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Arts Commission

Milpitas City Hall Committee Conference Room 455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, CA

Agenda & Minutes

CEDAW Task Force

Milpitas City Hall Committee Conference Room 455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, CA

Agenda & Minutes

Big Bunny Scramble

Milpitas Community Center 457 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, CA

News and Announcements

CITY OF MILPITAS APPOINTS NEW FIRE CHIEFCity Manager Steve McHarris is pleased to announce the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Jason Schoonover as the new Fire Chief for the City of Milpitas, effective Sunday, March 26, 2023. Read the full Press Release here.

COMMUNITY OUTREACHThe City of Milpitas invites you to participate in the FY 2023-2024 Budget Community Outreach. The City Council wants to hear from you to make sure that the budget reflects the goals and priorities of the Milpitas community! Join us at a community meeting to learn more about the City’s budget process.

Community Meeting Date:

  • Thursday, April 6, 2023, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in-person meeting located at Milpitas City Hall, 1st Floor Committee Room, 455 East Calaveras Blvd.

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DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY ISSUED. On Wednesday, January 4th, at 2:59 p.m., City Manager McHarris, in accordance with Milpitas Municipal Code Title V, Chapter 1, Section 4.02-1, declared local emergency within the City of Milpitas, California for a significant weather event. Click here to read the full Declaration of Local Emergency and read here the Press Release.

RENT AND MORTGAGE RELIEF PROGRAM. The City of Milpitas expands its Rent and Mortgage Relief Program. The City Council approved the use of $950,000 to assist Milpitas residents and designated 75% of the funding to rent relief and 25% to mortgage relief. The Rent and Mortgage Relief Program will provide up to $5,000 in rent relief, and up to $15,000 for mortgage relief per household. The rent relief allotment launched on December 20, 2022, to help Milpitas residents in need of support during the holiday season and funding remains available. The mortgage relief allotment was launched on March 6, 2023. Read the full Press Release also in four other languages – Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

CATALYTIC CONVERTER PROGRAM. The City of Milpitas is launching a new program to deter automobile catalytic converter theft crimes. The business enrollment phase is currently underway. The program is funded by a $200,000 allocation of Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars and will be available for 3 months or until the funding is expended, whichever is sooner. In partnership with the City, local automotive business will provide metal rebar or protective plating services to add an additional layer of protection to deter catalytic converter theft for Milpitas residents. Milpitas residency will be determined by the Milpitas Police Department through an online system. As part of this program, the City will reimburse automotive businesses in the amount of $400/vehicle, up to a maximum of $10,000 per business. If the cost of metal rebar or protective plating exceeds $400/vehicle, the Milpitas resident will be responsible for the remainder of the cost. Etching is not eligible for reimbursement through this program. The City encourages Milpitas residents to register and avail of the $400/vehicle discount when the program launches in the Fall.

COUNTY-OPERATED MASS TESTING SITES CLOSED IN FEBRUARY 2023. For your future testing needs, please visit the County’s COVID-19 testing web page. If you do not have a healthcare provider, call the County’s Patient Access Department at 1-866-967-4677.

You can get free at-home COVID tests from the County’s Better Health Pharmacy in Downtown San Jose. Residents can get two test boxes, a total of four tests, for free and they do not have to show any form of identification to receive them. Better Health Pharmacy is located at 725 E. Santa Clara Street, Suite 202, San Jose.

Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Milpitas Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, and through teleconference/Zoom webinar on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, starting at 7:00 p.m. on the following:

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) General Plan Conformity Finding: A City-initiated request to consider a General Plan conformity finding for the Proposed CIP Annual Report in accordance with California Government Code Section 65401. This project is exempt from further CEQA review pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) in that CEQA only applies to projects that have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment.

Escape Campervan – New RV Rental – 893 Ames Ave. P-UP22-0006 and MS23-0038: A request for a Conditional Use Permit and Minor Site Development Permit to allow the storage and rental of passenger camper vans and associated repair activities inside an existing 12,800 square-foot industrial building and onsite improvements, including the installation of a new security fence and restriping of the parking lot, on a 2.30-acre lot in the M2 Heavy industrial Zoning District located at 893 Ames Avenue.

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