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    Prop 218 - Water Rate Study

    At 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Avenal Theater & Event Center, the Avenal City Council will hold a public hearing on proposed increases in rates for water and sewer service, and to hear and consider objections and protests to the proposed Read on...
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    City of Avenal Police Chief Recruitment

    The City of Avenal is seeking a skilled administrator and experienced law enforcement professional with a strong leadership presence and excellent interpersonal skills to serve as its next Chief of Police. Read on...
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    The State Water Shutoff Moratorium ended 12/31/2021. The City of Avenal Utility Billing Department will resume assessing late fees and generating water disconnections as of 1/1/2022. Read on...
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    Spring Cleanup 2022!

    Avenal Spring Cleanup is just around the corner! Read on for more details Read on...
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    [INFORMACIÓN IN ESPAÑOL DISPONIBLE] City of Avenal has levels of Total Trihalomethanes Above Drinking Water Standards. What you should do, what happened, and what was done. Read on...
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    Utility And Mortgage Assistance

    UPDATED APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! Up to $1,000 per househould for up to 3 months of assistance / *** Hasta $1,000 por hogar con tres (3) meses de asistencia. *** Read on...
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    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Avenal is soliciting names of interested individuals willing to serve on the Planning Commission Committee. Read on...
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    Self-Help Housing Rehabilitation Financing Program

    Self Help Enterprises wishes to give low-income home owners the opportunity to finance home safety and essential health repairs. For more information, please call Self-Help Enterprises at (559) 651-3634. Read on...
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  1. Save Our Water

    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.