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




SLO County redistricting plans violate laws

OPINION by WILLIAM PELFREY The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors’ plan to split Templeton into three supervisory districts is not only impractical, but it appears to break laws set to keep lawmakers from setting boundaries for their own... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors pull redistricting vote from consent agenda

CORRECTION: A tentative vote was made to support Option B separate from the consent calendar. ORIGINAL STORY: A battle between San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and an outspoken group of Templeton residents resulted in an agreement to pull... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County Supervisors’ redistricting fiasco

OPINION By STEW JENKINS Media coverage of the Board of Supervisors re-drawing their own election districts for the coming decade has missed the crucial defect in the process. Templeton is right to complain that its division deprives that community of... (Continue reading)

County failing to protect Oceano from flooding?

OPINION By JEFF EDWARDS On July 19, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors heard a progress report from their Public Works Department regarding the drainage and flooding problems in Oceano. Unfortunately, with only a few short months remaining... (Continue reading)

Oceano medical marijuana co-op proposed

The fight over medical marijuana is headed back to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors within the next few months.[Tribune] The owner of a medical marijuana collective in Goshen applied in May to open a similar shop in... (Continue reading)

County to investigate Ogren and Kelly

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors is asking staff to investigate allegations of a conflict of interest between county Public Works director Paavo Ogren and Maria Kelly, who stepped down last week from the Los Osos Community Services... (Continue reading)

SLO County approves new budget

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors passed a $450 million budget Tuesday night after three days of hearings. The new budget, which takes effect July 1, represents a $1.9 million increase in spending and no reduction in jobs.... (Continue reading)

SLO County plans to cut health clinic funding

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors agreed at a meeting on Monday to cut $800,000 from Community Health Centers of the Central Coast. Plans to reduce the CHC’s budgets from $3 million to $2.2 million could result in... (Continue reading)

CHC wants county to honor health care pact

The head of the local Community Health Centers (CHC) is mounting an aggressive campaign to secure adequate funding from the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to maintain the “health care safety net” for low-income families and individuals. Ron... (Continue reading)

County approves Carrizo Plain solar project

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a 250-megawatt solar project on the Carrizo Plain. After the Planning Commission approved SunPower’s project in February, a resident and three environmental groups appealed the decision. The... (Continue reading)