Bakersfield Community News

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  • Bakersfield Community Events

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    Sunday, December 11, 2016 (Today)

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Salvation Army Toy Run

    Monday, December 12, 2016

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

    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Fire Civil Service Commission Meeting(s)

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Board of Zoning Adjustment Meeting

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    3:30 PM
    City Council Meeting

    5:15 PM
    City Council Meeting

    Thursday, December 15, 2016

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

    Friday, December 16, 2016

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Weekly low-cost vaccine clinic

    Monday, December 19, 2016

    12:00 PM
    Legislative and Litigation Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Historic Preservation Committee Meeting

    Friday, December 23, 2016

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Weekly low-cost vaccine clinic

    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