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Help keep your streets clean, safe and dry!
LEAVES SHOULD NOT BE RAKED OR
PILED INTO THE STREET
Any debris in the
street blocks the flow of rainwater runoff and can cause
standing water that damages pavement becoming a nuisance for you
and your neighbors.
USE YOUR WASTE CONTAINERS
Leaves, limbs and
brush should be placed in the GREEN WASTE containers. Place the
GREEN WASTE container at the street on your regularly scheduled
weekly trash pickup day. Please remember that bottles and metal
cans MUST be placed in the BLUE container, and boards, and rocks
MUST be placed in the BLACK container along with regular trash.
REQUEST AN EXTRA GREEN WASTE CONTAINER OR EXTRA PICK-UP DAY
Chowchilla residents can arrange for extra GREEN WASTE
containers or extra pick-ups of GREEN WASTE containers with Mid
Valley Disposal Systems by calling 665-3099. Please know that
there is an extra charge for this service.
AVOID STREET SWEEPER DAMAGE
Street sweepers are not designed to pick up large piles of
leaves and can be severely damaged. The sweeper operator is
required to drive around any leaf piles that are put in the
If you have questions please call the City of
Chowchilla Public Works Department at 665-8615, ext. 789 or Mid
Valley Disposal at 665-3099
COUNCIL MEETS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER
HERE to view agendas and
minutes for the City Council meetings. You can
also view agendas and minutes of other City Commissions and
Committees on that page.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SERVE
Service to oneís community can never
be understated nor underestimated in the value provided both to
the citizenry who is served, as well as to the spirit of the
person who serves.
The City of Chowchilla is accepting
nominations of persons whose particular strengths, background,
experience, perspective and talents might contribute
significantly to efficient and representative policy development
and administration serving on a city board or commission.
Appointments are expected to be made by the City Council at
the January 6, 2015 council meeting.
HERE for a detailed
list of openings for the City Commissions and Committees that
includes the Planning Commission,
Heritage Preservation Commission, Airport
Advisory Committee and the Parks & Recreation
Persons who are interested need to
submit an application to the Chowchilla City Clerk, by Tuesday,
December 9, 2014. The application can be picked up at City Hall,
130 S. Second Street, during business hours, or downloaded
Unless noted otherwise, all appointed
terms begin in January 2015. If you have any questions please
call the City Clerkís office at (559) 665-8615 ext. 102.
ENACTS NEW WATER REGULATIONS
NEW REGULATIONS have been enacted by the Chowchilla City Council to comply with
the California State Water Resources Control Board emergency regulations for
statewide urban water conservation during the ongoing drought conditions.
Click HERE for more
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.
HERE for the English version. Click
HERE for the Spanish version.
BALANCED BUDGET APPROVED FOR THE
FOURTH STRAIGHT YEAR
At the May 27 meeting the City
Council approved the budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Click
to read the press release.
CITY OF CHOWCHILLA SEEKS OVERPAYMENT
FROM MADERA COUNTY
In late 2013, the City of Chowchilla
discovered that nearly $5 million dollars had been paid to the
County of Madera over a period of years that was not supposed to
have been paid. The payments were part of a 1995 contract
between the County and the City in which the County agreed to
support the annexation of the State Prison to the City of
Chowchilla and Chowchilla agreed to share certain revenue with
to read more...
MADERA COUNTY 2014
ASSESSED VALUE NOTICES NOW ONLINE
Assessed Value notices for properties
whose value has changed since last year are now available online
in Madera County.
Property owners can review their value
notices by clicking
HERE or copy and past this link into your web
The notice can be searched for by the Assessorís Parcel
Number, which can be found in the upper right-hand corner of a
property tax bill.
Property owners without access to the
County website can obtain a printed value notice by calling
(559) 675-7710, by visiting the Assessorís Office, or by sending
a written request to: Madera County Assessorís Office, 200 W.
4th Street, Madera, CA 93637.
The City of Chowchilla in partnership
with Self-Help Enterprises is offering Housing Assistance
Programs to qualified, low-income families. Click
HERE for more