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Save The Date: Tuesday, June 17 @ 5pm

i Jun 12th No Comments by

Your support of the Saturday Farmers Market initiative has been great. As you know, over 9,200 Chico residents signed the petition! The County Clerk counted and verified that we have more than sufficient signatures. We succeeded!


This Tuesday, June 17, at 5pm, the City Council will be presented with the qualified initiative. By state election law, they MUST place on November 4th ballot for the voters to decide (or adopt as-is). We need your support at this critical meetingat council meeting chambers, 4th & Main.

Mark Sorensen has said he will do everything possible to keep our initiative from going on the ballot, including using a Southern California law firm. We are marshaling all of our resources to get this on the ballot and let the voters decide. With a good campaign we will be able to ensure the market the stability to continue to thrive at 2nd and Wall.


Three things to do:

  1. Please come to the council meeting at 4th and Main on Tuesday, June 17th – come at 4:45pm to get a seat. (This is the all day budget session).
  2. Please email Mayor Scott Gruendl, and Councilmembers Randall Stone and Tami Ritter and ask for their continued support to put on the ballot (or adopt). No other options! No more backroom deals and secret meetings.
  3. Important: please email a short letter TODAY to the ER and CN&R; lets’ flood the newspapers with reasons why the market should stay where it has thrived for 21 years.


City Council email contact:


Scott Gruendl (Mayor)

Mark Sorensen (Vice Mayor)

Mary Goloff

Sean Morgan 

Tami Ritter  

Ann Schwab

Randall Stone



City Council mail contact:


City of Chico, PO Box 3420, Chico, CA  95927


Newspaper contacts:


Chico News &Review:

Chico Enterprise Record:


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