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Team Chico Hosts Special Meeting for Businesses In Mangrove & Vallombrosa Avenues, Bidwell Park Are

April 17, 2017 (CHICO, CA)  Tomorrow, businesses, property owners and community members in the Mangrove and Vallombrosa Ave, Bidwell Park business district are encouraged to attend a special meeting with the Chico Police Department: Tuesday, April 18th , 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Chico Area Recreation & Park District located at 545 Vallombrosa Ave. in Chico. 

These meetings were created by Team Chico to improve communication and collaboration with the Chico Police Department in areas where public safety is a concern for businesses, residents, and community members, as well as traffic and infrastructure concerns. Future meetings will be announced.

All Safety Meetings are free, open to the public, and do not require RSVPs.

Chief of Police for the City of Chico, Mike O’Brien, states, “The Chico Police Department values partnerships with our community.  These ‘Community Safety Meetings’ are an important way for citizens to connect with their police department, and the police department to connect with their community.  This citizen interaction is critical in furthering the community policing model we have adopted, and we welcome these types of events for that reason.”

Team Chico is an economic development partnership between the City of Chico, Chico Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Chico Business Association, 3CORE, Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc, California State University Chico, and Butte-Glenn Community College District.

Contact Katie Simmons, President & CEO of the Chico Chamber of Commerce with questions:
530.891.5556 x303, katie@chicochamber.com.

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