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Measure F Frequently Asked Questions

September 27, 2016 

Measure F, appearing on the November ballot, asks City of Woodland voters to extend an existing 1/2-cent sales tax for an additional 12 years. The tax currently generates $4.5 million per year. If re-authorized by Woodland voters, Measure F will continue to fund street maintenance and park improvement projects and will allow the city to increase funding for police and fire fire services. The 1/2-cent sales tax was first approved in 2000 (Measure H) and re-authorized in 2006 (Measure E).

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Movies on Main Street

September 1, 2016 

Come Downtown on Friday, October 14 to watch “The Good Dinosaur” on Main Street. The City of Woodland will be hosting “Movies on Main Street”. This free, family friendly event is loaded with fun for everyone! The entertainment begins at 5:30 with games, crafts and a free bounce house.

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Conservation Still Needed Despite Sustainable Water Supply

June 29, 2016 

The City of Woodland urges residents and businesses to continue conserving water by aiming for a 10% reduction in water use compared to 2013. In the hot, dry summer months Woodland’s water use nearly doubles. Reduce your use by limiting outdoor irrigation to three days per week between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. Also, remember to keep Woodland, “The City of Trees” and take extra care of your trees during the drought.

Read the full article to learn more about recent changes to water use restrictions.

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“Read for the Win” Adult Summer Reading Program at the Library

May 12, 2016 

“Read for the Win” Adult Summer Reading Program at the Library

The Woodland Public Library will be holding “Read for the Win,” a summer reading program for adults running from June 4, 2016 through August 6, 2016. The program provides a venue for adults to revisit their childhood summer reading programs and supports and encourages reading in the adult community. It is generously supported by the Friends of the Woodland Public Library who provide funding for fabulous raffle prizes at the end of the program. For more information on the program, please visit the library or contact Carol or Trina at 530.661.5980


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The Woodland Farmer's Market Moves to the Library

May 9, 2016 

Growing Readers and Veggie Eaters!

The Woodland Public Library is happy to host the Woodland Farmers Market right on our doorstep on First Street. Every Saturday in May thru October the Farmers Market will be out front from 9:00am-12:00noon. Celebrating readers and veggie eaters this summer, the Library will host weekly Family Storytimes outside on the lawn at 11:00am. The Library will also have crafts, performers and other activities on Saturdays during the Farmers Market. Check the Library Events Calendar for information on what’s happening each week at the Market.

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Commit2Fit Program at the Library

January 6, 2016 

Would you like to make healthier choices? Reduce disease symptoms and risks? The Commit2Fit: Wellness Program is a citywide educational component of the City's Commit2Fit Challenge offered by the Woodland Public Library aimed to provide information on nutrition, the importance of physical activity, and health topics such as weight loss, diabetes and heart health. The 3-month Wellness program runs January through March 2016, with Wednesday evening speakers and Saturday morning community walks. The Wednesday speaker series will include physicians and nutritionists who are experts in their field.


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Fire Station Open House

September 23, 2016 

October in the United States marks a time in which fire prevention and education is championed in the fire service. Each of the three stations will be open from 10am to 12pm on the following Saturdays in October:
Station 2 located at 1519 West Street October 1st from 10 to noon
Station 3 located at 1550 Springlake Court October 8th from 10 to noon
Station 1 located at 101 Court Street October 22nd from 10-noon
For more information please contact Fire Administration at (530)661-5860 and see you in October!

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Yolo County Volunteer Fair

September 23, 2016 

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity but don’t know where to start? Then come join us at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East Street, on October 5 to find ways you can serve in your community.

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Yolo County Senior Resource & Crime Prevention Fair

September 23, 2016 

The Woodland Senior Center, in partnership with the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office and the Woodland Police Department, is hosting the 2016 Yolo County Senior Resource and Crime Prevention Fair on Thursday, October 13th from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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Main Street and Cleveland Street Signal Improvement Project

September 23, 2016 

The Main Street and Cleveland Street Signal Improvement Project will upgrade the existing intersection by installing new traffic signal equipment, vehicle detection on Cleveland Street, new signal poles, signal heads, audible pedestrian signals, and pedestrian signal heads. The project will reconstruct the four non-compliant ADA curb ramps at the intersection to bring them into compliance with current state and federal standards. The project will also microsurface and restripe the intersection.

