Community Briefs: July 29, 2013

City of Colusa to host Proposition 218 Workshop

The City of Colusa will be holding a workshop on August 6th at 5:45 PM to receive input on the City moving forward with a Proposition 218 ballot to increase the 2014-15 tax levy for the Pools/Parks/Trees Improvement Assessment District.

AARP Safe Driver Course

The City of Colusa Parks and Community Services Department will offer the AARP Safe Driver course for returning seniors 50 years-of-age or older; whom have completed the class previously within the past four years are eligible to receive a discount on their auto insurance. The Class will be held on Saturday, August 17th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The cost for the class is $17.00 for AARP Members and $19.00 for Non Members. Please have your AARP number ready to qualify for the discount. Participants will receive a three year Certificate. Space is limited to 25 participants. Register and pay your course fee at City Hall, 425 Webster Street in Colusa. Classes will be held at City Hall in the Conference Room. Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 15th, 2013. For more information please call Jim or Cynthia White (530) 458-2227.

Eleanor Azevedo Memorial Walk

The Eleanor Azevedo Memorial Recovery Fund will be hosting its fourth annual Recovery Walk & Raffle at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 24th at the Davison Park Pavilion on 10th & Parkhill Street in Colusa. Registration is $10 per person, and $30 for a family of four ($8 for each additional family member). The proceeds for this event benefit local youth participation and self-enrichment activities. For more information, please contact Terri Rivera at (530) 458-7372 or (530) 458-0326.

Colusa Library to Host Pet Adoption Day

The Colusa County Library will host a pet adoption day from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd at Memorial Park in Colusa. In addition to Pet Adoptions, the event will include demonstrations, information booths, crafts for kids, raffles and more.

Child Safety Seat Classes

Child Safety Seat Classes: “Is your child safe in your car? Certified child safety seat technicians are providing classes at the Colusa County Public Health Department. You will learn how to properly install and use the correct type of car seat for your child. Registration fee is $20 and low-income families may qualify for a free car seat. Call (530) 458-0380 to sign up for the next class.”

Grief Support Available

Grief Support Services: McNary-Moore Funeral Services, in partnership with Sutter North Hospice, is currently hosting grief support meetings from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at McNary-Moore Funeral Chapel at 107 Fifth St., in Colusa.

Commission Seats Available

The City of Colusa is looking to fill three Commission Seats Available. Two available seats with the Tree Commission and one available seat on the Utilities Commission. Vacancies will be filled by appointment at the August 20th City Council Meeting. Applicants must be a resident of the City, or live within two miles of Colusa City Limits. For more information please contact the Colusa City Clerk at (530) 458-4470. Applications are due by noon on August 13th.

 

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