By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

 

February 2, 2019

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Baked Potato Fundraiser

The Stallion Springs Community Church held a Potato Bake fundraiser for the Women's Ministry. The group will go on a Fellowship retreat to Rankin Ranch in Caliente in October.

The group sold 60 potatoes complete with toppings, raising over $400 toward the trip.

Stallion Springs Dance Program

The Stallion Springs Parks and Recreation Department is holding a six week dance program starting Feb. 11. For tiny tots, ages 3 and 4 Ballet and Tap, Mondays 3 to 4 p.m., for ages 5 to 7 Ballet and Tap, 4 to 5 p.m. Ages 8 and up will have a Jazz class on Tuesdays 4 to 5 p.m.

The six week session is $60. Siblings will receive a 10 percent discount. Sign up today at the CSD.

Chilly Dip time

The Ninth Annual Chilly Dip is returning on March 2 at 11 a.m. Jumpers can sign up at the CSD until Feb. 25 for $15. Late signups will be $18. Sign up, Jump in, Get Warm.

New Administrative Citation Program

 In an effort to reduce the high amount of code violation and CC&R violation complaints received from residents and observed by SSCSD staff, and to increase the high standard of living residents expect in our community, the SSCSD has created an administrative citation program.


It is the SSCSD's mission to work in partnership with the residents of Stallion Springs to promote health and safety and to maintain our high community standards.  The goal of this program is not to punish but to gain voluntary compliance and motivate residents to quickly resolve violations.

The SSCSD hopes to accomplish this mission by administering a fair and unbiased compliance program to correct violations of property conditions and land use requirements; provide a uniform, consistent yet flexible procedure to insure that all residents are equally represented; to minimize the necessity for legal action by allowing ample opportunity for voluntary compliance and correction and responding promptly to complaints regarding structures and/or conditions which present a health, safety hazard or nuisances to our residents.

Most violators will receive a verbal and/or written warning and a specified length of time to resolve the stated violation(s).  Of course, each violation shall be addressed on a case by case basis.

Police Report

Interim Police Chief Gary Crowell filed a report of statistics for 2018. The Department had 45 arrests, issued 78 citations, had 807 reports, 1,101 calls for service, did 412 want and warrant checks, completed 874 office initiated investigations and did 149 field interviews.


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Officers impounded three vehicles and did 31 medical assists. There were 315 vacation house checks and 195 school bus stop checks. Additionally the Department assisted other law enforcement agencies 161 times.

If you have a life threatening emergency, call 911. The Stallion Springs Police Department is dispatched through the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

For non-life threatening issues, please call (661) 861-3110. You may contact us by email or using the contact information provided on the CSD website http://www.stallionspringscsd.com. If you wish to make an appointment to speak with an officer, contact the CSD at (661) 822-3268. Appointments maybe canceled at any time due to limited police staffing.

CERT

The CERT Basic Class will be offered in our community Spring of 2019. Please invite family, friends, and neighbors to enroll in this training. 

The class schedule is: Wednesday, March 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. for orientation, Saturday, March 16, 23 and 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Roomed

 
 

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