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Jacqui Kitchen Appointed Assistant City Manager

The City of Bakersfield is pleased to announce that Development Services Director Jacqui Kitchen has been appointed to be the next Assistant City Manager of the City of Bakersfield.

“Jacqui brings intelligence, energy, experience, and a problem-solving approach," said Alan Tandy, City Manager.

Jacqui is a native to Bakersfield who joined the City of Bakersfield as Planning Director in December 2014. She was promoted to Development Services Director in December 2016, where she performed with excellence.

As the next Assistant City Manager of Bakersfield, Jacqui will work on the implementing of service enhancements as a result of the Public Safety and Vital Services measure, serve as the primary staff to several Council Committees, as well as assisting the City Manager Alan Tandy and Assistant City Manager Chris Huot in the overall administration of the City.