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Kentucky Avenue Widening and Complete Streets Project

September 16, 2016 

This week, city staff received Caltrans and Federal authorization to proceed with construction on the Kentucky Avenue Project. Staff is finalizing the project documents for bid advertisement late September/early October with bid opening anticipated in November. Construction of public utility improvements and private utility relocations are anticipated to begin by November 2016 with the roadway widening and reconstruction work to begin in spring 2017. The project is estimated to be complete by December 2018. More information is available by clicking here.

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The City of Woodland Public Safety Special Needs Alert Program

September 2, 2016 

In its continual endeavor to provide better service to the residents of the City of Woodland, the Woodland Public Safety Department has created the SNAP Program. The Special Needs Alert Program (SNAP), assists First Responders (Police and Fire) to be more responsive during emergencies to residents of the City of Woodland with special needs.

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Woodland Economic Index and Business Confidence Survey

February 4, 2016 

The Woodland Economic Index and Woodland Business Confidence Survey are now accessable through the Woodland Chamber of Commerce website. The Woodland Economic Index shows how the local economy has been performing based on real, local data. The Woodland Business Confidence Survey has shown a strong level of optimism among business leaders in the community. Click "READ MORE" for detailed instruction on accessing the reports or click here to view the combined reports in pdf format.

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Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

November 30, 2015 

The City of Woodland is proud to support the nonprofit organization, Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC). YCRC recently opened an office in Woodland, Casa del Sol Community Building, 709 East Street. This organization provides affordable mediation, facilitation, restorative justice, and conflict resolution education services through volunteer community members. Additional information on YCRC and its services is available at www.yolocrc.org or by calling at (530) 564-2324.

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Get Your Business Online Event

October 26, 2015 

The first ever Get Your Business Online workshop hosted by The City of Woodland and Woodland Chamber of Commerce to be held Tuesday, November 3 at the Woodland Community Center. There will be two sessions: from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. followed by 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center, located at 2001 East Street, Woodland, Ca 95776. This event serves as a way to help local businesses increase their presence online.

To learn more visit GYBO.com or contact Wendy Ross at economicdevelopment@cityofwoodland.org or (530) 661-5921.

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Power Down Woodland Kick-Off Party

September 21, 2015 

Join in the fun of this free, family-friendly event on Thursday, October 1, from 4:00pm to 8:30pm at City Park, 629 Cleveland Street. Power down your house and step up to free fun and food! Learn how to make your home more comfortable and reduce energy waste while celebrating National Energy Awaremness Month.

More information is available at Woodland.StepUpandPowerDown.com or visit the office at 707 Main Street, Woodland.

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18th Annual Chili Cook-Off, September 19, 2015

August 10, 2015 

The Woodland Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Yolo County Fairgrounds. There will be free entertainment and free parking. Chili and salsa tasting kits are $10/adults and $5/kids. To sign-up please visit WoodlandChamber.org or call (530) 662-7327.

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Woodland Boards and Commissions Need YOU!

January 22, 2015 

The City is accepting applications for the following voluntary City Boards and Commissions and Advisory Committees:

Board of Building Appeals
Commission on Aging
Parks and Recreation Commission
Personnel Board
Planning Commission
Traffic Safety Commission
Water Utilities Advisory Committee (WUAC)

Applications and additional information can be obtained at City Hall or on the City’s website, cityofwoodland.org. You can also contact Ana Gonzalez, City Clerk, by e-mail at ana.gonzalez@cityofwoodland.org or by phone at (530) 661-5806.

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Community Survey for Yolo Broadband Strategic Plan

January 22, 2014 
If you live and/or work in Yolo County, help Yolo Broadband understand your needs for broadband Internet by completing the short online survey below, and help us extend our reach by forwarding the survey to your family, friends and colleagues.

For Residents: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/yolo-residents

For Businesses: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/yolo-business

For more information, please visit http://www.yoloshare.org/
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Take Action to Protect Your Water Supply

January 21, 2014 
Woodland is currently asking water customers to voluntarily cut back water use by 20% in order to prevent potential future water shortages. 2014 is starting out as the third dry year in a row. The Governor has delcared a drought emergency. Little or no rain means the City has less groundwater to pump, and pumping water to deliver to homes and businesses becomes more expensive. As the demand for water increases during the summer months, we could face a shortage in water supplies. For tips on conserving water both indoors and outdoors, please visit www.cityofwoodland.org/waterconservation.
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