CHOWCHILLA CITY HALL HOURS
Wednesday and Thursday -
8:00am - 4:00pm
The elections process often focuses on the tasks of
County and City Clerk Offices. Are you curious what the
Clerk and the office does? Click
HERE to read an article in the November
2014 edition of Western City Magazine published
League of California Cities titled,
"The Balanced Triangle and the City Clerk's Role in
Local Government," by Lee Price.
to learn more about Online Bill Payments
Chowchilla City Spotlight Newsletter is included
each month with the utilities services bill, but you
can view the current and archived editions
COUNCIL MEETS TUESDAY, DECEMBER
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 one’s 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 Clerk’s office at (559) 665-8615 ext. 102.
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
FALL LEAF CLEAN-UP
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
PUBLIC HEARING – GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN – SATURDAY,
DECEMBER 9, 2014 AT 10:00AM
HERE to view the
complete announcement of the Public Hearing to consider the
adoption of the 2014 Madera Regional Groundwater Management Plan
(GWMP) for Madera County. The goal of the GWMP is to provide the
framework and technical data to allow for effective groundwater
management which moves to restore, where possible, and maintain
a high quality and dependable groundwater resource.
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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.
CHECK BEFORE YOU BURN
CHECK BEFORE YOU BURN is an educational program
from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District that
notifies you when you can use your residential wood burning
device. From November 1 through February, the SJVAPCD issues a
daily wood-burning status for each county to let you know if you
CHECK BEFORE YOU BURN reduces wintertime
particulate pollution (PM) by restricting the use of
wood-burning devices. Residential wood burning is the single
largest source of harmful PM during winter and can pump 17 tons
of PM into Valley skies daily. PM exacerbates respiratory
illness, such as asthma, and causes lung infections and
There are three declaration levels used, No
Burning, No Burning Unless Registered and No Restrictions,
The daily wood burning status is issued by
county and residents can visit
www.ValleyAir.org/CBYB daily to see which of these
three possible declarations is in place for their county.
HERE to view the Frequently Asked Questions
information flyer from the SJVAPCD.
status is also available by calling 1-800 SMOG INFO (766-4463),
by subscribing to the daily email at
www.valleyair.org/lists/list.htm, or by
downloading “Valley Air” at the iPhone App Store.
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 Assessor’s 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 Assessor’s Office, or by sending
a written request to: Madera County Assessor’s 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