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Public Works Department

Department Goal

"Our goal is to provide quality infrastructure design, construction and inspection services; to design, install and maintain traffic control systems; to provide maintenance of street surfaces, publicly-owned facilities, and street lighting; to monitor, operate and maintain the Wastewater Treatment Plants, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems, and recycling center; to ensure an adequate inventory of safe and efficient motorized fleet, equipment and telecommunications systems; and to ensure that public inquiries are handled in a timely and professional manner."

News & Highlights


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Report A Service Request on your smart phone or online

December 27, 2016 

Bakersfield Mobile App

The City of Bakersfield is improving citizen accessibility with its innovative Bakersfield mobile application.Using the appplication, users are able to report service related issues, including damaged parks equipment, illegal dumping, graffiti, street lights, traffic signals and potholes. Issues can be reported through photos, video, audio or e-mail messages.

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Prop 218 Notice to Increase Refuse and Sewer Rates

April 7, 2016 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing accepting testimony will be held before the Bakersfield City Council at 5:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on Wednesday June 8, 2016 in the Council Chambers of City Hall located at 1501 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California, for the purpose of considering increases to refuse and sewer rates. The new rates, if adopted, will go into effect on July 1, 2016. In compliance with Proposition 218, affected property owners within the City limits of Bakersfield are hereby informed of the proposed increases to refuse and sewer rates.

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Nick Fidler, Public Works Director

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Events

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Litter Subcommittee Meeting

Friday, July 12, 2019

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
KBB Committee Regular Meeting

Friday, August 9, 2019

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
KBB Committee Regular Meeting

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
Litter Subcommittee Meeting

Friday, September 13, 2019

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
KBB Committee Regular Meeting

Friday, October 11, 2019

12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
KBB Committee Regular Meeting

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