Politics & Government

Government Watch: A roundup of this week’s agendas

Arroyo Grande City Council. Meets Tuesday. 473-5400. Consider construction plans for Le Point Street improvements and expansion project; consider using federal Community Development Block Grant funds from some projects approved in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 to help pay for an elevator at the new City Hall at 300 E. Branch St.; public hearings for proposed development of four commercial buildings and a 36-unit, low-income apartment complex at East Grand Avenue and South Courtland Street; presentation on SmartMeters from PG&E.

Atascadero City Council. Meets Tuesday. 461-5000. Discuss whether event tickets should be considered as income from political gifts as per new rules with the state Fair Political Practices Commission.

Grover Beach City Council. Meets today. 473-4567. Presentation from Cuesta College on proposal to locate a South County Education Center in Grover Beach; resolution opposing governor’s proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies; discussion on which zoning districts in the city should be considered for emergency shelters; consider retaining independent financial services professional to complete fiscal analysis of the city’s Improvement Agency, to review its revenues and ensure that existing obligations of the agency will be met.

Morro Bay City Council. Meets Tuesday. 772-6200. Discussion of naming of a city tree; discussion of options for amending parking requirements for north Morro Bay; discussion of a land-use ordinance governing big-box stores.

Nipomo Community Services District Board of Directors. Meets Wednesday. 929-1133. Authorization of bids for Frontage Road sewer truck line replacement; consideration of a field trip to the sewage treatment plant in Ventura.

Paso Robles Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 237-3888. One-year extension on building permit for three industrial buildings at 1620 Commerce Way; permit to build a restaurant for Firestone Walker Brewery at 1395 Vendels Circle.

Port San Luis Harbor District Board of Commissioners. Meets Wednesday. 595-5400. Discussion about the Harford Pier canopy’s condition and possible emergency action; grant applications with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state Emergency Services Agency.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Meets Tuesday. 781-5450. Spending $172,000 from civil trust fund fees on two replacement vehicles and data storage units for the Sheriff’s Department Civil Division; contracts up to $250,000 to fix storm-damaged slopes on Avila Beach Drive.

San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission. Meets Thursday. 781-5600. Continued hearing on proposed 250-megawatt California Valley Solar Ranch in Carrizo Plain; continued study session on the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farm on the Carrizo Plain; presentation on climate action planning in the United States by Cal Poly professor Michael Boswell.