News Archive

January 2017

1/24/2017
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
Upper Elevation Road Striping Project Project No. 16/17-04 Notice Inviting Bids
 

December 2016

12/1/2016
NEW ENTRY GATE VEHICLE DECALS AVAILABLE IN JANUARY
Please Note: Available January 3, 2017. To obtain new entry gate decals, you must go IN PERSON to the Bear Valley Police Department between the dates of January 3 through January 31, 2017. CLICK HERE for more information.
 

August 2016

8/15/2016
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Bear Valley Community Services District is currently recruiting for two Department Head positions. If you are interested, please apply with Ralph Andersen & Associates at the following links: Administrative Services Director Public Works Director
 

July 2016

7/12/2016
Notice of Governing Board Members Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN than an election will be held in the following Districts on November 8, 2016, for the purpose of electing Directors in the following Special District: Bear Valley Community Services District Declaration of Candidacy for eligible candidates desiring to file may be obtained from the Elections Office, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, commencing on July 18, 2016, 113 day
 

October 2015

10/19/2015
Post Office FAQ
Is the Post Office closing? Unfortunately, it is likely the Contract Postal Unit will close in June 2016.
 

November 2014

11/24/2014
A Message From the Police Chief
RE: Killing of Wild Pigs within the District
 

October 2014

10/13/2014
Town Hall Meeting - SAVING OUR PINES & OAKS
The topic for the joint Town Hall meeting of the Bear Valley Community Services District and the Bear Valley Association will be “Saving Our Pines and Oaks”. ExpertsBeverly Bulaon, entomologist from the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Protection,and a Cal Fire specialist will present information on the pine bark beetle problem, along with solutions and preventive measures which home
 
10/8/2014
Pine Bark Beetle Abatement
On October 9, 2014, at the regular meeting of the Bear Valley Community Services District Board of Directors, the Board adopted Ordinance 14-239.
 

September 2014

9/23/2014
Board of Directors Election Information
Thethree (3) offices held by incumbents William T. Mason, Jr, Matthew VoVilla, and Gilbert Grace are to be filled at the upcoming general district election on November 4, 2014. Declaration of Candidacy forms were available from July 14, 2014 to August 8, 2014 at the office of the County Clerk in Bakersfield. As of the August 8, 2014 deadline, the following persons had filed Declaration of Candi
 

January 2014

1/15/2014
Online Water Bill Pay Temporarily Down 1/17/14
We want to let our water customers know that the online Billpay for Water Bills will be down from Friday, 1/17/14 5 PM until Monday 1/20/14 8 AM. Our website provider is changing IP providers and needs to complete the process at this time. Thank you for your patience.
 
1/15/2014
Notice of Vacancy for BV CSD BoD
The Bear Valley Community Services District has a vacancy on its five-member Board of Directors and will be accepting Letters of Interest from qualified residents of Bear Valley Springs.
 

December 2013

12/7/2013
Toxic Roundup
One Day Only - Drop-off Collection Event for Household Hazardous Waste at the Tehachapi Landfill, 12001 Tehachapi Blvd - Saturday, December 7, 2013, 9 AM - Noon. See Flyer for details.
 
12/5/2013
Toxic Roundup Cancelled
Due to imminent weather, the Toxic Roundup scheduled for December 7, 2013, has been cancelled.
 

November 2013

11/22/2013
Four Island Lake Now Open
Lake Water Quality Tests have been performed at various locations and there are no abnormal readings. It is now safe to use the lake for swimming, boating and fishing.
 
11/19/2013
Four Island Lake Closed Until Further Notice
The Bear Valley Community Services District (BVCSD) has experienced a wastewater spill into Four Island Lake on Monday, November 18, 2013. All regulatory agencies have been notified. The BVCSD is on the scene remedying the problem. At this time Four Island Lake is Closed to swimming, boating and fishing. Upon completion of Lake Water Quality testing, the BVCSD will notify the Bear Valley Sprin ...more 
 

September 2013

9/25/2013
Disaster Council Volunteers Sought
Disaster Council Volunteers Sought Help keep the district's disaster preparedness plan up-to-date serving on this advisory committee to the CSD Board. For more information, see the attached flyer.
 
