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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will replace the existing interior fluorescent lighting with energy efficient LED fixtures and upgrade the building’s outdated lighting control system.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, […]

Pleasanton Residents – Share your Input! The City is facing tough choices and we want to hear from you before important decisions are made. City leaders are exploring options to address these challenges responsibly and with community support. One option under consideration is to ask voters to consider authorizing a modest increase to the local […]

With the rainy season in full swing and more storms in the forecast, now is the time to prepare your home or business. Around the house – clear storm drains, secure outdoor items, trim overhanging branches, and clean gutters In your car – Check wiper blades, tires and brakes Personal preparedness – Get rain gear […]

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2024, the City of Pleasanton was alerted to a water main break at the northern end of Kilkare Road in Sunol. Crews arrived on site and closed the line near 670 Kilkare Road. An AC Alert was sent to residents in the area alerting them of the water main break and water shut off at 10:41 p.m. The City is working to excavate the affected water main to determine the extent of the damage and make necessary repairs.

The City’s official Facebook page was recently compromised, and City staff have since determined that the best path forward is to develop a brand-new page to serve as the community’s go-to source for up-to-date, factual information on the social media platform. And in an effort to expand its social presence and share important information with […]

The City of Pleasanton’s official Facebook page has been compromised by unauthorized individuals. We are actively working to resolve this issue and secure the page. Please be cautious of any unusual posts or messages that may appear on our page during this time. At this point, all other City pages appear to be unaffected. We […]

Pleasanton, CA – On November 16, 2023, the City will launch a new citywide website designed to offer an improved and user-friendly experience for residents, visitors, and anyone looking to know more about what is going on in Pleasanton. This update aligns with the City’s new 5-year strategic plan’s goal of optimizing our organization by […]