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Morro Bay water rates to double and then some

Morro Bay water bills will more than double over the next five years, and they will be accompanied by a similar increase in sewer rates. [Tribune] Last week, the Morro Bay City Council unanimously approved a new rate structure that... (Continue reading)

Controversial Morro Bay parks commissioner resigns

By KAREN VELIE Following an organized push to oust a member of the Morro Bay parks commission because of his aggressive online antics, Aaron Ochs resigned. A group of people demeaned by Ochs on social media for issues such as... (Continue reading)

Will Morro Bay Power Plant sell soon?

Energy firm Dynegy announced Tuesday that it did not succeed in a search for a buyer for the Morro Bay Power Plant, but the company likely faces pressure to eventually unload the closed facility. [Tribune] A Dynegy spokesman said the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay picks new site for sewage plant

The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to attempt to move its sewage plant to a location near Highway 41 about a mile outside the city limit. [Tribune] Following the direction of a consultant, the council chose the 187-acre... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay managers in line for raises

Morro Bay management employees will receive 3 percent raises Tuesday night if Morro Bay’s city council approves a proposed bargaining agreement. Management staff, which consists of senior officials in city departments, have reached a two-year agreement with city negotiators that... (Continue reading)

Controversial colonel takes over as Morro Bay city manager

A former U.S. Army commander, who recently lost his post as the head of a base in Vicenza, Italy, is taking over Monday as Morro Bay’s new city manager. In August, the Morro Bay City Council hired retired Army Colonel... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay approves new city manager contract

The Morro Bay City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a contract for a controversial former Army Colonel hired as the new city manager. In total compensation, the city council voted to pay David Buckingham $199,000 for his first year.... (Continue reading)

Nancy Johnson reconsidering Morro Bay manager hire

Morro Bay Councilwoman Nancy Johnson is reconsidering her vote to appoint a retiring Army colonel as the next city manager of Morro Bay now that reports have surfaced of an employment dispute between David Buckingham and the city of Bishop.... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay hires new city manager amid employment dispute

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Morro Bay selected a new city manager the same day the applicant agreed to a settlement from a city that decided it did not want to hire him. The Morro Bay City Council unanimously selected retiring U.S.... (Continue reading)

Headding a winner in Morro Bay council race

Two days after incumbent Councilwoman Nancy Johnson announced she was conceding her bid for the final seat on the Morro Bay City Council, the city of Morro Bay announced that pharmacist John Heading had won the position outright. In the... (Continue reading)



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