Welcome to our 1st District website!

My name is Mick Gleason and I am your 1st District Kern County Supervisor. My staff and I are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our 1st District constituents and all residents of Kern County. We will do this by becoming fully engaged with our district communities and by creating representation that is responsive, affordable, and effective. Our mission is to promote general welfare by focusing on job creation and free enterprise.

This website is for you. Please feel free to contact us at any time; we’re here to serve you.

Supervisor Mick Gleason thanks and honors all Veterans
for their service and commitment.

Rosie the Riveter Luncheon - October 2014  (PDF)

Kelso Creek Flood Plan Community Meeting (video)

Department of Water Resources Presentation on Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSA) (PDF)


SBA Disaster Assistance for Erskine Fire Victims  (PDF)

This morning the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a disaster declaration for the Erskine Fire, enabling individuals and businesses impacted by the fire to receive low-interest rate loans. (This is different from what FEMA was working on for a presidential major disaster declaration). 

The SBA will be opening a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Lake Isabella beginning on July 27th to answer questions about SBA's disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each individual complete their application

Learn more about types of assistance available, who/what is eligible for the loans and how to apply

For further information visit https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/or call the SBA Call Center at 1-800-659-2955.


District One Newsletter - Volume 3 recently released!  (615K PDF)


Don't Get Taken: Rebuilding after the Erskine Fire

The Contractors State Licensing Board has sound advice for homeowners who are rebuilding after a disaster like the Erskine Fire. To avoid fraud and shoddy work on your property, learn more by viewing their podcast, or video, or by visiting their webpage.


District One Newsletter - Volume 2 now available!  (1,326K PDF)


District One Newsletter - just published!  (PDF)


New Remote Testimony Request Form

Use the form to request to speak at (not watch) a Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting from one of the three available remote locations in Lake Isabella, Mojave or Ridgecrest.

The deadline for submitting a request is 5 PM on the Friday before the meeting date. If you submit a request after the deadline, staff will attempt to accommodate your request but there are no guarantees.


Sandbag Saturday - December 19th  (PDF)

The Kern County Fire Department is assisting the public in preparing for the predicted upcoming El Nino storms by providing free sandbags and sand in an event to be held in several locations throughout the county on December 19th from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.

Residents can fill up to 25 sandbags per address with provided sand. Supplies are


County Signs Agreement with Self-help Enterprises to Provide State Funded Drought Relief Assistance  (PDF)


About the Supervisor

   ♦   Photo Gallery

   ♦   Biography

   ♦   Supervisor Gleason Delivers 2016 State of the County Address  (video)

About the District

   ♦   First District Map

   ♦   Facts About the First District

   ♦   Links

District 1 Photo Gallery

The rotating gallery on this page displays a variety of images showcasing the beauty and diversity of the first district. We will update the gallery with new images as they become available.