Announcements and Information
Make a big splash at Pasadena pools this summer
May 29 2015 - 04:36:00 pm
Our pools will be open on weekends starting Saturday, May 23, and opening day for the summer season is Monday, June 8.
The following pools will be open:

• Red Bluff Pool
Address: 415 Delta
Phone: (713) 477-2188
Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

• Sunset Pool
914 Hart
Phone: (713) 589-1043
Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.*
(*Closes for the day at 4:45 p.m. during swim lesson sessions)

Daily pool admission is $1.50 per Pasadena resident, and $2.00 per non-resident.

This year, there are two major rule changes for the pools:
1. Any child 12 years of age or younger must be supervised by a
person who is at least 16 years of age (with proper swim attire). The child must remain with that person at all times.
2. All non-swimmers must wear an USCG approved life vest.

The City’s splash pads are scheduled to open on Monday, June 15. For more information about the pools or splash pads, please visit
City facilities, services to close for Memorial Day
May 19 2015 - 10:21:00 am
All City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. This includes City Hall, Water Billing, both libraries, all recreation centers and other City facilities. There will also not be any City garbage collection, although Waste Management customers will have trash pick-up on their regular schedule.

Please note: both library locations will also be closed on Saturday, May 23.

All emergency response services will remain available as usual.

City facilities will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, May 26.
This weekend's Strawberry Festival events are the cherry on top
May 14 2015 - 04:08:00 pm

The Pasadena Strawberry Festival will be held this weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center & Fairgrounds. The annual event, which is being held for the 42nd consecutive year, features entertainment for the all ages, including: concerts, carnival rides & games, an adventure zone for kids, a barbecue cook-off, a 160-team mud volleyball tournament, wine tastings, magicians & other entertainers, 300 vendors and much more.


One of the most popular attractions each year is the World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake, which last year weighed in at more than 21,000 lbs. and spanned more than 2000 sq. feet.


With two stages for musical performances, the Strawberry Festival will also feature a full line-up of concerts throughout the weekend. The concerts on the main stage are:


            Wade Bowen                           Friday, 8:30 p.m.

            Granger Smith                         Friday, 10:30 p.m.

            Jason Eady & Adam Hood          Saturday, 8:30 p.m.

            Turnpike Troubadours               Saturday, 10:30 p.m.

            7Eventh Time Down                 Sunday, 2:30 p.m.

            Building 429                             Sunday, 4 p.m.                       


Admission is $15 per adult, $5 per child (ages 5-12; kids 4 and under are free) and $5 for senior citizens (55 and older). Proceeds from the Strawberry Festival are used for scholarships for local students and to support community projects. This year alone, the Strawberry Festival has awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships and will donate more than $40,000 to non-profit community groups.


The Pasadena Strawberry Festival will be held Friday, May from 15 from 3 p.m. to midnight; Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to midnight; and Sunday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is held at the Pasadena Convention Center & Fairgrounds, located at 7902 Fairmont Pkwy.

Upcoming elections spotlight 2013 council representation charter changes
May 04 2015 - 04:09:00 pm
On November 5, 2013, Pasadenans voted to change the City Charter so there would be six single-member Council Districts A through F, and two at-large Council Districts G and H, representing Pasadena residents.

These changes will affect the usual manner in which voters are accustomed to voting in our city elections. For the first time in many years, every resident in the city will have three representatives serving on City Council.

On Saturday, May 9, 2015, the City of Pasadena will be holding its first election under the amended Charter provisions. That means that every registered voter will be able to vote for three City Council members: one who represents them individually in their district, and two representing the entire city in at-large positions (Districts G and H).

If you have any questions or need more information, please call the City Secretary's Office at (713) 475-5513.

El 5 de noviembre de 2013, Pasadenans votaron para cambiar la Constitución de la Ciudad para que hubiera seis miembros Consejo único Distritos A a la F, y dos en general Distritos Consejo G y H, que representan a los residentes de Pasadena.
Estos cambios afectarán la forma habitual en que los votantes están acostumbrados a votar en nuestras elecciones de la ciudad. Por primera vez en muchos años, todos los residentes en la ciudad contará con tres representantes que sirven en el Ayuntamiento.

El Sábado, 9 de mayo 2015, la Ciudad de Pasadena celebrará su primera elección bajo las disposiciones de la Carta modificada. Eso significa que cada votante registrado podrá votar por tres miembros del Concejo Municipal: quien los representa de forma individual en su distrito, y dos en representación de toda la ciudad en al-grandes posiciones (Distritos G y H).

Si usted tiene alguna pregunta o necesita más información, por favor llame a la Oficina del Secretario de la Ciudad al (713) 475 a 5.513.
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