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AQMD Annual "Mow Down" PDF Print E-mail

Need a new lawn mower?  The South Coast Air Quality Management District's annual Lawn Mower Exchange program kicks off April 16 with pre-registration beginning at 8 am.  Los Angeles County residents can register by phone or online to claim a spot at one of 4 upcoming exchange events in May and June.  To pre-register starting April 16th, visit www.AQMD.gov  or call toll-free at 1 (888) 425-6247.  Once registered, participants can exchange a working gas-powered lawn mower for  a deep discount on a new high performance, cordless electric mower with five models to choose from starting at only $100. Pre-registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Cougar Park PDF Print E-mail

The City of Covina is happy to announce the construction of a new park!

Project Funding Source

The California State Parks’ Office of Grants and Local Services awarded the Parks & Recreation Department with $2,125,750 for the Cougar Park Project application that was submitted in July 2011.  This was Round Two of the Statewide Park Program and was intensely competitive with 64 projects selected from more than 400 applications submitted.

Cougar Park project site is off of Citrus Avenue and Puente Street next to Covina-Valley Unified School District Field.  The park amenities will include a small community center, children’s playground, splash pad and water spray feature, community garden, historical mural, benches, picnic area, and parking lot.

Project Timeline

Project is currently under construction.  A completion date will be announced soon.  Check back for the exciting details!COLOR PRELIM 11X17-web

Color Plans:  pdfView

B/W Plans:  pdfView

 
Economic Development Funds Available PDF Print E-mail

Funds are available to assist qualifying businesses in the City of Covina to expand and to create jobs.  The program is designed to create permanent jobs where at least 51% of which, computed on a full-time equivalent basis, involve the employment of low- and moderate-income persons.  Qualifying projects include retail/commercial businesses, high-tech industrial uses, and manufacturing businesses.  Home based businesses and service businesses do not qualify.

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Limited funds are available.  For more information, please contact the Covina CDBG division at 626-384-5442.

 For more detailed information, please CLICK HERE.

 
California Competes Tax Credit Program PDF Print E-mail

cal competes logoThe California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to busineses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in the state.  Tax credit agreements will be negotiated by the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development and approved by the California Competex Tax Credit Committee.  Each fiscal year, 25% of the available credits are reserved for small businesses.  Applications are accepted online and there is no fee to apply.

$151.1 Million available!

www.calcompetes.ca.gov | www.business.ca.gov/calcompetes.aspx

(877) 345-4633 | (916) 322-0694

For more information including evaluation factors, please view the informational flyer below, visit the websites above, or call the provided phone numbers.

Informational Flyer:  pdfView

 
State Approves Emergency Water Conservation Regulations PDF Print E-mail

On Tuesday, July 15th, the State Water Resources Control Board approved mandatory statewide regulations to increase water conservation.  The City of Covina Water Utility is reviewing these new regulations to make recommendations to the City Council to meet the new state mandates by August 2014.

There are ongoing local water conservation requirements in place due to the declared Level 1 water supply shortage.  Please view the document below to familiarize yourself with the water conservation requirements.

Water Conservation Ordinance:  pdfView

For information on the State's action, please visit the California state website by clicking, HERE.

 
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