Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’




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SLO County adopts pot farm ban, but lets current growers stay

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Seven weeks in advance of a statewide vote on legalization of marijuana, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly passed a moratorium on new cannabis grows in the county. However, the urgency ordinance will allow growers who recently... (Continue reading)

California initiative expected to generate billions in marijuana sales

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With a proposed marijuana cultivation ban slated to return to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, some local officials are weighing the potential harm pot farms pose to public health and safety against the possible financial... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors to vote on marijuana ordinance

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on an urgency ordinance that would put a halt to new marijuana cultivation in the county. Though the board directed county staff to draft the ordinance, there is a... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors extend oak tree, reservoir ordinances

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a temporary regulation that prohibits the removal of oak trees without a permit. In a separate unanimous vote, the supervisors extended an ordinance that aims to protect... (Continue reading)

SLO County women’s jail project $3.3 million over budget

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.1 million cost overrun on the ongoing expansion of the women’s jail on Tuesday. Builders have also fallen one year behind schedule on the project. [Tribune] Previously, the supervisors approved... (Continue reading)

SLO County debates marijuana regulations as growers rush in

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With marijuana growers and armed guards flooding into California Valley, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors discussed putting a halt to new cannabis cultivation. The board majority decided to pursue an urgency ordinance on the matter, but it... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors put sales tax on the ballot

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UPDATE: Video of the confrontation between supervisors Adam Hill and Lynn Compton at the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor meeting on July 19 at the bottom of the article. ORIGINAL: Following a brief argument between supervisors Adam Hill... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors approve oak tree and reservoir ordinances

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While all five members of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors where in favor of implementing ordinances to protect the clear cutting of oak trees and the county’s underground water resources, supervisors disagreed over the best way to... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote for sales tax initiative

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Despite opposition from San Luis Obispo County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton, a countywide transportation tax is heading full speed ahead toward the November ballot. The proposed ballot measure calls for a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff to expand gang task force

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors allocated more than $230,000 to add two deputies to the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says gangs from Santa Maria, as well as Monterey and Kern counties, are moving into... (Continue reading)



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