The City is seeking to fill one vacancy on the BPPC with a term expiring January 2023. Applicants must be 18 years of age and be a registered voter within the Chico City Limits. All applications with the Supplemental Questionnaire are due in the City Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m., May 19, 2020. You may either mail the application to City Clerk, PO Box 3420, Chico, CA 95927 or hand deliver the application to the City Clerk at 411 Main Street, Chico. To hand deliver the application, please call the City Clerk at 896-7251 to make arrangements for drop off. For more information and to complete the application and questionnaire, please click on the links, here:

2020 Vacancy Cover Sheet

1. Notice of Position

2. Application (fillable)

3. Supplemental Questionnaire (fillable)

4. Application Instructions

5. Administrative Procedure & Policy 10-1


Minutes & Agendas

Bidwell Park & Playground Commission

The Bidwell Park and Playground Commission (BPPC) meets monthly on the last Monday of each month in the City Council Chamber - 421 Main Street. Please check the Park Division's web page for agendas and information related to BPPC meetings. 

The staff liaison will forward correspondence to the BPPC via email.  If citizens would like to share written materials before a scheduled BPPC meeting, the material should be submitted 8 days prior to the meeting. 

Written materials addressing specific agenda items, should be submitted by noon on the Friday prior to the BPPC meeting.  The material will be forwarded to the BPPC as part of the supplemental packet.  We encourage citizens who miss this deadline to present materials at the BPPC meeting.

If you would like to receive monthly email notices of Bidwell Park and Playground Commission and Committee meetings and agendas, please email parkinfo@ChicoCA.gov

Mission Statement

As representatives of the citizens of Chico, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission (BPPC) endeavors to preserve and enhance the natural and recreational resources of Bidwell Park, community and neighborhood parks, greenways and open space throughout the community. Through careful consideration of the needs and desires of citizens, coupled with an awareness of available city resources, the BPPC strives to ensure that the city's parks and greenways are preserved and enhanced for this and future generations.



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