Bakersfield Community News

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  • Bakersfield Community Events

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    Monday, February 27, 2017 (Today)

    12:00 PM
    Legislative and Litigation Committee - CANCELED

    12:00 PM
    Budget and Finance Committee - CANCELED

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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

    Thursday, March 2, 2017

    10:00 AM
    KRGSA Meeting

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

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    All Day Event
    Bakersfield Firefighters' Relief Association (BFRA) Fishing Derby

    6:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    BFD Trout Fishing Derby @ The Park at River Walk

    6:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Issac's Miles for Miracles @ Yokuts Park

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

    9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    Coffee with a Cop

    12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Coffee with a Cop

    Monday, March 6, 2017

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Youth Commission

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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

    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Great American Cleanup Meeting

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    3:30 PM
    City Council Meeting

    5:15 PM
    City Council Meeting

    Thursday, March 9, 2017

    2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Metropolitan Bakersfield HCP Implementation Trust Group Meeting

    Friday, March 10, 2017

    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Keep Bakersfield Beautiful Committee Meeting

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Yokuts Park Fun Runs with Bakersfield Track Club

    7:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    St. Patrick's 5k Run/Walk @ The Park at River Walk

    7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Full Moon Ride with Bike Bakersfield

    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