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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR APRIL 10TH, 2014 HAS BEEN POSTED

A Special Closed Session is scheduled to begin at 6:30PM. The open session is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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THE PARKS BUILDING COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR MARCH 4, 2014 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR FEBRUARY 13, 2014 HAS BEEN POSTED

The Board will enter into a closed session special meeting at 6:30PM. Public comments sections will be held prior to and after the closed session. The open session is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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THE PARKS BUILDING COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR December 23, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR DECEMBER 12, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

The Board will enter into a closed session special meeting at 6:30PM. Public comments sections will be held prior to and after the closed session. The open session is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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THE POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR DECEMBER 10, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 8, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE ARLINGTON COMMUNITY CHURCH WILL BE SPONSORING A KENSINGTON ANIMAL FAIR ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER

To download and view the event flyer, click here.

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NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK INITIATIVE 7 SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 26TH, 2013

The next National Drug Take Back event is scheduled for October 26, 2013 at the Kensington Public Safety Building

For guidelines on what drugs will be accepted, click here.

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THE CONTRA COSTA COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION WILL BE DISCUSSING THE 6 PROPOSED CELL NODES FOR KENSINGTON AT THEIR SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 MEETING

AT&T's applications for six cell nodes in Kensington will be reviewed by the Contra Costa County Planning Commission at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 in Martinez.

To download and view the flyer from Supervisor John Gioia's office, click here.

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

The Board will enter into a closed session at 6:30PM. Public comments sections will be held prior to and after the closed session. The open session is scheduled to begin at 7:15PM.

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THE PARKS BUILDING COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR AUGUST 27, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR AUGUST 26, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

- This is a regular closed session meeting of the KPPCSD for August and is scheduled to begin at 11:00AM. A Public Comments section is scheduled for the beginning of the meeting. Please note that this meeting will be at the Public Safety Building at 217 Arlington Ave.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR AUGUST 19, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

- This is a regular closed session meeting of the KPPCSD for August and is scheduled to begin at 6:30PM. A Public Comments section is scheduled for the beginning of the meeting.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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JULY 23, 2013 AT&T CELL PHONE TOWER PROPOSAL MEETING

On 7/23/13, from 6:00 PM until 9 PM at the Community Center, AT&T will conduct an informational meeting for the community about its cell tower proposal.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR FY2012/2013 AUDITORS

The KPPCSD has sent out Request for Proposals for Auditors for the 2012/2013 fiscal year. The RFP packet can be viewed here.

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NOTICE OF ASPHALT TREATMENT RESCHEDULING

Due to the inclement weather earlier this week, the street of Arlington Ave from the Northern County Limits to Kensington Library, a portion of Los Altos Drive, and Sunset Drive that were scheduled for treatment this past Monday has been rescheduled to July 2nd and 3rd. New notifications will be delivered to the residents by the contractor.

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KENSINGTON NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014

The Kensington Notice of Determination of Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 has been posted here.

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THE KPPCSD FINANCE COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR MAY 30, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE PARKS BUILDING COMMITTEE AGENDA FOR MAY 29, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD REGULAR CLOSED SESSION MEETING AGENDA FOR MAY 28, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KENSINGTON PARKS & REC AND PATH COMMITTEE AGENDA MAY 2, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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BE WEARY OF SCAMS FOR THE BOSTON BOMBING

The recent bombings at the Boston Marathon have been a tragedy. I am sure all of you have seen the news coverage over the last few days. Many of us will begin to think about providing some type of aid to the victims of this tragic event which may include a monetary donation. Please verify the validity of the charity that you may be considering before sending funds. Unfortunately, a multitude of websites and fictitious organizations have surfaced who's sole intention is to scam the would be donor.

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THE KPPCSD PARK BUILDING COMMITTEE AGENDA PACKET FOR APRIL 18, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD POLICY COMMITTEE AGENDA PACKET FOR APRIL 16, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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THE KPPCSD AGENDA PACKET FOR APRIL 11, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

- Start time has been moved to 6:30PM

- The meeting will begin with the closed session.

