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Long-Time Whittier Business Signs 15-Year Lease
The Whittier City Council is pleased to learn that Russ Bassett Corporation has signed a new 15-year lease and will remain in Whittier saving over 100 full-time jobs.(read more)

Whittier Election Final Results
Click here to view final election results. You can also see the election night coverage in the City Council Videos, Meetings and Archives page by clicking here.

City Elections/Elecciones Municipales
City Elections, April 8, 2014 and June 3, 2014, click here/Elecciónes Municipal, 8 de abril de 2014 y 3 de junio de 2014, haga clic aquí
View the How to Vote video here/Ver Cómo Votar video aquí.

RFQ - On Call Landscape Architectural Services
On March 10th the City's Community Development Department released a Request for Qualifications soliciting qualifications from Landscape Architects for Plan Review, Plan Check and Inspection Services related to various City-initiated and City-reviewed privately developed projects. Requests for Information (RFI) were due by March 28th. To view the RFI's and responses please click here.

RFQ for Landscape Architectural Services
The City of Whittier Community Development Department is soliciting Statements of Qualifications from Landscape Architects for On-Call Design/Plan Review, Plan Check and Inspection Services related to various City-initiated and City-reviewed privately developed projects. The services provided will be for various plan-check requirements, procedures and processes on an on-call basis. Click here to view the Landscape Services RFQ and Professional Services Agreement.

Surviving the Heat
Warm weather is on its way. The list of L. A. County Cooling Centers is attached to these hot weather safety precautions. If you are planning to visit one of these Cooling Centers, it is advisable that you call in advance to make sure there is still seating available. If a Cooling Center is not operational, check the attached list for another Cooling Center nearest you or call 211 LA County. Check with your local library when looking for a place to cool down. They have great resources and plenty to read while you escape the heat. For further information on heat waves, click here.(read more)

Shots Fired at Whittier Police Officer
At 11:00PM on March 28th, a Whittier Police Officer attempted to stop a pedestrian in the roadway in the area of Santa Fe Springs Road and Nogal Avenue. As the Officer drove towards the person, he suddenly turned, firing several rounds at the Officer’s patrol car. While keeping view of the suspect's direction of travel, the Officer broadcast information that initiated a substantial response resulting in the suspect being located and arrested. While the Officer’s unit sustained minor damage, the Officer is unharmed. The case remains under investigation at this time.(read more)

Low-Cost Pet Vaccination & Microchip Clinic
Low-cost pet vaccination, microchip & license clinic will be held at Joe Miller Field on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 5:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m.(read more)

Board and Commission Applicants Sought
The City Council is seeking applicants for openings on various boards.(read more)

Whittier Named Among the Top 100 Best Places to Live
Whittier has been named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com, a website that ranks quality of life and travel amenities of America's small and midsized cities.(read more)