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City launches program designed to pick up human excrement in Downtown, Old Town Kern areas

Posted at 7:17 AM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 10:17:54-04

The city of Bakersfield has launched a program designed to pick up human excrement.

The city of Bakersfield officially announced Monday that it has contracted with a private cleaning service firm to remove human excrement from sidewalks, storefronts and other places in the Downtown Bakersfield and Old Town Kern areas.

The services will be available on a first call first serve basis. Cleanup will be available from 6:30-10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Anyone interested in the services can call 319-0000.

Anyone calling is asked to include details like address, business name or major cross streets.