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News ImageKCAG - Active Transportation Walk-Bike Plan Workshop
October 17, 2017  The Kings County Association of Governments is beginning the process of updating Kings Regional Vision.
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News ImageNotice of Public Comment Period
September 5, 2017  CITY OF HANFORD NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD REGARDING CDBG 2016-2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation (CAPER)
( 2017 DRAFT CAPER )
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News ImageNOTICE OF VACANCIES
July 25, 2017  City of Hanford Commissions

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code 54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists.

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News ImageCooling Center Open
June 19, 2017  The City of Hanford will be opening a Community Cooling Center from June 19th through June 23rd 2017, due to temperature predictions by the National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley Hanford office.
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News ImageRFP - Preparation of Plans, Specifications, Soils Testing, and Project Management for Eastside Sanitary Sewer Trunk Main Project
May 9, 2017  The Utilities and Engineering Department of the City of Hanford (“City”) invites interested consulting engineer firms (“Firm”) to submit a written proposal to provide services for the Eastside Sanitary Sewer Trunk Main Project.
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News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
March 29, 2017 




CITY OF HANFORD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

REGARDING CDBG 2017-2018 Draft Action Plan
In accordance with Federal Regulations governing the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, public input will be solicited for 30 days, beginning on March 28, 2017, to comment on the proposed CDBG Annual Action. The CDBG Annual Action Plan identifies how the City plans to use the federal money during the next fiscal year to meet the goals and objectives in Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan FY 2014-2018.


( 2017 CDBG Draft Action Plan )
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News ImageNotice of Public Hearing
March 3, 2017  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND NOTICE OF INTENT
TO CERTIFY ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT,
ADOPT FINDINGS OF FACT AND STATEMENT OF
OVERRIDING CONSIDERATIONS PREPARED FOR
THE 2035 GENERAL PLAN UPDATE AND ZONING
ORDINANCE UPDATE
( Notice of Public Hearing )
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News ImageNOTICE OF FUNDS AVAILABILTY
January 30, 2017  The City of Hanford is accepting applications for its
2017 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded Housing and Community Development programs.
( PY17 NOFA )
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News ImageRFP - Fair Housing Services
November 2, 2016  A Request for Proposals has been released for Fair Housing Services.
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News ImageNOTICE OF VACANCIES
October 10, 2016 

City of Hanford Commissions

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code 54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists for the following:

Parks & Recreation Commission – One vacancy with a term expiring December 31, 2017.




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News ImageNotice of Vacancies
September 26, 2016  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code 54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists for the following:
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News ImageUSGS Field Work
September 21, 2016 
Groundwater and Geology to be Surveyed Using Low-flying Helicopter in Southern San Joaquin Valley.

