Community Briefs: Dec. 22, 2012
Input on refuge change sought
The Colusa National Wildlife Refuge is proposing adding 75 acres to its hunting area, and the public can comment on the plan.
The land is already part of an undeveloped area of the refuge. No new land is being acquired, and none of the visitor area will be reduced.
There are two documents to be reviewed: Compatibility Determination for Hunting and a draft Environmental Assessment. The comment period ends on Feb. 21.
For more information or to comment, visit sacramentovalleyrefuges.fws.gov.
Voter registration deadline near
The last day to register to vote for the special state Senate District 4 election is Monday.
Registered voters who have moved within the county, changed their name or changed a mailing address must complete a new voter registration card. Election material will not be forwarded in the mail.
The Jan. 8 special election runoff is between Republican Jim Nielsen and Democrat Michael "Mickey" Harrington. The winner replaces Rep.-elect Doug LaMalfa, R-Richvale.
Candidates for the office were on the Nov. 6 ballot, but none earned the 50.1 percent of the vote required to win outright.
Williams Bingo Bash at new site
The Williams Community Center is hosting a Bingo Bash starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at its new location on C Street.
The packet price is $20 with values for the extra packet ($5), special packet ($5), early birds ($4) and bonanza cards ($1).
The payouts are $50 for each regular game, with prizes of $75 for some specials and bonanzas, and $100 for a special-special game, and $250 for pick-'em and some bonanza games.
Refreshments will be available. The new center is located at 860 C St.
Maxwell parks board seat open
Anyone interested in filling a vacant seat on the Maxwell Parks and Recreation Board can apply for appointment by the parks board.
You must be a resident of the district. The term of the open position expires in December 2015.
The deadline to apply is Jan. 31. The appointment wil be made on Feb. 12.
Applications are available at www.countyofcolusa.org or by calling the county Clerk-Recorder's Office at 458-0500.
Completed applications can be sent to Maxwell Parks and Recreation District, P.O. Box 4, Maxwell, CA, 95955.