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Lollipop Land New Playground Dedication

The Parks & Recreation Commission invite community members to come to Lollipop Land Monday, October 5 at 5:30PM for a ribbon cutting and Grand Opening of this park's new playground. There will be lollipops and ice cream cones for the first 200 people there. Also live music from DJ Hectic and Reality Entertainment. City Manager Pete Carr will give a brief speech on Lollipop Land along with Sheri Long Caster who was the Lollipop Land princess when it first opened. Please join us!

The proposed annexation of 31 acres associated with the Pilot Flying J project, and certification of its Environmental Impact Report (EIR), was approved by LAFCo (Glenn County Local Agency Formation Commission) at their September 21, 2015 meeting. A press release from the City Manager's office provides more details.

Clean-up Day Scheduled

On Saturday, October 10th, from 8AM to noon, bring proof of your city address (such as your water bill) with one pickup-type truckload http://www.weblineusa.com/tonys_hauling_logo2.jpg full of: household trash, appliances, electronics, bikes, old furniture or scrap metal to the Glenn County Fairgrounds and Waste Management will haul it away for you at no charge.
Sorry, we cannot accept household hazardous waste (paints, solvents, oils, batteries, explosives), tires or pharmaceuticals, but some of these can be taken to Glenn County Landfill. Also, no green waste will be accepted. For more information call (530) 865-1600.

Free Green Waste Days

The Public Works Department will not be picking up green waste from city residences this Fall but will provide free days at the City's green waste facility on County Road 21 and N. Bring proof of your city address and for six days, October 8 - 10 and 15-17, you can drop off your green waste from 8AM to 2PM free of charge. The City will be removing leaf piles – leaves only, no branches – now until January. Please place piles between the gutter and traffic lane, allowing space for rain water to go down the gutter.

New Water/Sewer Rates Are In Effect

**New** water and sewer rates @ http://www.cityoforland.com/govt/dept/public_works/ More details about the cost analysis for the new rates: Staff Report with attachments

Water Conservation Information

http://www.fresno.gov/NR/rdonlyres/2281A124-3359-4828-AA00-BA32BEBE843D/29837/SaveOurWater_logo_horizontal.jpgOrland homeowners may be eligible for the State’s turf rebate program – partial reimbursement for replacing your lawn with drought-tolerant landscaping. More info and the application @ http://saveourwaterrebates.com/index.html

The Orland City Council, at its June 1st meeting, enacted a water conservation ordinance and temporary water conservation measuresincluding:

  • limiting lawn watering to 3 days per week, and 8pm to 8am;http://sustainableenergysystemz.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/saving-water1.jpg
  • a moratorium on drilling of new private wells in the city;
  • warnings and fines for wasting water.

Full text of the adopted Water Conservation Ordinance.

Check out this site to see how you can conserve at home and at your business.

Orland as a Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Orland is establishing itself as a Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) under the CA Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014. GSA’s are a new type of entity and not a function of Local Agency Formation Commissions (LAFCo). Orland’s GSA is intended to protect drinking water resources by managing the available area groundwater sustainably. For the filing, City Council resolution and maps click here. For SGMA regulations, http://www.water.ca.gov/groundwater/sgm/

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Placing fats, oil and grease down your drain costs you money by clogging private and public sewer line pipes. COOL IT – CAN IT- TRASH IT.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

The Gallery's October show will feature the works of John Norman Stewart. Meet the artist at the Gallery's First Friday Event, October 2 from 3PM to 7PM. Mr. Stewart's show runs until October 24. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Recreation News...

The latest activity guide is on-line. You can mail in your applications and/or fees to 815 Fourth Street, Orland or stop by the Recreation Center. Map to Recreation Center Check the Recreation web page for current schedules and forms. Also, find us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/orland.recreation

Orland Introduces Feral Cat Program

Responding to numerous complaints in several neighborhoods about excessive numbers of unwanted cats causing disturbances, the City of Orland is partnering with Glenn County Animal Control and Burnham Veterinary Clinic in an effort to reduce the public nuisance of feral cats. More