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Duarte Adopts Seven Districts for Future City Council Elections

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The City of Duarte will have seven distinct districts for future City Council elections starting in November of 2018. Under the district-based method, voters may elect City Council candidates only from their district. Click here to see Council adopted map.




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FRIENDS OF THE DUARTE LIBRARY TO HOST SPECIAL SCREENING OF DOCUMENTARY BEAUTY BITES BEAST, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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DUARTE, CA February 5, 2018 - The Friends of the Duarte Library would like to welcome the Duarte Community to a special free screening of the documentary film, Beauty Bites Beast on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Duarte Senior Center, located at 1610 Huntington Drive Duarte, CA 91010. Co-sponsored by the City of Duarte, State Senator Anthony J. Portantino, Assembly member Blanca E. Rubio, LA County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and the Duarte Chamber of Commerce, this special screening includes a reception with light refreshments starting at 5:30 pm followed by the film screening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.


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SPRING ACTIVITIES FOR THE DUARTE COMMUNITY

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DUARTE, CA, February 5, 2018 – The City of Duarte invites community members of all ages to partake in fun filled activities during the months of March and April!


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Cesar Chavez Service Project March 24, 2018, Westminster Gardens

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DUARTE, CA - Celebrate the birthdate of the late Labor Leader Cesar Chavez by volunteering in your community Project on March 24, 2018 on the 32-acre campus of Westminster Gardens.


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Duarte Homeless Count 2018; March 15th Community Workshop Scheduled

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The City of Duarte in collaboration with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) conducted the street count component of the annual Homeless Count within the community on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 identifying approximately eight homeless individuals* and one vehicle* that potentially contained homeless.


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Citywide Street Sweeping Program Begins to Roll Out April 2018; Warnings begin May 1st; Citations Not Issued Until August 1st

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In response to years of concerns from residents about street cleanliness and litter on City streets, starting April of 2018, the City of Duarte will begin rolling out its recently approved Mandatory Citywide Street Sweeping Program.


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Duarte State of the City Presentation and Community Emergency Preparedness Fair Set for March 3

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DUARTE, CA, January 29, 2018 – Duarte has had its share of emergencies in the last two years between mudflows and hillside fires affecting our neighborhoods. With the need for emergency preparedness at the forefront, Duarte Mayor John Fasana will present his assessment as well as his vision for our community at the annual State of the City


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New City Entry Monument Signs Unveiled Along Huntington Drive

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New entry monument signs have recently been installed on Huntington Drive and Duarte Road to replace the old concrete signs installed many years ago. The new signs are part of a program to increase sign uniformity and to strengthen city image.


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DUARTE RESIDENTIAL REFUSE & RECYCLING RATES INCREASE 1.7% EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1st

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DUARTE, CA, January 22, 2018 – Duarte residents can expect to see a modest approximate $0.38 cent increase per month increase in their residential refuse and recycling rates effective January 1, 2018 from $22.07 to $22.45 based on the most common form of service i.e. 90-gallon trash container, 60-gallon recyclable container, and 60-gallon green waste container. Under the City’s contract with Burrtec, annual rate adjustments for refuse collection and recycling are permitted based upon a specific formula including increases to the Consumer Price Index, waste disposal tipping fees and fuel costs.


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WHAT COULD DUARTE HOMEOWNERS DO WITH AN EXTRA $70?

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In the spirit of New Year’s resolutions and setting financial goals, Assessor Jeffrey Prang encourages Los Angeles County homeowners to apply for the Homeowners’ Exemption that can save owners of residential property $70 off their property tax bill each year.



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Mid-Year Budget Hearing February 27th

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The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the 2017 - 2018 mid-year budget presentation scheduled for the February 27th City Council meeting starting at 5:30 pm. The presentation will be during a workshop prior to the regularly scheduled meeting taking place in the Community Center located at 1600 Huntington Drive.


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Business Mentors Needed for Groundhog Job Shadow Day 2018

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Hundreds of Duarte students and business community members will have the opportunity to spend the day learning about a variety of careers during the 16th annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day on February 8, 2018 starting at 7:30 am in the Community Center.


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