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Along with the Draft Environmental Impact Report Appendices the City of Orland has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR)for City of Orland's photo. 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) . The Orland Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., to consider the Pilot Flying J and Westside Annexation Area Project. City Planner Scott Friend may be contacted for further information at (530) 865-1608 orcityplanner@cityoforland.com.

Orland as a Groundwater Sustainability Agency

City of Orland's photo. 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.

Request for Proposals Released

The City's Public Works Department is inviting Request for Proposals for engineering services for improvements to Papst Avenue.  Any questions or comments on the RFP can be directed to Janet Wackerman or (530) 865-1610 from 8AM to 5PM Monday to Friday.

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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

Come in where it is cool and enjoy the fabric art work of Lynne Pillus. Using a quilting technique known as fused, raw-edge applique, she skillfully captures the movement and motion of the many machines, old and new, used every day in factories and farms across the land. Her vividly colored quilts pulse with the strength of the farming way of life that Lynne strives to honor. Meet the artist at the Gallery's First Friday July 3 from 3PM to 7PM. Refreshments are available and Nick Leach will be at the piano. 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