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City News & Press Releases

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Annual Make a Difference Day in Bidwell Park & City of Chico Greenways

The ninth annual Make a Difference Day in Bidwell Park and City of Chico Greenways will take place on Saturday, October 25. See full news release for more information.

Pumpkinhead Contest

The City of Chico is permitting the closure of Fourth Street on Saturday, October 25, 2014, for the Pumpkinhead Contest. See full news release for more information.

Clean Creeks Calendar Submittals Now Being Accepted

The City of Chico is once again seeking photographs of Chico creeks and waterways for the 2015 Chico Clean Creeks Calendar. See full news release for more information.

Leaf Collection Begins November 3, 2014

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Recycling Bins for Bidwell Park

The City of Chico Park Division recently received and are installing 20 new recycling bins designed specifically for placement in Bidwell Park as part of a national recycling bin grant program made possible by "Keep America Beautiful" and "The Coca Cola Foundation". See full news release for more information.

Chico Municipal Airport to Lose Commercial Air Service

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Building Division Announces Online Permitting Available

The Building Division of the Community Development Department has announced that some limited Building Permits can be applied for online. This system can be accessed by visiting the City's On-Line Permits web page.

City Council Appoints Interim City Manager Mark Orme as City Manager.

The Mayor has issued a press release regarding the appointment of Mark Orme as the City of Chico City Manager.

1st and 2nd Street Downtown Couplet Project Phase II

Beginning the week of July 21 the City of Chico and Contractor Thomas H. Williams will begin construction on Phase II of the 1st and 2nd Street Couplet Project. See full news release for more information.

State Route 32 Widening Project Phase 1

Beginning Monday, June 9, 2014, and continuing through January 2015, construction will be performed along State Route 32, east of State Route 99. See full news release for more information.

Chico Certified Farmers' Market Initiative

The City Attorney's legal opinion on the validity of the CCFM initiative currently being circulated has been released to the public. According to the press release information, the proposed initiative violates Article II, Section 12 of California's Constitution, and is therefore invalid. See full news release for additional information.

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