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City Council Meetings
3rd Wednesday of each month
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Planning Commission
4th Monday of each month
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Parks & Recreation Commission 1st Thursday of each month
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It is our pleasure to welcome you to the web pages of the City of Williams. Williams' web pages contain a wide range of information on various aspects of City government and our marvelous community. We welcome your feedback and encourage your comments.

Current Notices

Notice of Availability of Loves Travel Center Environmental Impact Report

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City of Williams
Public Hearing Notice
2014-19 Housing Element Update City Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Williams City Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers at 810 E Street, Williams, CA, to consider the following:

Final Draft of the 2014-19 Housing Element. The Housing Element is part of the City’s General Plan, is a policy document that addresses existing and future housing needs for all Williams residents and economic groups. The State of California requires by law that the Housing Element be updated periodically, generally every four to five years.

The draft document is available for review during normal business hours at the City of Williams Public Counter at 810 E Street, Williams, CA 95987 and at the Williams Library at 901 E Street, Williams, CA 95987. You can also download a copy of the document by clicking here.

The City welcomes your comments on the draft plan and is soliciting additional comments that can help improve housing conditions in the City for the future. Please submit any comments you have on the document in writing before the meeting to:

City Planner
City of Williams
P.O. Box 310
Williams, CA 95987

Or by e-mail at:

You are also most welcome to come to the City Council meeting and voice your comments at the public hearing.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Williams encourages those with disabilities to participate fully in the public hearing process. If you require special accommodations in order for you to attend or participate in this public meeting process, please contact the City (530) 473-2955 well in advance of the public hearing so that we may make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.

By: Monica Stegall, Planning Director

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Filling out application. Currently accepting applications for:
  • Police Officer (Lateral, Academy Graduate, or Academy Enrolled):

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Ad Hoc Committee

The City is seeking citizens of the City to participate on an Ad Hoc committee to examine the potential effects of upcoming statewide propositions legalizing the use of Marijuana. Please contact City Administrator Frank Kennedy at (530) 473-2955 if interested.

Filling out application. Parks and Recreation Committee Vacancies

There are currently vacant positions on the Parks and Recreation Committee. Anyone interested should contact Frank Kennedy at

New Water Restrictions

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To Report Water Wasting please call:
(530) 473-2955 option 5


Water Conservation:

Tips for wise water use

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State Route 20 Connection Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration View


Website Highlights

Water drop Recology
Recology provides landfill diversion and resource recovery services to homes and businesses through collection, recycling, and composting in California. View

Water drop Williams Community Center
A fine facility designed for the residents of Colusa County to gather together and enjoy local activities, fundraisers, and special events. View

The City of Williams is an Equal Opportunity Provider.


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