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Livermore Homeless Refuge – Now Open

The Livermore Homeless Refuge partners with Livermore churches to provide rotating overnight refuge for people experiencing homelessness. The shelters operate with volunteers and open during weather conditions forecasted at 45 degrees or less with a 20% chance of rain. Services include dinner, breakfast, sleeping mat, and a sleeping bag. To confirm if the shelter is open for the evening call the daily hotline at 925.204.2678 and choose option 1 or check the website at www.livermorehomelessrefuge.org .

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Affordable Housing Opportunities

Hello Housing, on behalf of the City of Livermore is now accepting online Pre-applications from Low (80% AMI) and Moderate (120%) Income households for the opportunity to be entered into the 2020 Lottery for the opportunity to purchase a below market rate home under the City’s Affordable Homeownership Program.


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Commercial Cannabis in Livermore

The City of Livermore prohibits all commercial cannabis activities with a limited exception for the delivery of medicinal cannabis from a properly licensed dispensary outside Livermore to qualified patients and primary caregivers in Livermore.

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Chief of Police Appointed

City Manager Marc Roberts has announced his appointment of Jeramy Young as Livermore’s new Chief of Police, replacing Chief Michael Harris, who retired this past August. Young joined the Livermore Police Department in 2014 as a Captain. During his time in Livermore, he has been responsible for many notable accomplishments. He implemented the Area Command Policing model, expanding community policing efforts and strengthening relationships with the Livermore community. He was integral in the creation of a real-time crime center, allowing for more efficient and effective responses to crime events. Most recently, he has actively engaged with the City Council Equity and Inclusion Subcommittee to address many pressing law enforcement issues, including racial justice, police response to mental illness, and diversity in recruitment. Asked about his appointment, Young stated, “I’m excited to step into this new role and look forward to serving the community as their Police Chief. I have enjoyed working in Livermore and am eager to build on the great successes already achieved. The men and women of the Livermore Police Department are dedicated professionals, and I am honored to work with them.” Chief Young has a passion for community policing, transparency in law enforcement, and is committed to prioritizing diversity on the Livermore Police force. He is married, has three children, and enjoys golfing and camping with family.

City Manager Marc Roberts stated, “I am extremely proud of our Police Department. The fact that we had a well-qualified pool of candidates from across the nation shows how well respected our Department is. I am excited that Jeramy will be our next Chief of Police. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization. Chief Young is dedicated to social justice, continuous improvement and transparency, and has a passion for serving our community.”






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Water Professionals Appreciation Week - Meet Farnoush Levers

It’s Water Professionals Appreciation Week and the City of Livermore is celebrating by shining a spotlight on some of the hardworking staff who make sure our community has safe and reliable water, wastewater, and recycled water. Today’s spotlight is on Associate Civil Engineer Farnoush Levers.

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