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October 2017 News From The Chamber

Message From Our CEO Katie Simmons: Airport Manager Sherry Miller recently commissioned a Catchment Area Study, also known as a Passenger Demand Forecast, to give us insight into the feasibility of restoring commercial air service in Chico. The results are used by carriers to determine their potential success in the Chico market. 

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A Look at the Community Vision Report

After releasing the 2017 Community Vision Report, President & CEO, Katie Simmons, Chair of the Chico Chamber Board of Directors, Rick Anderson and Mark Francis, Golden Valley Bank, Legacy Partner sat down for a candid conversation about the status of our Community Vision for our Chico Chamber Podcast.

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24-Hour Public Restrooms On Hold In Chico

"Chico >> At this point, there aren’t any plans in the works for establishing 24-hour restrooms in Chico. There’s no funding identified right now to purchase a 24-hour restroom facility, but city staff is still “brainstorming the feasibility and most appropriate location,”said Erik Gustafson ...

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City Plaza Restrooms No Longer Open 24-7

"Chico >> The City Plaza restrooms are no longer open 24 hours now, but when they were, downtown businesses noticed a reduction in urine and feces on their stoops. In January, the city opened the restrooms 24/7 to address issues with public defecation and urination downtown.

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Roads, parks maintenance remain under-funded concern for Chico

"Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Chico >> Chico is hurting when it comes to roadway and tree maintenance needs, according to city staff. Tuesday, the City Council heard from the public works and community development departments about their budgetary needs. The final budget meeting will be June 6, when the council will have to make some tough calls about funding.

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Press Releases

Chico Police Department Hosts Community Safety Meeting

October 19, 2016 (CHICO, CA)  Tomorrow businesses, property owners and community members in the Hegan Lane, Otterson Drive and Midway business district are welcome and encouraged to attend a Community Safety Meeting with the Chico Police Department: Thursday, October 20th , 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at FAFCO, Inc located at 435 Otterson Drive in Chico.

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Chico Parade of Lights 2016

"Chico - On Saturday October 15th, 2016 at 7:30pm the 27th Chico Parade of Lights will be holding its annual night time parade in the beautiful Downtown Chico. The parade will start at 3rd St. and Salem, will head to Main St., and continue to 6th Street ending at 4th St. and Broadway..

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United Healthcare Employees Support Domestic Violence

"CHICO, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2016) – UnitedHealthcare employees in Chico today donated more than 3,000 pounds of food and dozens of boxes filled with everyday necessities to Catalyst Domestic Violence Services’ emergency shelter in Butte County. 

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Chico Police Department Hosts Community Safety Meeting - Nord Corridor/South Campus

September 8, 2016 (CHICO, CA)  Next Friday, businesses, property owners and community members in the Nord Corridor and South Campus business district are welcome and encouraged to attend a Community Safety Meeting with the Chico Police Department: Friday, September 16th , 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the Azad’s Martial Art Center located at 313 Walnut Street #150 in Chico.

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Chamber Outlines Areas for Progress in 2016 Community Vision Report

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September 15, 2016 (CHICO, CA) After a year in the works, the Chico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has released the 2016 Community Vision Report. This report is a high-level outline of the Chamber’s Community Vision for "Moving Chico Forward." It can be found here: http://chicochamber.com/public/uploads/Chamber_Moving_Forward_Newsletter_FINAL.pdf.

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Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Endorse Bonds

Tuesday, August 30, 2016: Last week, the Chico Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Measure J, the Butte-Glenn Community College District bond, and Measure K, the Chico Unified School District bond. Both bonds will be on the ballot on November 8, 2016

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Community Development Update on August 18, 2016

August 9, 2016   CHICO, CA:  On Thursday, August 18th, the City of Chico, Chico Chamber of Commerce and Valley Contractors Exchange will host a Community Development Update from 12-1p.m. in the Old Municipal Building Conference Room, 441 Main Street Chico.

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Sustainability Business Expo & Happy Hour August 11

August 9, 2016   CHICO, CA:  The Chico Sustainability Task Force, the City of Chico, Chico Chamber of Commerce, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. continue the successful 2015 Sustainable Business Series by featuring a Sustainability Business Expo and Happy Hour.

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Chico Police Department Hosts Community Safety Meeting - Park Ave / Humboldt Rd

August 1, 2016 (CHICO, CA)  This Thursday, businesses, property owners and community members in the Park Ave / Humboldt Road business district are welcome and encouraged to attend a Community Safety Meeting with the Chico Police Department: Thursday, August 4th, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the Chico Country Day School located at 1054 Broadway Street in Chico.

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