City News & Press Releases
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The City of Chico will be holding two volunteer orientations for those people interested in volunteering at the Chico Animal Shelter. Orientations are scheduled for Thursday, June 6th from 5:30 – 7:00 PM, and Friday, June 7th from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.
Mayor Mary Goloff will present Mayor's Awards for Achievement in the Arts for Youth on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the beginning of the regular City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at 421 Main Street.
The City of Chico has issued a permit which will allow the closure of a portion of West Legion Avenue on Thursday, May 23, and Friday, May 24, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. to allow CSUC students to move their belongings out of residence halls.
The City of Chico has issued a permit which will allow the closure of a portion of Orange Street on Tuesday, May 28, and Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for the Annual Drop & Dash: Divert, Don't Trash community collection event.
UTILITY USERS’ TAX (UUT) REFUND PROGRAM
The City of Chico Finance Office will be accepting applications between May 1, 2013 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.
VEHICLES BURGLARIZED IN BIDWELL PARK
Several vehicle burglaries were reported in various areas of Bidwell Park. Park Rangers and police encourage park users to keep valuables at home or on their person.
BIDWELL PARK RECOGNIZED AS A REGIONAL TREASURE
Bidwell Park was inducted into the California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS), District 2, Hall of Honor on February 22, 2013.
Photographs taken by the Chico Camera Club are currently displayed as part of the City’s Rotating Art Exhibit Program. The photographs will be displayed through July 12, 2103.
On October 18, 2012, the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), a national bicycle advocacy group, announced that the City of Chico has been elevated from a "Bronze" to a "Silver" level Bicycle Friendly Community.
BE PARK SMART
The City of Chico Park Rangers and Police Department offer some important tips for you, your family, and friends to have a safe, fun, and enjoyable park experience.
Many people enjoy visiting Bidwell Park with their dogs, however incidents and complaints involving dogs are on the rise. The City of Chico’s Park Division is launching a “Responsible Pet Owner” campaign with increased education and enforcement of dog issues.
The City of Chico Wastewater Treatment Plant, as part of it’s ongoing public information outreach program, has prepared the following information for inclusion in the October California Water Service City sewer user billing.