Articles Tagged With ‘Arroyo Grande Planning Commission’




Arroyo Grande commission approves Tompkins’ hotel plan

Following a redesign of the project, the Arroyo Grande Planning Commission unanimously approved developer Nick Tompkins’ plans to build the first hotel in the Village of Arroyo Grande. The project is called the Village Inn... (Continue reading)

Should Arroyo Grande judge on appearances?

OPINION by BEATRICE SPENCER, LEANN AKINS and OTIS PAGE Following is an open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: Appearances: The way somebody or something looks or seems to other people. What is the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande commission critical of Tompkins’ hotel plan

City planning commissioners are requesting that developer Nick Tompkins redesign a hotel he is planning to build in the Village of Arroyo Grande. The proposed architecture does not fit the character of the Village, according... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande plans to ban growing pot

The Arroyo Grande City Council plans to ban cultivation of medical marijuana. [Tribune] On Tuesday, the council ordered staff to draft an ordinance banning residents from growing marijuana within city limits. Enforcement of the ordinance... (Continue reading)

Sacramento attorney probing SLO County citizens

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Sacramento attorney is probing political opponents of developer Nick Tompkins, as well as allies of Arroyo Grande Mayor Jim Hill, prompting some to denounce the effort as a campaign to suppress... (Continue reading)

The slandering of John Mack

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Why I believe Planning Commissioner John Mack was slandered — a malicious act to disgrace him in the Nov. 10 meeting of the Arroyo Grande City Council. Let me explain as... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande planning commissioner retains his seat

By KAREN VELIE The Arroyo Grande City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to retain John Mack on the Planning Commission following a conflict of interest complaint filed by developer Nick Tompkins. A vote that surprised most... (Continue reading)

Protect the job of Arroyo Grande’s Planning Commission

OPINION By OTIS PAGE I am beginning to understand the issues about developer Nick Thompkins and the Arroyo Grande City Council’s consideration to dismiss Mayor Jim Hill’s appointee to the Planning Commission, John Mack. The... (Continue reading)

FPPC rejects Nick Tompkins’ complaint

By KAREN VELIE After the Arroyo Grande Planning Commission voted unanimously to reject developer Nick Tompkins mixed use project proposal, Tompkins filed a compliant with the Fair Political Practices Commission against a city planning commissioner... (Continue reading)