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County Seeking Candidates for CAO

County Seeking Candidates for CAO

County Spray Parks Now Open

County Spray Parks Now Open

FY 2016-17 CAO Preliminary Recommended Budget Available

FY 2016-17 CAO Preliminary Recommended Budget Available

 LAFCo Seeking Candidates for an Executive Officer

LAFCo Seeking Candidates for an Executive Officer

County Seeking Candidates for CAO

The Board of Supervisors is seeking a County Administrative Officer (CAO) with the vision and dynamic leadership to move Kern County government forward to meet future challenges. Recruitment closes July 1, 2016.  Download Printable Brochure

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Cooling Centers

Senior citizens and others at risk from extreme heat can find relief at cooling centers across Kern County. Cooling center information will be updated daily.

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California Save Our Water Program

Statewide program aimed at helping Californians reduce their everyday water use.

Water Resources Map

Sustainable Groundwater Management (SGMA)

State law requires groundwater basins in critical overdraft to form an agency (GSA) to regulate groundwater and bring those basins into sustainability.

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KGOV

KGOV-Live (Live Broadcast)

Kern Government Television (KGOV-TV) is a local cable television station owned and operated by the County of Kern that broadcasts the Board of Supervisor meetings and other important government-related information.  Program Guide

Kern County Board of Supervisors

Board Agenda, Minutes, and Video

Kern County Board of Supervisors meetings

Kern County Grand Jury

Grand Jury Recruitment Video

The Kern County Grand Jury objectively investigates all aspects of county government, special districts and cities to ensure that these bodies are being effectively governed and that public monies are being judiciously handled.

Water Conservation Video

Drought and Water Conservation  (added May 2015)

A Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Leadership Bakersfield Project Presentation. Produced by KGET.

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Kern Government Television (KGOV-TV) is a local cable television station owned and operated by the County of Kern that broadcasts the Board of Supervisor meetings and other important government-related information.   Program Guide

 
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The governing body of the County and various special districts; enacts legislation governing the County and determines policies for operation of the County.

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