The Cambrian

Public Meetings

Unless indicated, all meetings are open to the public. Some are available for later viewing on Charter Cable channel 21. Check www.slo-span.org

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

County Planning Commission. 8:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5600. www.sloplanning.org.On Monday, April 5, no North Coast items were on the agenda. Cablecast on Charter Cable channel 21, replayed at 6 p.m. Thursday and Monday.

MONDAY, APRIL 12

FireSafe Focus Group meeting originally scheduled was held a week early, on April 5.

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

County Board of Supervisors. 8:30 a.m. County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5450. www.countyofslo.org.Agenda includes: Appeal of public-facilities fees for converting the 54-room Courtesy Inn motel, 9490 Avonne Avenue, San Simeon, into 25 multi-family dwellings and 13 boarding-house rooms; amend land-use and coastal laws relating to grading, runoff and storm-water management; accept $47,200 from Friends of the Cambria Library toward $1 million the community must donate toward a new facility (see story, Page 1). On TV: Live on Charter Channel 21. Replayed at 6 p.m. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. On radio: KCBX-FM 90.9 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

San Simeon Community Services District Board of Directors. 6 p.m. Plaza del Cavalier, 9415 Hearst Ave., San Simeon. 927-4778. www.sansimeoncsd.com.

Cambria Forest Committee, 6 p.m. Rabobank, 1070 Main St. 927- 6240. Agenda includes: County reports on local control over tree regulations; special-assessment districts. Supervisor Bruce Gibson plans to attend. Also: recent tree removals, some by a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. contractor; and Cambria Community

Services District’s plan to remove 344 eucalyptus trees from Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, (see story, Page 3).

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, 14-16

State Coastal Commission. 9 a.m. Ventura County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 8800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura. (831) 427-4863. www.coastal.ca.gov/.Agenda for Thursday, April 15, includes appeal of permit to build winery, tasting facility and related development at 3770 Santa Rosa Creek Road, about 1.5 miles east of Main St. and 1 mile east of Coast Union High School. Appellants are Commissioners Patrick Kruer and Mary Shallengerger, LandWatch San Luis Obispo County and

Greenspace — The Cambria Land Trust. Postponed: Army Corps of Engineers’ consistency determination for geotechnical and hydro-geologic testing for feasibility of taking seawater from under the shoreline at Santa Rosa State Beach and Shamel County Park shoreline areas; salty water would go to a Cambria Community Services District’s proposed desalination plant.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. 8:45 a.m. Carmel Valley Trail and Saddle Club, 85 East Garzas Road, Carmel Valley: (831) 647-4253. www.mbnms.nos.noaa.gov/.Agenda includes reports on: artificial reefs in sanctuaries; salmon recovery efforts; white sharks; assessing how ecosystems interrelate and are integrated; the Enforcement Task Force; and the BLUE Ocean Film Festival.

Coast Unified School District Board of Trustees. 7 p.m., Old Cambria Grammar School, 1350 Main St. 927-3880. www.coastusd.org.

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