July 11, 2017 - On this day, the Kings County Board of Supervisors voted to ratify the proclamation which has been in place since March 6, 2012. This proclamation will remain in place until the transitioning of the temporary tank assistance is complete for existing clients receiving water deliveries for dry domestic wells. The Kings County Board of Supervisors delegated administration of the program to Self-Help Enterprises on June 6, 2017.
June 11, 2017- On this day, the Kings County Board of Supervisors voted to ratify the proclamation which has been in place since February 17, 2017. Excessive precipitation and flooding resulted in an emergency in some parts of Kings County. Eligible entities that suffered damages during the February winter storm period are currently recovering from the emergency and working with Kings County, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Management, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to get financial and administrative relief for activities that were carried out in response to the emergency.
June 29, 2017 - This notification is from Kings County Office of Emergency Management, Kings County Agriculture Department/Measurement Standards, and the Kings County Health Department. Effective immediately, Kings County issued an emergency proclamation for the jurisdiction as a result of continued accumulation of livestock carcasses. This proclamation results in the enactment of emergency disposal methods of livestock to protect the public health and safety of the community during the emergency. Click the link above to read the full proclamation.
For the duration of this emergency proclamation, emergency disposal methods outlined in the Kings County Dead Animal Management Plan may be carried out to protect the health and safety of Kings County residents and visitors.
For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (559) 852-2883 or the Agriculture Commissioner's Office at (559) 852-2830.
This proclamation was terminated on June 11, 2017 by the Kings County Board of Supervisors. Click the link to read the Resolution Suspending Local Emergency Due to Accumulating Livestock.