City swears in new officers, new treasurer
Tehachapi City Council Update
October 15, 2022
At the Oct. 3 City Council meeting, with Police Chief Kent Kroeger standing by, Mayor Phil Smith swore in three new officers of the Tehachapi Police Department. City Manager Greg Garrett also mentioned that the TPD recently received gold medal recognition status from Lexipol for their implementation of policy. The plaque hangs in the lobby of the Tehachapi Police Department.
Also appointed at the City Council meeting was new City Treasurer Mariana Gutierrez. Following the resignation of Stacey Curry, the city advertised for an interim treasurer. Gutierrez, who had worked for the city before becoming a local Realtor, was the lone applicant for the position. Gutierrez will finish out Curry's term that will end in November, 2024.
The Tehachapi City Council meets on the first and third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. They are currently meeting at the Police Department Community Room, 220 W. C St.