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News ImageNOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
September 2, 2016  In accordance with Federal Regulations governing the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, public input will be solicited for 15 days, beginning on September 2, 2016, to comment on the proposed CDBG 2015 CAPER. In the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), grantees report on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals in the prior year.
( CAPER Draft )
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News ImageRFP - Bastille Reutilization
July 26, 2016 
A Request for Proposals (RFP) has been released for the Reutilization of the Bastille building.
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News ImageCooling Center Open
July 25, 2016  Due to the extreme forecasted temperatures the City of Hanford will be opening a cooling center at Longfield Recreation Center.                       
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News ImageDowntown Revitalization Committee Meeting
July 11, 2016  The Downtown Revitalization Committee will be meeting on Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the City Hall Training Room located at 319 N. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230.
( Downtown Revitalization Committee Meeting Agenda )
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News Image2015 Draft Urban Water Management Plan
May 24, 2016  The City of Hanford 2015 Draft Urban Water Management Plan is available for viewing.
( 2015 Draft Urban Water Management Plan )
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News ImageNotice of Public Comment Period Regarding CDBG 2016-2017 Draft Action Plan
April 6, 2016  In accordance with Federal Regulations governing the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, public input will be solicited for 30 days, beginning on April 2, 2016, to comment on the proposed CDBG Annual Action. The CDBG Annual Action Plan identifies how the City plans to use the federal money during the next fiscal year to meet the goals and objectives in Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan FY 2014-2018.
( CDBG FY 2016-2017 Draft Action Plan )
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News ImageNotice of 30 Day Comment Period and Public Hearing
March 7, 2016  The City of Hanford hereby notifies the general public of the proposed FY 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan, the City’s allocation in Entitlement funds is $520,355 and an estimated $70,000 in program income. CDBG grants are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
( Public Notice )
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News ImageEnergy Conservation Information
January 29, 2016  The City of Hanford in partnership with Southern California Edison and SoCal Gas is making available conservation information. 
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News ImagePedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Released
January 19, 2016 
The City of Hanford Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan has been released.
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News ImageTake the 60 Gallon Challenge!
October 15, 2015  Hey Hanford! We're challenging each of our residents to help us save 60 gallons of water every day.
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News ImageNotice of Vacancies
September 8, 2015  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code 54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists for the following:
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News ImageCity Launches Civic Voice Web Application
September 1, 2015  The City of Hanford launched Civic Voice. An online platform for information about City projects.
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News ImageNotice of Public Comment Period - CDBG CAPER
August 31, 2015  CITY OF HANFORD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
REGARDING CDBG 2014-2015 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

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News ImageCooling Center Activated
June 30, 2015  The City of Hanford will be opening a cooling center on August 17, 2015 due to temperature predictions by the National Weather Service, San Joaquin Valley Hanford office.
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News ImageCitizen Online Crime Reporting now available.
May 27, 2015  The Hanford Police Department has launched its Online Crime Reporting application as of May 27, 2015.



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News ImageNotice of Vacancy
May 20, 2015  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code 54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists.
( Notice of Vacancy )
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News ImageWater Conservation Information
May 19, 2015  For Drought Water Saving Tips please visit our Water Conservation Program Page.
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News ImageNotice of Public Comment Period
April 1, 2015  In accordance with Federal Regulations governing the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, public input will be solicited for 30 days, beginning on April 1, 2015, to comment on the proposed CDBG Annual Action. The CDBG Annual Action Plan identifies how the City plans to use the federal money during the next fiscal year to meet the goals and objectives in Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan FY 2014-2018.
( CDBG FY 2015-2016 Draft Action Plan )
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News ImageTown Hall Meeting
February 19, 2015  The City Council wants to hear from YOU!
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News ImageVacancies on City Commissions
November 12, 2014  There are vacancies on several City Commissions.
( Commission Vacancies )
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News ImageElection Results
November 5, 2014  Election results from November 4, 2014 are available online.
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News ImageCity of Hanford Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Update Workshop #1
October 28, 2014  Make a difference in Hanford's future! Join us for a walking tour to learn more about the bicycle and pedestrian opportunities and constraints in Hanford.
( Bicycle and Pedestrian Workshop Information )
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News ImageImportant Information About Your Drinking Water
October 21, 2014  Our water system recently failed a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what you should do, what happened and what we did to correct this situation.
( Important Information About Your Drinking Water )
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News ImageChief of Police Recruitment
September 24, 2014  The City of Hanford is currently accepting applications for the Chief of Police.
( Chief of Police job flyer )
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News ImageFY 2013-2014 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER)
August 29, 2014 
The FY 2013-2014 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) is available for review.
( FY 2013-2014 CAPER )
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News ImageIMPORTANT NOTICE - WATERING RESTRICTIONS
August 28, 2014  Dear Utility Customer,

Due to the ongoing drought conditions, the State Water Resources Control Board has issued Emergency Order 2014-0718-01E, which mandates water suppliers enact certain watering restrictions. On August 26, 2014 the Hanford City Council adopted Urgency Ordinance 14-07, amending the City's Water Use Regulations.
This ordinance became effective immediately.
( Ordinance )
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News ImageCommunity Cooling Center Open
July 25, 2014  The City of Hanford will be opening a Community Cooling Center.
 

