Community Beautification Recognition Program

The City of Wasco is initiating this program which is designed to encourage and promote community pride and community involvement in keeping Wasco a beautiful place to live, work and play.  If you would like to nominate a residential property or commercial property please complete the Nomination Form.

Sidewalk CPR Session

The Kern County Fire Department, in conjunction with the Kern County Public Health Department, will be providing a Sidewalk CPR session at Wal-Mart in Wasco on June 1, 2016 from 10a.m. to 12p.m.   The goal is to educate the citizens of Kern County on how to perform bystander CPR in our overall effort to increase survival for victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (CPR).  Manikins will be available for instruction and for citizens to practice on.

2040 City of Wasco General Plan Update

The City of Wasco is in the process of updating the City’s comprehensive General Plan. California law requires both cities and counties to adopt a General Plan to guide future development.  The 2040 Draft General Plan is an update to Wasco’s most recent General Plan, which was completed in 2002.  This Plan was developed in collaboration with the people and leadership in the City of Wasco and a planning team of second-year graduate students with a faculty advisor in the City and Regional Planning Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  You may review the draft plan at this link:  2040 General Plan

City of Wasco 2040 General Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report

The Draft Environmental Impact Report provides an analysis of the potential environmental effects that may result from the proposed adoption and implementation of the City of Wasco 2040 General Plan. A public meeting on this Draft EIR and related matters is scheduled for June 14, 2016 from 4:30p.m. to 6:30p.m. in the Wasco City Courthouse located at 810 8th Street.  Draft EIR

New Water Rates

The City of Wasco City Council passed a resolution on February 2nd to adopt new water rates. The new rates for all water consumers will take effect on/about March 1, 2016.  To view the City Engineers Report on the water rate study, you may click on the link below (a link to this report is also located in the Public Works Department webpage under Water Services).  For most residential water users, rates can be found beginning on page 2 of the report.


Stage 3 Water Conservation in Effect

On July 7th, 2015, the City Council of the City of Wasco enacted an emergency ordinance to return to the odd/even watering schedule.  Stage 3 now allows watering for all customers on specified days ONLY.

ODD addresses (based on last digit) – Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday
EVEN addresses (based on last digit) – Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday

Please see the attached flyers for further details in English (odd days or even days) and Spanish (impares o pares).

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