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Environmental Services Proposal Released

The City of Orland invites qualified environmental firms to submit proposals for environmental services for the proposed Commerce Plaza Project, by 4:30 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2020. Any questions or comments, please contact Scott Friend, City Planner, at (530) 865-1608 or cityplanner@cityoforland.com.

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The City of Orland is requesting proposals (RFP) from qualified, interested firms to provide construction management services for the Tehama Street Rehabilitation & Road Improvements Project. Proposals are due to City Hall, 815 Fourth Street, by 2:00 PM March 10, 2020.More information can be obtained by calling the Grants Administrator’s office at (530) 865-1602.

Library Department is Hiring

Image result for clip art books on shelf"Friendly professionals are encouraged to apply for the part-time library assistant position. This position is responsible for providing circulation and reference services to library patrons and other related duties. Must be available to work during library open hours, up to 19 hours per week. Hourly rate range is $14.12 to $17.16. Questions about this position may be directed to Jody Meza, City Librarian, at orlandfreelibrary@yahoo.com. Open until filled.

Roofing Repairs/Replacement RFP Released

Request for Proposals are requested from qualified contractors to provide a proposal for the removal and replacement or the repair of the current roof on a city owned building at 824 Fourth Street. Any questions or comments can be directed to Pete Carr, City Manager, at (530) 865-1603 or citymanager@cityoforland.com. Proposals are to be received by February 24, 2020, 2:00 PM.

See the source imageNew Planning Fees Effective February 14, 2020

At the City Council meeting of December 16, 2019, the Planning Application and User Fee Study/Rate Schedule and the Development Impact Fee Study was accepted. The new fees will be effective February 14, 2020.

CA Neighborhoods Count Coming to Your Neighborhood

California Neighborhoods Count will be conducting a study in neighborhoods within your jurisdiction. The study is sponsored by the State of California— see letter of endorsement. The data collected will help the State in making important decisions about how to allocate funding for services and infrastructure — including funding for local law enforcement! If you have any questions about this study, contact Beverly Weidmer at (310) 393-0411, ext.6738 or via email at Beverly Weidmer@rand.org.

Orland Center for the Arts & Gallery

The Gallery's February/March show titled "Vistas and Visions: From the Desert to the Sea” will feature artists: Ken Moore, Sr. and Judi Forney.Two highly gifted artists, each with their own distinctive styles, grace the gallery in this show. Internationally known for his realistic approach to the American West, Moore produces powerful oil paintings that capture the vast western landscape and the Native Americans, Mexicans, and working cowboys who filled its rich history. Deftly combining the surreal and the romantic, Forney’s lush oils and pastels reflect her fascination with the visual beauty in nature and the inherent inner spirit she discovers in each stunning scene. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

Senate Bill 978 in Effect January 1, 2020

Commencing January 1, 2020, Senate Bill 978 requires the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and each local law enforcement agency to conspicuously post on their Internet Web sites all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures, and education and training materials that would otherwise be available to the public if a request was made pursuant to the California Public Records Act. Materials and other information from the Orland Police Department are on the Resources & Links section of the Police Department page.

Learn More About the Upcoming Honeybee Discovery Center

The first interactive exhibit and museum of its kind will be opened 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. The gallery will be opened the First Friday of the month from 3 to 7PM.

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.

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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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.