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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

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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...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Over 125 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected

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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 ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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 with the City of Tehachapi receiving two honors for 2018.

Tehachapi Police Chief Kent Kroeger was named the recipient of the ‘Richard A. Maxwell Regional Award of Merit for...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

City of Tehachapi Awarded Urban Greening Grant

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SACRAMENTO – The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $24.7 million in funding for 20 infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening program. The City of Tehachapi was awarded $889,300 for the Citywide Tree P...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back Results Announced

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On Saturday October 27, 2018, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescripti...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

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 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. 

 

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

TPD Prescription Drug Take Back Results

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of p...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

City Staff Honored for Milestones

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On Tuesday October 24 the City of Tehachapi recognized employees for reaching milestone markers for their years of service to the City. "We are so lucky to have dedicated people in our organization. The city would not function at the high level it d...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Greg Garrett Selected for GAVEA Board of Directors

Tehachapi City Manager Greg Garrett has been selected to serve of the Board of Directors for the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA). This three year term will allow Tehachapi and Eastern Kern County to continue to have a voice in the econo...

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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).

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Adopt-A-Landscape Seeking Sponsors

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Keeping downtown Tehachapi beautiful is something that we can take pride in and with the City of Tehachapi’s Adopt-a-Landscape program, the City is once again promoting this twelve-month program and encouraging businesses, organizations, familie...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Airport Manager Elected to Association of California Airports Board of Directors

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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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Community Letters Sought for Highway 58 Truck Climbing Lanes

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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...

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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: July 17, 2019

Neighborhood Improvement Project Collects More Than 10 Tons of Trash

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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...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

First Neighborhood Cleanup Day Collects 8.3 Tons of Bulky Items

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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...

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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: June 13, 2019

All-American 4th of July Festival Details Announced

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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...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

City Adopts Balanced Five-Year Budget

City Council Budget Presentation

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...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Heritage League, Main Street add History Walk Downtown

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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...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Over 125 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected

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CHIEF KENT KROEGER 

(661) 822-2222 

April 29, 2019 

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Talk It Up April 2019 Newsletter

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

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The March 2019 Economic Development UP-date from the City of Tehachapi is available here.

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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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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Talk It Up March 2019 Newsletter

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Read the latest edition of Talk It Up, the City of Tehachapi's newsletter. Each month we highlight the accomplishments and public outreach from various City departments.

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Officers Obtain DRE Certification

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TEHACHAPI POLICE DEPARTMENT

CHIEF KENT KROEGER

(661) 822-2222

February 28, 2019

OFFICERS OBTAIN D.R.E. CERTIFICATION

Officer Amy Smith and Officer Richard Kiser of the Tehachapi Police Department recently received their certification as Drug Recognition Expert...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Safe Route To Schools Grant Awarded for Snyder Project

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On January 30, 2019 the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $1,495,000 grant from the Active Transportation Program (ATP) through Caltrans for the improved safety of children walking to school.

The project will include new curbs, sidewalks, gutters, and bike p...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Highway Safety Improvement Grant Awarded to the City of Tehachapi

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On December 12, 2018 the City of Tehachapi was awarded a $220,000 grant from the Highway Safety Improvement Program through Caltrans for an enhanced pedestrian visibility project.

The project will provide flashing beacons and pedestrian signage to increase...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Released

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The City of Tehachapi presented an independent auditor’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 to the Tehachapi City Council on February 4.

The City’s general fund as well as the enterpris...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Tehachapi Named 'Safest City in Kern County'

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Tehachapi Named ‘Safest City in Kern County’     

January 23, 2019- The National Council for Home Safety and Security has named the City ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

City Officials Sworn In

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On Monday January 7th newly elected Tehachapi City Councilmember Joan Pogon-Cord was sworn in at the regularly scheduled meeting. The Tehachapi City Council now has all five positions filled. Due to the passing of Mayor Ed Grimes on May 21, 2018 the counc...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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 with the City of Tehachapi receiving two honors for 2018.

Tehachapi Police Chief Kent Kroeger was named the recipient of the ‘Richard A. Maxwell Regional Award of...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

City of Tehachapi Awarded Urban Greening Grant

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SACRAMENTO – The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $24.7 million in funding for 20 infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening program. The City of Tehachapi was awarded $889,300 for the Citywide Tree Planting and Stormwat...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Prescription Drug Take Back Results Announced

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On Saturday October 27, 2018, the Tehachapi Police Department participated in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mayor Ed Grimes, 1943-2018

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 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. 

 

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

City of Tehachapi Awarded Urban Greening Grant

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SACRAMENTO – The California Natural Resources Agency today announced $24.7 million in funding for 20 infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening program. The City of Tehachapi was awarded $889,300 for the Citywide Tree Planting and Stormwat...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

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