Notice of General Municipal Election
A General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Wasco on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for three (3) Members of the City Council, each for a four (4) year term. The nomination period for these offices begins on July 18, 2016, and closes on August 12, 2016 at 5:00p.m. Those wishing to file may obtain nomination papers from the City Clerk at City Hall, 746 8th Street, Wasco, CA 93280, Monday through Thursday from 7:30a.m. to 12:00p.m. and 12:30p.m. to 5:00p.m. The office is closed every other Friday and the Friday that the office is open the hours are 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m., to confirm the office is open on Friday please call the office at 758-7214.
City of Wasco received $2,000 grant from local utility company
Please read the press release.
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
Farmers Market every Wednesday during the summer
A Farmers Market is being held every Wednesday from 2PM to 6PM in the parking lot on F Street between 7th and 8th Street. Please come and see the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other assorted products being sold weekly.
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