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Mayor's Weekly 60

March 21, 2023


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City of Cerritos Online Broadband Survey

March 6, 2023

Construction at Cerritos Civic Center

March 3, 2023

Construction is currently taking place at the Cerritos Civic Center as part of a groundwater remediation project. For the safety of pedestrians and motorists, the drive aisle north of the Cerritos Library that connects the Civic Center to Bloomfield Avenue is expected to be closed intermittently through the end of March. The closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please use 183rd Street to access the Civic Center parking lot.

Affordable Senior Housing Lottery registration now open through April 28

March 1, 2023

Arbor Week Poster Contest offered (PDF)

February 7, 2023

Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course closed for repairs

December 22, 2022

Cerritos Iron-Wood Nine Golf Course is closed for repairs, effective immediately. On December 19, a gasoline leak was identified on a privately owned existing pipeline on site. The leak was stopped and repair work has begun. The Golf Course will remain closed until repairs are completed. Contractors are making every effort to perform the repairs as quickly as possible. For more information, call (562) 916-1254.

2022-2024 Cerritos Commission and Committee applications for service currently being accepted

December 13, 2022

Current notice of unscheduled vacancies (PDF)

2022-24 City of Cerritos Appointments Brochure (PDF)

Recruitment is currently under way for service appointments to the City’s various Commissions and Committees. The Commissions and Committees serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council on various matters ranging from the selection and placement of public art installations to technical urban regional planning matters. Eligible individuals will serve two-year terms through April 30, 2024. Online applications are available at the following link: Application. The deadline for submitting an application has been extended until all positions are filled.

For more information contact the Office of the City Clerk at or (562) 916-1248.

Residential organic waste recycling program in effect

December 1, 2022

The City's new residential organic waste recycling program expands the list of items to be placed in your green trash cart to include both green waste and food waste. Examples of targeted organic waste now include green waste (previously accepted); coffee grounds; fruits and vegetables; bread, rice and pasta; cheese; meats and bones; food-soiled pizza boxes, paper plates, napkins and paper towels; and paper egg cartons.

Athens Services takes over City's trash collection

August 24, 2022

In April, trash service in the City of Cerritos was transferred from CalMet Services, Inc. to Athens Services. Because Athens utilized CalMet's staff and equipment to service Cerritos accounts, there was no immediate change to collection routes, trucks, billing, fees or contact information. Effective September 1, Cerritos accounts will be billed for trash service through Athens Services.

City adopts resolution implementing emergency water conservation regulations (PDF)

August 2, 2022

City of Cerritos letters of opposition to Senate Bill 9, the California Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (HOME) Act

August 3, 2022

Face covering optional in City of Cerritos facilities

September 23, 2022

  • People can wear a mask based on personal preference, informed by their own personal level of risk, per the Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, effective September 23, 2022. Wearing a mask in crowded indoor public places is strongly recommended for vulnerable people (the unvaccinated, those that are immunocompromised, have certain disabilities or have underlying health conditions, and those at risk of severe illness or death if they are infected with COVID-19. )
  • County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Order of the Public Officer, effective September 23, 2022 (PDF)

COVID-19 Vaccine

April 27, 2021

County of Los Angeles Housing and Rental Assistance Updates

February 18, 2021

  • The County of Los Angeles offers assistance to residential tenants seeking rental assistance and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources include information regarding COVID-19 rental protections (AB 3088), LA County temporary eviction protections, and other financial/legal protections for tenants. Visit or contact (888) 694-0040 for more information.

L.A. County Assessor’s information

  • The L.A. County Assessor Homeowners' Exemption program reduces the assessed value of a home or condo by $7,000 for tax purposes, which translates to a reduction of $70 annually to a homeowner's property tax bill. For more information visit
  • Please note that the County of L.A. Treasurer and Tax Collector does NOT conduct in-person visits to collect property tax payments. If you are contacted at your home about this, notify the Cerritos Sheriff's Station immediately at (562) 860-0044.

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Join the Cerritos Neighborhood Watch program

Report a streetlight outage

  • If you would like to report a streetlight outage or a malfunctioning streetlight, please visit the Southern California Edison website page located here.



West Nile virus

Cerritos Financial Transparency


December 30, 2022

Red Imported Fire Ants Prevention Program

Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program

Conserve Energy SoCal – Help reduce energy use

Successor Agency to the Cerritos Redevelopment Agency

Visit the Film Cerritos website

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Water Conservation

Annual Water Quality Report for 2021 (PDF)

May 27, 2022

Self-Certified Water Conservation Standard

Metropolitan Water District Conservation Rebate Program

State Water Resources Control Board Emergency Regulations and Mandatory Conservation

Drought-Tolerant Front Yard Landscape Design Manual and Plant Color Reference Guide offered

Cerritos Saves Water by Irrigating with Recycled Water

The City of Cerritos irrigates more than 200 acres of City-owned property, including most parks, parkways and medians, with...

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Continuing Stories

Cerritos Library featured in article “50 Most Beautiful Libraries in the World”

Water bill payment options available

In addition to paying your Cerritos water bill through the mail, by phone or in person, on-line water bill payments...

Automatic Payment Option (PDF)  
Pay Online


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