9/9/2013
PG&E Testing Outside BVS
Starting in October 2013, PG&E will be hydrostatically testing a gas transmission pipeline that runs through Tehachapi and Bear Valley Springs. Please see the attached flyer for details.
 
9/5/2013
Toxic Roundup
One Day Only - Drop-off Collection Event for Household Hazardous Waste at the Tehachapi Landfill, 12001 Tehachapi Blvd - Saturday, October 5, 2013, 9 AM - Noon. See Flyer for details.
 

August 2013

8/22/2013
Fire Fee Tele-Townhall
There will be a Tele-Townhall on August 28, 2013, 6:00 p.m., to discuss the Fire Fee. See attached flyer to participate.
 
8/8/2013
Code Red
CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, test message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications.
 

April 2013

4/15/2013
Officer Involved Shooting
April14, 2013 Re: Officer Involved Shooting At approximately 9:56 PM a Bear Valley Police Officer was involved in a shooting while investigating a disturbance in Bear Valley Springs. The suspect in question died at the scene. Chief Rod Walthers stated, “This situation goes beyond the Bear Valley PD’s current investigative capabilities, therefore Kern County Homicide Detectives and Kern
 

October 2012

10/31/2012
YOU'RE INVITED! Veteran's Day Flag Raising
As Veterans day, the day we set aside to honor our men and women that have served in the United States military both in war and peace, fast approaches we would like to invited you, your family and all your neighbors and friends to attend a special flag raising ceremony at Cub Lake on Veterans Day, November 11th at 10:30 am. Especially if you have veterans in your family we would be honored to ha
 

August 2012

8/31/2012
CERT Training Class - Fall 2012
Tehachapi's Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) announce a CERT Class for Fall 2012!
 
8/24/2012
Hazardous Waste Collection Day!
It's a ONE-DAY ONLY Toxic Roundup!! All Kern County residents are welcome to bring their Hazardous Waste to the Tehachapi Landfill Saturday, October 6, 2012, 9:00am - Noon.
 

July 2012

7/12/2012
UPDATED Kern Hazard Mitigation Plan
UPDATED Kern Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Available For Review Public Workshops Scheduled
 
7/5/2012
NOTICE OF GENERAL DISTRICT ELECTION
A General District Election will be held in the Bear Valley Community Services District on November 6, 2012.
 

June 2012

6/14/2012
Commercial for PG&E
HELICOPTER IN THE VALLEY
 

May 2012

5/9/2012
JOIN TEHACHAPI'S CLEAN UP DAY
Clean Up. Tehachapi. "Spring Fever"? Has it motivated, you into a "Spring Cleaning" mode? The City of Tehachapi along with Tehachapi's surrounding communities will be hosting "Clean Up. Tehachapi." on Saturday, May 19th from 9:00 a.m. untill 1 :00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring their unwanted furniture, appliances or E-waste Items for FREE disposal by th
 

April 2012

4/13/2012
Summary of an Ordinance
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 7-2-4(A)-6(a) AND 7-2-4 (A)-6(b) OF THE DISTRICT CODE
 

Interim Chief of Police Joe Pilkington
4/10/2012
POLICE STATION OPEN HOUSE
MEET INTERIM CHIEF OF POLICE JOE PILKINGTON
 

February 2012

2/13/2012
RABIES ALERT
Outbreak Alert - Rabies On 2/10/2012, a case of rabies was reported in a Bat in Tehachapi, California. Among wild animals, the disease is most often reported in skunks and raccoons but is also found in bats and foxes,1,2 and usually is transmitted from the saliva of an infected animal into a bite wound.1 Every case of rabies presents a death sentence to the infected horse - and a risk of inf
 