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News ImageLONGFIELD Hall of Fame Nominations
June 27, 2014  Hanford Parks & Recreation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Longfield “Hall of Fame”.



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News ImageHighway 43/198 Project Final EIR published
June 27, 2014  The Final EIR for the Highway 43/198 Project has been published.
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News ImageCommunity Cooling Center to be Opened
June 27, 2014  The City of Hanford will be opening a Community Cooling Center on Monday June 30th through July 03, 2014 due to temperature predictions by the National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley Hanford office.
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News ImagePress Release
May 30, 2014  HANFORD RESIDENTS SATISFIED AND SUPPORT FUNDING
TO MAINTAIN AND IMPROVE SAFETY AND ESSENTIAL SERVICES
( Press Release )
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News ImageCity Council Meeting Canceled
May 20, 2014 
Due to a posting error of the agenda the May 20, 2014 City Council Meeting has been canceled.
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News ImagePublic Notice of Unshceduled Commission Vacancy
May 13, 2014  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to California Government Code §54974 that an unscheduled vacancy exists for the following:
Hanford Tree Commission
( Application )
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News ImageCitizen Police Academy
April 7, 2014  The Hanford Police department is holding a “Citizen’s Police Academy”.
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News ImageCommunity Development Block Grant Public Service Applications
April 1, 2014  The City of Hanford is inviting non-profit organizations to apply for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
( CDBG 2014-2015 Public Service Application )
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News ImagePublic Hearing - Parks and Recreation Commission
March 31, 2014  The Hanford Parks & Recreation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., in the Hanford City Council Chambers, Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty Street, Hanford, California.
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News ImagePress Release - Planning Commission Vacancy
March 18, 2014  The Hanford City Council is recruiting for an individual to serve on the Hanford Planning Commission for a vacated seat with a term expiring on December 31, 2016.
( Press Release )
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News ImageNotice of Public Hearing - Energy related improvements
March 3, 2014  The City of Hanford City Council shall hold a public hearing on March 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
( Public Hearing Notice )
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News ImageNotice of Special Meeting - City Council
February 21, 2014  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Joint Meeting of the City Council of the City of Hanford, California, the Hanford Joint Union High School District (HJUHSD), and the College of the Sequoias (COS) Community College District will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.
( Notice of Special Meeting )
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News ImageNotice of Cancellation/Notice of Special Meeting
February 14, 2014  The regular 7:00 City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday Feb 18, 2014 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
( Notice of Cancellation/Notice of Special Meeting )
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News ImageGeneral Plan Update Citizen's Advisory Committee Meeting
February 14, 2014  City of Hanford
General Plan Update
Citizen's Advisory Committee Meeting


( Meeting Agenda )
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News ImageResolution of Intent to Sell
January 14, 2014  Resolution No 13-53-R

Resolution of the City Council of the City of Hanford Declaring its intention to sell surplus property.
( Resolution No. 13-53-R )
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News ImageCitizen's Advisory Committee Meeting - General Plan Update
January 13, 2014  There will be a Citizen's Advisory Committee Meeting for the General Plan Update on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.




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News ImagePress Release - Commission Vacancies
December 2, 2013  The Hanford City Council is recruiting for individuals to serve on various Commissions for terms expiring on December 31, 2013.
( Press Release )
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News ImageGeneral Plan Upate - Citizen's Advisory Committee Meeting
November 8, 2013  General Plan Update Citizen's Advisory Committee Meeting

