Pleasant Hill City News
Jan 02, 2018 02:29PM
Community Awards Night Recognizes Leaders and Volunteers
The 47th Annual Community Awards Night will be on Tuesday, March 27, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center on Civic Drive. The event includes awards for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Teen of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Education Supporter of the Year, Mayor’s Award, several Green Awards, and others.
If you would like to nominate a teacher, volunteer, business, resident or organization for any of these awards, please complete the nomination form on the city’s website at www.pleasanthillca.org/awards. All nominations are due no later than Monday, February 5. The nomination criteria for each award are available on the city’s website at www.pleasanthillca.org/awards.
For more information about the event or nominations, please email [email protected] or call (925) 671-5229. Tickets for Community Awards Night are available through the Chamber of Commerce by calling 687-0700 or online at www.pleasanthillca.org/tickets.
City Council Adopts Cannabis Moratorium
At the December 4th meeting, the city council adopted a 45-day moratorium on creating or establishing adult use commercial and/or medical cannabis uses in the City of Pleasant Hill. This interim ordinance shall become effective immediately and shall remain in force and effect from and including December 4, 2017, through and including January 18, 2018, unless extended prior to its expiration by further action of council.
The council will revisit the issue in January, when it will consider a one-year moratorium similar to the one now adopted. The adopted cannabis moratorium ordinance can be viewed at the city’s website: https://www.ci.pleasant-hill.ca.us.
New Pleasant Hill Library Design Underway
With the passage of Measure K in November 2016, the city has been active in laying the groundwork for the construction of the new library as well as planning for funding public infrastructure projects around Pleasant Hill.
In November and December, the city’s architect, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), held a series of focus groups and a large town hall meeting with community members and stakeholders. These meetings focused on programming and space usage for the new library.
A second town hall meeting is scheduled to take place at the PH Community Center on Tuesday, January 23, at 7pm.