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Sycamore Pool is now open:
The Sycamore Pool at the Bidwell Park One Mile Recreation Area is now open for summer! The One Mile Concession Stand is also open for business everyday from 11am to 7pm. Starting June 8th thru August 18th, lifeguards will work everyday, except Thursdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Read the press release for more details on hours and cleaning schedule throughout the summer.
Utility Users Tax (UUT) Refund Program
The City of Chico Finance Department will be accepting applications between May 1 and June 30, 2013 for the annual UUT Refund Program.The Refund Program offers low income rate payers a refund on taxes paid for gas, electric, water and telecommunications services paid between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.Income eligibility requirements for the program are determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development low income guidelines.Click here for the Refund Application.
Cell Phone Utility Users' Tax Refunds
Applications for the Telephone (cellular phone or voice-over-internet-protocol) Utility Users' Tax Refunds are now available. Please click Application for details.