Animal Services Commission

The Animal Services Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and Animal Services staff and serves as a hearing body to hear appeals of specified actions taken by Animal Services staff.  The authority and structure of the Animal Services Commission are established by Kern County Ordinance Code Section  2.150.    Related Board Letter (PDF)     Full Ordinance 

The public is encouraged to send comments or questions to the Animal Services Commission. 
Information submitted is considered public information, and therefore anonymity cannot be granted.

Additional Commission Information/List of Members


Contact Information

Mailing address
c/o Kern County Animal Services
3951 Fruitvale Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308 

Phone (661) 868-7100
FAX (661) 868-7101
AnimalControlCommission@kerncounty.com


Meeting Agendas / Summaries

The Commission meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Third Floor Multi-Purpose Room of the County Administrative Office, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California.

Current Agenda - 6/20/18
Select a year below to view meeting summaries/audio.

2018 Summaries/Audio

Date Summary Audio
4/18/18
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3/21/18
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2/21/18
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1/17/18
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2017 Summaries/Audio

Date Summary Audio
11/15/17
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10/18/17
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8/16/17
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7/19/17
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6/21/17
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5/17/17
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4/26/17
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3/15/17
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1/18/17
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2016 Summaries/Audio

Date Summary Audio
11/16/16
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10/19/16
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9/21/16
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8/17/16
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7/20/16
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6/15/16
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5/18/16
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4/20/16
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3/16/16
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1/20/16
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2015 Summaries/Audio

Date Summary Audio
11/18/15
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10/21/15
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9/16/15
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8/19/15
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7/15/15
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6/17/15
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5/20/15
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4/15/15
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3/18/15
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2/18/15
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1/21/15
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If you need meeting information from before 2015, please contact animalservices@kerncounty.com