The City Council will not meet in regular session on Monday, July 1. The Council's next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 8, 2013.
Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. Public Safety officials also will be on extra alert for illegal fireworks and related activities. 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 July 1, 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 City's ARTS (Area Rapid Transit Service) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not be operating, but will resume normal schedules again 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.
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