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Ken Weir - Councilmember

Ken Weir - Ward 3Bakersfield City Council
Ward 3

Term Expires: November, 2018
Office: 661-326-3767 
Fax: 661-323-3780

Current Service: 

Bakersfield City Councilmember, Ward 3
Elected November, 2006 

City Council Committees:

Personnel Committee, Chair 
Budget and Finance Committee - Committee Member
Planning and Development Committee – Committee Member
Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee – City Representative
Kern County Republican Party – Vice Chair

Past Service:

Vice Mayor, 2012 - 2014
Bakersfield City School District, Board Member - Elected Trustee 1992 - 2006
BCSD Educational Foundation, President, 1994 – 2006
Kern County School Boards Association, Past President and Director
Girl Scouts - Joshua Tree Council, Former Director
St. Vincent de Paul Service Center & Thrift Store, Past Treasurer and Director
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
Business and Education Committee 

Professional Background:

Ken has been providing accounting, tax, outsourced controller and management consulting services to businesses and individuals in Central California for over 25 years. Ken formed Weir & Associates Accountancy Corporation over twenty years ago and has been working with many small and medium sized businesses helping them grow their businesses, minimize their tax obligations, and retain the fruits of their hard work. In addition to providing the regular public accounting services, Ken’s specialties are management consulting, and financial management for the construction industry. 

In the management consulting arena, Ken has been providing business development, organizational development, executive coaching and succession planning services to corporations and small business clients throughout Central California. 

For construction based companies, Ken has developed a customized set of services to provide the expertise that construction based companies need. This segment of his practice has enabled him to meet the needs of small contractors in various trades as well as multi-million dollar contractors. His construction clients operate in the residential, commercial, industrial and governmental construction sectors.

Education:

Bakersfield College, Associate of Arts Degree, 1975
Cal State University Bakersfield, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting, 1979

Professional Affiliations:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Personal:

Ken was born In Iowa and raised in Bakersfield. He is married and has two daughters and three grandchildren.