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By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

 

August 31, 2019

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Police Chief Gary Crowell assists the students in boarding the bus.

School is back in session and the buses are running. Police Chief Gary Crowell assisted the students from kindergarten to fifth grade in the boarding process for several days to assure their safety and understanding of the rules for boarding.

Non-Profit Foundation approved

The Board of Directors approved the formation of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation to be called "Support Stallion Springs Foundation." Susan Muller, Lisa Phram, Vanessa Stevens, Berry Leslie and Leslie Wellman were elected Directors of the foundation for a two-year term. The purpose of the corporation is to provide support for public park facilities, recreation programs and public safety programs which benefit the residents of Stallion Springs and the Greater Tehachapi area.

Police Report

Police Chief Gary Crowell filed a report of statistics for July 2019. The Department had four arrests, issued four citations, had 56 reports, 77 calls for service, completed 24 officer initiated investigations, 11 field interviews and did seven medical assists. There were 32 vacation house checks. Additionally, the department assisted other law enforcement agencies 12 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 cancelled at any time due to limited police staffing.

Parks and Recreation

The 15th annual Oktoberfest will be on Saturday, Oct. 5 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Stallion Springs Community Center in Stallion Springs. Fun for the whole family, food, beer, wine, gifts and kid friendly activities. NO PETS ALLOWED, with the exception of trained service animals.

Vendor booth rental is now available. For more information on being a vendor at this event contact Vanessa at (661) 822-3268 ext. 222.

Get in the spirit of the season on Craft Night Sept. 18. Make fun and decorative no-sew-fabric pumpkins while enjoying some apple cider. Each person will make two to three pumpkins. Sign up at the CSD during regular business hours. Deadline for signup is three days in advance, class size is limited.

Free Pickle Ball in the Gymnasium Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. All levels are welcome, come join in the fun.

Home Alone

Do you live alone? Do you live an isolated life? Does your family live in a distant community? Would you like to have someone check on you periodically just to be sure you are doing well?

The Stallion Springs Community Service Unit, citizen volunteers working with the police department are organizing a program of contact and caring to ensure the safety of our residents who are alone and would appreciate having some one check on them and their wellbeing.

Calls would be to individuals on a prearranged basis. If a problem is detected the appropriate help would be dispatched. This is a totally volunteer program. If you are interested in this program contact the CSD and someone will follow up with you.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Room.

 
 

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