Thursday, October 1, 2020





NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Williams is in the process of preparing an update to the City’s current General Plan, Housing Element, which expires this year.  The purpose of the Housing Element is to address existing and future housing needs for all of Williams residents and economic groups.  The State of California requires by law that the Housing Element be updated periodically. For this program, the City is updating the document for the 2020-28 period.

The City conducted two public workshops on July 24, 2019 and July 27, 2020 on the Housing Element Update to receive public comments on this process. The City has completed the first draft of the 2020-2028 Housing Element in June, 2020 and circulated the document for public comment.  Public comments were assembled and then addressed in a revised draft. Please feel welcome to download a copy of the final draft at:

All interested persons are invited to present testimony on the matter at the meeting, and/or submit written comments prior to the meeting.  Please submit any comments you have on the document in writing on this matter to:

Planning Director
City of Williams
P.O. Box 310
Williams, CA 95987

Or by e-mail at:

The Planning Commission will be reviewing the draft 2020-28 Housing Element for recommendation for adoption on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 810 E Street, Williams, CA. This meeting is being conducted to allow staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020 which authorizes local legislative bodies to hold public meetings this way to make public meeting accessible telephonically to all members of the public and staff in an effort to observe Social Distancing Recommendations.  Balancing the health risks associated with COVID-19, while appreciating the publics to conduct the people’s business in transparent and open manner, the City wants you to know that you can submit your comment in writing as noted above before 6:00 pm, September 14, 2020.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate in the teleconference.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 989 4034 9669
Passcode: 928613

Or participate via telephone:

877 853 5247 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 989 4034 9669
Passcode: 928613

09/02/2020 – WPR #2020-1066

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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