Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Council of Governments’




Mixing words and deceiving SLO County voters

Gordon Mullin

OPINION by GORDON MULLIN Our SLO county council of government (SLOCOG) and seven cities have recently agreed to put a sales tax measure before the citizens this November and the governments and the media are already staking out positions. The... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors endorse sales tax hike

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has given initial support toward placing a countywide half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. The tax initiative is intended to fund transportation projects and reduce traffic congestion. On Tuesday, the board... (Continue reading)

SLO County seeking sales tax increase

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San Luis Obispo County officials have endorsed a half-cent sales tax initiative that may appear on the November ballot. The aim of the sales tax measure is too reduce traffic congestion. [Tribune] Last week, the San Luis Obispo Council of... (Continue reading)

APCD board rejects Hill’s bid for chairmanship

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District Board chose Supervisor Paul Teixiera over Supervisor Adam Hill to serve as its chair for 2013 following heated debate about Hill’s recent behavior. Hill served as vice chair in 2012, putting... (Continue reading)

Hill concerned with “local fringe”

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill is requesting citizen input about a “local fringe.” Last week, Hill appointed human resources consultant Betsey Nash to the county Civil Service Commission. Prior to the appointment, the Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and... (Continue reading)

SLOCOG turns on Hill and picks Mecham for president

County Supervisor Adam Hill overwhelmingly lost his bid to become the next president of the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments on a day he did not attend the regional board meeting. Supervisor Bruce Gibson nominated Hill for the presidency... (Continue reading)

sloRecent U.S. Highway 101 upgrades in SLO County bring corridor needs into focus

By RICHARD KRUMHOLZ Caltrans has received some questions lately regarding a recently completed project in the south county. Meanwhile, motorists throughout the county are experiencing more frequent and often unpredictable delays along the US 101 corridor. While addressing this issue,... (Continue reading)