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  • Community Information Program
    Public outreach programs include, Winter Weather Preparedness, National Public Works Week celebrations the 3rd week of May, SLO High School Rotary Career Day.
  • Community Volunteer Program
    Service organizations, church groups, neighborhoods, clubs, etc., can participate in various facility improvement activities.
  • Lend-A-Hand Program
    A program to allow residents and businesses to become actively involved in City activities by performing maintenance duties or provide service to the community.
  • Storm Drain Mapping Program
    Global Positioning System used to locate, inventory, and document the storm drainage system throughout the city. Data is used for improving substandard or failed structures within the system.


  • Sidewalk Repair Projects
    New installations, the completion of sidewalk continuity in residential and commercial neighborhoods, concentrating around schools, parks and churches. Hazardous replacement program to meet the goals for safe and smooth sidewalks.
  • Storm Drain Replacement Projects
    An annually budgeted program for new installations for replacement of substandard or failing drainage structures.
  • Facilities and Landscape Maintenance Projects
    Capital Improvement Projects for Buildings, Parks, and other City owned property following adopted master plans, and maintenance schedules.


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