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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations at Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley

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Anyone 65 and older is nor eligible for the COVID-19 community vaccine. Those eligible must submit a certification of eligibility and arrange an appointment at the link below.

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Economic Development UP-date January #1

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

TVRPD Board Appointment

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The Tehachapi City Council is seeking persons to consider for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks.   The term expires on February 2, 2025.   

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Elected Officials Sworn In, Mayor Elected

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On Monday December 21, the Tehachapi City Council meeting began with the swearing in of Councilmembers Michael Davies representing District 3, Christina Scrivner representing District 2, Victoria Marsh as City Clerk, and Stacy Curry as City Treasurer. &am...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Economic Development UP-date December

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Panda Express opens and other economic development news for the City of Tehachapi.

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Economic Development UP-date November

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City Receives Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

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On November 3, the City of Tehachapi’s Finance Department was notified they had been honored with the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)....

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Tehachapi Receives SBDC "Champion" Award

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The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) awarded Greg Garrett from the City of Tehachapi the 'Champion of the Year' Award representing 15 counties in Central California. The SBDC Director Kelly Bearden and Consultant Jay Thompson mad...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Economic Development UP-date October

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Tehachapi Purchases Back Up Generators

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On February 20, the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $300,000 grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) as part of their PSPS Program.

The City of Tehachapi purchased two large backup generators that are trailer m...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Economic Development UP-date September #2

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Economic Development UP-date September #1

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Economic Development UP-date August #2

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Economic Development UP-date August #1

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

City Council Supports "Tehachapi Mountains" AVA

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On Wednesday July 22, 2020 Tehachapi Mayor Susan Wiggins signed a letter of support from the city council for the Tehachapi Wine Grower’s Association and the Greater Tehachapi Economic Development Council’s request to become an America...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Economic Development UP-date July #1

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Umbrellas Added to Downtown to Assist With Outdoor Dining

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The City of Tehachapi added 14 new umbrellas to downtown picnic tables in public spaces to help local eateries with outdoor seating.

Tehachapi Economic Development Coordinator Corey Costelloe talked with local business owners and found a common issue state...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Economic Development UP-date June #2

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Economic Development UP-date May #2

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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On Monday, May 18, the Tehachapi City Council approved a balanced $21.4 million budget for fiscal year 2020-21. The approved budget also addressed subsequent balanced years through 2024-25. The budget includes all operating funds within the City including...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Economic Development UP-date April #1

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Economic Development UP-date March #2

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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

Economic Development UP-date February #2

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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.

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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: 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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