Thursday, February 27, 2014
Local updates from Claremont's City Manager
Courtesy of Claremont's City Manager Tony Ramos:
Electric vehicle chargers added to Village structure
The city recently installed two dual-mount electric vehicle charging stations for public use, states City Manager Tony Ramos in his weekly report. One station is located in the Village parking structure, on the first floor of the south side, and the other station is on the west side of Claremont City Hall. There are two chargers per station, and both are operable 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Detailed charging information can be found on ChargePoint’s website, by visiting http://www.chargepoint.com. The current rate is $1.25 per hour, and the chargers are accessible via credit card payment or a ChargePoint access card.
Temporary restrooms added to wilderness loop
In response to a need for sanitary facilities along the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park primary trail, the city has contracted for two port-a-potties to be placed at separate locations along the main loop. These units will be serviced weekly in addition to the ones located at the entrance to the trail. The restrooms are a temporary measure to address environmental concerns associated with the lack of sanitary facilities on the main loop while the city develops the master plan for the wilderness area. If you have any questions on this topic, contact Bob Cecil, community and human services manager at (909) 399-5431.
Traffic Calming Installations at College Avenue and Arrow
As part of the Traffic Calming Installations Project, driver feedback signs have been installed on College Avenue, between Arrow Highway and Green Street near Oakmont Elementary School. These electronic signs display the approaching speed of a vehicle. Research has found that installation of driver feedback signs is an effective tool to reduce speed, Mr. Ramos writes. The signs were activated this week.