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July 28, 2017

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CITY OF AVALON CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION The City of Avalon City Council will be holding a study session prior to the regular meeting on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The study session will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will discuss the recentl)r passed initiative on rec- reational marijuana. Topics will include what regulations the City can pass on recreational marijuana sales and cultivation. The study session will take place in the Council Chambers located at 410 Avalon Canyon Road. Denise A. Radde City Clerk Published Catalina Islander July 28, 2017 Posted in City Hall and on City website ID#CC-37 PUBLIC NOTICE The public is invited to review and comment on the City of Avalon proposed revision to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan (Action Plan) which identifies projected use of funds for the Forty-First Fiscal Year (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016) for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This revision reports on substantial changes to the 2015-16 Action Plan. City of Avalon Beacon HillApartment Elevator Installation (601759-15) Funding Allocation: $144,710.00 The project scope is changed from an elevator installation to the installation of a chair lift and the project budget is reduced to $20,000 and the remaining funds will be moved into the new year proposed ADA Project. City of Avalon ADA Accessibility Project (601912-17) Funding Allocation: $34,359 A new FY2017-18 project will remove barriers and impediments of broken and uplifted sidewalks and install curb ramps to allow safe and unimpeded pedestrian travel throughout the City. Project costs will include design and the cost of construction. The City Council will hold a Public Hearing on August 15, 2017, to receive public comment regarding the projects. Anyone wishing to comment should submit written comments by August 14, 2017, to the Attention of Denise Radde, City Clerk. City Contact Information Audra McDonald Audral rd),cityofava Io n :co m P.O. Box 707 Avalon, CA 90704 Posted: June 9, 2017 Avalon City Hall 410 Avalon Canyon Road Avalon, CA Posted: June 9, 2017 at Published: Catalina Islander July 14,21,28, August 4,11,2017 "No trip to Chicago would be complete without a stop at Wrigley Field in Wrigleyville, home to the World Series Champions, the (Catalina) Cubs. And The Islander was there, too! Go, Cubs!!!"---Greg and Wendy Hein Remember to take a copy of the Catalina/slander with you on your next trip or vacation. Take a photo and tell usaboutyourtrip. Send the submission by e-mail to SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON" An EDISON INTERNATIONAL Company Stage I Mandatory Water Conservation and Rationing Update - June 2017 California's severs drought resulted in a reduced water supply in Catalina's Middle Ranch Reservoir. Fortunately, winter storms have provided some welcome relief, Based on water levels in the reservoir, Southern California Edison (SCE) received authorization from the California Public Utilities Commission to deactivate Stage 3 Mandatory Water Conservation and Rationing, which is triggered when the reservoir falls below 200 acre feet, and return to Stage 1 Mandatory Conservation. Stage 1 was activated on March 7, 2017. Customers are no longer subject to daily allotments, but Stage 1 does have restrictions on the use of water fit for drinking. Island residents, who already had some of the best water use practices in the state, have been effective in reducing our water use. Please continue to use water wisely during Stage I Mandatory Conservation. with Visitor Counts 40,00 ~,%itor Coun~ W~ter Usag~ (Acre Feet) Water Supply Status and Stage I Re.suite AS of July 13, 2017 the Middle Ranch Reservoir water level was 729 acre feet. In June, 2017, water use declined 31 percent even wLth a 29 percent increase in visitors to the island; 23 acre feet of water was used compared to 34 acre fee~ in June, 2013. In June, 2017 water use increased 3 percent with a 2 percent increase in visitors to the island; 23.30 acre feet of water was used compared to 22.57 acre feet in June, 2016. Between March, 2017 and June, 2017, water use declined 39 percent even with a 30 percent increase in visitors to the island; 75 acre feet of water was used compared to 123 acre feet in March, 2013- May, 2013 (baseline). For More Information Commercial and rssidential customers can call 1-800-367-8851. For dedicatad Catalina Island customer support call Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To report potential water use violations, calt 1-800-367-8851. Visit SCE's web page for Catalina Island customers at For water conservation tips, visit Save Our Water's webslte at saveourwater.corn. CNS-3035589# $0 Friday, July 28, 2017 THE CATALINA ISLANDER