October 3, 2013 Dear Ms. Warren, The Southern California Alliance of Law Enforcement, representing over 37,000 law enforcement officers in Southern California, is please to endorse your candidacy for re-election for Mayor of City of Fontana. Please feel free to call upon SCALE if we[...]read more
March 20, 2014 Dear Ms. Warren, The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) is proud to endorse your campaign for re-election to Mayor of the city of Fontana in 2014. PORAC is a professional federation of local, state and federal public safety association. With[...]read more
Story By Acquanetta Warren | Fontana Herald News Water Awareness Month is more than educating the public about water issues. It is also an opportunity to inform the public that this resource is headed for trouble if we don’t create a strategy to manage it.[...]read more
City of Fontana gets national recognition for completing key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! initiative
Story By Fontana Herald News The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Fontana for recent completion of key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive[...]read more
Story By Fontana Herald News Not every child realizes that he or she has the ability to go to college and pursue a career in medicine. That’s why Kaiser Permanente created the Hippocrates Circle Program, to mentor students and help them prepare to become the[...]read more
Fixing our nation’s broken immigration laws is among the most important issues of interest to America’s mayors currently before the U.S. House of Representatives. We believe strongly that maintaining the status quo will further damage the economic, political and social structure of our cities and[...]read more
Story By Fontana Water Company Fontana Water Company recently notified you that your water rates were being lowered by about 16%. That happened largely because the company’s new Sandhill Water Treatment Plant was able to maximize our use of very low cost Lytle Creek[...]read more
National Awards were presented to crime fighting “heroes” who support and utilize the WeTip hotlines
WeTip Inc. recently held its 41st Annual National Conference. During the luncheon, the National Awards were presented to crime fighting “heroes” who support and utilize the WeTip hotlines in their communities. Fontana mayor, Acquanetta Warren, was one of these heroes. She has been invaluable in[...]read more
Story By Acquanetta Warren | Fontana Hearld News The City of Fontana is moving toward healthy lifestyle choices usually not seen in urban areas. Some think that this started with the Healthy Fontana program, but actually it began with the General Plan adopted by our[...]read more
- State Leader in percentage growth of sales tax for 5 years.
- Construction of South Fontana Recycled Water Project.
- In progress construction of three interchanges.
- Invested heavily In Technology and efficiency enhancing equipment.
- Implemented the City’s first integrated development strategy which encouraged new businesses, helped established companies expand, improved infrastructure, beautified the city and created jobs.
- Provided fiscally responsible government with balanced budgets while ensuring the delivery of vital public services.
- Top 20 Safest Communities in the Nation.
- Fontana Rapid Response Team to deal with safety issues associated with early release
- Reentry Support Team developed to provide recent individuals released from jail with resources the need to avoid returning to jail.
- Created an award winning Future Leadership Investment Program (FLIP) in partnership with the Fontana Unified School District targeting positive development opportunities for at risk youth. Received the nationally acclaimed Webber Seavey Award for this program
Police Station remodel that expanded the station by 40,000 square feet and provided the top technology to service our growing community.
- Established a city-wide paramedic program and Fire District.
- Helped secure $43 million in grants for civic improvements.
- Improved the capabilities of Fontana’s Police Department to prevent and fight crime.
- Make sure Fontana’s firefighters had the resources needed to keep our city safe.
- Created a Fontana Senior Safety Network to centralize resource referrals and to prevent elder abuse.
- Purchased and rehabilitated aging apartment buildings to prevent blight and crime.
- Began Certified Emergency Response Training (CERT) as part of Office of Emergency Services (OES) and incorporated Neighborhood Watch into the program.
- Constructed/reconstructed 19 City Parks since 1999.
- Constructed border to border Pacific Electric Trail.
- Built two roller hockey facilities.
- Built 11 lighted soccer/football fields.
- Built 11 baseball fields.
- Tripled the Size of Fontana Chaffey College.
- Repaired infrastructure, added sidewalks and increased tree-trimming and street-sweeping.
- Created the area’s first smart transportation systems and traffic center to help residents in their commute and shopping.
- Built 10 new parks and added lighting to local sports playing fields.
- Initiated joint-use agreements with local schools so that communities would have access to additional recreational areas.
- Received national and international award recognition for many city developed programs
- Recently awarded number 2 in the Nation, Number 1 city in the State of California for “Lets Move” a healthy lifestyle program created by the First Lady, Michelle Obama
- Built Lewis Library and Technology Center and facilitated the expansion of Chaffey College in Fontana.
- Oversaw development of 10,000 new family residents and aggressively marketed a wide variety of financial assistance programs to first-time homebuyers.
- Partnered with Fontana USD and Boys and Girls Club to establish the Smart Kids Program to provide mentoring for our youth.
- Made intergovernmental and great funding a priority
- Lived within our means for 15 years and counting
- Approved over 13-million square feet of industrial development to create more than 5000 new jobs and green-lighted two-million square feet of commercial space.