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Posted on: February 24, 2021

E-Waste & Document Shredding Service available on Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Safely and responsibly dispose of electronic waste and take advantage of free onsite document shredding on Saturday, March 27th, from 8:00 a.m. to noon in the City Hall parking lot.

This semi-annual event is sponsored by the City of Rancho Santa Margarita and CR&R Environmental Services. The service is held rain or shine and is very well-attended. Participants are asked to please wear a mask for the health and safety of our resid...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Low-Cost Drive Thru Pet Clinic set for March 3, 2021 in Rancho Santa Margarita

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To ensure safety and time efficiency, reservations are required and must be scheduled no later than one week prior to the clinic. Visit heart4pets.org to register.

"DRIVE-THRU" VACCINATION AND MICROCHIP CLINIC PROCEDURES - RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED

Go to the "Clinic Services" tab on the website at heart4pets.org (3-step process to make a reservation)

  • Clinic starts at 6:00 PM, pets are seen in the o...
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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Camuglia selected as Planning Commission Chair, Nelson to serve as Vice Chair

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Planning Commission meetings take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of City Hall.

At its regular meeting on February 3, 2021, the Rancho Santa Margarita Planning Commission welcomed new Planning Commissioner Dave Triepke to the dais. They join Kristen Camuglia Jim Leach, Blaine Nelson, and Mark McQuaid to perform commission duties in 2...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Santa Margarita Parkway Bridge Hinge Maintenance Project Update

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The reconstruction of the hinge on the westbound Santa Margarita Parkway bridge, along with other preventative maintenance, is complete.

Median reconstruction, including replacement of trees and landscaping, is currently underway; the project is scheduled for completion this month.

We thank you for your patience and cooperation during this important infrastructure improvement.

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

OCTA Board of Directors Seeks Applicants for Public Member

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OCTA is seeking applicants for one Public Member seat for a four-year term. OCTA is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors (Board), which sets policy for OCTA.

The Orange County Transportation Authority is the county transportation planning commission, responsible for funding and implementing transit and capital projects for a balanced and sustainable transportation system that reflects the diverse travel needs ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Senior Cuisine Delivered Program Now Available

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Restaurant meals delivered safely and affordably for seniors 50+. Sign up today for $15 off your first two weeks.

Age Well Senior Services introduces Senior Cuisine Delivered, a  meal program for Orange County seniors, 50+, their caregivers, and dependents. Experience restaurant quality food delivered safely to your door, made affordable! Sign up today for $...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application period now through February 24, 2021

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The City is accepting applications from existing tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that provide eligible CDBG services that benefit low- and moderate-income Rancho Santa Margarita residents.

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OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022

The City of Rancho Santa Margarita anticipates receiving an estimated $200,000 in CDBG funds from the U. S. Department of Housin...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Rental Assistance Program

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The County of Orange has launched a one month open application period during February for rental households with unpaid rental and/or utility bills in arrears up to $10,000 per household.

Orange County was allocated $65,576,556 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to implement the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. The ERA Program provides funding to assist households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemi...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Small Business Grant Relief Program

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Application Opens Monday, February 1st at 9:00 a.m.

This $2 million Small Business Grant Relief Program will support small businesses and nonprofit organizations, within the 5th Supervisorial District, impacted by COVID-19 by providing $10,000 (flat rate, single payment) awards to qualifying applicants. Aw...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

County of Orange Adds Second Regional COVID-19 Vaccine Super POD Site

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The County of Orange is opening its second regional COVID-19 Vaccine Super Point of Dispensing (POD) site at Soka University of America in AlisoViejo on Saturday, January 23, 2021, starting at 8:00 a.m.

The Soka University COVID-19 vaccine supersite will open on Saturday, January 23, for individuals who live and work in Orange County and fall within the State’s Phase 1A, all tiers, including persons age 65 and older. Appointments are available ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Income Tax Preparation Assistance

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If your household income was less than $60,000 in 2020, you might be eligible to file your tax returns for free. Assistance is available by appointment in Rancho Santa Margarita.

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is now into its 7th year in Rancho Santa Margarita. Tax preparation is done for lower-income individuals (threshold $60,000) under the auspices of the United Way of Orange County and the Internal Revenue ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Disneyland to Host First OC "SuperPod" for COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Based on the high demand for COVID vaccines, the county is establishing Super Point-of-Dispensing locations or "Super PODs." At this time, individual cities will not host vaccination sites separate from the Super PODs.

The County of Orange has established the first large Point-of-Dispensing (POD) site to provide COVID-19 vaccines to residents at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.

“The Disneyland Resort, the largest employer in the heart of Orange County, has stepped up to hos...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Beall to serve as Mayor, Figueroa as Mayor Pro Tempore for 2021

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After the holidays, when the City Council reconvenes, Tony Beall will serve as Mayor and Anne Figueroa as Mayor Pro Tempore for 2021. City Council members made the 1-year appointments during their annual reorganization on Wednesday.

The City Council has selected Tony Beall as its mayor and Anne Figueroa as its mayor pro tem for 2021.

Each December, the council selects a new mayor and mayor pro tem from among its five members. Beall has served on the council since 2004 and was mayor in...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

RSM Library Construction Update

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The Rancho Santa Margarita Library closed for refurbishment on Monday, December 7, 2020, and is scheduled to reopen in June. While closed, patrons can access all other OC Public Libraries and are asked to pick up their holds at the Foothill Ranch Library.

The renovation process is to bring the buildings up to code and to meet current and future needs.  Repairs are based on the OC Public Works Capital Improvement Program and the OCPL Facility Assessment Study and interior modifications will include...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Incumbents reelected in Rancho Santa Margarita

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Mayor Pro Tempore Tony Beall and Council Member Carol Gamble have won reelection, according to the unofficial results from the Orange County Registrar of Voters.

In Rancho Santa Margarita, two seats were up for four-year terms.

Mayor Pro Tempore Beall was first elected to office in 2004. Council Member Gamble was first elected to serve on the City's inaugural City Council in 2000.  

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