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Fourth of July 2014 Closures, Reminders Announced

Fourth of July 2014 Closures, Reminders Announced

 FOURTH OF JULY 2014 CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR PASADENA  

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, Independence Day, in observance of our Great Nation’s Birthday. 

The City Council will not meet in regular session on Monday, June 30 and Monday, July 7.  After its June 23 meeting, the Council’s next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 14, 2014. 

Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, including special enforcement patrols against all fireworks in city neighborhoods.  For any life-threatening emergencies, always remember to call 9-1-1.  To report illegal fireworks, call (626) 744-4241. 

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at www.PWPweb.com.  The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall also will be closed. 

Residents with City of Pasadena trash and recycling pickup services will be on a regular schedule for trash, recycling and yard waste pickups the week of June 30, including Independence Day.  No pickups for bulky items will be scheduled for July 4. 

All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed on July 4.  The Pasadena Citizen Service Center, the City’s general call center, will be open on July 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to handle non-emergency inquiries, at (626) 744-7311. 

The City’s ARTS (Area Rapid Transit Service) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not be operating, but will resume regular Saturday service on July 5.  All parking meters are free and parking time limits will not enforced on July 4, however, violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be issued.  

All Recreation and Community Centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed on July 4, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and festivities.  No site reservations are accepted on holidays. 

The City wishes all residents to enjoy the Fourth of July Holiday and to celebrate our Country’s Birthday responsibly.  Any suspicious activity should be reported to the Pasadena Police Department.  “If You See Something, Say Something” is an instrumental component in working to keep the Pasadena community safe, every day.  

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena!  Visit us online at www.cityofpasadena.net; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena.  Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (626) 744-7311. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2013  #056-14 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:  William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 

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Posted: 7/2/2014 02:00:00 PM