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


State Coastal Commission. 9 a.m. Ventura County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 8800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura. (831) 427-4863. 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.


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. 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. Agenda includes presentations about plans to put a pool on high-school grounds, parenting classes/drug and alcohol education, Santa Rosa Creek Restoration Project and an annual report on health and wellness. Also: report on board self-evaluation; approve 2002-2010 agreements with Coast Cambria Teachers Association and California State Employees Association North Coast Chapter No. 492; certification of temporary, winter-spring “walk-on” coaches for 2009-2010.


County Planning Department hearing officer. 9 a.m. County Government Center, room 200, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5600. story on Page 3.)


County Board of Supervisors. 8:30 a.m. County Government Center.

Agenda includes: Approving a disabled parking zone on Sheffield Street; County Planning announces proposed negative-declaration environmental documents available for review for new 5,019-square-foot, two-story residence on a 417-acre parcel at 500 Harmony Ranch Road, about 1.25 miles west of Highway 1, 2 miles south of Cambria. Project also includes 1,281-square-foot unconditioned basement/workroom, 886- square-foot attached garage, 1,297- square-foot deck, 5,000-gallon water tank and various drainage and landscape improvements, would disturb approximately 35,000 square-foot area, move about 3,200 cubic yards of cut-and-fill material and would use existing 1,100-square foot ranch house as a farm-support residence. The 16-foot wide driveway would cross an adjoining 61- acre parcel under the same ownership. 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.).


North Coast Advisory Council. 6:30 p.m. Rabobank Conference Room, 1070 Main St., Cambria. 927-4191. Tentative agenda includes: Reconsideration of plans for former Rod & Reel Mobile Home Park; candidates and possible NCCA appointees.


Cambria Community Services District Board of Directors. 12:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Building, 1000 Main St. 927-6223. Tentative agenda includes: Reconsider approving environmental report saying temporary wells and tests related to a planned desalination plant will not have a significant effect on the environment; reconsider approving contract with Cambria Fire Department firefighters, which includes employee contributions to their own retirement funds; first public hearing for water/wastewater standby or availability charges paid by lot owners holding intent-to-serve letters or connection permits. On TV: Charter Cable channel 21, 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Thursday.


Cambria Community Healthcare District Board of Trustees. 6:30 p.m. Rabobank, 1070 Main St. 927-8304.