Newport Seaside Metropolis Supervisor Replace: Animal Shelter Replace, Mayor’s Youth Council

Grace Leung

By Grace Leung, supervisor of the town of Newport Seaside

Congratulations to associates at Newport Seaside Animal Shelter (FONBAS) for the most recent milestone in a public-private partnership that can deliver a brand new everlasting animal shelter to the town of Newport Seaside.

Final week FONBAS joined Metropolis Council members and Metropolis employees for a “topping off” celebration on the shelter web site, marking the position of the tallest beam within the development of the brand new construction.

FONBAS members have raised almost $ 3 million lately to buy the Riverside Drive lot and finance the design and development of the shelter. As soon as development is full, the shelter shall be donated to the Municipality and managed by our employees.

FONBAS 3: Holding the “Topping Off” beam are (left to proper) Pleasure Brenner, Newport Seaside Board Member, Jonathan Stafford (NBPD), Newport Seaside Fireplace Chief Jeff Boyles, NBPD Lt. Joe Cartwright, Newport Seaside Police Chief Jon Lewis, NBPD Animal Management Supervisor Valerie Schomburg (holding Agent Bubbles, the FONBAS mascot), Newport Seaside Board Member Diane Dixon. Picture by Chris Trela

The everlasting shelter will change a rented momentary shelter and can assist enhance the well being and welfare of the animals in our care.

Now we are able to stay up for the subsequent milestone for the shelter, the ribbon slicing scheduled for the autumn. Due to FONBAS and the numerous neighborhood donors who’ve contributed to the success of this public-private partnership to date.

For extra data on the shelter mission, go to

The Mayor’s Youth Council is now accepting purposes for the 2022-23 college yr

The Mayor’s Youth Council now welcomes purposes for the 2022/23 college yr. This instructional program offers highschool college students an in-depth have a look at the careers provided in native authorities and gives a discussion board for expressing opinions, creativity and a civic mindset.

The Mayor’s Youth Council consists of three totally different capabilities: schooling, service and consciousness. Along with particular person mentoring with municipal employees, Youth Council members may also be concerned in planning and implementing neighborhood occasions and interesting with their friends.

College-age residents are invited to use by Monday fifth September. Click on right here for extra data or to use:

The scarcity of asphalt briefly postpones the development of Jamboree roads

Paving operations for the rehabilitation of the Jamboree Highway pavement and the reclaimed water mission have been postponed because of the scarcity of asphalt concrete supplies.

The completion of the paving works was initially scheduled for 11 August. Attributable to an absence of obtainable supplies, the town contractor, All-American Asphalt, has rescheduled these works for October.

Within the meantime, the contractor will proceed with enhancements to the medians on Jamboree Highway between San Joaquin Hills Highway and Again Bay Drive. Median enhancements embrace the enlargement of the reclaimed water irrigation system and the set up of a brand new panorama.

The working hours are Monday to Friday from 7:00 to 16:30. Intermittent lane closures shall be wanted to facilitate median irrigation and landscaping work. Thanks on your continued endurance throughout development.

The June Treasury report now obtainable on-line

The June 2022 Treasury Report is accessible on the town’s web site at:

As of June, the town’s funding portfolio stood at $ 377.6 million when measured at amortized value. The town’s present portfolio market worth of $ 368.7 million incorporates value fluctuations resulting from altering rates of interest that are usually irrelevant, as the town sometimes holds its securities to maturity and receives all the fundamental worth at the moment.

The town’s liquidity portfolio is sized to satisfy the town’s money movement wants over the subsequent 12 months. Roughly $ 57.5 million or 15 % of the portfolio was invested in liquid investments obtainable for day-to-day working bills and prices related to ongoing development tasks.

An extra $ 28.9 million or eight % of the general portfolio was invested in a portfolio of shares with focused short-term maturities, which earn the next return than the town’s extra liquid investments.

Be Nicely Replace on the response to the cellular disaster

Be Nicely’s cellular disaster response staff operates in Newport Seaside 12 hours a day, 7 days every week to answer psychological and behavioral well being crises. The cellular unit is made up of psychological well being specialists and EMTs and works carefully with the town police and firefighters.

This week the Be Nicely staff:

  • She partnered with county grownup safety companies and veterans administration groups to shelter a newly evicted elder.
  • Transported an individual to a psychiatric facility for remedy.
  • Transported an individual to a disaster stabilization unit for remedy.
  • Reunite an individual together with his roommates.
  • Transported an individual to the emergency room for remedy.
  • It transported six folks to companies, shelters and appointments.

Homelessness Replace

The Metropolis of Newport Seaside gives a complete reply to deal with homelessness via a coordinated effort by metropolis employees, contractors, companion companies and nonprofit teams.

This week, the town’s homeless outreach and response groups:

  • She hosted a homeless couple and helped a companion put together for a job interview. Donations from the Good Giving program had been used to buy appropriate clothes and different objects for the job interview.
  • Hold defending folks. Eighteen individuals who had been homeless in Newport Seaside at the moment are hospitalized within the Costa Mesa Bridge Shelter.
  • He helped three folks join companies and full housing assessments for the county’s coordinated entry system.
  • Transported an individual to a Social Safety appointment.
  • Enrolled an older grownup for companies and accomplished an lodging appraisal.
  • Enrolled an older veteran within the Emergency Housing Voucher Program.

To donate to the homeless in Newport Seaside, go to our Good Giving program webpage at

Click on right here to view the most recent homeless dashboard, which incorporates key month-to-month and annual knowledge on the town’s homeless response: .

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