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San Miguel Advisory Council considering 2 marijuana proposals

Lynne Schmitz
Lynne Schmitz

The San Miguel Advisory Council will meet on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Community Building in the park (behind the library). On the agenda are three proposals from the County Planning Department that are in the area of influence of SMAC.

First, plans have been submitted for a mixed-use two-story building at 1215 Mission St. (next to the old bank building) with commercial space on the ground floor and living spaces above.

Next is a proposal for a conditional use permit for cannabis cultivation in an existing ag barn and a new subterranean facility at 3260 Nacimiento Lake Drive.

The third is a proposal for cannabis cultivation, manufacturing and delivery, and a large warehouse to be located at 4515 North River Road.

Meetings are open to the public, and public comment is encouraged.

CSD board meets

The San Miguel Community Services District Board meets this evening at the Fire House on Mission Street. Open session begins at 7 p.m.

Cemetery board

'The San Miguel Cemetery District has an opening for a board member. For information and qualifications contact the business office during business hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.).

Celebration of life

Jim Brown passed away on February 12 following surgery. He grew up in San Miguel and went to local schools. He was 81.

The family will have a private graveside service. His celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Paso Robles Golf Club.

Events for seniors

At the San Miguel Senior Center, 601 12th St. (East):

Feb. 23: 6:30 p.m. bingo — all are invited. They play 10 games at 50 cents a card. Snacks are served.

Feb. 25: 8:30 to 11 a.m. breakfast — pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice for $8. Proceeds benefit the upkeep and repair of the center.

Go to to (Resource Connection), for current information on San Miguel events, businesses, organizations, churches and opportunities to volunteer. Topical entry forms and applications are available to fill out online. A history section features stories and pictures from early-day families, the town and area

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Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel, and her column appears here every other Thursday. Reach her at (with “San Miguel News” in the suject line) or at 805-467-3565.