( Meeting Agenda )
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News ImageSpecial City Council Meeting
October 21, 2013  Special Meeting of the City Council of the City of Hanford, California, will be held on Tuesday, October 22,2013, at 5:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers for the Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty Street, Hanford, California.
( Notice of Special Meeting )
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News ImageHighway 43-198 Commercial Center Draft EIR Released
October 2, 2013  The Draft EIR for the Highway 43 and 198 Commercial Center has been released.
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News ImageNotice of Special Meeting
September 23, 2013  The City Council of the City of Hanford will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.
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News ImageThe City of Hanford Moves to New Technology for Job Applications
September 20, 2013   
The City of Hanford has launched a new software system to improve the hiring process for job seekers and personnel managers.
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News ImageParks and Recreation Commission Meeting
August 29, 2013  The Parks & Recreation Commission will discuss at its September 9, 2013 meeting the City’s possible sale of 20 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to Hidden Valley Park.
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News ImageNational Night Out
August 6, 2013  The Hanford Police Department and Parks and Recreation Department Presents: National Night Out - 30th Anniversary


( National Night Out Flyer )
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News ImageKings Renaissance Faire - 35th Year
August 6, 2013  Come join us for the 35th year of the Kings Renaissance Faire!


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News ImagePUBLIC NOTICE - Invitation to submit letters of interest
August 5, 2013  NOTICE TO INVITE LETTERS OF INTEREST TO SERVE ON THE CITY OF HANFORD GENERAL PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

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News ImageCooling Center Open
July 1, 2013  Activation of City of Hanford Cooling Center




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News ImageClimatic Conditions - Summer Heat
June 29, 2013  Due to the extreme temperature predictions all citizens are advised to drink plenty of water or other non-alcohol or caffeinated fluids and to stay out of the direct sunlight if possible.
( Extreme Heat Guidelines )
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News ImageEmployment Opportunites
June 18, 2013  There are new job postings on our website.
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News ImageParks and Recreation Summer Activities Guide
June 7, 2013  The 2013 Parks and Recreation Summer Actvities Guide has been published.
( Parks and Recreation 2013 Summer Activities Guide )
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News ImageDomain Name Change
June 7, 2013  The City of Hanford is changing its domain name.
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News ImageFiscal Year 2014 Draft Budget Released
June 4, 2013 
The FY 2013-2014 Draft Budget has been released.
( FY 2014 Draft Budget )
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News ImageBuilding/Permitting Department Launches Inspection and Payment Site
May 15, 2013 

The City of Hanford Community Development Department, Building Division is pleased to announce the launch of eTRAKiT3, an online inspection request and payment website.


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News ImageSenior Scam Stopper Seminar
April 16, 2013  Assemblymember Rudy Salas and the Contractors State License Board invite you to attend a free Senior Scam StopperSM seminar.
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News ImageCommunity Development Newsletter
April 12, 2013 
The Community Development Department has published their Newsletter.
( Community Development Newsletter )
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News ImagePublic Notice - Important information about your drinking water
January 30, 2013  Our water system recently failed a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what you should do, what happened and what we did to correct this situation.
( Public Notice )
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News ImageNotice of Cancellation - City Council Meeting
December 19, 2012  At the Regular City Council Meeting of December 18, 2012, the City Council Cancelled the Study Session scheduled for JANUARY 15, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. and the Regular City Council meeting scheduled for JANAURY 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
( Notice of Cancellation )
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News ImageNotice of Special Meeting
December 19, 2012  At their Regular City Council Meeting of December 18, 2012, the City Council of the City of Hanford set JANUARY 31, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. 8:
00 p.m. as their Goals & Objectives Workshop. The Workshop will be held in the Administration Training Room located at 319 N. Douty Street, Hanford, California.
( Notice of Special Meeting )
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News ImageCity Council Reorganization
December 18, 2012  Notice is hereby given that at its Regular Meeting held on the 4th day of December, 2012, the City Council of the City of Hanford reorganized.
( Notice of Council Reorganization )
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News ImageResponse to High Speed Rail
November 19, 2012 
Please click below for the City of Hanford's response to the High Speed Rail.
( High Speed Rail Response Letter )
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News ImagePress Release - Commission Recruitment
November 16, 2012  The Hanford City Council is recruiting for individuals to serve on various Commissions for terms expiring on December 31, 2012.
( Commission Application Information )
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News ImageLeaf Pick Up to begin November 19, 2012
November 5, 2012  The City of Hanford will begin its annual leaf pick up program commencing on November 19, 2012
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News ImagePublic Meeting - Shopping Cart Management, Retrieval Program
October 25, 2012  The City if Hanford is adopting a “Shopping Cart Management, Retrieval Program” to reduce the number of carts abandoned on city streets, sidewalks, and parks. 
( Shopping Cart Management and Retrieval Information )
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News ImageRFP Released for Housing Consultant
October 2, 2012  REquest for Proposal - Housing Consultant

