Tag: City of Big Bear Lake

City’s Mid Year Fiscal Checkup Good – Capital Projects $6.8 Million

Big Bear Lake, CA – This year alone, the City is investing $6.8 million in capital and infrastructure improvements.  Of that, $2.3 million in funding has been provided by Measure Y which is the advisory measure adopted by voters to set aside 2% of the TOT collected for capital improvements aimed at enhancing the visitor experience. Truly keeping our local dollars local and improving our community. At the February 13, 2017 Mid-Year Budget Workshop, City management shared with Council the news that the local economy continues to recover and major revenues are up 5%. As a result the City...

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City Reorganizes Leadership Rolls

Big Bear Lake, CA –  December 14, 2016 – The City of Big Bear Lake in compliance regulations tied to the City Charter, annually reorganizes the leadership positions at their December public meeting in Hofert Hall.   On Monday evening, December 12th, Mayor David Caretto opened nominations for Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, Fire District Chairman and Vice Chairman and the Successor Agency Chair and Vice Chairman. The members of the City of Big Bear Lake, City Council unanimously approved the following positions:  Bill Jahn – Mayor; Rick Herrick – Mayor Pro Tem.   The City of Big Bear Lake Successor Agency;...

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Spruce Up for Spring with The City of Big Bear Lake

Big Bear, CA, April 1st, 2016 – After months of blustery winter weather, Spring has officially arrived! Staff is busy throughout the City, in residential neighborhoods and business districts, sprucing up for warmer weather. Say hello to our Public Works crews as they work on: Re-painting parking stalls on City property and street delineation Re-planting City parks and the Village as needed Street sweeping & Street striping City-wide Pothole repair and paving as needed Clean-Up Lake access points       Spruce Up with Us!  Now is the time to give extra attention to your yard or the outside of your home. ...

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Vehicle Charging Stations May Be Coming to Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, March 30, 2016 – On March 24, 2016, representatives of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Clean Fuel Connection, Inc., the City of Big Bear Lake, Bear Valley Electric Service, and the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce met to discuss the proposed placement of two DC fast chargers and several level two slow chargers in and around the Village area of Big Bear Lake. The Bartlett Parking Lot located at the center of the Village and the Civic Center would be the most likely locations for the two fast chargers. According to Todd Warden of the...

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Big Bear Kicks Off the Holidays with Christmas Tree Lightings and Santa

Big Bear, Ca, November 27, 2015 – Now that the Thanksgiving turkey has been eaten, it’s time to ring in Christmas in Big Bear. Tonight, in the heart of the village, you can join 6000 locals and visitors for the annual Village Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa’s Grand Entrance. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm with entertainment provided by Big Bear’s own Mountain Marvelettes and wandering carolers, The Voices of Christmas. Mayor David Caretto, Supervisor James Ramos, and Assemblyman Jay Obernolte will lead the countdown to officially light the tree. Once the tree is lit, Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride up Pine Knot in an antique fire engine greeting everyone before making their way to the Santa House where they will see children until 9:00 pm. On Saturday night, the Big Bear Fire Department hosts their annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The party starts at 5:00 at the fire station in Big Bear City, with caroling, hot chocolate, cider, coffee, and activities for the kids. Families are asked to bring a plate of cookies to share. The tree will be lit promptly at 5:30 and Santa will be making a special visit. Kids, be sure to bring your wish...

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