High-Speed Rail Impact on Wasco

Press Release - 8/12/2020

Wasco, CA – The City of Wasco has been engaged with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its contractor regarding the high-speed rail project for most of the last decade. The high-speed rail will travel through Wasco alongside the existing BNSF railroad tracks. The City has been involved in every phase of this project as it has unfolded, mindful of the impact it would have on the City and our residents.

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City of Wasco's Request to California High-Speed Rail Authority (PDF)

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California High-Speed Rail Authority's 
Reply (PDF)

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California High-Speed Rail Authority Statement"Making monetary contributions to Wasco Sheriff’s Activity League ($1,500) "

Due to all units being vacant, vandals were constantly vandalizing the units from the Former Wasco Farmworker Housing Authority .
On January 11, 2020, a Graffiti Abatement was coordinated by the Wasco Sheriff’s Activities League Members along with City Council Member Reyna and Kern County Sheriff Deputies from the Wasco Substation painting over all the graffiti that was present at the location. See pictures below:

Graffiti Abatement by Sheriff's Activities League (SAL)

City Council members physically worked to address public safety issues at the Former Wasco Farmworker Housing  

Current Situation of the Former Wasco Farmworker Housing