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Consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the CEQA Guidelines, the City of La Mirada has prepared an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the La Mirada Creek Park Master Plan project, which can be accessed at the link below. The proposed project involves the rehabilitation and naturalization of the approximately 15.2-acre La Mirada Creek Park. The IS/MND and appended technical studies provide the information and analysis necessary to assess relative environmental impacts of the proposed project.

Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines 15073(a) and 15105, the City has established a 20-day public review period from May 3, 2018 to May 22, 2018. All comments should be addressed to Eric Villagracia, Project Manager, City of La Mirada Public Works Department, 15515 Phoebe Avenue, La Mirada, CA 90638. If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please contact Eric Villagracia at (562) 902-2373 or All written comments should indicate a contact person for your agency or organization, if applicable, and reference the project name. Responsible agencies are requested to indicate their statutory responsibilities in connection with this project when responding.

The City will hold a public meeting on June 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at 13700 La Mirada Boulevard, CA 90638 (City of La Mirada City Council Chambers). The purpose of this meeting is to present information about the proposed project and the IS/MND. Adoption of the IS/MND and approval of the proposed project is schedule to be considered by the La Mirada City Council at this time. Interested parties, including public agencies, are encouraged to attend this public hearing.

 La Mirada Creek Park ISMND

La Mirada Creek Park NOI



La Mirada residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) items free of charge at the La Mirada Regional Park in the Tennis Court Parking Lot, off of Adelfa Drive on Saturday May 5, from 9a.m. to 3p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events operated by Los Angeles County and Sanitation Districts, are one-day, drive-through collection events where residents are invited to drop off their household hazardous waste and electronic waste (e-waste). There is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip.   Materials such as motor oil, paint, turpentine, cleaners which contain acids or lye, household and car batteries, pesticides and garden herbicides can be brought to the Countywide Hazardous Waste Roundup.

For more information call the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County at  (800) 238-0172 or the City of La Mirada’s Public Works Department at 562-902-2385.




Free Mulch Distribution, Paper Shredding, and E-Waste Collection Event

La Mirada Residents can take advantage of a free mulch distribution event sponsored by the City of La Mirada and EDCO Disposal.  Mulch is used to retain moisture in the soil, suppress weeds, keep the soil cool, and make the garden bed look more attractive. This is a self-serve, self-loading service, and residents must bring their own cans/bags and shovel. There will be a limit of three cans/bags per vehicle. Remember to bring a tarp to cover the material if hauling in an open truck on trailer.

Residents can also protect the security of their confidential information by shredding personal documents. Certified shredding trucks will be present during the event and all items will be shredded on-site. Quantities are limited to three bankers boxes (10”x12”x15”) per household. 

Unwanted electronics waste (e-waste) will also be collected including TVs, computer monitors, printers, fax machines, VCRs, etc.

This event is limited to La Mirada residents only and will be located on Saturday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot at the La Mirada Community Gymnasium, 15105 Alicante Road.  Please bring proof of residency (i.e. CA Driver's License or utility bill). Residents are asked to enter the Community Gymnasium parking lot from Alicante Road.  Household Hazardous Waste will not be accepted. 

For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (562) 902-2385.