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City Services Academy Accepting Applications!
Interested in learning more about City government, services and its impact on the community? Applications are being accepted now for the City Services Academy.
Academy Flyer
Annual Compost Giveaway - April 12th
Spring is here and that means it's time again for Union City's Annual Compost Giveaway Day. This year's event is scheduled for April 12, 2014, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Tri-CED’s Union City facility, located at 33377 Western Avenue. Two bags of the nutrient-rich soil amendment will be distributed to residents who present a coupon from the Republic Services /Tri-CED newsletter, mailed to all Union City single-family households.
More About Compost Giveaway Day
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on April 26th

Youth and Family Services (YFS) announces its 3rd Annual Basketball Tournament at Contempo Park in Union City. It's scheduled for April 26 and registration is free. Age brackets are 12 to 14 years of age, 15 to 18 yrs and 19 to 24 years old. Coed teams are welcome. For more info call (510) 675-5816. If you would like to volunteer on the day of the event, or have a booth for your organization please send an email to yfs@unioncity.org

Activities for Teens
Do you ever wonder what you're going to do on a Friday night? Bring your friends and hang out at the Teen Center on select Friday nights during the spring. The Union City Teen Center also invites young people to spend the day at the Center when school is not in session. During Teen Furlough Days you can enjoy video games, ping pong, pool tables, crafts and other games
Teen Night Flyer
Spring Aquatics Classes
Union City Leisure services announces its spring schedule for our popular aquatics program. Swimming classes are available for all ages. Lap swim and recreational swim are also available at the Dan Oden Swim Complex, across the street from James Logan High School.
Aquatics Program Flyer
Second Annual Larry "O" Car Show
The Second Annual Larry "O" Car Show is set for Saturday, August 9, from 9 am to 3pm at the Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Road in Union City. This free event features music, prizes, a bounce house, classic cars, trucks and bicycles. For more information about car registration, please call (510) 675-5495.
Car Show Flyer
New Emergency Notification System for Union City
Union City has joined forces with CityWatch® Notification Systems to send out mass notifications of emergencies, to provide critical information or to ask for public help. A notification may be limited to a specific geographic area or sent Citywide. Information sent may include the description of a lost child, the need to evacuate, or advisement of police or fire activity in your area.
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City Introduces New Financial Transparency Tool
To help maximize financial transparency and build trust within the community, the City now publishes an on-line tool that provides a visual representation of its financial data. This tool provides employees and citizens with an unprecedented ability to access, analyze, and compare the City’s current year budget, expenditures, and revenues to prior year data. We encourage you to view the City's revenues and expenditures in our new financial transparency tool!
Go to OpenGov
Youth Commissioners Wanted
Do you want to make a difference and give teens of Union City a voice? The Youth Commission is an energetic and committed group of teens, who want to play an active role in their community, represents their fellow teens and have fun in the process. If you are interested in getting involved with your community, making a difference, earning community service hours and having some fun, then you are encouraged to fill out an application and join the UCYC TODAY!
Commissioner Announcement
Second Quarter Parking Permits
Now available for purchase online are the latest Area S and Area M parking permits, which are valid through June 30, 2014. Area S permits provide unlimited parking in four locations within a short walking distance of the BART station. The Area M parking permit is for Station Center residents and retail tenants who have more than one car. A permit costs $120 for three months, or only about $2.00 per commute day.
Visit UCParking.org
Program Helps Low Income Conserve Water
Alameda County Water District has launched a new program promoting water conservation while also helping low-income households save money on water bills. The Water Savings Assistance Program includes free installation of high efficiency toilets, showerheads and faucet aerators, installed at no cost to the homeowner. All in-home services will be provided by a licensed plumbing contractor.
News Release
Recognized Obligation Payment Schedules

As required by State law, the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) lists all enforceable obligations listed that are legally binding and enforceable agreements or contracts of the former City of Union City Redevelopment Agency, including those necessary for the continued administration of the Successor Agency to wind down the former Agency. The Initial ROPS and each subsequent ROPS are intended to be forward looking to the next six months.

Latest and Recent ROPS
Communication Tool for Union City Residents
As part of the City’s on-going social media and community engagement efforts, we have launched Nixle to inform residents, businesses, and visitors about Union City Police Department communications. Nixle is a provider of mass notification services for public safety and is used by over 4,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide. The free public notification service allows government organizations to securely communicate with the public via text/SMS, e-mail, social media, and internet posts.  To receive alerts via email and text, you can by log on to http://www.nixle.com/ or  send a text message with Union City’s zip code (94587) to 888777.

Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 20%
We are currently experiencing the worst drought in California’s recorded history.  The Governor recently declared a drought emergency, and in response the Alameda County Water District is asking all residents of Union City, Newark and Fremont to voluntarily reduce water use by 20%. 
What You Can Do to Conserve Water
Union City's Reliance Metalcenter Receives Award
The City of Union City congratulates Reliance Metalcenter, proud recipient of a 2014 Stopwaste Business Efficiency Award. The company was presented with the prestigious award at Stopwaste's annual recognition event held at the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro.
ServiceUC-Download City's Mobile App Today!
Today, citizens can use their smart phones to point, click and submit requests and feedback directly from their smart phones to the City. Citizens using Android and Apple mobile phones can communicate first-hand, their requests with supporting photographs and notes to illustrate the issue. Citizens can also check the updated status of their requests 24x7 via their smart phone. This new technology improves the community by yielding better information from citizens and also helps keep the City informed on issues of importance to citizens. The application is easily downloaded from the Apple and Android App Stores, simply search Service UC and scroll to find Union City.
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