Two more tenants — a commercial tire company and an industrial testing firm — have been announced for North Meadows Business Park, Roll Real Estate Development’s 180-acre complex southeast of 7th Standard Road and Highway 65.
TCi Tire Centers recently signed a 10-year lease for 17,580 square feet along Quinn Road at North Meadows. With nearly 80 wholesale distribution centers and about 60 commercial locations nationwide, TCi specializes in fleet truck tire sales and service.
Applus+ RTD agreed to a 10-year lease at a build-to-suit space that will measure 25,000 square feet when it opens in the second quarter of 2016 along Petrol Road. Dutch-based Applus performs inspections and certifications for the energy industry.
Other tenants at the business park include Advanced Industrial Services, Kelly Pipe, Precision Pump, Schlumberger, United Rentals and Williams Scotsman.
St. Louis-based RangeComm Development said it plans to begin construction in mid-summer on a $40 million senior housing and health-care campus at Hageman Road and Knudsen Drive.
The project is expected to include a 140-bed transitional care center, a 100-bed assisted living community and a memory care facility.
RangeComm said it completed the project’s planning and zoning work late last year with the help of Bakersfield firm McIntosh & Associates.
Local farmers and government agencies are planning to gather Friday at the Kern County Fairgrounds to discuss safe pest control measures at the 10th annual SpraySafe.
Presentations will be delivered by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and members of the county’s agricultural community. The event is sponsored by organizations including Grimmway Enterprises, the Kern County Farm Bureau and the State Compensation Insurance Fund.
Friday’s free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A trade show starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m.
The state Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting nominations to fill six vacancies on the California Invasive Species Advisory Committee.
The group advises the Invasive Species Council of California on issues regarding preventing the introduction of invasive species, controlling or eradicating such animals and minimizing their negative impacts.
Committee members are limited to two consecutive three-year terms. They are not paid but may be reimbursed for travel expenses.
To nominate someone, mail a brief summary of the person’s qualifications, as well as the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae and at least two letters of reference by March 11 to David Pegos, Invasive Species Council of California, Executive Office, 1220 N St., Suite 221, Sacramento 95814.