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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 voted to adopt the proposed balanced 2016-2017 fiscal year budget for the City of Chowchilla. Until the document is finalized for print the proposed budget document can be viewed online or downloaded by clicking HERE.

Berenda Reservoir is OPEN
The Chowchilla Lions Club along with many volunteers has completed the cleanup, repairs and preparation of the Berenda Reservoir for public use. The Lions Club wants to thank all of the people who have helped clean-up and donated time and resources to make this happen.

As of Thursday, June 30 the reservoir will be open on
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00am to dusk. The lake will stay open as long as water is being released by the Federal Government to the Chowchilla Water District and the stoppage could occur at any time.

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

Click HERE for important information about regulations. 

The next gatheringfor Community CONVERSATION 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 City Budget
The Chowchilla City Council is in the review stage for the next city budget and following approval the document will be available on this web site. The current 2015-2016 fiscal year budget can be viewed HERE.

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.