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News ImagePublic Forum - City Manager Recruitment
August 13, 2012  The City of Hanford will be conducting a Public Forum on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. prior to the City Council Meeting which is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.
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News ImageNational Night Out
July 27, 2012  Free Family Fun!
The Hanford Police Department Presents: National Night Out.
( National Night Out Flyer )
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News ImageNotice of Election
July 9, 2012 
Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Hanford, California, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.


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News ImageBuilding Inspection call in number Changing
June 12, 2012  The phone number used to schedule building inspections via the telephone will be changing effective June 29, 2012.
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News ImageAudio from Public Meetings now available online
May 18, 2012  Residents can now listen to audio from the City Council meetings online.



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News ImageDraft FY 2012-2013 Budget Released
May 16, 2012  The Draft Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Budget has been released.

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News ImageMay is National Building Safety Month
April 26, 2012  Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year during May to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create and sustain safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of modern, model building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and a well-trained, professional workforce to maintain the system.
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News ImageSpecial Meeting April 11, 2012 2:00 P.M. - Oversight Board for the Successor Agency's
April 9, 2012  OVERSIGHT BOARD FOR THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY’S FOR THE: COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY OF AVENAL, CITY OF CORCORAN , CITY OF HANFORD,CITY OF LEMOORE



( Special Meeting Agenda )
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News ImageCinco De Mayo Celebration
February 22, 2012  Cinco De Mayo Celebration Sponsored by the Hanford Chamber of Commerce and the City of Hanford Recreation Department.

( Cinco De Mayo Vendor Packet )
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News ImageHanford Black History Month Celebration
February 22, 2012  Please join us for the Hanford Black History Month Celebration -

Remembering: The Buffalo Soldiers
( Flyer )
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News ImageCDBG Program - Notice of Funding Availability
February 13, 2012  The City of Hanford annually receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
( NOFA Application - FY 2012-2013 )
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News ImageCitywide Organizational Study Completed
January 31, 2012  The Matrix Consulting Group was retained by the City of Hanford on June 7, 2011 to conduct a Citywide Organization and Management Study, Code Enforcement Program Assessment, and Fire Master Plan.



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News ImageCity of Hanford Animal Field Control Services
January 3, 2012  Effective January 1, 2012, City of Hanford will assume the animal control field service. The Field Service Officer is the person who responds to an animal-related problem and enforces the City ordinances related to animal control.
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News ImageRequest for Proposals for Pavement Management System
December 30, 2011  RFP for Pavement Management System - Countywide


The City of Hanford is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide pavement evaluation and management system services for a Countywide project.

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News ImageCommissions and Committee Vacancies
December 14, 2011  The City of Hanford is seeking community participation for our Commissions and Committees. We currently have several vacancies or upcoming vacancies with terms expiring 12/31/2011.
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News ImageRequest for Proposals for General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Update Released
November 4, 2011  The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the City of Hanford General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Update has been released.
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News ImageNew Mayor and Vice Mayor Appointed
November 2, 2011  On November 1, 2011 the City Council voted to appoint a new Mayor and Vice Mayor.
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News ImageCity Council Strategic Plan Update
October 31, 2011  The City Council and staff met on Friday October 28, 2011 to update the City's Strategic Plan.            
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News ImageDowntown East Precise Plan - Public Workshop Meeting
October 20, 2011  Downtown East Precise Plan – Public Workshop Meeting on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 5:30 P.M.
( Meeting Notice )
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News ImageNew Innovative Incentive Programs
October 5, 2011  On June 21, 2011, the City Council adopted incentives that reduce impact fees, allow sales tax rebates for large retailers and extended the 3 year deferral of the impact fee program.
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News ImageNotice of Public Hearing
September 29, 2011  Public Hearings will be held at the City Council Meeting on October 4, 2011 starting at 7:00 P.M.
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News ImageHanford Recreation presents "The Black Spot-Murder at Port Royale"
September 19, 2011  Come join us for a fun filled evening for the WISHing Well Theatre mystery dinner theater presentation of The Black Spot, Murder at Port Royale.

