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    Cecilio Velasco Named Avenal’s Next Chief of Police | Próximo Jefe de Policia Nombrado

    The City of Avenal is delighted to announce the appointment of Cecilio Velasco as the next Chief of Police, effective February 12, 2024. | La Ciudad de Avenal anuncia que Cecilio Velasco será el próximo Jefe de Policía, a partir del 12 de febrero de 2024. Read on...
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    Notice of Pubilc Hearing on Proposed Increases in Refuse Rates

    Notice to all Avenal Residents and utility customers: The City of Avenal will be hosting a Public Hearing on Thursday, January 25, 2024 at Public 5:15 p.m., at the Avenal Theater & Event Center, 233 E. Kings Street, Avenal, CA, on proposed increases in Read on...
  4. Notice: South 7th Ave Closure for Construction

    Starting Feburary 13th, South 7th Avee, south of Skyline Blvd. will be CLOSED to thru-traffic until April 19, 2024 for construction. Read on...
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    Emergency Drought Measures in Effect for Avenal Residents

    The Avenal City Council has declared a Local Emergency due to water shortage and drought conditions. Learn about ways you can conserve water and avoid fines. Read More

Mission Statement:

"To be a caring community, promoting an oasis of opportunities for all to prosper. We do this through diligent stewardship, community, partnership, service and growth." 


  • Stewardship: We manage resources and work to assure a self-sufficient and sustainable community.
  • Community: We provide a safe & healthy environment in which to thrive.
  • Partnership: We encourage communication, inclusion and civic pride.
  • Service: We serve the customer with exceptional quality and care. 
  • Growth: We promote economic vitality and strategically position Avenal for the future.