The Orion

Chico should annex districts for sake of sewers, services

Illustration by Liz Coffee

September 3, 2014

After much protest from concerned residents, Chico City Council has halted their efforts to absorb county islands Chapmantown and Mulberry back into the city proper. Most students will likely have never heard the names Chapmantown and Mulberry since coming to Chico for college, and that’s just how...

City faces sewer strife

The City Council met at its Tuesday meeting to 
is facing potential litigation related to properties outside of city limits being connected to the sewer system without authorization.Photo credit: Bill Hall

Bill Hall

January 22, 2014

Chico is facing potential litigation related to properties outside of city limits being connected to the sewer system without authorization. The Butte Local Agency Formation Commission oversees boundary changes to cities and local districts. In a letter to the city manager, the commission said that 62 properties were illegally con...

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