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City of Chowchilla
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City Council Meetings
The Chowchilla City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm
in the City Hall Council Chambers at 130 S. Second Street. To view or download the agendas and minutes click HERE.

City Council Adopts a Balanced 2016-2017 City Budget
The Chowchilla City Council has adopt the balanced 2016-2017 fiscal year budget for the City of Chowchilla. Click HERE to view online or download the complete budget document.

Starting Tuesday, July 26, the Berenda Reservoir will be opened and closed by the Chowchilla Lions Club members EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND from 8:00am to dusk (ABOUT 8:30pm) until the water release by the Federal Government to the Chowchilla Water District ends, likely in early August.

The Lions Club asks that everyone who visits the Berenda Reservoir to please be safe and obey all water and boating rules.

Click HERE for IMPORTANT BOATING REGULATIONS and RULES at the Berenda Reservoir 

The next gathering for Community CONVERSATION is Tuesday, August 16 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Deli Delicious restaurant at 1435 E. Robertson Boulevard, near Savemart.

CLICK HERE for INFORMATION about Community CONVERSATION - Let's Talk Chowchilla

Employment Opportunities
Full time and part time jobs are available with the City of Chowchilla. Click HERE for more information.

Now seeking: Police Lieutenant
Coming soon: Public Works Director

Notice of 2016 Election
Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in the City of Chowchilla, County of Madera, State of California, on the 8th day of November 2016 for the purpose of electing the following positions:

Three council members, four year terms

Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Forms for declaring candidacy are available at the office of the Registrar of Voter’s 200 West Fourth Street, Madera, CA commencing July 18, 2016 and shall be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. August 12, 2016.  To obtain additional information you may telephone the Registrar of Voters office at 559-675-7720.

Date:  July 15, 2016; City Clerk: Joann McClendon, CMC

Anuncio de Eleccion
SE AVISA POR ESTE MEDIO que se llevará a cabo una elección general en la Ciudad de Chowchilla, condado de Madera, estado de California, el 8º día de noviembre de 2016 para elegir las siguientes candidaturas:


Los centros de votación estarán abiertos de 7:00 a.m. a 8:00 p.m. el día de elecciones.

Formularios para postulación a las candidaturas están disponibles en la oficina del registro de votantes 200 West Fourth Street, Madera, California comenzando el 18 de julio de 2016 y deberán ser presentados a más de las 5:00 p.m.  tardar el 12 de agosto  de 2016 antes de las 5:00 p.m.  Para obtener información adicional puede llamar a la oficina del registro de votantes al (559) 675-7720.

Fecha: 15 de Julio de 2016; Secretario de la Ciudad; Joann McClendon, CMC

City Offers Incentives to Spur Local Development
The Chowchilla City Council has adopted multiple incentive programs to spur building development in the Chowchilla community. These programs include the Neighborhood Infill Development Incentives, the Industrial Development Incentives, and the Downtown Vacant Building and Business Development Incentives. Click on each incentive title to view the specific media release.
To view all media releases click HERE.

Police Department Seeks Volunteers
The Chowchilla Police Department encourages residents to join them as volunteers to help with a variety of duties in the community throughout the year.
Click HERE to download a Volunteer Application.

 SUMMER Yard Irrigation Regulations in Effect
For the summer months, Chowchilla property owners (including renters) must limit their landscape watering to TWO DAYS OR LESS to comply with the California State Water Resources Control Board regulations for statewide urban water conservation. Watering days are determined by the STREET ADDRESS NUMBER (even or odd). Property residents are REQUIRED TO SET their automatic irrigation controllers to the watering schedule. Property residents who do not use automatic irrigation controllers are also required to follow these regulations. The City of Chowchilla will be monitoring and providing assistance to help property residents to comply with the state mandated restrictions. Click HERE to read more.

Click HERE for a Treasure Hunters Market APPLICATION

Chowchilla Demographic Data
Check out the readily accessible resources for detailed informative profiles with compiled data, including population, housing, and other topics about Chowchilla at the City Data web site and the United States Census Bureau web site, including Census QuickFacts historical data.

Madera County Economic Development Corporation
Businesses large and small looking to locate to Chowchilla are invited to visit the Madera County Economic Development Corporation in addition to contacting the City of Chowchilla. To learn more click click HERE to visit the MCEDC web site.

Media Releases
Click HERE to view media releases and public announcements.

City Spotlight Newsletter
Click HERE to read the latest edition of the City Spotlight Newsletter or past issues. The newsletter is included with the monthly utilities bill mailed the first week of each month and is emailed to Xpress BillPay customers.

Annual Water Quality Report
Each year a mandated Annual Water Quality/Consumer Confidence Report is produced by the City of Chowchilla and provided to all of our water customers. Click HERE for the English version; Click HERE for the Spanish version.

California High-Speed Rail Authority
To learn more about the proposed high speed rail project for California Click HERE to go to the CHSRA web site.

Housing Assistance Programs
The City of Chowchilla in partnership with Self-Help Enterprises is offering Housing Assistance Programs to qualified, low-income families. Click HERE for more information.