Draft Housing Element

The City’s Draft Housing Element Update is available for public review.  It has been submitted to the State Department of Housing and Community Development for compliance review.

HERO Program Available in Wasco

Through partnership with the City of Wasco, HERO is available to you as an affordable way to make energy efficient, water efficient, and renewable energy upgrades to your home. HERO offers low-fixed interest rates and flexible payment terms of up to 20 years, with repayments made through your property taxes.  To find a HERO registered contractor in your area or to apply, call the HERO Hotline at 855-HERO-411 (855-437-6411) or visit www.heroprogram.com/wasco       

Stage 2  – Mandatory Water Conservation

As a result of Governor Brown’s recent declaration of a drought, the City Council of the City of Wasco voted on August 19, 2014, to begin the implementation of Stage 2 –Mandatory Compliance Water Shortage Alert as specified in Wasco Municipal Code 13.22.050.  The new version of the Stage 2 portion of the code allows watering for all customers on the following days ONLY:  Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  Please see the attached flyer for further details in English  and Spanish.

High Speed Rail

The California High Speed Rail Authority has released the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR/EIS) for the Fresno to Bakersfield section of the High Speed Rail Project.  Printed copies are available for review at the City of Wasco Planning Department office and at the Wasco Branch Kern County Library.  The document is also available online at the High Speed Rail website;  www.hsr.ca.gov