City of Barstow

Report Created: 1/29/2020

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The City of Barstow actively provides the full range of municipal services except for retail water and fire protection. Water services are provided by the private Golden State Water Company. Since November 2010 the Barstow Fire Protection District is a subsidiary district of the City, the city council is the ex-board of directors of the District (see link below). The Odessa Water District is a self-governed subsidiary district of the City, although it does not actively provide wholesale or retail water service. The City operates with governmental funds and reports three major business-type funds: wastewater reclamation, solid waste disposal, and transit services. For additional information please see the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) at The agency retirement plan is administered by CalPERS. Additional information on the City can be accessed via the link below.

Agency Information (map, contact information, fiscal indicators, SCAG profile)
Barstow Fire Protection District
Odessa Water District