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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.

Boating at Berenda Reservoir and Drag Boat Races
It is not known if and when water will be released into the Berenda Reservoir this season, hence it is not yet known if or when the reservoir will be open for recreational boating. Updates will be provided when they are available.

Also, following affirmation by the Chowchilla Water District, the Chowchilla Lions Club and the City of Chowchilla, there will be NO DRAG BOAT RACES at Berenda Reservoir this summer.

Employment Opportunities
Full time and part time jobs are available with the City of Chowchilla. Current open positions include Deputy City Clerk/Secretary II, Utility Systems Supervisor, Streets and Construction Worker I, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I, II or III, Water System Worker I, II, or III, and Police Department positions. Click HERE for more information.

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.

Chowchilla Spring Festival Parade Route
To comply with Caltrans requirements the following information is provided.

The annual Chowchilla Spring Festival Parade will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016. Robertson Boulevard through downtown Chowchilla will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the duration of the parade.

The parade will begin at the intersection of Robertson Boulevard and 13th Street and proceed east on Robertson Boulevard to Front Street. At Front Street the parade will then turn south and proceed to Mariposa Avenue where it will turn west and continue to Third Street where it will turn south. The parade continues south on Third Street to conclude at the Chowchilla Fairgrounds at 1000 S. Third Street.

Vehicle traffic using Robertson Boulevard will be detoured north to Kings Avenue.

Questions on the parade route and detour can be directed to Janene Hicks, Community Development Department at (559) 665-8615, extension 410, or Wendy Smith, Public Works Department at (559) 665-8615, extension 305.

The next gathering is Tuesday, June 21 from 12:30-1:30pm at Deli Delicious at 1435 E. Robertson Boulevard.

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

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.

Invitation for Bids - Weed Abatement Contractor
Proposals to provide contracted weed abatement services for the City of Chowchilla will be released soon. Click HERE for bid information.

Request for Proposals - Professional Auditing Services
Proposals to provide professional auditing services for the City of Chowchilla are due by 4:00pm on May 19, 2016. Click HERE for bid information.

Audit reports for the current and past fiscal years are available online. Click HERE to access the audit documents.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 16 - Citizen Volunteers Needed for Airport Commission
The Chowchilla of Chowchilla has four vacancies on the Airport Commission and applications are being accepted to fill these vacancies. Click HERE to view the details about the current Airport Commission vacancies. Click HERE to download an application to complete and submit to the City Clerk' office by the deadline of Thursday, June 16.

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

SUMMER Yard Irrigation Regulation in Effect May 1
Beginning May 1 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.

Chowchilla Water Regulations
Click HERE for more information.

Chowchilla Demographic Data is a readily accessible resource for detailed informative profiles of cities in the United States. To view the compiled data, including population, housing, and other topics about Chowchilla click click HERE.

Fiscal Year 2015-2016 City Budget
The Chowchilla City Council approved the City budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Click HERE to view the budget documents.

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.

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.