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Downtown Couplet Bike Hitching Post Community Design Competition - Entry form and guidelines now available:
The City of Chico will be installing new bicycle parking in the Downtown area and is seeking bike hitching posts designed by the community. Winners will be selected from each of the following four design categories: 1) Single hitching post, 2) Group of themed hitching posts, 3) Ed McLaughlin Memorial hitching post, and 4) Kids single hitching post. Designs must be completed on the Entry Form and are due to the City by June 3, 2013. For more information and details, please review the Design Competition Guidelines and Entry Form, or contact Mary Gardner at 896-7214, firstname.lastname@example.org or Tracy Bettencourt at 879-6903, email@example.com.
Opportunity to Serve on the Sustainability Task Force:
The City Council is seeking seven citizens to serve on the City's Sustainability Task Force. Applicants must be residents of the City of Chico and qualified voters, age 18 or older. Click here for more information and the application documents. Applications must be received in the City Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013.
Utility Users Tax (UUT) Refund Program.
The City of Chico Finance Department will be accepting applications between May 1 and June 30, 2013 for the annual UUT Refund Program. The Refund Program offers low income rate payers a refund on taxes paid for gas, electric, water and telecommunications services paid between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013. Income eligibility requirements for the program are determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development low income guidelines. Click here for the Refund Application.
Cell Phone Utility Users' Tax Refunds:
Applications for the Telephone (cellular phone or voice-over-internet-protocol) Utility Users' Tax Refunds are now available. Please click Application for details.