Budget 2022-2023

We don’t have money for that? Don’t believe it. Last year, this City Council voted unanimously to bond our Unfunded Pension Liability. The bond saved the city millions plus it gave us an opportunity to have $15 Million in one-time funding for one-time expenses to cover deficits due to the pandemic economy. This 2022-2023 Budget,…

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Fire, Fire, Fire!!

First, we have a fantastic Fire Department with dedicated members and excellent response times. Redondo just completed a Fire Assessment to analyze how we can improve our department and how we can serve the community better. Fire Departments were first created to stop fires. Now, many Fire Departments respond mostly to medical calls. In 2018…

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Gatewave Artwork for the Transit Center

The design of the new Redondo Beach Transit Center, which is anticipated to open in 2022, includes the installation of a significant public art piece. In April, 2011, the City Council approved the public artwork titled “Gatewave” at a then estimated cost of $75,000 to be funded by Proposition C Transportation Local Return funds. Due…

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Residential Design Guidelines

PLEASE take the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TBJYSXN of what you WANT to see in your neighborhood. For example, do you want to ban or encourage cantilever homes over driveways or do you want to ban or encourage rooftop decks? do you want to allow larger curb cuts for 2 car garages? If yes, this means less street parking.…

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State Agrees With District 5 Housing Concerns

STATE AGREES WITH DISTRICT 5 HOUSING CONCERNS As we have discussed, the Council Majority put all the NEW affordable housing zoning into North Redondo Beach. Nearly 700 of those units were placed at the corner of Marine & Inglewood, Northeast of the 405 Freeway. HCD says Housing Element is NOT Compliant to State LAW: 700…

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Composting Green Waste

Mandatory Organics Recycling The State of California is now requiring all of us to compost our Green Waste. While R1 neighborhood have been composting organics for awhile in Redondo Beach, businesses and multi-family apartment complexes will now be recycling food waste, green waste, landscape & pruning waste, nonhazardous wood waste, and food soiled paper waste…

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What do you want your Neighborhood to look like?

The design guidelines and related zoning amendments are intended to ensure that new residential structures and additions to existing residential structures are compatible with the surrounding neighborhood.  The design guidelines include, but are not limited to, provisions reducing the appearance of mass and bulk; reducing paved surfaces; reducing the impacts of building height, mezzanines, and…

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2022 Christmas Tree Recycling

It’s time to recycle your Christmas Tree. By recycling your Christmas tree, you can help the environment and keep this valuable resource out of landfills. Trees should be free from ornaments, tinsel, stands, lights, metal & plastic containers. Flocked trees and trees coated with fire retardant will be accepted. If you have curbside trash collection: Christmas…

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The 2021 Santa Sleigh Schedule

Below is the schedule for each day. You can also click HERE to download the PDF/Map.     Monday 11-29-21 Route 1: Part 1 at Johnston and Beland, Go N/B and cover area Between Johnston and Dow, then Gibson and 159th, 160th to Beland Part 2 at Warfield / Vail, continue westbound Warfield to Aviation Bl. Tuesday…

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