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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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On Monday, June 3, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $21 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The approved budget also addressed subsequent balanced years through 2023-24. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including t...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Over 125 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Kern County Grand Jury Issues Report on City of Tehachapi

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On March 1, the County of Kern Grand Jury released its report following an annual review on the operation and management of the City of Tehachapi.

“We were pleased at the findings of the grand jury, city staff takes pride in working hard for its ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

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 At 1:45 PM, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Tehachapi lost one of its most vocal champions when Mayor Ed Grimes passed away, surrounded by his large and loving family. 

 

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

TPD Prescription Drug Take Back Results

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of p...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Staff Honored for Milestones

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On Tuesday October 24 the City of Tehachapi recognized employees for reaching milestone markers for their years of service to the City. "We are so lucky to have dedicated people in our organization. The city would not function at the high level it d...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Greg Garrett Selected for GAVEA Board of Directors

Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett has been selected to serve of the Board of Directors for the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA). This three year term will allow Tehachapi and Eastern Kern County to continue to have a voice in the econo...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Tehachapi Declares Local Emergency

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Effective immediately the City of Tehachapi has declared a local emergency in response to the COVID-19 health crisis following Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order (N-33-20) which includes a statewide stay-at-home order to all Californians.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Council Approves Relief for Small Business and Residential Customers

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On March 18, 2020, the Tehachapi City Council approved a temporary deferral of utility (water, sewer, & trash) payments for small businesses and waived late fees for all residential customers at a special council meeting held on the steps of city hall...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

City Council Appoints Christina Scrivner as Councilwoman

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The Tehachapi City Council appointed Christina Scrivner to fill the open council seat for the remainder of its term. 

Scrivner will serve the remainder of the at-large council seat term vacated by Kenneth Hetge on January 2, 2020. In the upcoming ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

CALED Honors City With Pair of Awards

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The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) in Sacramento recognized the City of Tehachapi and the Tehachapi Police Department for two separate awards on February 10, 2020. 

The City of Tehachapi received the Award of Merit f...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Tehachapi Launches Podcast "TehachaPod"

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The City of Tehachapi has added podcasting to its communication portfolio as it launched TehachaPod this week. TehachaPod is a conversation about all things Tehachapi. TehachaPod features interviews with various people in our community.  

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Finance Department Wins Esteemed Budget Presentation Award

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On January 22, 2020, the City of Tehachapi received another award for the Finance Department from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). 

The GFOA notified Finance Director Hannah Chung her department had received the Distinguished Bu...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

2019 Year In Review Available Now

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Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett unveiled the 2019 Year in Review to members of the City staff and then the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce on January 21st. The publication along with multimedia presentation is shared throughout the community hig...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Jay Schlosser Wins 'Engineer of the Year' at State Level

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On January 14, 2020, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) notified Tehachapi City Engineer Jay Schlosser he was the recipient of the Civil Engineer of the Year in the Public Sector Award winner for the State of California.

“I was surpri...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

City of Tehachapi Wins Two Regional Merit Awards

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The Kern Council of Governments has announced their annual Regional Awards of Merit for the year 2019 with the City of Tehachapi receiving two honors.

The first Award of Merit was in the category of Transportation for the downtown Park-and-Ride and Transit...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Capacity Crowd for Small Business Social Media Workshop

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The City of Tehachapi Economic Development and Community Engagement departments hosted a standing-room only presentation on social media for small business on November 19th at the Tehachapi Police Department community room.

The capacity crowd listened the ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Finance Department Wins Excellence Award

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On September 4, the City of Tehachapi’s Finance Department was notified that they had been honored with the “Award of Financial Reporting Achievement” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

The GFOA has been ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Airport Manager Elected to Association of California Airports Board of Directors

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Tehachapi Municipal Airport Manager Ashley Whitmore elected to a two-year term to the Board of Directors for the Association of California Airports on Thursday September 12.  

The Association of California Airports represents both publicly and pri...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Community Letters Sought for Highway 58 Truck Climbing Lanes

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On August 5th, the City of Tehachapi took the role as lead agency as a member of the Kern Council of Governments, for a grant application to potentially fund the environmental studies for truck climbing lanes on eastbound Highway 58. While not in the City...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

New Reserve Police Officer Sworn In

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The Tehachapi Police Department added to its sworn ranks today with the swearing-in of Anthony Bonelli as a new reserve police officer. Deputy City Clerk Ashley Whitmore swore-in Bonelli in front of Chief of Police Kent Kroeger, several of his fellow offi...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

National Night Out Huge Success In Tehachapi

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More than 1,000 people attended National Night Out in the City of Tehachapi on Tuesday August 6th. “We had a great night talking to the kids, parents and everyone who came out to say hi,” said Chief Kent Kroeger. 

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Neighborhood Improvement Project Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash

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The Tehachapi Police Department held a second cleanup day collecting more than 10 tons of debris in a neighborhood on the North side of town involving volunteers from the community in a few hours. 

On Saturday July 13, nearly 22,000 pounds of bulk...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

First Neighborhood Cleanup Day Collects 8.3 Tons of Bulky Items

Tehachapi Neighborhood Improvement Project

The Neighborhood Improvement Project held a successful Cleanup Day on Saturday June 22. The oldest Tehachapi residential area between the Tehachapi Airport on the North and train tracks to the South was the focus. Tehachapi Police and Code Enforcement Off...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

City, Tehachapi Police Officers Association Reach 5-Year Agreement

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With a 4-0 vote, the Tehachapi City Council approved a new five-year police contract at the June 17th council meeting.  

“We felt it was a fair and equitable contract for both sides,” said Tehachapi Police Officers Association ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

All-American 4th of July Festival Details Announced

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The City of Tehachapi is proud to announce the events lineup for the All-American 4th of July Festival on Thursday, July 4. This year’s festival is once again presented by S-Power.

The festivities begin at Philip Marx Central Park with the All-Am...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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On Monday, June 3, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $21 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The approved budget also addressed subsequent balanced years through 2023-24. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including t...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Heritage League, Main Street add History Walk Downtown

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A joint partnership between the City of Tehachapi, the Tehachapi Heritage League and Main Street Tehachapi culminated on May 7, 2018 with the installation of the new history walk plaques on S. Green Street in Downtown Tehachapi.

The walk starts on the nort...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Over 125 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected

Place at Drug Tackback

PRESS RELEASE TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT 

CHIEF KENT KROEGER 

(661) 822-2222 

April 29, 2019 

On Saturday April 27th, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the national Prescription Drug Take Back Day in partners...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Kern County Grand Jury Issues Report on City of Tehachapi

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On March 1, the County of Kern Grand Jury released its report following an annual review on the operation and management of the City of Tehachapi.

“We were pleased at the findings of the grand jury, city staff takes pride in working hard for its citizens. ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mayor Ed Grimes, 1943-2018

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 At 1:45 PM, on Monday, May 21, 2018, Tehachapi lost one of its most vocal champions when Mayor Ed Grimes passed away, surrounded by his large and loving family. 

 

Despite serving as a member of the Tehachapi ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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