Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero City Council’

Atascadero seeking to outlaw dumpster diving

The Atascadero City Council is scheduled to vote on whether or not to enact an anti-dumpster diving ordinance at Tuesday’s council meeting. After receiving multiple complaints about people rummaging through dumpsters searching for recyclables, city staff is proposing an anti-scavenging... (Continue reading)

Republican headquarters closed to some candidates

Several candidates for Atascadero City Council are upset that staff at the new Republican Party headquarters on El Camino Real is currently only permitting incumbents to distribute campaign materials through the office. The staff at the Republican headquarters told Atascadero... (Continue reading)

Two tax measures head to voters in SLO County

The Atascadero City Council and the San Luis Coastal school board are both asking voters to provide them with more revenue. [Tribune] The Atascadero council placed a half-cent sales tax measure on the ballot Tuesday night, while the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Atascadero considering sales tax hike

The Atascadero City Council will consider Tuesday whether or not to put a sales tax increase on the November ballot. City staff has proposed placing a half cent sales tax measure on the ballot. The ballot initiative would call for... (Continue reading)

Algae bloom blamed for fish die-off at Atascadero Lake

By KAREN VELIE A massive fish die-off at Atascadero Lake is suspected of being due to an algae bloom. During the past few weeks, Atascadero public works crews have removed more than 2,000 pounds of fish carcasses from the lakeshore.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero considering renting city hall to partiers

The Atascadero City Council will consider a plan Tuesday to make the newly renovated city hall available for private events and parties. The city recently completed $30 million of renovations to Historic Atascadero City Hall and is considering recouping some... (Continue reading)

Atascadero group appeals Walmart ruling

An attorney for Save Atascadero, a group opposed to the Walmart project, filed an appeal on July 12 that challenges a judge’s ruling approving the project. In June 2012, the Atascadero City Council approved the construction of a Walmart superstore... (Continue reading)

Atascadero promotes Rachelle Rickard to city manager

The Atascadero City Council has promoted current Administrative Services Director Rachelle Rickard to city manager. The council voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Rickard in place of departing City Manager Wade McKinney. McKinney will vacate his post Friday in order to... (Continue reading)

Battle over Atascadero Walmart goes to court

San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Jac Crawford heard arguments Tuesday on whether the city of Atascadero followed environmental law when it approved the construction of a Walmart in June. An attorney for Save Atascadero, a group opposed to the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero council nixes Clay in filling vacant seat

The Atascadero City Council rejected the bid of outgoing councilman Jerry Clay to return to office and instead appointed former Planning Commissioner Heather Moreno to fill the seat vacated by newly elected mayor Tom O’Malley. [Tribune] The council voted 3-1... (Continue reading)