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City News & Events

Notice of Commission Vacancies

At the end of each year, a list of expiring appointed terms is published. Residents are encouraged to apply for positions on City Commissions that will have vacancies on December 31, 2019. Application forms are available on this page under Forms & Applications. For more information, please contact Angie Crook, City Clerk, at (530) 865-1601.


Flooring Removal & Replacement RFP

A Request for Proposals has been released to solicit proposals for the removal and replacement of flooring within a City building. Any questions may be directed to Rebecca Pendergrass by phone or email. Proposals are due by November 21, 2019 at 2PM.

Public Hearing Scheduled

A public hearing will be held Monday, November 18, 2019 at 6:00PM in the Carnegie Center for consideration and adoption of: Development Impact Fee and Planning User Fee Study Updates. Orland City staff is recommending that the City Council introduce an Ordinance and conduct a Public Hearing reading the matter by title only to adopt a new, updated Development Impact Fee Study and a study updating the City’s existing Planning User Fee schedule. If you have any questions or comments, or wish to review the proposed items, please contact Angela Crook, City Clerk, Orland City Hall, 815 Fourth Street, Orland, CA 95963, or by telephoning (530) 865-1608. Since comments are part of the official record, please be sure that all comments submitted are legible, including the name of the author or signatory.

Request for Proposals Released

The City of Orland is asking for qualified, interested firms to provide traffic engineering design services for pedestrian countdown signalheads at all of their stop lights. Funding for this project is from Caltrans' Highway Safety Improvement Program.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

The Gallery's October/November show "Two Powerful Points of View" featuring artists Valerie Payne and Chuck Prudhomme, begins October 4 and runs through November 23. The next show will feature artists Mollie Flack, Jeannie Vodden and Susan Greaves and begins December 6 with an artist reception. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Measure A Report for 18-19 Fiscal Year

At the City Council's meeting of September 16, 2019, the Measure A report was reviewed. The report states the income received and expenditures as of June 30, 2019.

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.

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.

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.

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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