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Fire Incident Stat Report

March 21, 2019 

Here is February's incident stat report. DId you know that they even deliver babies? Way to go Downey Fire Department!


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City Performance Management Efforts

March 4, 2019 

The City of Downey City Council and Department Management staff make more effective decisions and provide higher quality services to residents by establishing annual objectives and monitoring ongoing performance measures. Additionally, the objectives and measures help to ensure service efficiencies, improve allocation of resources, and identify improvement initiatives.

For more information on the City's Performance Management efforts, click here.


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2nd Annual Summer Job Fair is a hit !

February 25, 2019 

We wanted to share with you the success of our 2nd Annual Summer Job Fair that took place on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Over 400 applications were received, including over 100 walk-in applicants.Parks and Recreation and Human Resources staff hosted a total of 157 interviews on the day and were able to offer jobs to 82 people for recreation leader, parks worker and lifeguard part-time positions.

The job fair created an opportunity for both departments to save staff hours on the recruitment and on boarding process and provides the applicants an opportunity to streamline the application and interview process.



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City Mission Statement and Values

February 4, 2019 

In an effort to better reflect the City's endeavors and express what makes the City of Downey unique, the City recently implemented a new City Mission Statement and Values. The Mission Statement and Values communicates the City's fundamental purpose of existing, provides a framework for decision making, and unifies City staff and stakeholders objectives of ensuring that Downey maintains a great place to live, work, and play. For more information, please click here.


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Mayor's Downey's Finest Award

January 25, 2019 

The Mayor’s Downey’s Finest Award recognizes individuals in the community who have performed an outstanding act or good deed; or have a longstanding history of community service and volunteerism in the City of Downey. The program is open to all Downey residents and individuals who work or volunteer in the City. The Mayor will select individuals based upon nomination letters received from the public and will recognize the recipient(s) of the Mayor’s Award at a City Council meeting.


If you wish to nominate an individual for the Mayor’s Downey’s Finest Award, submit this card as to why you think this individual deserves recognition. Please fill out card below,include your name, address and a phone number at which you can be contacted. This information can be submitted by mail to: Mayor’s Award, City of Downey, PO Box 7016,Downey, CA, 90241; by fax to 562.923.6388; or email council@downeyca.org.

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Mar26
6:30 PMCity Council MeetingCity Council Meetings happen every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers. The agenda for the City Council Meeting is posted 72 hours prior to the meeting. Agenda packets...
Apr2
6:30 PM  -  8:30 PMTown Hall MeetingJoin us as the City discusses the City's coyote activity and coyote management plan on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm at our City Council Chambers.
Apr6
9:30 AM  -  11:00 AMSmart Gardening WorkshopJoin us on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:30 am- 11:00 am for the Smart Gardening Workshop. Learn the basics of backyard compostin, water-wise gardening, worm composting, and grasscycling! For more...
Apr9
6:30 PMCity Council MeetingCity Council Meetings happen every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers. The agenda for the City Council Meeting is posted 72 hours prior to the meeting. Agenda packets...
Apr11
9:00 AM  -  10:00 AMDowney Business WatchNULL