Week Ahead: Public meetings on the Central Coast


Grover Beach City Council. 6:30 p.m. City Hall, 154 S. Eighth St. 489-9657. www.grover.org. On the agenda: Proposal to regulate the conversion of mobile-home parks to other uses; request for Longbranch Avenue conceptual plans and future project plans; Proposition 1A securitization program, which helps local governments deal with cuts caused by the state taking local property-tax revenue. On TV: Live on Charter Channel 20 in Grover Beach; replayed at 1 a.m., 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.


Arroyo Grande Planning Commission. 6 p.m. City Council chambers, 215 E. Branch St. 473-5420. www.arroyogrande.org. On the agenda: Updates of the conservation and open space and housing elements of the city’s General Plan — its blueprint for regulating development.

Atascadero Planning Commission. 7 p.m. City Hall, 6907 El Camino Real. 461-5000. www.atascadero.org. On the agenda: Report on downtown design guidelines.

Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees. 7 p.m. Kenneth Beck Building, 5601 West Mall. 462-4200. www.atas.k12.ca.us. On the agenda: Public hearing on the use of categorical funds — restricted money provided to the district only for specific programs; possible vote on the transfer of special education classes from the county Office of Education to local control.

Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education. 7 p.m. 602-G Orchard St., Arroyo Grande. 474-3000. www.lmusd.org. On the agenda: Closed session to discuss meetings on talks with unions representing teachers and other employees; report on how the district fared on meeting goals for the 2008-09 academic year.

Paso Robles City Council. 7:30 p.m. City Hall/Library Conference Center, 1000 Spring St. 237-3888. www.prcity.com. On the agenda: Consider revisions to the Water Conservation Plan to allow for certain exceptions; annexing tract at Highway 46 East and Golden Hill Road into the city’s landscape and lighting tax district; proposed changes to the city’s public facilities needs list and revising the estimate of cost for an aquatics center. On the radio: Live on KPRL-AM 1230.

Paso Robles Public Schools Board of Trustees. 7 p.m. District board room, 800 Niblick Road, Paso Robles. 238-2222. www.pasoschools.org. On the agenda: Certification of compliance with instructional materials fund; Regional Occupation Program transfer from the county Office of Education to local control.

Pismo Beach City Council. 5:30 p.m. City Hall, 760 Mattie Road. 773-7003. www.pismobeach.org. On the agenda: Allowing the drinking of alcoholic beverages for the annual Clam Festival’s “Beers on the Pier” event on Oct. 10; resolution approving budgeted revenue of $400,000 and appropriating $400,000 for budgeted expenditures in fiscal year 2010 for the recently established tax district to fund tourism promotion; resolution supporting the Beach Cities Multi-Purpose Trail Feasibility Study upon deletion of the option for trail evaluation along the railroad and Highway 101 and across Pismo Creek. On TV: Live on Charter Channel 20 in Pismo Beach; replayed at 1 a.m., 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.

San Luis Obispo City Council. 7 p.m. City Hall, 990 Palm St. 781-7100. www.slocity.org. On the agenda: Fee structure that charges a tax per square foot for buildings more than 50 feet tall to help the city finance a fire engine and truck with 100-foot-high capability; update on the city’s financial status showing that sales tax revenue continues to decline. On TV: Live on Charter Channel 20 in San Luis Obispo. Replayed at 7 p.m. Wednesday, 8 a.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. 9 a.m. County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5450. www.countyofslo.org. On the agenda: Discussion of regulations on how many and what kind of temporary events to allow on agricultural land; contract for $305,000 with RRM Design Group to design a fire station in Creston; update on efforts by the U.S. Census Bureau to count residents of the county in anticipation of 2010 redrawing of political representation boundaries. On TV: Live on Charter Channel 21 countywide. Replayed at 6 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. On the radio: Live on KCBX FM 90.1 until 5 p.m. Webcast: Live and archived at http://snipr.com/slocountymeetings.

Templeton Community Services District Board of Directors. 7 p.m. District board room, 206 Fifth St. 434-4900. www.templetoncsd.org. On the agenda: Vote on proposed sewer code; how to cast services-district votes in the vote-by-mail fire tax election; proposal to hire Coast Electronics of Morro Bay for purchasing radios and other equipment to be funded by a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant; proposed food-vendor policy for the district’s summer concert program.


Arroyo Grande City Council. 3:30 p.m. Pearwood Retention Basin, north side of Huasna Road east of Pearwood Avenue. 473-5400, www.arroyogrande.org. On the agenda: Special meeting for site visit at the proposed “Pearwood project area” to view and ask questions of city planners and a hired private engineer about the retention basin, proposed development site, access improvements and other issues regarding the area’s proposed annexation and needed changes to the city’s land-use laws.


San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. 8:45 a.m. County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., SLO. 781-5600. www.sloplanning.org. On the agenda: Nine vacation rentals on land behind the old schoolhouse on San Antonio Street in Avila Beach; “green waste” processing center at 3730 Calf Canyon Road southeast of Creston; continued hearing to consolidate historic, esthetic, conservation, open space and energy elements of the county General Plan — its blueprint for regulating development — into one conservation and open space element. On TV: Live on Charter Channel 21 countywide. Replayed at 6 p.m. Thursday and Monday.

Templeton Unified School District Board of Trustees. 7 p.m., Templeton Middle School music room, 960 Old County Road. 434-5800. www.tusdnet.k12.ca.us. On the agenda: Presentation recognizing donations by Benny Simons and the Templeton High School Athletic Boosters to build the Boosters Shack; formalizing the already implemented elimination of four hours of music education at Vineyard Elementary School; “State of Our School” presentation by Templeton High School Principal Jon Lorimer; presentation on district math “intervention programs”; how to cast school district ballots in the Templeton Community Services District vote-by-mail fire tax vote.