The OCTA Needs Your Help
Assist the Orange County Transportation Authority with the development of a Long Range Transportaiton Plan. The plan will be used as Orange County's input into the Southern California Association of Government's Regional Transportation Plan. You can help by filling out the online questionaire and provide your priorities for Orange County's transportation systems. Access the questionaire at octa.net/lrtp.
Questions? Contact Kelley Jiminez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 560-5421 for more information.
Wednesday, December 4, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cats only from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Bell Tower Regional Community Center
On the first Wednesday of every month, the City of Rancho Santa Margarita hosts a low cost pet vaccination clinic at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Back by popular demand, the vaccination clinic will open early for cats only at 6:30 p.m. This is to alleviate stress on our feline friends. No appointment is needed; pets are treated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dogs: Rabies vaccination $7, DHPP $17, Bordetella $14, Lyme $22
Cats: Rabies $7, FELV $19, FVRCP $17, Purevax $20
AVID micro chip $28
Cash only. Pets must be secured on leashes or in pet carriers.
For more information, call Community Services at 949.216.9700.
Submit Entries by December 6, 2013, 5:00 pm
It is that time of year again and art contest participants are invited to submit artwork for the City of Rancho Santa Margarita's annual Children's Art Contest. The contest categories include: drawings (pencil, charcoal, chalk, ink crayons and pastels), collages (paper, fabric, string, noodles, beads, and tissue), or fiber work (needlework, sewn designs, leather) or digital photography.
TO ENTER, SUBMIT ARTWORK TO: The City of Rancho Santa Margarita, Community Services Department, 22232 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all local students. Entries will be judged by grade categories: K-2, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9-12th.
ENTRY DEADLINE: December 6, 2013, 5:00 pm.
Great News for Small Businesses - No Charge Consulting Services
California SBDC of Orange County is an economic development program of Rancho Santiago Community College District partially supported by the U.S. Small Business Adminsitration, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and California State University Fullerton. Through this collaboration, free small business training is available. Whether you are expanding your business or launching a successful start-up, the Orange County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is availabe to help you advance to the next stage of success by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with expert consulting, effective training and access to resources. Contact SBDC at www.ocsbdc.org or call 714-564-5200.
Find Key Demographic Information and Commercial/Retail Space Quickly and Efficiently
New and improved information has been uploaded on the City's website, making the search for key demographic information, as well as commercial/retail space available for lease, much easier. Through two new software programs, "City Demographics" and "Commercial Space Available," the Development Services Department is providing access to important data that will assist commercial brokers nationwide, developers, businesses, and potential residents.
"City Demographics" is an easy to use program that allows the user to access population counts and other demographic information; household trends; general employment information; city maps; development opportunities and economic indicators.
"Commercial Space Available" is a program that identifies available commercial space in the City that can assist businesses that would like to locate to the City of Rancho Santa Margarita, as well as existing businesses that would like to stay in the City. Office, industrial and retail availability information is provided.
For more information, contact Nate Farnsworth, at email@example.com.
The Perfect Venue For Your Next Celebration
The holiday season is fast approaching and whether you
are planning a formal holiday gala or an employee luncheon, the Grand Ballroom at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center is an exceptional room complete with hardwood floors and chandeliers. The ballroom may be sub-divided to accommodate smaller functions as well. To enhance your event, the ballroom has an integrated sound system with full audiovisual capabilities and multiple electronic projection screens. Immediately adjacent to the Grand Ballroom is a full service caterer's kitchen with state of the art appliances. The kitchen can be added to any ballroom rental for an additional fee.
For more information, contact the Community Services Department at (949) 216-9700.
The Annual State of the City Speech will be replayed in its entirety on November 6th, November 7th and November 8th at 7:00 pm on Cox Channel 30 (analog) and Channel 850 (digital). Additionally, the State of the City will be on Cox3 Demand (Channel 2636) from November 11, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
The State of the City is also available on the City's YouTube site at http://www.youtube.com/user/CityofRSM.
Beautification Project On Track and Will Be Completed by Early December
The beautification project that includes tree removal and replacement in the City Hall and Bell Tower Regional Community Center parking lots began on Thursday, November 14, and will be completed by early December. The project is phased to minimize impacts during business hours at the City Hall and Bell Tower Regional Community Center. Pedestrian access points for both buildings will be maintained at all times. Handicap accessible parking stalls will be maintained in both parking lots at all times for the duration of the project.For more information about the project please contact the Public Works Department at 949.635.1800, extension 6507.
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RSM has joined Orange County's regional emergency notification system.