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At its regular meeting on July 16, 2024, Pleasanton’s City Council approved a resolution to place a half-cent sales tax rate increase on the November 2024 ballot. This measure aims to secure funding to minimize cuts to City programs and services such as public safety, parks and street maintenance, and community programming. A recent financial […]

ECHO Housing is hosting this free workshop on August, 24, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register here by August 22.

ECHO Housing is hosting this free training on July 19, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Register here to attend.

The Kensington Apartments leasing office is accepting pre-applications for 1 bedroom BMR units until 5 p.m on Friday, July 26, 2024.

A heat wave is hitting the Bay Area this week. As the temperatures are expected to be over 100 degrees for much of the week, the City will open formal Cooling Centers from Tuesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 7. For questions during Cooling Center hours call (925) 200-6969. Water will be available on-site. Senior […]

Effective July 1st, our hours will be as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 am – 4 pm, Wednesday: 9 am – 1 pm, and Friday: Closed.

The City is facing a severe and increasing structural budget shortfall of $13 million annually over the next eight years. In response, staff have been working to proactively address the projected budget deficit with a combination of reduced costs and increased revenue. Among cost containment efforts, the City has delayed the purchase of equipment and […]

May 6, 2024 PLEASANTON, Calif. — The City of Pleasanton today announced that its lighting improvement project at the Pleasanton Library is scheduled to begin later this month. This project will replace the existing interior fluorescent lighting with energy efficient LED fixtures and upgrade the building’s outdated lighting control system. Work will commence following Memorial […]

Pleasanton is facing difficult decisions in the near future due to a severe and increasing budget deficit. Further adding to the problem, infrastructure and facilities maintenance and repair programs are seriously underfunded. Projections show an average General Fund budget shortfall of approximately $13 million annually over the next eight years. To address the projected budget […]

Pleasanton, Calif. – The City of Pleasanton’s Joint Powers Financing Authority proudly announces the assignment of a ‘AA’ long-term rating by S&P Global Ratings to its series 2024 water revenue bonds. This strong rating reflects the City’s continued commitment to financial stability and responsible governance. The ‘AA’ rating, accompanied by a positive outlook, underscores S&P’s […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. — At its regular meeting on May 7, 2024, the Pleasanton City Council approved the allocation of nearly $1,200,000 in funding for its Housing and Human Services Grant Program and Community Grant Program, aimed at supporting initiatives that enhance the quality of life for residents and address community needs. The Housing and Human […]

In December 2023, the City enacted a gas-powered leaf blower ban that takes effect June 1, 2024. The State of California enacted a similar ban on the sale of gas leaf blowers starting in the beginning of 2024. The move aligns with the City’s Climate Action Plan that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance environmental […]

PLEASANTON, Calif – Elected Officials from the Tri-Valley Cities Coalition (TVC), comprising the cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Ramon, and the Town of Danville, recently completed their annual advocacy trip to Sacramento. The delegation met with key state legislators and agency officials to discuss critical regional issues including transportation, housing, and environmental policies. The […]

Pleasanton Police DepartmentAddress: 4833 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton CA 94566Contact: Captain Larry CoxPhone: 925-931-5108 The City of Pleasanton Police Department continues to investigate a single-vehicle accident that occurred around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 on Foothill Road near Stoneridge Drive that resulted in the loss of a family of four. The victims were a Pleasanton […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. – At its regular meeting on April 16, 2024, the City Council approved funding for projects that will repair various city sites that were damaged during the storms in early 2023. Th contract will include the design of three projects partially funded by FEMA and two City-funded storm infrastructure improvement projects that will […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. – City Manager Gerry Beaudin is pleased to announce the appointment of Xaviera Scoggins as the City’s Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations. Scoggins has been serving as interim director since early March, following the departure of Veronica Thomas from the position; she will formally begin her new role on April 8, […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. – City Manager Gerry Beaudin is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Gina Anderson as interim police chief effective May 3, 2024, following the retirement of Police Chief David Swing. Chief Anderson began her law enforcement career as a Community Service Officer with the City of Davis in 1992. She was sworn […]

On March 26, 2024, Pleasanton Mayor Karla Brown delivered the annual State of the City address. This year’s theme was “ONE Pleasanton” and provided insight into the City’s new five-year strategic plan and its multi-year goals – building a community where everyone belongs, safeguarding our city, optimizing our organization, investing in our environment, and funding […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Police Chief David Swing has accepted the Executive Director position of the East Bay Regional Communications System Authority (EBRCSA). He will retire from the City of Pleasanton in April and is expected to start with EBRCSA in May 2024. EBRCSA was created in September 2007 with the formation of a Joint Powers […]

PLEASANTON, Calif. – City Manager Gerry Beaudin is pleased to announce the appointment of Siew-Chin Yeong as the City’s Director of Public Works following a competitive recruitment process. Yeong’s first day with the City will be March 25, 2024. “We are pleased to have Siew-Chin join the City’s executive team. Her expertise in budget management, […]