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City Council Meetings
The Chowchilla City Council meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm
in the City Hall Council Chambers at 130 S. Second Street. To view the  upcoming City Council agenda as well as past meeting agendas, packets and/or minutes click HERE.

Berenda Reservoir Reopens for Weekends Only
The Berenda Reservoir is open again but with a different schedule. The Chowchilla Lions Club will open the reservoir only on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:00am to 7:00pm. All boats, jet skis and other watercraft must be off the water by 6:30pm. The Berenda Reservoir will close for the 2017 season at the end of the day, Monday, September 4, of the Labor Day Holiday. Click HERE for important information.

City's 2017-2018 Budget Document Released
2017-2018 City of Chowchilla 2017-2018 Budget is now available. Click HERE to view and/or download the complete document.

Chowchilla Assigned "A" Bond Rating by S&P
The City received excellent news when Standard & Poor's Global Ratings assigned its "A" long term rating to the City of Chowchilla. Click HERE to read the details.

City Employment Opportunities
To view open job listings with the City of Chowchilla click HERE to go to the recruitment page.

Join City Administrator Brian Haddix and staff in an informal discussion about topics of interest important to you as a resident and our community on the 3rd Tuesday each month from 5:30-6:30pm.

Join Chief of Police David Riviere the 3rd Tuesday morning of each month from 8:00-9:00am in an informal setting to talk about topics and concerns you may have about public safety and policing.

Yard Irrigation Regulations in Effect
The City of Chowchilla must comply with the California State Water Resources Control Board regulations for statewide urban water conservation. The Chowchilla City Council has passed seasonal regulations that affect property occupants and businesses. Click HERE to read more and view the current irrigation regulations.

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

City's Housing Element Online
The Housing Element complies with State of California Housing Element law that requires an the document be prepared and adopted as part of the General Plan for the City of Chowchilla. Click HERE to go to the Community and Economic Development page with a link to the approved document.

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.

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.

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 latest ENGLISH version
Click HERE for the latest SPANISH version

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 HERE to visit the MCEDC web site.

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (Valley Air District) is committed to improving the health and quality of life for all Valley residents through effective and cooperative air quality programs. Click HERE to go to their  web site for information, programs and reports.

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.


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