Bakersfield Community News

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  • Bakersfield Community Events

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    Friday, April 28, 2017

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
    Bakersfield Sikh Women's Association 5k

    9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
    World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Celebration

    Monday, May 1, 2017

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Youth Commission

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
    SJCH Children's Mobile Immunization Clinic

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Police Civil Service Board Meeting

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    10:00 AM
    KRGSA Meeting

    5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Cancelled - Planning Commission Meeting

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    First Saturday Cleanup

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Low Cost Rabies & Licensing Clinic

    6:00 PM  -  11:00 PM
    Battle of the Badges

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Child ID Cards

    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Fire Civil Service Commission Meetings

    Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting

    8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
    Full Moon Ride with Bike Bakersfield

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    3:30 PM
    City Council Meeting

    5:15 PM
    City Council Meeting

    Drought

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    What's new with the drought?

    Wha's New with the Drought?Despite the cooler weather and recent rain events, the City of Bakersfield and the State of California are entering the 6th consecutive year of drought conditions.

    Water users within the City are still required to alternate watering days based on the property address. Violations of the City's water conservation regulations may result in fines of up to $1,000 per occurrence.

    City Water Use Regulations

    • Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday.

    • Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
    • All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays.
    • Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    • Outside irrigation is advised to be done before 6:00 pm and before 9:00 pm.

    Outside Irrigation Usage Fines

    Bakersfield Municipal Code 14.02.035

    First Offense $50
    Second Offense $150
    Subsequent Offense in a calendar year $250 to  $1,000

    More Drought Resources

    Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday only.
    Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday only.
    All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays
    Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    Outside irrigation is advised to be done after six p.m. and before nine a.m. for optimal efficie