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December 5, 2019

The annual tree lighting event at Ontario Town Square is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6 pm. The community is invited to attend the ceremonial countdown to light the tree and officially welcome the holiday season. Food vendors, local dance groups, and the arrival of Santa are planned for the event. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a free family movie night under the stars with your neighbors, friends and family. Prancer will be showing, a classic holiday favorite.

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December 5, 2019

Before we know it, Christmas will be here.  The fresh Christmas tree we couldn’t wait to decorate (or not) has begun to dry out.  Strategically we will try to remove the tree without leaving so many needles on the floor, especially in the carpet.  Putting it off is not an option as they become a fire hazard.  Below is information to help you plan the removal of your tree for the 2020 Christmas Tree Collection.

  • Collection period will be January 6, 2020 through January 17, 2020 (2 weeks of collection).
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October 28, 2019

Are you interested in removing your turf? Now is the perfect time to replace your turf with drought tolerant plants. The ideal planting season for drought tolerant plants is November thru February. Ontario residents are eligible for a rebate of $3.00 per square foot for up to 5,000 square feet. Please visit to learn more about the Turf Replacement Program or contact [email protected] .

October 28, 2019

Our team is staffed with approximately 1,200 full-time and 200 part-time diverse and talented employees who come to work each day ready to make a positive impact on the community. We value the principles of excellent service, teamwork, and integrity. Our approach to public service is a little different than many local governments; please read it here.

Are you ready to apply? Begin by reviewing the… Read More

October 28, 2019

Ontario’s annual water quality report for the past year takes you inside the world of your high-quality drinking water. This 2018 report is designed to provide important information about the source(s) of your water, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.

The Ontario Municipal Utilities Company is pleased to report that during the past year, water delivered to your home or business meets or… Read More

October 2, 2019

Have you ever just wanted to know the facts?  Nothing more – nothing less.  The City of Ontario publishes a series of fact sheets known as Ontario By The Numbers, (OBTN).  Some may know them as something similar to Key Performance Indicators, (KPI). 

Here in the City of Ontario, you can take a quick look at the city’s revenues and expenses in the OBTN versus reading a few hundred pages in the budget book. 

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