December 2011

12/9/2011
Citizen Volunteers Sought
The CSD Board of Directors is looking for you to bring your talents as a citizen volunteer to one of the following district committees: INFRASTRUCTURE COMMUNICATIONS ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC SAFETY FINANCE If you are interested in serving on any of the above committees as a volunteer, submit a letter of interest to the Bear Valley CSD at 28999 S. Lower Valley Rd, Tehachapi CA 93561:Attentio
 

November 2011

11/23/2011
Summary of an Ordinance
AMMENDMENT TO DISTRICT CODE
 
11/23/2011
Public Hearing
PUBLIC HEARING
 

September 2011

9/15/2011
Commanche Fire
Commanche Fire Update
 
9/14/2011
Keene Complex Fire
Keene Comple Fire Final Report
 
9/14/2011
Summary of an Ordinance
BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 3-2-1; 6-2 AND 6-3 OF THE BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT CODE
 

July 2011

7/29/2011
New Director
APPOINTMENT OF A DIRECTOR By Sandy Janzen, Assistant General Manager, CSD
 

June 2011

6/23/2011
NOTICE OF A VACANCY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
6/23/2011
PUBLIC HEARING
ADOPTED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-12
 
6/16/2011
Road Sealing Project
NOTICE INVITING SEALED BIDS FOR ROADS SEALING PROJECT
 
6/3/2011
TELEPHONE BOOKS
PHONE BOOKS AVAILABLE AT THE CSD OFFICE
 

May 2011

5/31/2011
Natural Gas Line
Media Advisory Proudly Serving the Cities of Arvin, Bakersfield, Delano, Maricopa, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, Wasco and all unincorporated areas of Kern County To: All Media Contact: Public Information Officer, (661) 330-0133 Subject: PG&E announces another release natural gas ARVIN, TEHACHAPI and MOJAVE CA – PG&E have announced that on Tues
 
5/20/2011
SUMMARY OF AN ORDINANCE
BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT SUMMARY OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE RELATED TO PURCHASING POLICY
 
5/20/2011
PENDING ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 11- AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT AMENDING SECTION 1-8-6 OF THE BEAR VALLEY CSD MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO PURCHASING POLICY WHEREAS, the Board of Directors has adopted a policy for use of district credit cards which requires that the cards be kept in the district safe; and WHEREAS, the policy further states that
 

April 2011

4/29/2011
Kern County Fire Hazard Reduction
FIRE HAZARD REDUCTION & WEED ABATEMENT
 

February 2011

2/18/2011
Gate Committee
Newly formed Gate Committee looking for your suggestions!
 
2/4/2011
Town Hall Meeting
SUPERVISOR ZACH SCRIVNER IN THE VALLEY By Sandy Janzen, Assistant General Manager, CSD Second District Supervisor Zach Scrivner is scheduled to attend the next Town Hall meeting on April 12, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oak Tree Country Club.Supervisor Scrivner will be prepared to answer regarding pensions, water, unemployment or any topic you might throw his way.Town Hall meetings are held quarte
 

November 2010

11/18/2010
WHOSE ROADS WILL BE PLOWED FIRST
Sandy Janzen, Assistant General Manager
 

August 2010

8/18/2010
EXPLORER POST #320
Become a member of the Bear Valley Police Department's
 

August 2009

8/6/2009
Attention BVS Residents
Get Yourself a Brand New Bear Valley Springs Directory for 2011-2012(formerly the "Red Book")
 

March 2009

3/12/2009
Ordinance No. 2009-231
ORDINANCE NO. 2009- 231 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT AMENDING SECTION 1-5-9.E OF THE BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING CITIZENS’ COMMITTEES WHEREAS, the committees of the Board of Directors may establish a citizens’ committee to assist with a specific issue; and WHEREAS, Se
 

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