Posted on: March 20, 2020
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.
Posted on: March 19, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2020
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 11, 2020
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.
Key Budg...Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 21, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 21, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 7, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: November 20, 2019
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: October 1, 2019
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: September 16, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 4, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 14, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 8, 2019
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.
National Nigh...Read on...
Posted on: July 17, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 25, 2019
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 6, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 8, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 29, 2019
PRESS RELEASE TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHIEF KENT KROEGER
April 29, 2019
On Saturday April 27th, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the national Prescription Drug Take Back Day in partners...Read on...
Posted on: March 4, 2019
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. ...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2018
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 ...Read on...