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Cypress Community Clean-Up Day
Saturday, April 30, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Civic Center, 5275 Orange Avenue, parking lot south entrance off of Grindlay Street. Drive-thru drop off of your household hazardous waste, bulky items, e-waste and anything else you want to throw away. Just bring your ID to verify you are a Cypress resident and drive through the parking lot. MORE >
Cypress City Council Seeking Volunteer Commissioners
The Cypress City Council is pleased to announce its annual Commissioner recruitment. Registered voters residing in Cypress who are interested in serving on the City Council’s Recreation and Community Services Commission, Senior Citizens Commission or Traffic Commission are encouraged to apply by April 29, 2016. Applications are available of the City’s website or from the City Clerk’s office. Commissioner interviews will be conducted by the City Council and appointments will be made in June. Commissioners serve a four year term that begins July 1, 2016. MORE >
The City of Cypress is pleased to announce the implementation of the “Veteran Recognition Program” to honor and recognize Cypress military veterans. The program is open to any person who has honorably served in the military. A veteran may be a Cypress resident, have immediate family that resides in Cypress, or work in the City, and may also include veterans that are deceased. Veterans will be recognized at a Cypress City Council meeting and have a framed biography with photograph displayed in the lobby at City Hall. MORE >
Cypress Named One of the Best Cities for Families in Orange County
The City of Cypress has been named the 4th best affordable city for families in Orange County by OC Parenting magazine. Cypress was specifically highlighted for its racial diversity, outstanding schools, community recreation amenities, and its proximity to local family-friendly attractions. The full article can be read at parentingoc.com/2015/05/best-cities-for-families-in-oc/.
Cypress Farmers Market
Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. East end of the Cypress Community Center parking lot, 5700 Orange Avenue. Free parking. Call 714-229-6728 for more information. Print Flyer.
Cypress City Hall Now Accepting Credit Card Payments
Cypress is pleased to announce that the convenience of credit card payments at the counter is now available at Cypress City Hall. There is no longer a need to bring a checkbook for transactions such as building permits, business license fees, temporary use permits, etc. The acceptance of credit card payments is intended to improve customer service at City Hall and help achieve the City Council’s goal of strengthening organizational effectiveness and efficiency. MORE >
City Ventures 52-Unit Condominium Project – 5300 & 5400 Orange Avenue
At the February 22, 2016, City Council meeting, the City Council approved a request by City Ventures to construct 52 two-story condominium units on the two properties located at 5300 & 5400 Orange Avenue. The plans can be reviewed at the City Hall Planning counter or by clicking here.
Cypress Mayor Mariellen Yarc Delivers the 2016 State of the City Address
Cypress Mayor Mariellen Yarc delivered her State of the City Address and presented Business of the Year awards at the Cypress Community Center on January 20, 2016. Read the Press Release or watch the Address on You Tube.
OpenGov Now Available
The City of Cypress is excited to announce the launch of OpenGov, its new financial transparency site. OpenGov is a web-based tool that provides historical and current year reporting of the City’s financial information. The site is interactive and is designed to help users quickly and easily explore financial data to answer such questions as how the City spends and receives money. This is part of the City’s ongoing strategic objective to enhance transparency and public engagement.
The City has approved a request to develop the 33-Acre site with a senior housing and retail commercial development hereafter referred to as the Barton Place Project. See the "Project Page" that was created for information and documents relating to the project located on 33 acres at the northeast corner of Katella Avenue and Enterprise Drive for details. MORE >
City Council Approves Plans for Sewer Improvements Project 116
On May 26, 2015, City Council approved plans and specifications for Sewer Improvements at Various Locations, Project 116. Starting June 22, 2015, this sewer project will rehabilitate existing sewer condition deficiencies at various locations throughout the City. MORE >
Myra Avenue Storm Drain Project – Utility Relocations
The City of Cypress currently has plans to upgrade the existing Myra Avenue Pump Station No. 3, located at 4281 Myra Avenue. The first phase of the project, upgrading the pump station and appurtenant equipment, is nearing completion. The second phase of the project will consist of constructing a new storm water retention box under the street along Myra Avenue. This new storm water retention box, coupled with the upgraded pump station, will provide the full flood protection the area requires. MORE >
New Regulations for Water Conservation
Recently, the State implemented emergency water conservation measures. The City encourages residents and businesses to increase water conservation practices and reduce water usage by 20%. To get more information on the water conservation program, please visit the Golden State Water Company website at www.gswater.com. Please click here to read the new regulations.
Used Oil Recyling Locations in Cypress
Dump used oil and we all get soaked! Recycle your used oil and oil filters free of charge...