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




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Is the IWMA’s proposed Styrofoam ban ordinance illegal?

By KAREN VELIE While arguments rage over a proposed countywide ordinance to ban Styrofoam food containers, a retired San Luis Obispo County deputy county counsel contends the Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) does not have authority to pass ordinances. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Paid political consultant shutters SLO County Supervisor’s meeting

Nick Andre, the head of the SLO County Progressives and a paid campaign manager for several local candidates, led a group of 14 people into Tuesdays San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting who then refused to sit down... (Continue reading)

SLO County to provide fire protection for Cayucos

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on Tuesday to provide fire protection services to Cayucos at a cost of nearly $1 million a year if the community’s fire district dissolves, as planned. Additionally, the board of... (Continue reading)

Paulding and Compton battle over Trilogy project

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 last week to deny an appeal of the final phase of the Trilogy development in Nipomo, a vote that is now being dubbed unethical by District 4 supervisor candidate Jimmy... (Continue reading)

SLO County selects new public works director, Hill back at work

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to do a background check and attempt to negotiate a contract with the board’s undisclosed choice for the job of public works director. [Cal Coast Times] In Nov. 2017, the... (Continue reading)

Fact check: Did SLO County ban investments in marijuana farms?

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors did not vote Tuesday to “tweak the county’s marijuana ordinance,” to disallow selling application rights, despite claims by the Tribune and a marijuana consultant. While it takes at least four votes to... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Compton leads in race for campaign contributions

With two San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisor seats up for grabs, the five candidates running are raking in cash, collecting endorsements and fervently campaigning. [Cal Coast Times] Campaign finance reports for the second half of 2017 show San... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s $9.95 million settlement in Los Osos sewer lawsuit

San Luis Obispo County has agreed to pay $9.95 million to a Los Osos Wastewater Project contractor who filed a law suit demanding payment for uncompensated construction work. The settlement agreement is slated to go before the SLO County Board... (Continue reading)

Is Supervisor Adam Hill motivated by empathy or greed?

Self-professed concerns for the poor along with mental health issues have allegedly caused San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill to take a leave of absence from his job, but his history as an elected county official suggests his objectives... (Continue reading)

Oil drilling referendum rejected by SLO County

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday not to support a Surfrider Foundation’s resolution against offshore oil because it appeared redundant, unverified and without teeth. On Monday at about 4:30 p.m., a member of the Surfrider Foundation,... (Continue reading)



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