The City of Tehachapi hosted members of the Kern County Association of Cities for a special dinner at The Shed restaurant on Monday October 30.
"We get together to learn about each cities winning stories in their economic growth and then ask ourselves can we implement that in our city," said Greg Garrett, Tehachapi City Manager.
Representatives from Bakersfield, Delano, Taft, Ridgecrest, California City, and Shafter were in attendance and heard about the success of Sierra Technical Services from owner Roger Hayes.
Sierra Technical Services is a local business based at the Tehachapi Airport developing the next generation of drone technology. Sierra Technology Services has seen growth in sales and employment (60 employees) every year they have been in operation.
"Sierra Technical Services is just one of our winning stories in Tehachapi," said Garrett
K.C.A.C. is a organization consisting of the eleven cities within Kern County. Representatives from the cities meet regularly to share items of common interest and to promote success stories from their city.