Articles Tagged With ‘Paso Robles City Council’

Paso Robles City Council votes to raise their own compensation

By KAREN VELIE The Paso Robles City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to raise their compensation by 10% and their travel allowances by 20%, with Councilman Chris Bausch dissenting. The increase will need to come back for a second reading... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles City Council betrays its citizens

OPINION by JAN ALBIN Last week, the Paso Robles City Council heard from dozens of citizens and business owners about how the downtown Parking Program has negatively impacted them, their business and the community as a whole. People spoke with... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles City Council selects candidate to fill vacant seat

By KAREN VELIE After interviewing eight candidates to fill a vacant seat on the Paso Robles City Council, the board voted Tuesday evening to bring Sharon Roden back for approval on Oct. 3. Earlier this month, the council selected John... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council approves 135-unit apartment complex

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Paso Robles City Council last week approved a proposed 135-unit apartment complex on Creston Road. [Paso Robles Daily News] Red Tail Land Development plans to construct seven three-story apartment buildings and a one-story clubhouse on a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles mayor away from work due to serious health issue

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin is currently receiving treatment for a serious health concern, city officials announced on Thursday. Martin recently missed a council meeting in December and another one on Tuesday. Martin needs to take time... (Continue reading)

Jim Reed challenges Steve Martin for Paso Robles mayor

Paso Robles Councilman Jim Reed is running against incumbent Mayor Steve Martin in the November election. Reed, who is currently completing his first term on the council, is opting to give up his present seat as he challenges Martin. Reed... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council adopts smoking ban

The Paso Robles City Council adopted an ordinance this week banning smoking in public places. Paso Robles’ ordinance bans smoking in all public buildings, parks and enclosed areas that are open to the general public. The ordinance also prohibits smoking... (Continue reading)

Steve Martin flips on Nipomo rail spur

Paso Robles mayor and San Luis Obispo County supervisor candidate Steve Martin has changed his position on the Nipomo rail spur project. Martin initially supported the Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur, but he now says, if elected, he would most... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council trying to ward off marijuana businesses

With marijuana legalization likely to pass on the November ballot, Paso Robles officials are trying to preempt a pot rush in the North County city. The city council finalized an ordinance Tuesday that will, by in large, prohibit marijuana businesses... (Continue reading)

Steve Martin approves development, receives a large donation

The Paso Robles City Council voted unanimously last month to approve zoning changes for a project owned by Stewart and Lynda Resnick and Tom and Gwen Erskine. A month later, Gwen Erskine donated $1,000 dollars to Mayor Steve Martin’s campaign... (Continue reading)