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Welcome to our 1st District website!

My name is Mick Gleason and I am your 1st District Kern County Supervisor. My staff and I are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our 1st District constituents and all residents of Kern County. We will do this by becoming fully engaged with our district communities and by creating representation that is responsive, affordable, and effective. Our mission is to promote general welfare by focusing on job creation and free enterprise.

This website is for you. Please feel free to contact us at any time; we’re here to serve you.


2020 Census Employment Opportunity

Now Hiring: (Application Deadline: November 19, 2019)

Responsible for managing field data collection activities. Manage, train, and supervise several hundred field staff updating address lists and maps, conducting in-person interviews to gather census data, and conducting other follow-up activities. The Census Field Manager will also train, supervise, and manage office staff. 

Regional Technicians serve as technical/procedural specialists in a variety of areas and deal with a variety of personnel and procedural issues within and outside the Regional Census Center (RCC).


SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by Earthquakes  (PDF)


Cultivating a Culture of Continuous Improvement (video)

When faced with a structural budget deficit following an oil-market crash, Supervisor Gleason and Kern County looked to a popular private-sector business improvement process to transform county culture and bridge budget gaps, launching the Kern Program -  Cultivating a Culture of Continuous Improvement.


Kern County Fire Department Announces New Smart911  (PDF)

Smart911 enables users to create a free, private, and secure Safety Profile which can be used by Emergency Dispatchers and Firefighters to locate and help individuals requiring assistance during an emergency.


Eat, Laugh, Learn, & Grow at the Kern County Library's Expanding Lunch at the Library Program  (PDF)

The Lunch at the Library Program kicks off in June this year.  In addition to last year's locations, KCL has added 7 new locations, as well as a Breakfast service.


Public Works Update for May 2019  (2,990K PDF)


Central California Animal Disaster Team Volunteer Training - April 27, 2019  (281K PDF)

Please register in advance for the FREE workshop.  See the flier linked above for further details.


Supervisor Gleason Speaks at the 2019-2020 Budget Development Report Meeting  (video)

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About the Supervisor

   ♦   Photo Gallery

   ♦   Biography

   ♦   Supervisor Gleason Delivers 2016 State of the County Address  (video)

About the District

   ♦   First District Map

   ♦   Facts About the First District

   ♦   Links