News & Alerts
News ImageCPUC San Bernardino Rate Design Forum - Tues. May 31 @ 6 p.m.
The California Public Utilities Commission is hosting an electric utility rate forum at City Hall.

This is your opportunity to hear a presentation by the CPUC’s Energy Division explaining the CPUC’s recent rate design decision and how it will affect you.

You’ll also have a chance to visit customer service representatives in the lobby if you have any questions about your utility bill, or how to enroll in consumer programs.
( Fact Sheet - English & Espanol )

News ImageSan Bernardino Public Library to Host Summer Meals for Children
The Feldheym Central Library, in partnership with the nonprofit organization 180 Degrees and Still Standing, will be providing meals to children again this year for the Summer Meal Program. Summertime brings a break from school, but the need for good nutrition doesn’t take a break!
( More Summer Meal information here )

News ImageSummer Reading Game at the San Bernardino Public Library Kicks off with 4 Events

The San Bernardino Public Library will hold their annual summer reading program from June 4 through August 4, 2016. This year's summer reading theme is READ FOR THE WIN. Children, teens, and adults are all able to participate to win prizes. Children and Teens will earn prizes by keeping track of minutes read, activities completed, and library events that are attended. Adults will be entered in drawings each time they visit the library and check out books and will also receive extra entries for attending library programs.

( See Programs Dates and Times here )

Fireworks Safety

The San Bernardino City Fire Department wants to ensure a safe 4th of July holiday season for all the citizens in our communities.

Sales of Safe and Sane fireworks begin at noon on Friday, July 1st, and run through midnight on Monday, July 4th. Please keep in mind that safe and sane fireworks can only be purchased at one of the designated fireworks booths permitted within the City of San Bernardino.

All fireworks, including "safe and sane", are illegal in areas north of the 210 freeway in the City of San Bernardino and subject to a $1000.00 fine...

( View PDF )

News ImageCitizen-based Charter Review Committee presents final report to Mayor & Council
Tonight the citizen-based Charter Review Committee will present and discuss their final report on the City's Charter. The report includes a 24-page staff report outlining the Committee's rationale behind the proposed changes, along with the proposed 12-page Charter and their working timeline over the last year. According to the staff report, the Committee is asking the Mayor and Common Council to consider putting the proposed Charter on the November 2016 ballot.
( Committee 50-page report (including Charter) )

News ImageSan Bernardino City Library Foundation Received A $2,500 Grant from Stater Bros.

The San Bernardino City Library Foundation has received a $2,500 grant from Stater Bros. Charities on behalf of the San Bernardino Public Library (SBPL) to add new titles to its Overdrive eBook and Audiobook collection.

( Read entire article on Stater Charities donation here )

News ImageFriends of the San Bernardino Public Library receives a $40,000 grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

SAN BERNARDINO, CA – April 21st, 2016 - The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library have received a $40,000 donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to purchase library books for the four city libraries of the San Bernardino Public Library.

( Read entire article here )

Refuse Services Announcement

Effective April 1st, 2016 Burrtec will provide all refuse services for City of San Bernardino residents and businesses. The City of San Bernardino and the San Bernardino Municipal Water Department are working with Burrtec to ensure the smoothest service transition possible. Please remember refuse services provided through March 31st, 2016 will reflect on your SBMWD April or May billing statement.

Please contact Customer Service at (909) 384-5095 should you have questions regarding refuse services or billing relating to refuse service provided through March 31, 2016.

For questions regarding refuse service after April 1st, 2016 please contact Burrtec at (909) 804-4222.

( View PDF )

#SBReady - City's Flood Safety Plan 2015/2016
Want to learn more about the city's flood safety plan? Here is our 2015/2016 plan, development by our emergency preparedness planning team. The team consists of multiple departments such as San Bernardino Police, Fire, Public Works, Parks & Recreations and more. The plan will be updated as we make further progress in our safety preparedness program.

Visit for more information.
( City of San Bernardino Flood Safety Plan )

December 2 Victim Support Resource

Please visit for more information on support for the December 2 shooting victims. Including how you can donate and share information.

( View PDF )

City to pursue service contract negotiation with Burrtec Waste Industries

On Monday, Nov. 16, the Mayor and Common Council gave City staff the green light to move forward with negotiating a 10-year service contract with Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.
A contract consistent with Burrtec’s proposal and the terms of the request for proposal is expected to be presented to the Council, for final approval, no later than January 2016. Staff’s analysis report and presentation are posted on

( Link to full news release )

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Mon., May 30, 2016
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Tue., May 31, 2016
6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
  Inlandia Creative Writing Workshop
6:00 PM
  CPUC San Bernardino Rate Design Forum - Public meeting
Wed., June 1, 2016
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Thu., June 2, 2016
9:00 AM
  Board of Building Commissioners
10:00 AM
  Development Review Committee Agendas
Fri., June 3, 2016
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Sat., June 4, 2016
8:00 AM
  Neighborhood Association Council Presidents' Meeting - informal meeting
8:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
  Wildwood Park - NA Event - Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM
  San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum
2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
  One World Rhythm
Sun., June 5, 2016
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