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City of Bakersfield files validation action for the financing of Thomas Roads Improvement Projects.

City of Bakersfield Plans to Implement New Animal Sheltering Operations
The City of Bakersfield's current one-year operational/lease agreement with the County of Kern for the shltering of stray and otherwise unwanted City animals expires on Sept 30, 2013.

Community Asked to Help Protect Bakersfield Citrus From Serious Threat
Once trees are infected with HLB, they will eventually die, threatening not only the ability of homeowners to grow citrus in their backyards, but the local economy. One of the best ways to prevent HLB from taking hold in the San Joaquin Valley, is to stop the Asian citrus psyllid, which can transmit the disease from tree to tree as it feeds. [More]

Golden Empire Transit District:  New Bus System
Metropolitan Bakersfield Transit Stem Long-Range Plan view maps and timetables below.

24th Street Improvement Project
The proposed project in general would widen, realign and restripe 24th Street from west of State Route 99 to east of M Street, as well as realign and restripe 23rd Street from west of C Street to east of M Street, in order to add two travel lanes (one in each direction) to the roadway. [More]

Statewide Community Infrastructure Program
Information on participating in the SCIP for financing assistance with development related fees.

California High-Speed Rail Authority
Provides local citizens with information concerning the development of High Speed Rail through the City of Bakersfield. View presentations, reports and data available online. [More ]