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Notice of 2016 Election
Notice is hereby given that a General Election will be held in the City of Chowchilla, County of Madera, State of California, on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. To find your polling locations click HERE to be redirected to the Madera County Elections Department.

No City Council Candidates will Appear on the November Election Ballot
There will be no election of Chowchilla City Council candidates this November. Only thre persons qualified to run for the office and there are three open positions. Therefore, the election of the three is inevitable and the City will save about $16,000 by not being on the ballot. To read more click HERE.

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.

On Saturday, November 19 from 7:00am to 3:00pm Chowchilla residents can DROP-OFF their bulk trash that has accumulated the past year. Click HERE for details.

Community CONVERSATION - Let's Talk Chowchilla
On the 3rd Tuesday each month City Administrator Brian Haddix and staff invites the residents to join in an informal discussion about topics of interest that are important to you as a resident, our neighborhoods and the entire community. CLICK HERE for the Community CONVERSATION SCHEDULE

Coffee with a COP with Chief David Riviere
Join Chief of Police David Riviere the 1st Tuesday morning of each month from 8-9am in an informal setting to talk about topics and concerns you may have about public safety and policing in Chowchilla. CLICK HERE for the Coffee with a Cop SCHEDULE

Yard Irrigation Regulations in Effect
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.

Employment Opportunities
Full time and part time jobs are available with the City of Chowchilla. Click HERE for more information.

Police Sergeant (by October 27, 2016)
Administrative Analyst (by October 27, 2016)
Utilities System Supervisor (continuous recruitment)

Get Your Own "Chowchilla Redskin Way" Street Sign
The Chowchilla District Chamber of Commerce is selling full-size versions of the commemorative "Chowchilla Redskin Way" street sign to honor the legacy of the 100 year history of the Chowchilla Redskins high school mascot. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN ORDER FORM. Completed forms are returned to the Chamber office.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.