Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission’




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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 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)

Phillips 66 appeals rail spur denial

Phillips 66 appealed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission’s denial of its rail spur project to the county Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, the last day the company could challenge the commission’s denial. In its request, Phillips 66 is... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission denies Phillips 66 rail spur project

After more than eight months of hearings, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted 3-2 on Wednesday to deny the controversial Phillips 66 rail spur project. Commissioners Don Campbell and Jim Harrison dissented. Phillips 66 was seeking approval to... (Continue reading)

Government should focus on facts, not emotion

OPINION by GARY KIRKLAND The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 Railroad spur extension on Sept. 22. At that hearing many speakers opposed the extension as it might cause harm and is dangerous.... (Continue reading)

Rail spur opponents take aim at Peschong

Ahead of a San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission vote on the proposed Nipomo rail spur, opponents of the oil train project are attempting to seize on the fact that District 1 supervisorial candidate John Peschong has a business relationship... (Continue reading)

SLO County Planning Commission again delays rail spur decision

For the seventh time, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission held a hearing on the Phillips 66 rail spur project, and for the seventh time, the commission failed to reach a conclusion on the matter. More than seven months... (Continue reading)

Petetit and Belsher’s money woes widen

By KAREN VELIE John Belsher and Ryan Petetit have lost water rights key to their plans to build an assisted living and Alzheimer’s care facility in Templeton. Their failure to fund the purchase of the property could cost the pair... (Continue reading)

Phillips 66 rail spur likely to get planning commission approval

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission has indicated it will approve a scaled-down version of Phillips 66’s proposed rail spur. Commissioners are expected to voted 3-2 in favor of the project at a meeting in September. Phillips 66 plans... (Continue reading)

Public comment on Phillips 66 rail spur drags on

More than 100 public speakers addressed the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission Thursday during the agency’s third hearing on the Phillip 66’s proposed rail spur. The planning commission has yet to start deliberating about the project. Phillips 66 plans... (Continue reading)



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