The results are in for the 2018 Holiday Home Decorating Contest! We appreciate the time and effort each of you have put in to making our City look so festive during this time of year. To see a full list of the participants please click the following link http://www.downeyca.org/services/cs/special_events.asp
Please join us for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Downey Civic Center! This event will be free and have tons of entertainment, including a chance to take a picture with Santa himself! Bring the whole family and make sure to make it a part of your Christmas tradition this year!
The City Clerk's Office will have extended office hours on Election Day, November 6th from 7am-8pm. For more information, please call 562-904-7280. Please click here for election information.
Join us for this interactive workshop to provide input on single-family residential design standards in your neighborhood. FREE pizza and refreshments for all who attend.
Fiscal Year 2018-19 Proposed City User Fees
Please join us on September 10th for a workshop to provide input regarding single-family residential design in your neighborhood. Click on flyer below for more information.
On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., a public hearing will be held to consider a proposed Operating Covenant Agreement between the City of Downey and Giant RV. Click here to view a copy of the agreement. Click here to view a copy of the Assembly Bill 562 Summary Report.
The City of Downey has joined the Taking Back our Community Coalition of local governments dedicated to public education and community advocacy surrounding the unintended adverse public safety impacts of recent changes to California's criminal law.
Please join us for the second public input meeting for the Wilderness Park Restoration Project taking place on Tuesday, July 24th at 6pm. See flyer for more details.
The City of Downey encourages residents to visit cooling stations during the upcoming heat wave that is expected to begin Friday, July 6th. Click on press release below for more information.
The City of Downey is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for On-Call Federal Legislative Advocacy Services.
Deadline to submit is July 20, 2018 by 5pm.
The City of Downey is seeking applicants to lead our Human Resources Division! Please see attached job flyer for more details and apply by May 21, 2018!
The installation of new sport field lighting at Independence Park began on Monday April 16, 2018. A section of the parking lot has been closed off to allow the materials to be stored (please see attached site map below). The City anticipates the project being completed 2-3 weeks. Any questions, please call the Public Works Department at 562-904-7194.
The City of Downey is seeking proposals for Measure S Program and Project Management Services. Deadline to submit is May 3, 2018 by 5pm. Click on link below to view RFP. To view questions and responses for this RFP, please click here.
Downey is in the beginning stages of re-designing it's City website and we are seeking input from our community members. What improvements would you like to see in Downey's new website? Click here to complete survey.
The City of Downey invites applications for the position of Director Public Works. Please see job flyer for more details.
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Downey on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., or soon thereafter as may be heard, in the Council Chamber of Downey City Hall located at 11111 Brookshire Avenue. At the public hearing, consideration will be given to adopt a proposedresolution adopting the City’s 2015 Urban Water Management Plan. At that time and place all persons interested in this matter may be present to give testimony to the City Council for or against adoption of the proposed resolution.
If you challenge the proposed actions in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Clerk at, or prior to, the public hearing. Draft copies of the City’s 2015 Urban Water Management Plan are available for review at the Public Works Department counter and City Clerk’s office at Downey City Hall, 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, California 90241, during normal business hours (M-F, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), the Downey City Library, 11121 Brookshire Avenue, during regular Library hours, and on the City’s website. If you have questions, please call the Public Works Department Utilities Division at 562-904-7110.
Maria Alicia Duarte, CMC, City Clerk
Dated: February 8, 2018 and February 15, 2018
Please see press release for more details.
Join us on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 12pm - 4:30pm at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center for a part-time summer job fair! Meet hiring supervisors seeking recreation leaders, lifeguards, swim instructors, after school program leaders, parks workers and library aides. Please see event flyer for more details, or click here for the event flyer in Spanish.
Click below to view the Street Sweeping & Trash Collection Schedule for 2018.
The City has provided responses to questions submitted for the following Statement of Qualifications (SOQ's): "Professional Architectural Services for City Buildings and Facilities Improvement Projects" and "Landscape Architecture Services for City Parks Improvement Projects."
The City of Downey invites qualified professionals to submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for on-call architectural services associated with various City buildings and facilities improvement projects. Deadline to submit is January 16, 2018.
The City of Downey invites qualified professionals to submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for on-call landscape architectural services associated with planning and designing park projects. Deadline to submit is January 16, 2018.
A plant disease that kills citrus trees has been found in California. To learn more, click here.
Old River School Road Water System Improvement Project
The City of Downey has been named "Most Business Friendly City" by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
The latest Downey Insight Newsletter is now available! Please click on the link below to view.
As part of the City’s Residential Street Resurfacing Project, vehicular access on Arrington Ave. north of Gallatin Rd. and Dennis the Menace Park will be prohibited tomorrow afternoon (09/28/2017) during the pavement resurfacing operation (estimated hours 12PM to 4PM). Pedestrian access to the park will remain open at all times.
Downey has once again been named a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City Award.
The City of Downey invites applicants for the position of City Clerk. Please view flyer for more details.
Community Emergency Response Training is taking place during the month of October. See flyer for more details.
Come out and hear about the County of Los Angeles plans to revitalize the Rancho Los Amigos South Campus. Tonight at 5:30pm at the Barbara J. Riley Center at Apollo Park, the County of Los Angeles will host a forum to collect input from the community.
Would you like to learn more about your local government? Do you have aspirations of one day becoming a leader? Want to become more involved in your community? Then join the Downey Youth Commission!
The Community Development Department has launched a new interactive map to keep the community updated on development activity throughout the City! Please visit the Development Activity sub-page for more information on developments around Downey.
City of Downey Goes to Court to Get Foreclosed Rives Mansion Cleaned Up
The City of Downey is the proud recipient of the CAFR for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.
You may have seen some recent stories about the increasing number of trees found with the disease in Los Angeles and Orange County. If not, here is a good ABC story that provides some background on the issue. http://abc7.com/news/deadly-citrus-disease-detecte...
Click below to read full press release.
In March of 2016, the Downey City Council approved an AB2766 Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Committee (MSRC) grant agreement, in the amount of $40,000, with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) for the design, procurement and installation of four publicly accessible electrical vehicle charging stations.
Downey Receives Government Finance Officer's Association Award for its 2016-17 Fiscal Year Budget.
City of Downey’s Notice of Intent to adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Downey Groundwater Well Nos. 27 and 28 Project. Click on Document below for details.
Check out the new Winter/Spring City News and Parks & Recreation Guide for a list of classes and activities.
On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Downey Engines 64, 63, 61 with USAR 661, Truck 611, Squad 642 under the command of 604 responded to the intersection of Lakewood Boulevard and Cecilia for a reported single vehicle traffic collision which resulted in a sheared fire hydrant.