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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


The City continues to receive an abundance of complaints regarding the unpleasant odors coming from the Morning Star Packing Plant. The City has organized a public meeting regarding this issue and invited both the Morning Star management and the State Water Resource Quality Control Board to attend. This meeting is designed to give the public the opportunity to express their concerns regarding the odor and to receive information from both Morning Star and the State about possible solutions.

The meeting will be held:

Tuesday August 30, 2016
6:00 pm
Williams Community Center
860 C Street
Williams, CA 95987

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

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Williams will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 22, 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, 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.  You can also download a copy of the document off the WEB at

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 Planning Commission 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.

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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

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