Where the People Own the Water and the Power
The City of Biggs is a full-service, general law city with a population of 1,707 located in the fertile farmlands of the Sacramento Valley about an hour north of Sacramento. Known as the "heart of rice country," Biggs is approximately 25 miles south of the City of Chico and 25 miles north of Yuba City, just off State Route 99, at an elevation of 93 feet. Biggs is approximately four miles north of the City of Gridley. View map.
In addition to providing municipal police, fire and public works services, the city also operates its own electric utility. Biggs partners with the City of Gridley for police, animal control and electric utility maintenance services and with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) for fire services. The current annual budget is $3 million, with a full-time workforce of 9 positions. View more.
Biggs Annual All-American Hometown Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Fun for the whole family!
Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
As a part of the public review process there will be two public meetings to be held on behalf of the county and each participating jurisdiction. The meetings will be:
- Monday, April 29th in Chico (tentatively scheduled at the Veterans Hall) and
- Tuesday, April 30th in Oroville at the Board of Supervisors Chambers
Both meetings will start at 6:00PM and last approximately an hour.
The Local Hazard Mitigation Plans and additional information can be found here.
Short Videos featuring places in Biggs!
Resources to Help You Keep Your Home
There are many ways to get help in keeping your home when you are having difficulty keeping up the mortgage payments.
Homeowners Call Toll Free 888-954-KEEP(5337).
More information can be found at www.KeepYourHomeCalifornia.org
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