Planning & Public Works Agency

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Last update February 2, 2015 -

Notice of ADA Self Evaluation and Transition Plan Request for Proposals - The Glenn County Transportation Commission (GCTC) as the lead procurement agency is requesting proposals from qualified consultants for preparation of a Self Evaluation and Transition Plan that fully complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 for all public right-of-ways owned by Glenn County, the City of Orland, and the City of Willows. In addition to this primary proposal, GCTC is requesting supplemental proposals on behalf of the Glenn County and the City of Willows for the preparation of a Self Evaluation and Transition Plan that fully complies with the ADA for all remaining public facilities and programs. Firms interested in making proposals should obtain the detailed Request for Proposal by downloading it from the E Bid Board (click here to leave the County of Glenn website and go directly to the E Bid Board website).

Notice of Preparation of Draft Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting for Glenn County Solid Waste Conversion Facility - (Jan. 16, 2015) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Glenn County will be the lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Glenn County Solid Waste Conversion Facility (GCSWCF) (the “project”). Project Applicant: KVB, Inc. Glenn County is requesting information from Responsible and Trustee Agencies and other interested parties regarding the scope and content of the EIR. This is the first notice of the project EIR and an opportunity for the public and agencies to comment on the project. The public and agencies will have no less than 45 days to comment on the Draft EIR when it is published. PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING:  Glenn County will hold a public scoping meeting at the Glenn County Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, 2nd Floor Willows Memorial Hall, 525 West Sycamore Street, Willows, California, on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. This meeting will allow an opportunity for the public to express views regarding the scope of the environmental issues to be addressed in the EIR. The comments will be considered by Glenn County during the preparation of the EIR. No decision will be made at the meeting, which is only intended to gather information on the potential environmental effects of the project.

Ord Bend Boat Launch Now Open to the Public -
(Dec. 23, 2014) County staff opened the Ord Bend Boat Launch Facility to public use a week ahead of schedule. The project is substantially complete and included removal and replacement of an existing two-lane boat launch ramp utilizing push slab construction techniques and turbidity curtains. The lower portion of the ramp was constructed as a push-slab and the upper section was cast-in-place using a total of 162 yards of concrete. Also installed was an 8 feet wide by 20 feet long aluminum gangway with an 8 feet wide by 60 feet long aluminum boarding float. The existing back water channel was dredged from the end of the boat ramp to the main channel. At the top of the ramp, a portion of the parking lot was removed and replaced to conform to the new concrete ramp. The existing restrooms and sidewalks were also rehabilitated and new fixtures installed to meet today’s ADA requirements.

Glenn County Regional Transit Committee releases Final report for the Short Range Transit Plan - Click HERE to download the complete report.

New California Building Standards became effective Jan. 1, 2014 - State law mandates that local government enforce these regulations, or local ordinances with qualified reasonably necessary and generally more restrictive building standards than provided for in the California Building Standards Code. For more information click HERE. Click here for 2013 Building Codes.

Reservation Management of the County owned Halls transferred - Glenn County Board of Supervisors approved the transfer of hall reservations to the Veteran's Services Officer at their regular meeting held September 17, 2013. A new 24-hour reservation line has been set up so requests can be taken at any time. The new number is 530-934-1678. Veteran's Service and Planning & Public Works staff are working cooperatively to transition the management of the reservation system with the hope of providing a seamless change to the public and others using these public facilities. For more information please choose click here: How to Reserve County Owned Rental Halls.

Request for vendors - Planning & Public Works Agency is soliciting vendors for services & supplies - to be included in solicitations for services and or supplies to that Agency please complete and return this vendor application, IRS W-9 Tax ID Form.