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With a 3-2 vote on January 17, 2018 the City Council of the City of Imperial approved Ordinance No. 795 allowing for one (1) medical cannabis facility within Imperial city limits. The ordinance becomes effective February 21, 2018; thirty (30) days after the second reading.

7th Annual Tri Tip Cook Off

The City of Imperial will be hosting the 7th Annual Imperial Market Days Tri Tip Cook Off. Februar 24, 2018 in Downtown Imperial teams will via for the covetted title of Tri Tip Champion! Spaces are limited, entry fee is $100. To register your team, please contact the Department of Community Services at (760) 355-3316 or stop by 124 W 9th Street in Imperial,CA. Pre-Sale Tri Tip Tasting Tickets/People's Choice Ballots will be available at City Hall, Community Services and Imperial Public Library; Tri Tip Tasting Tickets also available onsite while supplies last.

Save the Date for the Imperial State of the City Address

The City of Imperial will be hosting the annual State of the City Address in conjunction with the Tri Tip Cook Off. The event(s) is set to take place on February 24, 2018 in Downtown Imperial. Live at the Main Stage Mayor Geoff Dale will present the past, present and future of our City. Be sure to join us at 8pm just before we annouce the Tri Tip Champion!

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What do you want to see in Imperial? Do you have safety concerns? We want to know! As part of the City's General Plan update, we have put together a short ten question survey. We ask our residents to participate to ensure we are headed in the right direction with our community. Click the link below and submit your responses. Should you have any questions please contact the Community Development Department at (760) 355-1152.

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On Friday, December 8, 2017 during the annual Imperial Police Department uniform inspection, City Manager Stefan Chatwin announced that as of December 21, 2017 (pending Council Action) that Acting Deputy Chief Leonard J. Barra would become Chief of Police and Acting Deputy Chief Mario Luna would be promoted to Captain.