To download and view the current agenda packet, click here.

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THE KPPCSD PARKS AND RECREATION AD-HOC COMMITTEE AGENDA PACKET FOR MARCH 6, 2013 HAS BEEN POSTED

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DIRECTOR METCALF RESIGNS AT THE DECEMBER 13, 2012 KPPCSD BOARD MEETING

To view KPPCSD President Lloyd's memo regarding Director Metcalf's resignation, click here.

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Emergency Notifications from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office

Anyone with a phone can receive voice alerts from Contra Costa County Sheriff's office. To sign up for the alert notification, please click here. The link has also been posted under the Neighborhood Watch section of this website.

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Information on Hazardous Waste Disposal and Recycling.

Links to the West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority have been added under the Kensington Community/Public Services section of the website. A direct link to this page has been provided here.

We have recently received several informational requests from residents about how they can properly dispose of their old pharmaceuticals. This information is available on the West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority website. The Kensington Police Department and Fire Department also participate in the National Drug Take-Back event (hosted by the DEA) where pharmaceuticals and controlled substances can be dropped off at the Kensington Public Safety Building. The event dates will be posted under this section of the website once made available by the DEA.

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Bay View Refuse & Recycling Service, Inc Letter to General Manager/Chief of Police Greg Harman.

During the June 9, 2011 KPPCSD Board Meeting, Lewis Figone, the President of Bay View Refuse & Recycling Service, Inc., handed GM/COP Greg Harman a letter and then left the meeting. The letter was a request for approval of assignment of the Franchise Agreement to Republic Services, Inc.

The letter can be downloaded as a pdf file here.

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Total Compensation Study for Kensington Police Officers and Sergeants.

The study as prepared by Koff & Associates is available here.

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The full budgets for the last five years are now available for download. Please check under "Budget" on the KPPCSD Board menu.

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Kensington Neighborhood Watch Mailing List Now Available

Anyone with an email address can now have Neighborhood Watch Newsletters and Updates emailed to them. To sign up for the Kensington Neighborhood Watch Mailing List, please click here.

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Street Sweeping Notice

Starting January 2010, the following streets will be swept as part of the Kensington SW Route on the first Friday of each month:

  • Arlington Avenue
  • Ardmore Road
  • Berkeley Park Boulevard
  • Beverly Road
  • Colusa Avenue
  • Coventry Road
  • Edgecroft Road
  • Kingston Road
  • Lenox Road
  • Lexington Road
  • Oak View Avenue
  • Ocean View Avenue
  • Santa Fe Avenue
  • Stratford Road
  • Valley Road

Please keep the roadway clear on the first Friday of every month by doing the following:

  • Move your vehicle and garbage/recycling containers
  • Clear any obstructions or large debris from the gutter
  • Remind your neighbors of the sweeping schedule
  • Trim back vegetation along the curb and sidewalk
  • Do not pile leaves or green waste in the roadway

Please do your part to help keep your neighborhood clean and keep pollutants out of our creeks. _____________________________________________________________________________________

Sign up for the Kensington Police Department Vacation Watch List Online

Anyone with internet access can now sign up for the Kensington Police Department Vacation Watch list on our website. To sign up for the Kensington Police Department Vacation Watch list, please click here. Please make sure to give at least 48 hours notice when signing up for Vacation Watch via the website. If you are unable to give 48 hours notice, please call the office at (510) 526-4141 to be placed on the Vacation Watch list.

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The KPPCSD Agenda Packet Mailing List & Board Meeting Recordings Now Available

Anyone with an email address can now have the KPPCSD Board Meeting Agenda Packets (for all regular and special meetings) emailed to them as soon as they are posted. To sign up for the KPPCSD Agenda Packet Mailing List, please click here.

Full-length recordings of KPPCSD Board Meetings are now avaiable in mp3 format for download here.

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