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December 3, 2020

Ontario, CA – Ontario Council Member Alan Wapner recently received a Presidential appointment to become Chairman of the Natonal League of Cities (NLC) Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy Committee. As Chair of this committee, Wapner also was elected to NLC board of directors by NLC’s membership at the 2020 Virtual City Summit.

Wapner was elected to a one-year term and will provide strategic direction and guidance for NLC’s federal advocacy, governance and membership… Read More

April 5, 2020

The Ontario Police and Fire Departments are actively monitoring the reports of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and considering how COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases (e.g. cold and flu) will impact our City.  In collaboration we are working to respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak.  Our focus is the health, safety, and wellbeing of our… Read More

April 5, 2020

The safety and well-being of our staff and our community is our highest priority. In response to evolving information of the spread of COVID-19, Ontario Public Works & OMUC is implementing decisive measures to help prevent the spread of the virus and to protect the health and safety of all.  The City of Ontario is operating to provide essential services in compliance with the stay at home recommendations.  

Essential Ontario Public Works & OMUC services include providing clean, safe drinking water; assuring… Read More

April 5, 2020

Laws Protecting Employees

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office Help Site for COVID-19 related issues can be found here.

  • If an employee exhausts sick leave, can other paid leave be used?
  • Can an employer require a worker who is quarantined to exhaust paid sick leave?
  • What options do I have if my child's school or day… Read More
April 5, 2020

On March 14, the City of Ontario declared a local state of emergency in preparation for the potential local spread of COVID-19.  The City of Ontario was among the first in San Bernardino County to declare a local state of emergency which implemented a comprehensive emergency response plan to minimize the risk of exposure, anticipate potential vulnerabilities… Read More