Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande City Council’




Coleen Kubel throws her hat into the Arroyo Grande Council race

On the last day to officially join the Arroyo Grande Council City race, Coleen Kubel filed nomination papers and joined four other candidates vying for two seats. [Cal Coast Times] A member of the Arroyo Grande Architectural Review Committee, Kubel... (Continue reading)

Jimmy Paulding throws his hat into the Arroyo Grande Council race

Weeks after narrowly suffering a defeat in the San Luis Obispo County District 4 supervisor race, Jimmy Paulding has thrown his hat into the Arroyo Grande City Council race, adding to a growing field of candidates. [Cal Coast Times] An... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council says no to Popeyes restaurant

Following protest from neighbors, the Arroyo Grande City Council rejected a plan to open a Popeyes fast food restaurant on a vacant city-owned lot that is located near a residential neighborhood. [Cal Coast Times] The project proposal called for the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande facing bankruptcy in five years

By KAREN VELIE Arroyo Grande’s projected deficit spending could bankrupt the city in five years, according to a 10-year financial outlook presented to the City Council last month. [Cal Coast Times] A projected 52 percent increase in employee retirement expenditures... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande commander to be appointed police chief

Following the recent retirement of its top cop, the city of Arroyo Grande is planning on appointing its highest ranking law enforcement officer as the next police chief. Former Arroyo Grande police chief Steve Annibali formally retired on Aug. 8,... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council extends city sales tax

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the city’s half percent sales tax for five years. The move will keep the tax in place until at least 2022. In Nov. 2006, Arroyo Grande voters approved Measure O,... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council eyeing local planner for city manager job

Following a nationwide search, the Arroyo Grande City Council has tapped Arroyo Grande resident Jim Bergman to be the city’s top executive. The council will consider formally hiring Bergman as its city manager at a meeting on Tuesday. Bergman is... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council votes for investigation into mayor

The Arroyo Grande City Council voted Tuesday to launch an independent investigation into allegations of misconduct raised by members of the public against Mayor Jim Hill. Political opponents of Hill have pushed hard in recent weeks for an investigation. Certain... (Continue reading)

Why AG residents should vote for Mack and Akins

OPINION by LEANN AKINS There have been several short opinion pieces in the Tribune supporting our opponents for Arroyo Grande City Council. I am writing to share with you why you should support John Mack and I. We have the... (Continue reading)

Less water for AG residents, more for developers

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact further water restrictions on existing residents while delaying a building moratorium. The delay will allow a developer to avoid the moratorium and move ahead with the construction... (Continue reading)