ALPRs At Work in Town
On February 28th at about 10:00PM, there was an armed robbery and carjacking at a Valero Gas Station in Cupertino. Six suspects, in two vehicles, took the victim’s vehicle and personal property and drove off. The victim vehicle was captured on an ALPR cameras in Los Altos Hills. The ALPR camera captured an associated vehicle registered in the city of Antioch. The two suspects associated to the robbery and carjacking were detained by Antioch Police Officers. All the stolen property was located inside the vehicle. See the Sherriff’s Press Release here. For more information on how to protect yourself from burglaries, please click here.
Purissima Hills Water District and Town Collaboration
On Friday March 4, 2022, Mayor George Tyson, Purissima Hills President Steve Jordan, General Manager Phil Witt and City Manager Peter Pirnejad met to share updates, progress reports and explore opportunities for our two agencies to work together to serve our common constituents.
Battery Backup Energy Storage System (BESS)
The Town has entered into an agreement with Syserco Energy Solutions for the design and build of this project at Town Hall. Please see the hyperlink below for weekly updates on the project.
2022/23 Budget Preparation
This week the Town staff began work on the City Manager’s Budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Staff used the 2022 Council Priorities to build the budget.
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County to Pursue Acquisition of Lehigh Cement Plant & Quarry
This month, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in support of Supervisor Joe Simitian’s proposal directing the County to consider options for the acquisition of the Lehigh Cement Plant and Quarry property located in unincorporated Cupertino. To view the proposal, please click here.
Learn About Lehigh Cement Plant and Quarry
Supervisor Joe Simitian was joined by several oversight agencies for a virtual Lehigh Southwest Cement Plant & Permanente Quarry public meeting on 3/2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. If you missed it click this link for an opportunity to hear about the quarry & cement plant located in the Cupertino foothills.
Following New Health Guidance, Governor Newsom Signs Order to Update Workplace Safety Rules
Following the California Department of Public Health’s release of new indoor masking guidance, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order that updates the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) in keeping with the current guidance. The Governor's executive order can be found here.
County Health Order Update
The County issued a new health order related to COVID-19 that went into effect on March 2, 2022. View the updated order click here.
On Friday, February 25, 2022, PG&E submitted its annual Wildfire Mitigation Plan to California’s Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety. We also submitted our 2023 General Rate Case program and forecast updates to the California Public Utilities Commission on the same day.
PG&E prioritizes wildfire mitigation efforts in high fire-risk areas. While some initiatives, including undergrounding electric lines, are not currently planned in Santa Clara County, PG&E continues to refine plans and additional work may be considered in the future.
Please find the filings at the links below:
These documents include comprehensive information regarding PG&E’s efforts to provide safe, reliable energy services while keeping customers safe from the threats of wildfires.
Held Meetings and EventsFebruary 28: Parks and Recreation Committee Special Meeting
February 28: Pathways Committee Meeting
March 1: Emergency Communications Committee
March 3: Planning Commission
Upcoming Meetings and Events
*Agendas will be posted a minimum of 72 hours in advance
March 5: Pop-Up Community Playroom Noon-4:00 pm
March 6: Leadership Conference
- 10-11:30 am
March 7: Senior Commission Meeting
- 3:30 pm
March 7: Finance and Investment Committee Meeting
- 4:00 pm
March 8: Environmental Design and Protection Committee Regular Meeting
- 5:45 pm
March 9: Open Space Committee Regular Meeting
- 9:00 am
March 9: Technology Committee Regular Meeting
- 5:00 pm
March 10: Environmental Initiatives Committee Regular Meeting
- 6:30 pm
For a complete list of and more information, visit www.losaltoshills.ca.gov/calendar