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City News & Events

Tehama Street Improvement Project

The City of Orland has published a Notice to Bidders for the Tehama Street Improvement Project. Bids are due to City Hall by September 24, 2019, 2PM.

Construction Management Services

A Request for Proposals has been released for construction management services for the Tehama Street Improvement Project. RFPs are due to City Hall by September 30, 2019, 2PM.

Rd MM Sewerline Project

The City of Orland is accepting bids for the Rd MM Sewerline Project. Sealed bids are due to City Hall by October 1, 2019, 2PM. Any questions, please contact Ken Skillman, City Engineer, at 895-1422.

Materials Testing Services

The City of Orland is receiving proposals from September 23 through September 27, 2019 by 4:30PM for on-going materials testing services for all city, state and federally funded projects. Any questions can be addressed to Janet Wackerman, Grants Administrator, 865-1602.

The Queen Bees with Bartell's Backroads

Every year on August 17th the world celebrates World Honey Bee Day, recognizing honey Related imagebees and bee keepers. Bartell's Backroad visited with Terrie Barr of the Honey Bee Discovery Center to learn more.

New Sergeant is Announced

Chief Vlach announced that Kyle Cessna, an officer with the Orland Police Department since 2007, has been promoted to Sergeant effective August 15, 2019.

Joe VlachNew Police and Fire Chiefs are Named

City Manager Pete Carr announced that Joe Vlach, longtime officer and sergeant with the Orland Police Department, has been appointed as Orland's new Chief of Police, effective July 1, 2019.

Justin Chaney

The Orland Fire Chief Selection Committee unanimously selected current volunteer chief Justin Chaney as its first-ever full-time paid fire chief. More information can be found on the press release.

Consumer Confidence Report Available

The City's 2018 CCR is available for viewing. If you wish to have a hard copy, please contact Rebecca Pendergrass of the Public Works Department at (530) 865-1610 between the hours of 8AM to 5PM Monday thru Friday.

Learn More About the Upcoming Honeybee Discovery Center

The first interactive exhibit and museum of its kind will soon be located in Orland at the corner of Walker and Fifth Streets. The Honeybee Discovery Center will teach the importance of pollinators in our environment, share the history of beekeeping and offer a pollinator garden.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

From August 2nd to September 21st, the Gallery will be presenting its 10th Annual Group Show. This exhibit always offers a vast array of artistic styles and techniques selected for display from a wide range of highly qualified artwork. The October/November show begins October 4. Presenting artists will be Valerie Payne and Chuck Prudhomme. More information can be found on the Gallery's website. If you have not visited the Gallery, you can watch an interview on YouTube with Arts Commission Chairperson Rae Turnbull on the Gallery and artist Mollie Flath.

Orland Expands Opportunities for Business Signage Prototype of business sign

The Orland City Council took final action to provide more opportunities for businesses in the City to promote themselves through outdoor advertising. The 5-0 decision allows large pylon and pole signage at specific “business centers” along the I-5 corridor, on which multiple businesses near that location can gain new freeway visibility.

Read press release for additional information and contact numbers.

Multi-modal transportation examplesRegional Transportation Plan

You can help with the development of the Glenn County Regional Transportation Plan by attending a community meeting or taking a survey. To stay informed of the process, www.goglenncounty.com (and this webpage) will provide you more information. The RTP will serve as the planning blueprint to guide transportation investments in Glenn County involving local, state, and federal funding over the next twenty years.

Thanks for Your Input...and now tell us more Walkable community

The consultant selected by the Glenn County Transportation Commission (GCTC) to form a long-range, comprehensive plan for creating truly walkable and bikeable environments throughout the county, is putting together recommendations for the plan. For the second round of public outreach, a meeting was conducted before the City Council meeting October 15. To review what was presented and offer any comments: https://www.glenncountyatp.com/

What Do You Need In A Survival Kit? American Red Cross logo

Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency prepardness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.

The American Red Cross is a good resource to reference.

City of Orland Becomes the 40th Bee City USA in the Nation and the Queen Bee Capital of North Bee City USA logoDowntown bee bannerAmerica

Press release and a short news clip from KRCR TV news.

Frustrated internet userAre You Frustrated with Your Internet Connection?

In conjunction with the California Public Utilities Commission, the Geographical Information Center (GIC) at CSU, Chico is collecting important data from our region to prove the case that improved service is desperately needed, and to show that in some areas, businesses are not receiving the speeds that their carriers are advertising. By completing the Survey and taking part in the CalSPEED usage study, you will be confirming or refuting carrier supplied information and helping provide a more accurate description of coverage in California.

ChicoER Editorial Columns About Orland

If you don't subscribe to the Chico Enterprise Record or you want a print-out to send to family and friends, we have provided David Little's editorials from December 18, 2016 and December 25, 2016.

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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.