16 years, said a mixture of federal funds, gas-tax money and funds from Measure M will pay for the construction, which should begin within 30 days.
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September 1, 1999 | Jason Kandel, (714) 966-5848
The City Council has approved a plan to apply for grant money for several improvement projects. The request will be made to the Orange County Transportation Authority Transportation Enhancement Activity Program, which provides money to help cities make aesthetic enhancements and capital improvement projects near transportation facilities. OCTA will allocate up to $6.4 million in fiscal 2003-2004 for new projects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 1999 | Jason Kandel, (714) 966-5848
The City Council has approved a plan to apply for grant money for several improvement projects. The request will be made to the Orange County Transportation Authority Transportation Enhancement Activity Program, which provides money to help cities make aesthetic enhancements and capital improvement projects near transportation facilities. OCTA will allocate up to $6.4 million in fiscal 2003-2004 for new projects.
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October 7, 1998 | JASON KANDEL
Relief is coming to residents who have complained that runoff from the Santa Ana Freeway is sending pools of putrid water into their cul-de-sacs. The City Council Monday approved a $3.6-million construction contract for work on 4th Street and Eastside Avenue, which has been plagued by runoff from culverts that Caltrans installed during a freeway widening project. About $300,000 will come from Caltrans.
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May 23, 1992 | GEBE MARTINEZ
The average monthly residential water bill is scheduled to increase by $1.02 beginning July 1, after approval by the City Council this week. City officials said the rate increase is needed to offset charges assessed to the city by the Metropolitan Water District, the Orange County Water District and Southern California Edison Co. to transport Santa Ana's water supply. The increased charges by the water districts will total $1.
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February 8, 1990 | TOM McQUEENEY
Score another one for the Gillen family. After spending early Wednesday morning on their front lawn in defiance of city tree trimmers, the Gillens again prevented the trimming of a 70-year-old cedar deodar tree in front of their house. The matriarch of the family, 71-year-old Kathryn Gillen, vowed to be arrested rather than let the city's trimmers cut into the 50-foot cedar.
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May 23, 1990 | GREG HERNANDEZ
The 132 liquidambar trees that line both sides of Cabrillo Park Drive have escaped the city's ax--at least for now. The city had planned to remove 99 of the trees next month because their roots had caused severe damage to neighborhood sidewalks. But residents upset over the prospect of losing the 25-year-old trees persuaded the City Council this week to halt the plans so they could meet with city officials and explore alternative solutions. City Manager David N.
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July 17, 1991 | GEBE MARTINEZ
Property owners near the McFadden Avenue and Main Street intersection have been invited to view preliminary plans for the realignment of McFadden that could impact as many as 19 homes, four businesses and two schools. At a meeting tonight at 7 in the City Council chambers, property owners can view plans that call for widening McFadden from a two-lane to a four-lane road and straightening the street to eliminate the jog where it intersects Main.
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October 7, 1998 | JASON KANDEL
Relief is coming to residents who have complained that runoff from the Santa Ana Freeway is sending pools of putrid water into their cul-de-sacs. The City Council Monday approved a $3.6-million construction contract for work on 4th Street and Eastside Avenue, which has been plagued by runoff from culverts that Caltrans installed during a freeway widening project. About $300,000 will come from Caltrans.
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February 28, 1997 | JEFF KASS
Trash collection has become as easy as playing a video game, the city's garbage hauler said this week while demonstrating a new recycling program meant to help comply with state law. At the heart of Great Western Reclamation's program are three plastic bins that residents will use to sort their trash. Gray bins are for recyclable goods such as newspapers and aluminum cans, green bins are for plant clippings, and burgundy bins are for trash that cannot be recycled.
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November 30, 1994 | JON NALICK
The City Council has approved a new underground utility district along 4th Street between French Street and the Santa Ana Freeway that would move existing utility, telephone and cable lines underground. At its regular meeting last week, the council unanimously approved the district, which is designed to improve the appearance and safety of the area. The improvements will begin in May and be completed within 12 months, a staff report shows. The $1.
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