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Townhome project seeks final OK

THE GARDEN GROVE CITY COUNCIL will meet on Tuesday (Shutterstock).

The second and final reading of an ordinance clearing the way for construction of a 31-unit townhome project goes before the Garden Grove City Council when it meets on Tuesday, 

Proposed is a planned unit development by Melia Homes at 9861 Hill St. on a 1,8-acre lot. That space is now occupied by a 59-bed facility for the developmentally delayed, scheduled to be closed in May.

The project was first approved by the council 7-0 on March 12.

Also on the agenda will be appointment of members to the Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee. Measure O is the ballot measure approved by Garden Grove voters to add a 1-cent sales tax levy in the city.

The council meets at 6:30 p.m. in its chamber in the Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Ave.

Time to sign up for spring sports

The City of Westminster is offering a variety of sports for youths ages 3 to 14 years old. Soccer and basketball programs will begin the week of April 8, with practices held at Bolsa Chia, Liberty and Sigler parks.

The fee is $24 per participant per sport for eight weeks and includes a T-shirt.

Also being offered are mini sports, which introduces children ages 3 to 5 to soccer and T-ball. Parent participation is encouraged. The program begins on Saturday, April 27 and is held at Sigler Park from 10 to 10:45 a.m.

In addition, soccer clinic (11 to 11:45 a.m.) and basketball clinic (12-12:45 p.m.) are offered for boys and girls ages 6-12 years. The registration fee is $18 per registrant per sport for six weeks and includes a T-shirt.

For more information, call (714) 895-2860 or visit . 

Get your free compost on April 13

Garden Grove residents can get up to 60 gallons – per vehicle – of nutrient-rich compost at the annual Compost Giveaway event on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Municipal Service Center, 13802 Newhope St.

Vehicles must enter from the rear of the center on A Better Way, accessible from Anahel Street.

Residents should bring their own containers or buckets to pick up the loose compost. Bags are not permitted. Due to the popularity of this free event, residents should expect long lines.

For more information, call (714( 238-2444 or so go . 

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