Articles Tagged With ‘Pismo Beach City Council’




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FPPC clears Erik Howell of alleged violation

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has cleared Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell of an alleged violation of state law pertaining to a vote he cast as a member of the California Coastal Commission. A... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach drops its pot business ban

Pismo Beach’s urgency ban on most marijuana business activity will expire on Friday, following a city council vote Tuesday. Last month, despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach Council adopted an urgency... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach City Council passes urgency pot ban

Despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach City Council adopted an urgency ordinance that will ban most business activity involving marijuana after Proposition 64 passed. Prop. 64, which passed with 56 percent... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach planning urgency pot ban

One week after California voters legalized marijuana, the city of Pismo Beach is considering an immediate ban on most business activity involving cannabis. Proposition 64, which passed with 56 percent of the vote, legalized the... (Continue reading)

Erik Howell’s partner accused of stealing campaign signs

The domestic partner of Pismo Beach Councilman Eric Howell is accused of stealing yards signs erected by political opponents of the South County politician. The alleged yard sign theft is the latest development in an... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police to get 13 percent raise

The salaries of Pismo Beach police officers will increase by more than 13 percent over the next 26 months. Officers will also receive a bump in the value of their health benefits. On Tuesday, the... (Continue reading)

Higginbotham out, Waage in Pismo mayoral race

Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham has said she will not seek reelection in November, and Councilman Ed Waage has announced he is running for the mayoral seat. Higginbotham has served as mayor for three two-year... (Continue reading)

Developers may pay for Pismo Beach to recycle water

The Pismo Beach City Council is considering turning to developers to cover the costs of a $29.7 million water recycling project. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the City Council will vote on whether to charge a fee... (Continue reading)

SLO city and county to address medical marijuana

Both the San Luis Obispo City Council and the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on possible new medical marijuana restrictions. Cities and counties throughout California are currently rushing to adopt... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach proposes medical marijuana restrictions

In an effort to maintain local control as the state increases its jurisdiction of medical marijuana operations, Pismo Beach staff recommends that the City Council continue to allow medical marijuana delivery services, while considering banning... (Continue reading)



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