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All area codes are 661.

BOARD OF BUILDING APPEALS
Members
Phone
 
John Dovichi
(O) 397-1184 (R) 665-2254
 
Phillip L. Foster - Chair (R)
(O) 834-2578
 
Don Simpson
(R) 322-8306
 
Warren A. Minner
(O) 324-9724 (R) 831-6842
 
Rick Montoya
(O) 327-3727 (R) 587-9699
 
Barbara Lomas
(R) 589-8444
 
Ray Chopra
(O) 391-4776 (R) 808-3669
 

Phil Burns, Building Director
Ex Officio Member and Secretary

Meetings are held at 1715 Chester Avenue, Development Services Building. Contact the Building Department at 326-3720 for specific meeting information.

Members are nominated and appointed by the full Council, and shall be qualified by training and experience in building construction or the building trades. Members serve at the pleasure of Council, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield. No terms specified. (Municipal Code § 15.04.120)

BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT
Members
Phone
Phil Burns, Building Director
(O) 326-3720
Raul Rojas, Public Works Director
(O) 326-3724
Chris Hout, Administrative Analyst III
(O) 326-3775
Alternates
Mark Fick, Assistant Building Director
(O) 326-3790
Nick Fidler, Assistant Public Works Director
(O) 326-3586
Steve Teglia, Assistant to the City Manager
(O) 326-3747

Meets once a month on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at City Hall North, Conference Room A, 1600 Truxtun Avenue. Contact the Planning Department at 326-3733 for specific meeting information.

Members are from the Public Works Department, Building Department and City Manager's Office. Membership is contingent upon holding the position or appointment as identified in the Municipal Code. (Municipal Code § 2.28.090)

FIRE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Mike L. George
(O) 324-2427(R) 322-3755 (C) 331-3900
Dec. 31, 2015
Thomas Edmonds
(R) 587-7994 (C) 599-0374
Dec. 31, 2013
Dr. Ronald Eaves
(R) 319-7849
Dec. 31, 2014

Christi Tenter
Human Resources Manager

Meets the second Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m., Fire Station No. 1, 2101 H Street.. Contact Human Resources at 326-3773 for specific meeting information.

Members are nominated and appointed by the full Council, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout their 3-year term. They shall have no connection to City government. (City Charter § 183)

GOLDEN EMPIRE TRANSIT DISTRICT
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Kathleen Ashland
(R) 322-6235
Jan. 8, 2015
Norris Ledbetter
(O) 325-1063 (R) 324-1091
Jan. 6, 2015
Chuck Michel
(R) 665-2344
Jan. 8, 2017
Howard Silver
(R) 397-3488
Jan. 6, 2017
Patricia Norris
(O) 631-8500 (R)588-6898
Jan. 6, 2015

Karen H. King
Chief Executive Officer

Meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the District Board Room at 1830 Golden State Avenue. Contact Golden Empire Transit District at 324-9874 for specific meeting information.

City Representatives are nominated and appointed by the full Council and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout their 4-year term.

County Representatives are appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and At-Large Representatives are appointed by the Board Members. (Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 72-430 pursuant to Section 10100 et seq. of the Public Utilities Code, AB 2386)


HANDICAPPED ACCESS APPEALS BOARD
Members
Phone
Phillip L. Gaskill
(O) 664-2580
Derek Holdsworth, Vice-Chair
(O) 834-1331
Construction Rep.
Brad Hudiburg
(R) 589-1080
Handicap Rep.
Scott Rice
(R) 397-3306
Member at Large

Phil Burns
Building Director

Meetings are held at the Development Services Building, 1715 Chester Avenue.
Contact the Building Department at 326-3720 for specific meeting information

Members are nominated and appointed by the full Council. No terms specified.
(Municipal Code § 15.54; California Health & Safety Code § 19955 - 19959)


HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Susan B. Stussy
(R) 664-9807
Mar. 30, 2015
Tenielle Elizabeth Cooper
(O) 636-4830 (R) 204-4440

Mar. 30, 2015

Scott Fieber
(O) 852-5044 (R) 325-5850
Mar. 30, 2016
Patricia Lee Duffel
(R) 366-5627
Mar. 30, 2015
Cynthia Claire Icardo
(O) 747-8526 (R) 665-2566
Mar. 30, 2014

Debbie Scanlan, Staff
Christine Gutierrez, Secretary

Meets the third Tuesday of each month as needed at 4:00 p.m. at 1600 Truxtun Ave, First Floor, Conference Room B. Contact Economic Development at 326-3765 for specific meeting information.

Members are nominated by and confirmed by the full Council. They shall be residents of the City of Bakersfield, but not a specific Ward, throughout their 3-year term. (Municipal Code § 15.72.040)


KEEP BAKERSFIELD BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE
Member & Ward Appointed
Phone
Term Expires
John Enriquez - Mayor
(O) 589-5654(R) 589-5674
Jan. 2017
Antonio Martinez - Ward 1
(O) 326-3922 (R) 392-0904
Dec. 2014
Karen DeWalt - Ward 2
(R) 631-9148 (C) 747-8243
Dec. 2016
Jenifer Pitcher - Ward 3
(O) 325-1063 (R) 331-0484
Dec. 2014
Brenda Ratliff - Ward 4
(O) 395-9787 (R) 873-9948
Dec. 2014
David Taylor - Ward 5
(O) 322-8741 (R) 835-0799
Dec. 2016
Bob Lerude - Ward 6
(O) 868-7003 (R) 589-0047
Dec. 2016
Brian Wargo - Ward 7
(O) 663-1352 (R) 827-1275
Dec. 2014
ALTERANATE BOARD MEMBERS
Susan B. Stussy - Mayor
(R) 664-9807
Jan. 2017
Sean Battle - Ward 1
(O) 427-3993 (R) 324-0943
Dec. 2014
Norma Jean Jackson - Ward 2
(R) 324-3747
Dec. 2016
Ray Scott - Ward 3
(O) 831-2321
Dec. 2014
Brooks Douglass- Ward 4
(O) 695-5105
Dec. 2014
Patrick Frase - Ward 5
(R) 447-7100
Dec. 2016
Sophia L. Ramirez - Ward 6
(O )872-2041 ext.324(R) 444-3764
Dec. 2016
Christian Parlier - Ward 7
(O) 496-5476 (R) 398-0808
Dec. 2014

Meets on the second Friday of each month at 12:00 noon, in the Solid Waste Conference Room, City of Bakersfield Corporation Yard, 4101 Truxtun Avenue. Contact Solid Waste Division at 326-3539 for specific meeting information.

Members terms run concurrent with the nominating Councilmember’s term, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout their term (Municipal Code Section 2.62)


KERN COUNTY MUSEUM AUTHORITY BOARD
Members
Phone
E-mail
Mike Maggard, Supervisor
(O) 868-3670
district3@co.kern.ca.us
Harvey Hall, Mayor
(O) 326-3770
mayor@bakersfieldcity.us
Jim Bartleson
(O) 725-0641
jimbart@pacbell.net
Ray Watson
(O) 868-3684
christyf@co.kern.ca.us
Christine Lizardi Frazier
(O) 636-4624
chfrazier@kern.org
Mike Ansolabehere
(O) 325-1567
mike@famosonut.com
Beth Brookhart-Pandol
(O) 323-7219
bpandol@bmoa.org
Jeff Nickell
(O) 852-5032
jenickell@kern.org
Dedre Ahl
(O) 868-3198
dedrea@co.kern.ca.us
Bob Lerude
(O) 868-7003
lerudeb@co.kern.ca.us

John Lindsay, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services 636-4625

Meets the second Monday of the months of July, September, November,
January, March and May at 11:30 a.m., location to be determined.
Terms of members are concurrent with the elected offices they hold.


KERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Members
Phone
Terrance Alexis
(661) 248-6733
John Anderson
(661) 327-1436
Dean Brown
(661) 663-4224
Rob Duchow
(661) 393-1501
Jeff Foy
(661) 392-7000
Christine Frazier
(661) 636-4621
Suzie Geiger
(661) 412-5044
Dean Ghering
(760) 762-7432
Jeff Giumarra
(661) 395-7000
Jeff Green
(661) 845-5275
Ben Hanson
(661) 637-2605
Dave Hook
(661) 868-5376
*Bruce Jay, Chairman
(661) 716-7012
Tom Jones
(661) 595-6340
*Rick Kreiser, Vice Chair
(661) 327-1126
Orchel Krier
(661) 763-1222
Legal Counsel to the Board Borton, Petrini & Conron, LLP
(661) 322-3051
*Supervisor Mike Maggard
(661) 868-3690
Dr. Dena P. Maloney
(661) 763-7700
Dennis Mullins
(661) 395-1000
Carla Musser
(661) 395-6300
Michael Neal
(661) 654-2287
Steve Perez
(661) 256-3411
Steve Renock
(661) 833-7900
Tom Saba
(661) 326 0393
Sandra Serrano
(661) 336-5104
Robert Servers
(661) 716-7100
Laurel Shockley
(661) 257-8217
Mary Lou Vachon
(661) 822-2200
Chris Ward
(661) 663-1000
John Wells
(661) 395-7227
Fred West
(661) 758-5348
David Womack
(661) 864-3308

*Executive Committee

Richard Chapman
President/CEO
(661) 862-5150

Meets the third Thursday of the month, on a quarterly basis, location to be announced. Contact Kern Economic Development Corporation, 2700 M Street, Suite 200, at (661) 862-5150 for specific meeting information.

City Representatives are nominated and appointed by the full Council; no terms specified.


KERN MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT
Members
Agency
Term Expires
Richard Freeland
Kern County
December 31, 2013
Danny Brown
City of Wasco
December 31, 2016
Morris C. Mahlmann
City of Bakersfield
December 31, 2013
Robert J. Mayborn
Kern County
December 31, 2013
Harmon Clement
Kern County
December 31, 2013
William Prout
City of Shafter
December 31, 2013
J.B. Selvidge
Kern County
December 31, 2013
Tony Richards
City of Arvin
December 31. 2014

Robert A. Quiring, District Manager

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m., District Headquarters, 4705 Allen Road, Bakersfield. Contact the District Office at 589-2744 for specific meeting information. One member is nominated and appointed by the Council of each City, and shall be an elector of the City and a resident of that portion of the City which is within the Kern Mosquito and Vector Control District throughout their 2-year term. Four members are appointed by the Kern County Board of Supervisors. (Health & Safety Code § 2240)


LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION
Commissioners
Phone
Term Expires
Councilmember Harold Hansen
(O) 326-3767
May 2014
Councilmember Kim Nixon
(O) 823-8255
May 2014
Councilmember Fred West
(O) 758-7214
May 2016
Supervisor Zack Scrivner
(O) 868-3660
Virtue of Office
Supervisor David Couch
(O) 868-3660
Virtue of Office
Special Dist. Rep. Mel McLaughlin
(O)746-3921
May 2014
Special Dist. Rep. Adriene Mathews
(R) 634-1400
May 2016
Public Member Virginia Mello
(O) 834-6729
May 2014
Public Member Paul Neufeld
(O) 758-3558
May 2014
Alternates
Councilmember Bob Smith
(O) 326-3767
May 2014
Councilmember Susan Wiggins
(O) 822-2200
May 2014
Supervisor Mick Gleason
(O) 868-3650
Virtue of Office
Spc. Dist. Rep. Steve Esselman
(O) 393-5411
May 2016
Public Member Stuart Baugher
(O) 399-6809
May 2015
Public Member Barbara Fowler
(O) 393-6326
May 2014
Counsel
Thomas F. Schroeter
(O) 327-1489

Rebecca Moore, Executive Officer

Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month in the First Floor Conference Room
Of the Public Service Building, 2700 M Street, Bakersfield. Contact LAFCO at
716-1076 for specific meeting information. City Representatives are appointed
to 4-year terms by the City Selection Committee. (Government Code§56000 et
al.)

