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City News & Events

The Orland Planning commission approved the Pilot Flying J EIR, project proposal and annexation at a July 16th public hearing. The project now goes to the City Council for a public hearing and possible approval August 3rd. You can see all the 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. The City has requested and will continue to welcome public input on environmental considerations City of Orland's photo.associated with development of the proposed project as described in theNotice of Preparation (NOP). 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 August 11, 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 - 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.

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 Center for the Arts & Gallery

Moon over Arches by Sharon Barker The Gallery will hold its Sixth Annual Group Show August 7 thru 29th. This exhibit draws entries from artists throughout the northstate and beyond. Entries are juried by Orland Arts Commission members, resulting in an exciting, multi-faceted mixture of techniques, themes and artistic styles. Meet the artists at the Gallery's First Friday August 7 from 3PM to 7PM. Refreshments are available with tunes from the Gallery piano by Melania Raygoza. More information can be found on the Gallery's website.

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