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News Image34th Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire
September 19, 2011  Come join us for the 34th Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire!
( Renaissance of Kings Faire )
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News ImageCity Council Meeting Cancelled
September 6, 2011  The City Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday September 6, 2011 has been cancelled due to Lack of Quorum.
( City Council Meeting Cancelled )
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News ImageRedevelopment Agency Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule
August 26, 2011  In compliance with AB 26 the Redevelopment Agency Enforceable Obligation Payment Schedule is publicly available.
( RDA EOPS )
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News ImageLandscape Assessment District Voting Results
August 23, 2011  The City of Hanford processed a vote for the Mansionette Estates and Walnut Forest Landscape Assessment Districts to increase the annual assessment and to establish a Consumer Price Index adjustment for inflation.The results are as follows:

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News ImageSPECIAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AD HOC COMMITTEE
August 11, 2011  SPECIAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AD HOC COMMITTEE August 12, 2011
( Agenda )
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News ImageHappy 120th Birthday City of Hanford
August 9, 2011  Happy 120th Birthday City of Hanford!! Join us this Thursday, August 11th in downtown Hanford at 5:30 p.m. as we celebrate City Employee Appreciation.
( 120th Birthday Celebration )
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News ImageNotice of Public Hearing - Redistricting
June 30, 2011  According to the 2010 Census data, the City of Hanford’s Council districts are not of sufficiently equal population and therefore must be redrawn in order to comply with the “one-person, one-vote” principle established by the U.S. Constitution and applicable sections of the California Elections Code.
( Public Hearing )
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News ImageCity Council Redistricting
June 23, 2011  Pursuant to California Elections Code 21600 et seq., the City of Hanford is required to readjust the boundaries of all council districts (redistrict) after each Federal decennial census, using that census data as a basis for any changes.
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News ImagePublic Information Meeting
June 9, 2011  Interested in a new SKATE PARK? Think it’s time for a NEW POOL? Need a new “after school” HANGOUT?
( View PDF )
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News Image2010 Urban Water Master Plan - Comment Period
June 7, 2011  Pursuant to the California Water Code section 10642 and 10608, the City Council of the City of Hanford will conduct a Public Hearing to take testimony regarding the adoption of the updated 2010 Urban Water Management Plan for the City of Hanford

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News ImageOnline Utility Bill Payments
May 26, 2011  The City of Hanford is pleased to announce that residents may now pay their Utility Bills online.
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News ImageNew Code Compliance Reporting Hotline 559-585-CODE(2633)
May 20, 2011  The City is pleased to announce that residents, property owners and businesses have another avenue for reporting code compliance issues.


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News ImageHanford Fun Run Cancelled
May 11, 2011  The Hanford Fun Run scheduled for Saturday May 14, 2011 has been cancelled due to a lack of participants.
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News ImageFollow City Departments on Facebook and Twitter
May 10, 2011  The City of Hanford Fire Department,  Recreation Department  and Downtown East Project are now on Facebook and Twitter.


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News ImageFiscal Year 2011-2012 CDBG Annual Action Plan Comments
April 12, 2011  Comments are now being taken on the FY 2011-12 CDBG Annual Action Plan.
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News ImageMovies in the Park
April 6, 2011  The City of Hanford Recreation Department brings to you our Free Movies in the Park series the second Friday of Every Month!

