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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Palm Trees Planted on Main Street

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We have trees! As part of the Main Street Revitalization Project the palm trees are being planted on Main Street.

The palm trees planted on Main Street is one part of the Main Street Revitalization Project. The modified Main Street Improvement Project includes sidewalk widening extensions and medians at First Street and at Peck Street, intersection improvements at Se...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Identify Important Transportation Projects

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Take the survey and help identify important projects in Santa Cruz County.

Help identify the transportation projects that are most important in Santa Cruz County by completing the linked survey. The survey is part of the Unified Corridor Investment Study by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation and considers Highway 1, S...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Mañana Lane Sewer Replacement Continues

Manana Lane Project

The crew from Bay Pacific Pipelines, Inc. continue to replace the Mañana Lane trunk sewer line. The existing sewer is too small for current sewer flows and has reached the end of its service life. The new pipe will be larger and made of a stronger, more d...

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Posted on: May 13, 2017

Watsonville Receives Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community Award

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Watsonville was recently awarded the Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community Award by the League of American Bicyclists.

This week the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest cities across the country to receive Bicycle Friendly Community awards and Watsonville was among them, receiving a bronze level designation. The award will be presented at the Watsonville Ci...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities

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Please note that the City of Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities throughout the City.

Please note that the City of Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities throughout the City, both for residential and commercial code violations. 

It is the mission of the Code Enforcement Division to work in partnershi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Your Dollars at Work

You Dollars at Work

The City of Watsonville strives to maintain a high level of service at the lowest cost to our residents.

Utility ratessupport infrastructure improvements required to continuedelivering safe and reliable water, sewer, and solid wasteservices to our customers.

Every day we pump, treat, test and deliver nearly 7 million gallons of water from our local groundwate...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

2017 National Public Works Week: May 21-27

Public Works Week Poster

Public Works staff is sort of the unseen heroes of the community in a lot of ways. Staff is on call 24/7 monitoring areas such as the drinking water system, traffic issues, sewer and more.

National Public Works Week: May 21-27

"This year National Public Works Week celebrates the vital role public works plays in connecting us all together. As the cornerstone of civilization, public works provides, maintains, and improves the structures a...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

City of Watsonville Announces New Website & Refreshed Logo

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We're excited to announce that big changes are coming as we work on revamping our communication efforts and rebranding our City image...

The City of Watsonville is excited to announce that big changes are coming as we work on revamping our communication efforts and rebranding our City image, including a new website, community newsletter, City logo and branding campaign.The City’s...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Council Approves Transportation Projects to Be Funded by Measure D

Measure D

The City Council approved an expenditure plan that included seven transportation projects to be funded by Measure D...

Measure D will provide the City with $750,000 per year for the next 30 years.  This funding will be managed and spent in Watsonville and cannot be taken away by the State for other projects. 

The projects were identified through a survey conducte...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Pinto Lake City Park

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The City of Watsonville is saddened to learn of the passing of Patricia McQuade ...


The City of Watsonville is saddened to learn of the passing of Patricia McQuade, the concessionaire at Pinto Lake Park, and offers its condolences to the family of Ms. McQuade.

The City of Watsonville is temporarily overseeing the operations at Pinto Lake ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Senior’s/Care Utility User’s Tax Exemption

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Senior’s and Care customers living in the City of Watsonville are eligible for tax breaks on some of their utility bills.

  • Download the application form
  • Mail or deliver the form with a copy of a State/Federal issued identification and one recent utility bill to the City Finance Department at 250 Main Street, Watsonville, CA 95076

Utility User’s Tax Exemption Form &...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood Coming to Watsonville

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Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood is a program designed to connect with people who are interested in leaving their car at home...

What is Cruz 511?

Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood is a program designed to connect with people who are interested in leaving their car at home and making changes in their travel behavior.  The Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood Team will provide customized...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

HERO: Home Energy Renovation Opportunity Program

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The HERO program is now available to Watsonville homeowners.

The HERO program is now available to Watsonville homeowners.  HERO, which stands for Home Energy Renovation Opportunity, provides a unique financing option for homeowners who want to install energy efficiency upgrades in their home.  The...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Keeping Up With Watsonville

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Stay up to date with upcoming events happening in Watsonville...


 Earth Day/Day of the Child – Sunday, April 23, 2017: Join us for the 15th Annual Earth Day/Day of the Child Festival! The event is moving downtown to the City Plaza. Over 50 organizations and community services will join together to celebrate y...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Winning Entry in the 2017 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

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Watsonville's Parks & Community Services Dpt. is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Watsonville Strawberry Festival...

Local artist Priscilla Martinez has been selected as the contest winner for her art submission entitled, Strawberry Fiestas.This is the fifth consecutive year that Pricilla has won the poster contest. The winning entry will serve as the official poster fo...

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Recycle Your Used Motor Oil and Paint

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It’s more convenient than ever to recycle responsibly in Watsonville!
In-store take-back programs are free for residents.

It’s more convenient than ever to recycle responsibly in Watsonville! In-store take-back programs are free for residents. They help you return products like used motor oil and unwanted paint for reuse or recycling. These two products are considered househ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Water Line Replacement Project
Crescent Dr., Melrose Ave., & Allston Way

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The water line replacement project has started in various streets of Watsonville!

The following streets will be affected this project: 

  • Crescent Drive
  • Melrose Avenue
  • Allston Way

The project will consist of the installation of:

  • New water mains
  • Isolation Valves
  • Hydrants
  • Domestic Services

The project will begin on April 10, 2017 and the estim...

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