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City News & Events

The City Council held a public hearing August 3, 2015 and approved the Pilot Flying J Travel Center and westside annexation. A press release from the City Manager's office provides more detail on the approval and what the next steps will be. You can see the background documents here: Staff report and attachments; Final Environmental Impact Report(FEIR) for the proposed Pilot Flying J Travel Center project per Section 15082 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines along with theDraft Environmental Impact Report Appendices. City Planner Scott Friend may be contacted for further information at (530) 865-1608 or cityplanner@cityoforland.com.

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

Notice Inviting Bids for Eva Drive Well

Sealed bids will be received at City Hall, 815 Fourth Street Orland CA until 2:30PM September 1, 2015. At that time all bids will be publicly opened, examined and declared for the construction of the Eva Drive Municipal Water Well. - Contract Documents Addendum 1 Addendum 2- Well Plans For questions or to request a set of plans and documents call the Public Works Department at (530) 865-1610. Plans and documents are also available at the Valley Contractor's Exchanges in Chico and Yuba City and the Shasta Builder's Exchange in Redding.

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/

Water Conservation Information

http://www.fresno.gov/NR/rdonlyres/2281A124-3359-4828-AA00-BA32BEBE843D/29837/SaveOurWater_logo_horizontal.jpg 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.

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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

Turquoise House, El Paso The Gallery's Sixth Annual Group Show ends August 29th. The September show will feature artist Joan Pechanec. Meet her at the Gallery Friday, September 4 from 3PM to 7PM while munching on appetizers and listening to Martin Trang on the piano.  More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Clean-up Day Scheduled

On Saturday, October 10th, bring proof of your city address with one pickup-type truckload 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.

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