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  2. Calendar of Events
  1. 2019-MHFA-Flyer

    Mental Health First Aid Training in Hanford - August 22 & October 11

    Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour certification course to educate participants and help them identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health illness or crisis, until professional help is received or the crisis resolves. Read on...
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    Avenal PD Cooling Center Available, Hours below

    Cooling center will be available when forecasted temperatures reach 105 degrees or higher. The Avenal Cooling Center facility is located at Avenal Police Department 317 E. Alpine Street. Weekday hours are 8am-7pm; Weekend hours are 4pm-7pm. Read on...
  3. 2019 Spanish Marketplace revised

    August 9th - Friday Night Marketplace/Mercado de Viernes por la Noche

    Avenal Friday Night Marketplace, Second Friday of July, August, September, and October. All vendors welcome! 7-10pm each night. Mercado de Viernes por la Noche, segundo viernes de cada mes hasta Octubre, todos invitados. 7-10pm cada noche. Read on...
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    PG&E Community Wildfire Safety Program

    PG&E is doing more real-time monitoring of extreme weather and fire danger conditions, enhancing vegetation management around power lines and conducting accelerated safety inspections of electric infrastructure. Read on...
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    Amendment to Water Conservation Rules

    Due to improved water conditions in 2017, the Avenal City Council amended the City's Water Conservation Measures on April 13, 2017. The City requests continued assistance utilizing Phase II water conservation measures by all users until further notice. 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.