Politics & Government

Government Watch: A roundup of this week’s agendas

Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees. Meets Tuesday. 462-4200. Consider Budget Advisory Committee findings regarding possible layoffs; discuss legislative principles for San Luis Obispo County schools.

Atascadero Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 461-5000. Oath of office for new commissioners; permit for a preschool at 4400 Portola Road; study session of Planning Commission duties and overview of city’s growth regulations.

Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors. Meets Thursday. 528-9370. Annual review of board bylaws and rules of decorum; selection of regular and alternative public members for standing advisory committees; selection of representatives to outside agencies; vote for a special district representative to the Integrated Waste Management Authority board; consider a request for nomination of a special district member to the San Luis Obispo Local Agency Formation Commission.

Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education. Meets Tuesday. 474-3000. Agreement between the district and teachers union over how to run a merit based, federally funded student achievement program with mentor teachers and bonuses; proposed funding update for Arroyo Grande High School’s career technical educational academies; budget update; review of instructional materials, including the novels “Speak” and “Lord of the Flies.”

Paso Robles City Council. Meets Tuesday. 237-3888. Progress report of city goals; spending redevelopment funds for projects to improve disabled access; consider a new Jan. 1, 2012, start date for a previously established water rate increase, as dictated by a recent lawsuit; options to improve street maintenance; consider expansion of the Redevelopment Agency boundaries; Fourth of July event at Barney Schwartz Park.

Pismo Beach City Council. Meets Tuesday. 773-7003. Presentation to employees of the year; presentations to Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce citizen and business of the year; update report on emergency proclamation and projects related to December storm damage; overview of process and timeline for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 fiscal years’ budgets.

San Luis Coastal Unified School District Board of Education. Meets Tuesday. 549-1202. Proposed Morro Bay Community Aquatics Center; expected approval of C.L. Smith PTA donor brick path project.

San Luis Obispo City Council. Meets Tuesday. 781-7100. Consideration of current and proposed regulations governing maintenance of newsracks in the public right of way; continued consideration of goal setting for 2011-13.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Meets Tuesday. 781-5450. Hearing to consider the Paso Robles groundwater basin resource capacity study; presentation on broadband penetration and fiber optic availability within the county.

San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. Meets Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday, a tour of two sites proposed for large-scale commercial solar projects on the Carrizo Plain. On Thursday, continuation of a hearing on a conditional use permit for SunPower Corp. to build a 250-megawatt solar plant on the Carrizo Plain.

Shandon Advisory Council. Meets Wednesday. shandoncouncil@yahoo.com. Presentation on the Topaz Solar Farm proposed for California Valley.