LAFCO Offices located at 5300 Lennox Ave., Suite #303, Bakersfield, CA 93309


METROPOLITAN BAKERSFIELD HABITAT
CONSERVATION PLAN TRUST GROUP
Members
Phone
Jim Eggert, Director
City of Bakersfield Planning Department
(661) 326-3733
Lorelei Oviatt, Director
Kern County Planning Development
(661) 862-8616
Advisors
Annee Ferranti
California Dept. Of Fish and Wildlife
(559) 243-4014
Tim Kuhn
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(916) 414-6626
James Buchanan
Public Member-at-Large
(City Appointed, Term 2014)
(661) 616-2600
Staff
Martin Ortiz
(661)326-3786


Meetings are held at the County of Kern Administrative Center, Fourth Floor Conference Room 1115 Truxtun Ave. Contact Martin Ortiz, Trust Administrative Officer at (661) 326-3733 for specific meeting information.

The City representative is appointed by the full Council. The County representative is appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The City/County alternate appointment of the public member is rotated every two years. The California Department of Fish and Game and U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service advisors are appointed by the wildlife agencies.


MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Tom Dorlis
(R) 303-6307 (C) 663-2636
Dec. 31, 2014
Gregory Klimko
(R) 834-9001
Dec. 31, 2014
Gonzalo E. Ramirez
(R) 871-4935 (C) 203-7753
Dec. 31, 2013
Murray Tragish
(R) 836-9727
Dec. 31, 2013
Daniel L. Williams
(R) 831-3627 (C) 340-8536
Dec. 31, 2015

Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m., City Hall North, 1600 Truxtun Avenue, Conference Room A, First Floor, Contact Human Resources at 326-3773 for specific meeting information

Members are nominated and appointed by the full Council, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout the 3-year term. They shall have no connection with City government. (City Charter § 209)

OVERSIGHT BOARD TO THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY
OF THE DISSOLVED
BAKERSFIELD REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Members
Appointing Agency

J. Phillip Bentley  (Chair)               

County of Kern
Thomas Burke
Kern Community College Dist.
Bud Burrow
Kern County Supt. of Schools
Linda Jay
County of Kern
Rob Quiring
Kern Mosquito & Vector Control
Alan Tandy
City of Bakersfield
Steven Teglia (Vice Chair)
City of Bakersfield

Meets as needed at City Hall North, 1600 Truxtun Avenue, Conference Room A, First Floor.  Contact the City Manager’s Office at 326-3751 for specific meeting information.

Two members are appointed by the full Council, two members are appointed by the County, and one member is appointed by the Chancellor of the California Community College District, the Kern County Board of Education and the largest special district taxing entity.  There are no term limits for this body.

NORTH OF THE RIVER RECREATION AND PARKS DISTRICT
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Jim Eckroth - (County Appt.)
(O) 392-2000
Dec 20, 2013
Steve Ruettgers - (County Appt.)
(O) 392-2000
Dec 20, 2014
Dana Ann Martin - (City Appt.)
(O) 392-2000
Dec 30, 2013
Bobbie Roberson - (County Appt.)
(O) 392-2000
Dec 20, 2015
Stuart Patteson - (City Appt.)
(O) 392-2000
Dec 31, 2015

Meets on the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at the District
Office, 405 Galaxy Avenue. If the third Monday falls on a legal state
Holiday, the meeting will be held on the Tuesday following the holiday.
392-2000

Three Board members serve 4-year terms and are appointed by the Kern
County Board of Supervisors and two by the Bakersfield City Council.


