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On this first anniversary, April 10, we remember the victims of the tragic I-5 bus/truck accident, and their families, and honor the brave responders who serve this community.

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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.

Water Conservation Information

California's first-ever emergency regulations mandating urban water conservation became effective July 29, 2014. Orland is reviewing these regulations passed by the State Water Resources Control Board and will provide updates as they are available. On April 1 the Department of Water Resources released a statement reporting on the most recent snow pack results and a press release from Governor Brown was also released. On September 3, 2014 the City Council adopted a water conservation plan. Additional information and helpful websites can be accessed from here, City Hall or Orland Free Library.

The City of Orland has prepared an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and appendices for the proposed Pilot Flying J Travel Center project per Section 15082 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. The City has requested and will continue to request public input on environmental considerations associated with development of the proposed project as described in the Notice of Preparation (NOP) and has scheduled a meeting for April 16, 2015. City Planner Scott Friend may be contacted for further information at (530) 865-1608 orcityplanner@cityoforland.com.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

April's featured artist is internationally acclaimed western artist Keith Christie. His show titled "The West: a Way of Life" will run from April 3rd through April 25th. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Orland and County Work on Tax Share

As part of annexing land from the County to the City, the two local government agencies must agree to a share of the property tax revenues. The agreement terms vary from county to county. State law requires that a county’s losses be mitigated – that is, the annexation should not cause the county to lose property tax it needs to provide services. This is sometimes called “revenue neutrality.” Image result for handshake

Tax revenues are needed by the city to provide services at the annexation project site and throughout the city. Orland estimates that its projected revenues from this annexation will be similar to the costs required to serve the project area.

Updated April 6, 2015: County Supervisors approved the draft agreement March 31 and City Council approved the agreement April 6. Most property tax from the developed annexation area would go to the County, most sales tax to the City. LAFCO will review the annexation sometime in June 2015.

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...

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Here’s your opportunity to donate to the new Orland Free Library fundraising campaign, and have your name (or your “in memory of” loved ones’ names) bronzed at the library:http://orlandfreelibrary.wordpress.com/

Volunteers in Police Service

The Orland VIPS, sponsored by the Orland Police Department, is a dedicated group of citizen volunteers. If you are interested in joining and finding out more information you can contact Officer Cessna or stop by the Police Department at 817 Fourth Street.

Recreation News...

Visit the Recreation Center or City Hall to pick up the new activity guide. 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. Recreation page Also, find us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/orland.recreation

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