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Preserving Quality of Life and City Services in Redlands
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As the City of Redlands plans for the future, we are taking a close look at the public safety services, local infrastructure, public facilities and city programs that our community relies on.

For example, we want to ensure that we are able to keep up with basic repairs and maintenance to public facilities, storm drains and sidewalks because when these repairs are not addressed, they become a lot more expensive to repair in the future.

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Town Hall meetings to discuss community wildland fire threat

CAL Fire map showing Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones for City of Redlands.

The Redlands Fire Department invites the community to come to one of two Town Hall meetings to learn about the risks of wildland fires and how to be prepared. The meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Both meetings will be held in the Grace Mullen Auditorium at the Redlands High School campus, 840 E. Citrus Ave.

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Redlands Police receive grant to fight alcohol-related crime

The Redlands Police Department has been awarded a $26,660 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. The Redlands City Council approved the grant at their July 2, 2019, meeting.

The ABC grants are provided to selected local law enforcement agencies to expand their efforts in addressing alcohol-related problems through a comprehensive Alcohol Policing Partnership Program that encompasses a wide range of strategies.

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Paint the Night at the Redlands Community Center

Join the Redlands Community Center in our Paint the Night Celebration from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, as a part of our free Teens Only Summer Series. Enjoy free snacks, tie-dye, paint balloons and more at the Redlands Community Center located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave.

Our Paint the Night Celebration is for teen’s ages 12-17. Bring your friends and a valid school I.D. card to enjoy the paint party of the year!

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City wins 16th consecutive honor for financial reporting

The City of Redlands was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its FY 2017-2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), the 16th consecutive year the City has been recognized with the prestigious honor.

 

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Water & Sewer Rates Study

Redlands is currently conducting a water/sewer rates study with the assistance of a Utilities Advisory Committee.

More information can be found by clicking here. (The information has been unpublished since it is out of date).

You may also contact Jane Weathers at the Municipal Utilities & Engineering Department at (909) 798-7698 ext 2.

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Firefighters wear T-shirts to honor military

May 2, 2019 – Redlands Firefighters have donned commemorative T-shirts during the month of May to honor the nation’s military services.

This is the third year the department has authorized its on-duty personnel to wear the military appreciation T-shirts, with the design changing each year.

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Glow Out II
Register now for Redlands Community Center’s ‘Glow Out II’

March 27, 2019 – Join the Redlands Community Center for Laser Tag “Glow Out II” Family Fun Night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 26. Enjoy laser tag for just $1 per session, a meal of grilled hot dogs and chips provided by the Redlands Police Officers Association for $1, a free cosmic game room, videogames and dodgeball.

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Two injured in residential fire Monday night

Jan. 8, 2019 - Two people were injured in a residential fire Monday night.

Redlands Fire and Paramedic crews responded to a report of a structure fire in the 1100 block of Country Place at about 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7.