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Kern County Board of Supervisors discusses economic and investment plan

Stakeholders shared economic findings
Posted at 8:56 AM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-14 01:01:10-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Board of Supervisors heard from local leaders about the results of an assessment to develop a roadmap and investment plan for economic growth and inclusion in the county.

The B3K Prosperity Market Assessment launch shared its research findings at Tuesday morning's meeting.

"As you know there are areas in our economy that have seen great job creation over the last decade but the reality is that now we are losing ground to competitor regions a couple of the data points of the market accessors are that people in the Bakersfield Kern region struggle to make ends meet."

The presentation shared data highlighting the economic challenges and opportunities for the region.