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




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Allegations fly at board majority after Gibson, Hill lose groundwater vote

With control over the Paso Robles groundwater basin at stake, the minority on the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, as well as its supporters, are levying allegations that the board majority violated the Brown Act. As a result,... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors reject rail spur project

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to shoot down Phillips 66’s Nipomo rail spur project. The vote brought an end to a long series of county hearings, but the dispute over the project may continue to... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors begin hearings on Phillips 66 rail spur

Dozens of people protested Philips 66’s planned Nipomo rail spur both inside and outside of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors chambers on Monday. This week, the board of supervisors is holding a series of appeal hearings in... (Continue reading)

SLO judge rules against Phillips 66 motion to stop rail spur hearings

San Luis Obispo Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled against a legal appeal filed by Phillips 66 over the SLO County Planning Commission’s decision to reject the oil company’s Nipomo rail spur project. The court ruling paves the way for board of... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors approve new $13.7 million animal shelter

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a plan on Tuesday to construct a $13.7 million animal shelter. The seven cities in SLO County will share the cost of the new facility. SLO County’s current animal shelter was... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors clash over parks, roads and Del Campo

At another testy San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Lynn Compton won approval for four Nipomo park projects and Supervisors Debbie Arnold managed to get the county to make road maintenance one of its budget priorities. Additionally,... (Continue reading)

Why doesn’t Supervisor Compton support a marine sanctuary?

Opinion by Brad Snook, co-chair of Surfrider Foundation San Luis Obispo Supervisor Lynn Compton, a SLO County Supervisor, is wrong to deny SLO County the federal funding of cultural education, marine research, and a new local stakeholder effort that a... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill’s misogyny has no bounds

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Adam Hill revealed his insulting character and obnoxious belligerence in castigating outstanding San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton in his opinion piece last week in the New Times titled “The... (Continue reading)

Acceptance and Adam Hill

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Now that the victors of last November have all been sworn in, some of us are having difficulty accepting the results. Just look at President Donald Trump and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill. Reality... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors argue over committee assignments

By KAREN VELIE During a contentious San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Tuesday, supervisors battled for several prominent positions while leaving several committees without county representation. Of the 22 available committee positions, multiple supervisors applied to represent... (Continue reading)



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