Chino Hills– The City of Chino Hills City Hall and City Yard will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, from Friday, December 23rd through Monday, January 2nd. The Chino Hills Community Center and McCoy Equestrian & Recreation Center will be closed December 23rd, 24th, 25th, 30th, 31st, January 1st and 2nd. From December 27th to the 29th, the Chino Hills Community Center will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and the McCoy Equestrian Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Trash pickup will be delayed one day during the week after December 26th and January 2nd. Customers who require a new water service account or wish to close a water service account between Friday, December 23rd and Monday, January 2nd when City Hall is closed, will need to call (909) 364- 2860 to make arrangements with “on-call” staff. During the closure, the City will not process delinquent utility bill notices, nor will they “lock-off” water service. Customers are encouraged to pay due utility bills during or before the closure to avoid a longer wait time at the counter or on the phone, and/or to avoid having their water service “locked-off” until after the holidays when normal business hours resume on January 3rd. Customers may make payments during the above closure dates by mail using the return envelope provided, by dropping it off at the payment box in the Government Center parking lot adjacent to the Library, by paying online via http://www.chinohills.org/BillPay, or by using their bank’s online payment system. Staff will be available “on-call” to respond to emergencies just as they are on other holidays and on weekends. Please call (909) 364-2860 to report after-hours emergencies.
Chino Hills – Looking to update your home but don’t have the money to do so? Well now you can with the City of Chino Hills’ Home Improvement Grant Program that provides eligible homeowners with grants to assist in revitalizing their properties. Eligible homeowners can receive up to $5,000 in grants. Funding for this program is provided by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program.
Applications for this program are available in the Community Services Department. Read the following information for eligibility criteria and eligible improvements, according to the City of Chino Hills.
- Homeowner must own and occupy the single-family residence for at least one year.
- Gross annual household income may not exceed 80% of the San Bernardino County median income adjusted for family size:
Effective March 28, 2016
Household Size Income*
*income limits subject to change annually
- Property must be within the City of Chino Hills.
- All property taxes and assessments must be current and the property must not have any recorded property or income tax liens.
- A state and city licensed contractor must perform any home improvement work.
- Grants are awarded “one time only” per household per address.
Home Improvement Grants can be used for a variety of home repairs including, but not limited to, the following:
- Exterior Pain
- Driveway (concrete only)
- Door/Window Replacement
- Roof Repairs
- Garage Door Repairs
- Exterior Structural Repairs
- Drainage/Septic System
For additional information, you can go to Community Services Department at 14000 City Center Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709 or call at (909) 364-27
Chino Hills- If you are a Resident of Chino Hills, you are invited to attend a free Legal Aid Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 16 at the Chino Hills Community Center.
The Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino will be providing legal services to low income residents throughout the County for a variety of civil cases for qualified residents. The legal consultations will consist of a broad spectrum of legal issues as well as affordable access to the legal system. As a resident, you may receive help with document preparation, step-by-step instructions to facilitate requests for court orders, and help with navigating the court system.
The Legal Aid will allow residents to get help with lawful orders in parental rights, child and family support, custody and visitation, freedom from domestic violence and civil harassment, prevention of elder abuse, guardianship to provide care and access to health care for minors of absent parents, or conservatorship to provide care and access to health care for dependent disabled adults.
Chino Hills Community Center is located at 14250 Peyton Drive. For additional information about this free event, you may visit the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino website at www.legalaidofsb.org, or call toll-free at (866) 889-7328.
CHINO HILLS — The Chino Hills Community Foundation’s 4th Annual Spring Home Tour returns this year on Sunday, April 6, with an impressive lineup of custom-built homes that highlight the diverse community of Chino Hills.
Tours will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a wine reception to follow from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Chino Hills Community Center. Tickets are $45 per person, which includes the reception. Reception-only tickets are available for $30. Proceeds from the event will contribute to the Foundation’s efforts to raise funds for art programs and youth and senior recreation scholarships.
The tour will feature three grand custom properties, located in different parts of the City. The tours are self-guided, and numerous docents will be on-hand to share information about the homes.
“Guests are going to get a big kick out of our homes this year,” said Vice Mayor Cynthia Moran, chair of the Foundation. “From the best man cave you’ll ever see, to a villa, to a modern marvel, the homes really delight and deliver a fun experience.”
A wine reception with light appetizers will cap off the day where guests have the opportunity to buy raffle tickets and enjoy live music by Give Up The Junk, a Chino Hills youth band.
Event sponsors include: Keller Williams; Century 21 Beachside; Windermere Realtors; Advantage Realtors; Steve and Stephanie Eli; Loren Lillestrand; and Sylvia Nash. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
Founded in 2008, the Chino Hills Community Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the City through local philanthropy that benefits all citizens. Most recently, the foundation donated $300,000 to furnish the Community Center and gave more than $23,000 in scholarships to low-income children and teens participating in City recreation programs.
Home tour tickets are available through the City website at www.chinohills.org/HomeTour. Tickets may also be purchased in the Recreation Division at City Hall, 14000 City Center Drive. For additional event information and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.chinohillsfoundation.org or e-mail the Foundation at CHCfoundation@chinohills.org
Chino Hills – The much anticipated Chino Hills Community Center held its Grand Opening, on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. The dedication began at 10 a.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and special unveiling of the Donor Bricks in the courtyard. Attendees enjoyed live music, art exhibits, class demonstrations, information booths, delicious desserts, and much more. Tours of the new 17,000 square foot facility and adjacent park up were available until 2 p.m. on Saturday.
If you miss the Grand Opening, be sure and stop by 14250 Peyton Drive, in Chino Hills, to check out the new building and all the wonderful programs that are offered. Amenities in the new facility include a fitness/dance room, exercise room, game room, conference rooms, banquet hall, courtyard, and outdoor gazebo (perfect for a wedding destination). The Community Center is located next to the McCoy Equestrian and Recreation Center, which brings even more possibilities for community events to mind. For more information, call (909) 364-2700.
For those that like to enjoy the recreational activities that all the trails in Chino Hills provide, please be advised that the Hickory Creek Park and Nature Trail will be closed for maintenance from Feb. 5 to Feb. 14, 2014. The park closure will start at Rolling Ridge Drive and continue east to Pipeline Avenue. The park and nature trail will be closed weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The maintenance will allow crews to clear the creek of heavy vegetation and prepare the site for upcoming construction including stabilization of the banks, streambed enhancements, and additional landscaping with native trees, groundcover, and shrubs.
Park and trail access points will be blocked at Rolling Ridge Drive, Willow Lane, and Pipeline Avenue. All access is prohibited during the posted hours in order to allow crews and equipment to work safely. If you need additional information, call (909) 364-2722.