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News ImageAffordable Housing Project Financing
March 31, 2011  The City of Hanford welcomes the opportunity to partner with reputable housing developers interested in providing affordable housing in Hanford by submitting a 2011 HOME Investment Partnership Program application in support of a viable project.
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News Image84th Annual Kings County Homecoming
March 28, 2011  Kings County Homecoming is a weeklong event celebrating the pioneer spirit of those who first came to the San Joaquin Valley and settled in what is today called Kings County.


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News ImageRequest for Proposals for Downtown East Precise Plan
March 11, 2011  The City of Hanford has released a Request for Proposals for professional consultant services for the preparation of a Downtown East Precise Plan and associated studies.
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News ImageRequest for Proposals for Study of Code Enforcement Program
March 7, 2011  The City of Hanford has released a Request for Proposals to study its code enforcement program.
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News ImageHanford Black History Celebration
January 20, 2011  Hanford Black History Celebration
An evening of entertainment, dinner and history celebrating the Tuskegee Airmen.
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News ImageRFP for Biannual Geotechnical Services
January 18, 2011  The City of Hanford is seeking proposals for Geotechnical services for capital projects and other City related projects.
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News ImageChristmas Tree Round Up
January 13, 2011  The City of Hanford is celebrating their 21st Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program! Let the city pick up your Christmas Tree after the holidays and have it recycled into valuable mulch.
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News ImageCity Council Meeting Cancelled
January 12, 2011  The City Council Meeting on Tuesday January 18, 2011 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday January 24, 2011.
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News ImageYouth Flag Football
January 5, 2011  Is your 5-8 year old interested in learning the fundamentals of football through a safe, recreational flag football league?
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News ImageFinancial Conditions Briefing & Long Term Financial Planning
December 17, 2010  On December 16, 2010, a Financial conditions briefing and presentation of a long term financial plan was provided to the Hanford City Council.
( Financial Conditions Briefing & Long Term Financial Planning )
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News ImagePublic Meeting Announcement - Break Down the Barriers
December 9, 2010  Break Down the Barriers! 

Help the City of Hanford with its ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan.
 
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News ImageAnnual Holiday Luminaria
November 30, 2010  Join us Saturday, December 4th in Civic Park for our annual Luminaria at sunset. The entire park will be lit up for the holdiay season. Luminaria bags have been colored by Hanford Elementary Ready Program. Come by and enjoy the atmosphere in Civic Park and kick off the Holiday Season.
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News ImageDowntown East Planning Study Consortium Committee Meeting
November 24, 2010  Join us for the next Downtown East Planning Study Consortium Committee meeting to be held on December 8, 2010 from 6:00 to 7:30  p.m.
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News ImageParking and Traffic Commission - Meeting Date Change
November 10, 2010  Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Parking and Traffic Commission meeting that was to be held on Thursday November 25, 2010 has been rescheduled to Thursday November 18, 2010 at 4:00PM in the City Council Chambers of the Civic Auditorium, 400 N. Douty St.
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News ImageToys for Tots Softball Tournament
November 5, 2010  Sign up now for the City's annual Toys for Tots Softball Tournament. Mens tournament is Saturday, November 13. Coed plays Sunday, November 14.
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News ImageFall - Winter 2011 Recreation Brochure now online
November 1, 2010  The Hanford Recreation Department Fall - Winter 2011 Brochure is now online.
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News ImageGraffiti Abatement
October 25, 2010 

The City of Hanford is pleased to announce that All Valley Painting of Hanford has been retained to provide on-call Graffiti Abatement Maintenance Services to the City both on public and private property.


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News ImageMelco Reunion Dance October 16, 2010
October 12, 2010  Join us for the 5th annual Melco Reunion Dance on Saturday, October 16 from 7-11pm. 
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News ImageLongfield Hall of Fame Celebration, October 23, 2010
October 12, 2010  The hall was created to honor present and former Hanford Residents and patrons of the Longfield Center who have distinguished themselves through their achievments in community life, professional and college accomplishments.