PLANNING COMMISSION
Members
Phone
Term Expires
David Strong (Ward 1)

(C) 213-7975 (R) 323-2138

Apr. 30, 2015
Elliott Kirschenmann (Ward 2)
(O) 631-2609 (R) 345-5498
Apr. 30, 2014
Dustin Dodgin (Ward 3)
(O) 661-395-1000 (R) 661-328-5397
Apr. 30, 2017
Barbara Lomas (Ward 4)
(O) 565-5435 (R) 589-8444
Apr. 30, 2014
Richard Schwartz (Ward 5)
(C) 706-2535
Apr. 30, 2017
Jeffrey G. Tkac (Ward 6)
(O) 589-8800 (R) 663-0784
Apr. 30, 2016
Patrick Wade (Ward 7)
(O) 319-5325 (R) 377-3333
Apr. 30, 2015
Staff
Jim Eggert, Planning Director
(O) 326-3754
Andy Heglund, Deputy City Attorney
(O) 326-3686
Marian Shaw, Engineer IV
(O) 326-3724
Mark Fick, Assistant Bldg Director
(O) 326-3790


Meets the first and third Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. of each month,City Hall South Council Chambers 1501 Truxtun Avenue. Contact the Planning Department at 326-3733 for specific meeting information.

Members are nominated and appointed by the full Council, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout their 4-year term. (Municipal Code Chapter 2.28)


POLICE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
Members
Phone
Term Expires
Steven C. Anderson
(O) 392-7000
Dec. 31, 2015
William R. Perry, Chairman
(R) 871-5159
Dec. 31, 2013
Kenneth E. Vetter, Secretary
(O) 327-3300
Dec. 31, 2014

Christi Tenter
Human Resources Manager

Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m., Police Facilities Building, Executive Conference Room 53, 1601 Truxtun Avenue. Contact Rosalie Molinar at 326-3127 for specific meeting information.

Members are nominated by and confirmed by the full Council, and must be residents of the City of Bakersfield throughout their 3 year term. They shall have no connection with City government. (City Charter § 221)

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE/LOCAL TASK FORCE
Members
Phone
Agency
Michael Geyer - Chairman
873-7277
Public Member
Larry Moxley
393-6699
Metro-Bakersfield Haulers
Kern Refuse Disposal
Bob Hampton

588-2716
Non-Metropolitan Bakersfield Hauler
Sanitation Services Co.
Dennis Lynch – Vice-Chair
399-3361
Recycler
Granite Construction Co.
Ed Grimes
822-2200
KC Association of Cities
Letcia Perez
868-3690
Board of Supervisors, County of Kern
Ken Weir

326-3767
Bakersfield City Council
David Couch
868-3680
Board of Supervisors, County of Kern
John Duffy
616-5900 x705
Public Member
Dennis Lynch
399-3361 FAX 399-3598
Granite Construciton Company
Alternates
Terry Maxwell
326-3767
Bakersfield City Council
Mick Gleason
868-3650
Board of Supervisors, County of Kern

KC Association of Cities
Not Designated

Meets bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, November) at the Public Services Building, 2700 M Street. Contact Kern County Waste Management Department at 862-8900 for specific meeting information.

Membership is determined by the Board of Supervisors and the City Council, no terms specified.


WATER BOARD
Members
Phone
Harold Hanson, Chair
(O) 326-3767
Bob Smith
(O) 326-3767
Russell Johnson
(O) 326-3767

Art Chianello
Water Resources Manager

Meets bi-monthly on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Water Resources Department Conference Room, 1000 Buena Vista Road. Contact the Water Resources Department at 326-3715 for specific meeting information.

Members are appointed by the full Council. No terms specified. (Municipal Code Chapter 2.18)