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City of Twentynine Palms - Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are held at City Hall, unless otherwise noted.
City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277, (760)367-6799.
Highway 62 Advisories - Yucca Valley to 29 Palms
PAVING PROJECT: CalTrans is continuing a pavement rehabilitation project on State Route 62 (Hwy 62, aka 29 Palms Hwy) from Yucca Mesa Road in Yucca Valley through Joshua Tree to Bermuda Avenue in Twentynine Palms, 1-1/2 mile east of Lear Avenue. The project consists of grinding the existing roadway and replacing with new material to ensure longevity of the route, and is expected through August 2013. One lane closed in each direction: 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, May 10, to Friday, May 17. Motorists are advised to drive slowly and proceed with caution through the construction zone. Expect traffic delays. CalTrans District 8: (909)383-4631 or www.caltrans8.info.
General Plan 2012 & Development Code 2013
The General Plan Update for the City of Twentynine Palms, approved by the City Council on April 24, 2012, is posted on the website for public viewing. A printed copy is also available for viewing at City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277. The General Plan can be accessed on the General Plan 2012 Mission Statement page in the City Documents section of this website. Public hearings for the Development Code update are now being held on the third and fifth Tuesdays of the month at Planning Commission meetings. Questions? Call the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 760-367-6799.
Adopt-A-Street Program - Application (PDF file)
Trash & Recycling
Curbside pickup: Burrtec Waste & Recycling Services, under contract with the City of Twentynine Palms, provides curbside trash and recycling collection for residents living within the city limits of Twentynine Palms. Recycling site: For residents living in the outlying areas of the city, public recycling bins are located at the City's Public Works building on Bullion Avenue off Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms. These bins are accessible 24/7 and will accept recyclable plastic, paper, cardboard, cans, and bottles. Electronic waste: For questions about electronic waste or other recycling matters, contact Burrtec's office in Yucca Valley at 760-365-2015 or toll free at 866-989-2783.
Household Hazardous Waste: San Bernardino County offers a drop-off site in Joshua Tree, located on 29 Palms Hwy. east of downtown Joshua Tree. The site is open the 3rd Saturday of each month, 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Paint cans, batteries, etc., are accepted. Information: 909-382-5401. For oil recycling, contact Oily Cat, 800-645-9228.
Self Hauler Permits
Got Potholes? Call 367-ROAD
The Public Works Department is busy filling potholes in Twentynine Palms. When the weather warms up, the city’s asphalt roads react with an outbreak of potholes and fractured road surfaces caused from the winter moisture. According to Public Works Superintendent Jose Nieves, the road repairs keep city crews on the move. Twentynine Palms residents can report large potholes or road problems in their neighborhood by calling Public Works at 367-ROAD. “If you leave a message,” Nieves said, “we will get back to you in one business day.” Photo: James Thompson (left) and Mike Mintz patching Mesquite Springs Road in 2009.
Family Disaster Planning
The City of Twentynine Palms reminds its residents to review their Family Disaster Plan. As with any city, Twentynine Palms has the potential to experience a multitude of natural disasters. After witnessing disasters throughout the world, many of us ask, “Am I as prepared as I should be in the event of an emergency?” Recent events have shown us that we need to be prepared to survive for up to 72 hours before outside assistance may arrive. Copies of the free guide "Your Family Disaster Plan" are available at City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road, or click the link below to download a copy in Adobe PDF. For more information on disaster planning, contact the City's Emergency Services Coordinator, Ron Peck, at (760)367-6799.
See also our Emergency Operations page on this website for more information and links to the Hazard Mitigation Plan for Twentynine Palms.
Family Disaster Guide, San Bernardino County
Natural Disaster Food Safety Guide, SB County, March 2011
City News Releases...
To read recent news releases from the City of Twentynine Palms, click on an item below. (PDF format)
News 04-15-2013 - City Manager Richard N. Warne retires
News 04-01-2013 - City Budget Public Forum on April 9
News 03-16-2013 - City Council Groundbreaking for Dollar General store, March 26
News 03-10-2013 - Call for Art, Desert Critters Show
News 03-04-2013 - City Ribbon Cutting for National Park Drive sign and artwork
Archives - News Releases 2012