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News ImageMovie in the Park
September 30, 2010  Come join us for the final Movie in the Park featuring "Nightmare Before Christmas" Friday October 8, 2010.
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News Image12th Avenue Widening from Home Depot to Grangeville Boulevard
September 29, 2010  The project started construction on August 9, 2010 and is scheduled to be completed on December 7, 2010. 
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News Image11th Avenue Widening from Hume Avenue to Houston Avenue
September 28, 2010  The project started construction on June 28, 2010 and is scheduled to be open to traffic on October 5, 2010. 
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News Image33rd Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire
September 24, 2010  Come join us for the 33rd Annual Renaissance of Kings Faire.
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News ImageCity Council Meeting Time Change
September 16, 2010  City Council Meetings have changed to a starting time of 7:00PM starting with the Tuesday September 21, 2010 meeting.

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News ImageSeptember Boot Camp Class
September 14, 2010  This is a special one month class for $40.00. The class will meet Saturday mornings at Freedom Park for a one hour work out beginning at 7:00 am.
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News ImageMen's Basketball League Registration Open
August 31, 2010  Men's Basketball League Registration Open

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News ImageFall Adult Softball League Registration Now Open
August 31, 2010  Fall Adult Softball League Registration Now Open


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News ImageClimatic Conditions - Summer Heat
August 24, 2010  Due to the extreme temperature predictions over the next 2-3 days, The City of Hanford will be opening a Community Cooling Center.
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News ImageThe City seeks RFP for Cafeteria Plan with Flexible Spending Accounts
August 23, 2010 

The City is in need of a qualified consultant to provide proposals for a Cafeteria Plan with a Flexible Spending Account.


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News ImageCity Begins Reclamite Surface Treatment Project
August 10, 2010  Starting Sunday, August 22, 2010 from 11pm to 7am the Street Maintenance Division of the City of Hanford will be applying a light coat of pavement rejuvenating oil and sand.
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News ImageCity seeks RFP's for Realtor Services for Sale of City Owned Properties
August 6, 2010  City seeks RFP's for Realtor Services for Sale of City Owned Properties.
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News ImageMayor Dan Chin visits Great Day for Meet the Mayor
July 29, 2010  Mayor Dan Chin visited the KMPH Fox 26 Great Day program for meet the mayor on July 12, 2010.
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News ImageCity Seeks RFP's for ADA Self Evaluation & Transition Plan
July 23, 2010  The City of Hanford is in need of hiring a consultant to prepare a Self Evaluation and Transition Plan.
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News ImageAdventist Health - Emergency Services Public Hearing
July 19, 2010 

Adventist Health/Central Valley Network and the Central California Emergency Medical Services Agency invite Kings County residents to learn about planned emergency department changes and provide input at an Emergency Services Public Hearing on July 28.


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News ImageIndustrial Park Rail Spur Initial Study
July 12, 2010  The City of Hanford (City), in conjunction with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), plans to construct a series of new railroad spurs from the existing BNSF Railway Company rail line onto the southwest part of Kings Industrial Park.
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News ImageHanford City Council Elections
July 12, 2010  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION will be held in the City of Hanford on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
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News ImagePlunge Closed for Maintenance
July 8, 2010  The Plunge will be closed Saturday July 10  for maintenance.  Please check on Saturday for evening hours.
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News ImageCity of Hanford Launches New Web Site
July 7, 2010  The City of Hanford launches new web site.
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News ImageCelebrate your Fourth of July Safely
June 24, 2010  Celebrate your Fourth of July Safely!

Please watch our Public Service Announcement.


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News ImageTake Fair Housing Survey
May 10, 2010  The City of Hanford, Community Development Department is conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The city is interested in hearing from you regarding any experience you have as an individual who personally has, or as a professional who works with persons who, purchase or rent housing or who apply for mortgage financing in Hanford.
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