The City Council will be holding a Public Hearing prior to adopting the City of Chico Vegetative Fuels Management Plan (VFMP) and the Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR). This will be your last chance to comment on the VFMP and PEIR. FOBP has submitted close to 40 pages of comments to the City on this …

Read more

Four new Park Commissioners joined the three sitting Commissioners (Anna Blackmon Moore, Lise Smith-Peters, and Jeffry Glatz). New Commissioners include: Jesse Alexander, Anjanette Shadley, Megan Thomas Petty, and Nancy Wolfe. Jeffrey Glatz was selected by the City Council to serve a third term and Megan Petty was reselected having been a Park Commissioner in the …

Read more

Hello, My name is Austin Powell and I am the current CivicSpark Fellow serving for the City of Chico. I am here to inform you that we are releasing a short survey on Monday, March 29th to April 12th for the public to help develop key climate adaptation strategies that will be incorporated into the City’s General Plan.  I am reaching …

Read more

A number of Bidwell Park related decisions were made by the City Council on Tuesday night (March 3, 2020) Text from the Chico Enterprise Record Wednesday, March 4, 2020 CHICO — By next year, people who drive and park in upper Bidwell Park will look to pay a fee. On Tuesday, the Chico City Council …

Read more

Like a number of other local non-profits, FOBP has lost a number of Board members who have needed to resign in the last year or so. As a consequence, the Board currently is composed of five (5) members, the minimum number allowed in our Bylaws. The purpose of this request is to ask you to …

Read more

The Stoney Fire burned over 900 acres of Upper Park. The Peregrine Point area was severely burned and the City decided to close it to public use until it can be deemed safe. Entrance to Disc Golf Closed Aerial view of the DG fairway.

Read more

FOBP is providing its 5th year of weekly trash removal in Lower Bidwell Park from Lost Park and Annie’s Glenn to the One-Mile dam. FOBP supporters raised over $5,000 in August 2017 and the Chico Community Grant program under the auspices of the North Valley Community Foundation matched an additional $2,300. FOBP partners with the Work …

Read more