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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

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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

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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

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

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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: 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 10, 2019

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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: 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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