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Welcome to the City of Exeter

The city of Exeter, California has scenic beauty, a thriving business community and a population who take great pride in the town’s heritage, quality housing, good schools and a very low incidence of crime.

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Spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning Suspended

The City’s Spring Clean Up Event scheduled for April 16th, 17th, and 18th has been suspended. Below is a message from the City’s contract solid waste service provider, Mid Valley Disposal.

“I want to thank those of you who have responded to my email updates regarding Mid-Valley’s services. The discussions have been overwhelmingly positive and valuable. Based on the conversations with my management team and many of you, we will be SUSPENDING spring clean-up events until further notice. As you know, these events require frequent face to face interaction with the public. We feel this is appropriate in light of the potential to spread the COVID-19 throughout your communities and our employees. Our goal is to maintain the essential solid waste services for all our communities”.

Joseph Kalpakoff.
Mid Valley Disposal

Youth Baseball/Softball Coronavirus Update Announcement

In keeping with the most current recommendation of Public Health officials in the State of California and Tulare County, due to the spread of COVID-19 in Tulare County and across the state we are making some adjustments to our youth baseball/softball leagues.

Coaches meeting will be the week of April 13th and practices may start the week of April 20th. However, games will be postponed until the week of May 4th. 

Coaches will be notified of any changes to the start date and scheduling.

Please note that we are still looking for volunteer coaches for this season. Due to the change in game schedules, additional coaches are needed to fill in for any needed teams.

For parents who wish to withdraw their child from the league, please notify the Parks & Recreation Department by April 10th in order to receive a full refund. After April 10th, refunds will still be provided minus the department required $15 administrative processing fee up until May 1st.

For any questions or concerns, please email or You may also go to the City of Exeter website or contact our business office at (559) 592.5262 Monday-Friday between 8 am and 4 pm. City of Exeter, Ca. 

Parks and Recreation Department Coronavirus Announcement

As the COVID-19 coronavirus situation continues to evolve, locally and around the globe, the City of Exeter remains committed to protecting and preserving the health and safety of our community as our highest priority.

Public Health officials in the State of California and Tulare County are recommended that all events or gathering of more than 250 be cancelled or postponed. The following City of Exeter Parks and Recreation events have been cancelled or postponed.

  • 2020 Youth Baseball/Softball Leagues have been postponed
  • 2020 Easter egg Hunt/Earth Day Event – Cancelled

Thank you for your patience.
City of Exeter

City of Exeter COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease Update:

March 13, 2020

City of Exeter COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease Update:

The City of Exeter remains committed to protecting and preserving the health and safety of our community as the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation continues to evolve. 

State of California and Tulare County Public Health Officials are requiring all events or gatherings of more than 250 people be canceled or postponed and has recommended canceling events of less than 250.  Gatherings less than 250 held in venues that do not allow social distancing of six feet per person should be postponed or canceled. For events of less than 250 that are not cancelled, handwashing/hand sanitizing stations must be provided and participants encouraged to be mindful of social distancing.  Gatherings of individuals who are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, such as older adults, people with chronic illnesses, and those with compromised immune systems, should be limited to no more than 10 people.

The City of Exeter continues to work closely with public health officials as well as our partner agencies in Public Safety and municipal services.  As the situation continues to develop, we will be taking precautionary steps when necessary and appropriate to minimize risk to our community and staff.  It is possible that some of these precautionary steps will result in some temporary inconveniences as well as reduced and postponed services, for which we apologize.  

Regarding Exeter City Services:

For Utility Bill Payment, residents are encouraged to pay by mail, drop box or online, although City Offices are currently remaining open.

Customers needing services from City Administration should go to the Police Department lobby.  For Public Works Department services call (559) 592-3318.

The Exeter Police Department continues its normal operations and is responding to all calls for law enforcement services.

City recreation programs are being postponed and future notices will be provided when they are resumed.

As a result of precautionary measures taking place throughout Tulare County, several events have been postponed or cancelled.  

To stay current with safety tips and precautionary information, as well as the current status of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the County of Tulare Public Health Department are two of the best resources for accurate and reliable information. or

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How to Pay Utilities

Utility Payments can be paid online or by phone at 1- (855) 288-7463 via Credit Card, Debit Card, or E-Check. There is a processing fee of $3.25.

You can also participate in the City of Exeter’s Direct Payment Plan which authorizes the city to deduct the utility payment from your chosen bank account. To authorize the Direct Payment Plan, download the authorization form and return it to the City of Exeter. Note, please attach a voided check to the authorization form.

youth basketball

2020 Youth Basketball Registration Begins

The City of Exeter is accepting registrations for the 2020 Youth Basketball Season. League play is scheduled tentatively to begin January 11, 2020. The cost is $50 per player if registered before Dec. 6, 2019. Registrations after that date will be $60. Placement for those who register after Dec. 6 is limited to vacancies.

The Recreation Department will accept registrations at Straw Hat Pizza, 1111 W. Visalia Road, Exeter, CA on Nov. 5 and 6 and 12 and 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

All boys and girls in K-8th grade are eligible to participate.  Our volunteer coaches will teach the basic skills of basketball in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere. Players will learn the importance of team play, good sportsmanship BUT most of all HAVE FUN.  

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2019 Christmas Parade Entrants Sought

Christmas on the Farm is the theme for this years’ City of Exeter Annual Christmas Parade. The parade kicks off the holiday season in Exeter. This year’s parade will be held December 6.

Get in the spirit and enter your float, car, dancing group, marching band, animal, or…the sky’s the limit! Except, remember not to masquerade as Santa because rumor has it, he’s expected to attend this year’s event. There is no charge to enter the parade.

A new insurance requirement has been recently added for vehicles. Those who enter a vehicle in the parade, must show proof of insurance.

The deadline for this year’s entry is November 25, 2019, before 3 p.m. This is firm. There will be no exceptions.

Please download the Christmas Parade Entry Form and Exeter Christmas Parade Guidelines. Return the completed form to The City of Exeter – Community Services, 137 N F St., Exeter, CA 93221