Politics & Government

Government Watch: A roundup of this week’s agendas

Arroyo Grande Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 473-5420. Public hearings for proposed development at East Grand Avenue and North Courtland Street. Commissioners will consider land-use law changes needed for the development to proceed; an application from NKT Commercial to subdivide 4.47 acres into four parcels and construct four commercial buildings of 5,800, 6,767, 6,700 and 36,100 square feet; and an application from People’s Self-Help Housing to build a 36-unit apartment complex on the remaining 1.63 acres.

Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees. Meets Tuesday. 462-4200. Selection of a new board president and clerk; selection of various district representatives to other agencies; issues related to the $117 million school renovation bond measure and property tax approved by voters in November.

Cuesta College Board of Trustees. Meets Wednesday. Selection of board president and other officers, proposed increase of parking-violation penalties.

Grover Beach City Council and Planning Commission. Meets tonight. 489-9657.­ Remarks from incoming council members, presentation to outgoing Councilman Robert Mires, consider appointment of mayor pro tem for one-year term, (with the Planning Commission) consider adopting the West Grand Avenue master plan, a document that would regulate building along that area of the city.

Morro Bay City Council. Meets Wednesday. 772-6261. Special meeting to swear in Mayor-elect Bill Yates, Councilwoman-elect Nancy Johnson and Councilman-elect George Leage; honoring of outgoing Councilman Rick Grantham, Councilwoman Betty Winholtz and Mayor Janice Peters.

Pismo Beach City Council. Meets Tuesday. 773-7003. Swearing-in of Mayor-elect Shelly Higginbotham, Councilwoman-elect Mary Ann Reiss and re-elected Councilman Kris Vardas; selection of mayor pro tempore for a two-year term; presentation to outgoing mayor Reiss; council comments and statements; welcome reception for new council.

San Luis Obispo City Council. Meets Tuesday. 781-7100. Swearing in of Fire Department Chief-designate Charlie Hines; proposal to name a Laguna Lake trail after former Councilman Allen Settle; review of minor subdivision at 3212 Rockview Place requested by Habitat for Humanity.

San Luis Coastal Unified School District Board of Education. Meets Tuesday. 549-1202. Selection of board officers for new term; audit reports for fiscal year 2009-10, which ended June 30.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Meets Tuesday. 781-5450. Decision expected on proposed housing development on the site of a feed lot in Templeton; expanding authority of Planning Commission by giving it more oversight of county planners; whether to allow an on-site well at Coastal Christian School near Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande.

San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. Meets Thursday. 781-5600. Proposed cell phone antenna tower disguised as a pine tree at 3770 North River Road north of Paso Robles; water supply problems in the Paso Robles groundwater basin; study session on solar power in California Valley.