In The Spotlight
Community Choice Energy Virtual Town Hall
The City is considering a plan to provide Buena Park residents and businesses with a choice of higher renewable energy at competitive rates. Community Choice Energy is more local control over how the community's power is generated. Best part is: the choice is yours. Click to learn register for the March 2 Virtual Town Hall Meeting and learn more.
The City is opening a Utility Assistance Program providing assistance for residents impacted by COVID-19 who need help paying their past due utility bill(s). Utility assistance is provided for up to 3 months with a maximum of $1,000. Click here for more.
COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program
The City of Buena Park is accepting applications for a new COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist Buena Park residents facing financial hardships due to the pandemic. Program opens Monday, February 1, 2021. Click here for the application, checklist, eligibility and more!
City Facilities Open for Business
City Hall and City facilities (with the exemption of the Senior Center) are open. Staff is taking measures to ensure the health and safety of both employees and residents. We ask that visitors adhere to the following safety measures as well.
COVID-19 Testing Kiosk at Ehlers
COVID-19 Mobile Testing Kiosk at Ehlers Event Center (outside Veteran's Hall) on Thursdays and Fridays from 9am to 3pm. Appointments are required. Park and walk up to the kiosk at appointment time. Test takers will be given directions on how to self-administer the test. Result times vary but usually within 2-3 business days.
COVID-19 Case Data for Buena Park
The County of Orange, continues to provide updated data for the County and City’s COVID-19 case data. Buena Park currently has 7,204 reported cases (876 of those from children) and 76 deaths. Please continue to do your part by wearing a face mask, avoid gathering, and get tested. Buena Park is in this together.
Buena Park Community Resource Center
The Buena Park Community Resource Center continues to provide residents with resources, now over the phone and through email. They work to connect residents to critical resources (food, healthcare, financial assistance, jobs, housing, etc.) Call (855) 796-3456 for more.
COMMUNITY CHOICE ENERGY: THE BASICS
Here are the basics of Community Choice Energy before you tune in to the Virtual Town Hall meeting at 6pm on March 2.
CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERING COMMUNITY CHOICE ENERGY
The City is considering a plan to provide Buena Park residents and businesses with a choice of higher renewable energy at competitive rates. Community Choice Energy is more local control over how the community's power is generated. The best part is: the choice is yours.
UTILITY ASSISTANCE UP TO $1,000
The City is opening a Utility Assistance Program providing assistance for residents impacted by COVID-19 who need help paying their past due utility bill(s). The utility assistance is for up to three months with a maximum of $1,000. This program opens Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The City of Buena Park is providing rental assistance to Buena Park residents who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to pay rent. The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides eligible applicants assistance of up to $1,500 per month for up to three months.