News

Apr, 06
80 Watt STRONG….looks like this

It is a privilege to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the 80 Watt District, which is a PBID (Property Business Improvement District,) in North Highlands.  Having spearheaded a ‘BID,’ for the last five years, I’m looking forward to this new role, to give more support to your… Read More

Mar, 21
Watt’s Happening?

Welcome to our new web site http://www.80WattDistrict.com !  Check out our new Logo for the 80 Watt District and our Social Media connections listed below: 80 Watt District new logo (use to link to our site!) www.80WattDistrict.com Our new Twitter Account:  https://twitter.com/80wattD  Our new Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/80WattDistrict/  1) Watt’s… Read More

Feb, 26
Leveraged our Funds Through Grants

In 2017, the 80 Watt District was the only PBID that was successfully granted an award from the County’s TOT (Transit Occupancy Tax) Grant process. The grant of $20,000 pairs matching PBID and private money to purchase three License Plate Reader cameras in the district. There will be an additional… Read More

Feb, 25
Fencing

In 2017, Supervisor Susan Peters was able to fund a median fence from Winona to Myrtle Avenue. It will extend the current fence you see on Watt Avenue and Orange Grove. This area was identified by the CHP (California Highway Patrol) and the Sheriff’s Department as a possible location to… Read More

Feb, 12
Fighting Crime

Since services started in January 2016, crime for the 80 Watt District has decreased significantly. The Sheriff’s Department along with other law enforcement agencies have done a number of stings in the area. The PBID has successfully been working with the Sheriff’s work crew and Wells Sweeping to address trash… Read More

Jan, 18
Courtyard Motel

The Courtyard Motel has been a problem spot within the community and the 80 Watt District for a number of years. As of 2017, Mercy Housing is in escrow to purchase the property and convert it into a 92 transitional housing apartment complex. Mercy Housing has been successful in converting… Read More

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