Politics & Government

Government Watch: A roundup of this week’s agendas

Arroyo Grande City Council. Meets Tuesday. 473-5400. Official acceptance of completion of Centennial Park improvement project and spending $7,000 more from development fees — a form of tax on new building — toward the project budget.

Arroyo Grande Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 473-5420. Proposed ordinance that would change regulations for temporary banners and signs; proposed ordinance that would mandate “water-efficient” landscape requirements.

Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees. Meets Tuesday. 462-4200. Authorize the sale of up to $25.5 million in general obligation bonds; creation of assistant director of support services and bond project position; discuss creating an advisory board to help with the superintendent search.

Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. Meets Wednesday and Thursday. 549-3147. On Wednesday, a daylong hearing on new waste discharge requirements for agricultural lands. On Thursday, adoption of waste discharge requirements for the Los Osos sewer system.

Grover Beach City Council. Meets today. 473-4567. Discussion on smoking restrictions, including state law and options for extending restrictions locally; schedule special meetings to discuss revised fiscal year 2011-12 budget; transfer city Improvement Agency money for the second phase of West Grand Avenue enhancement project.

Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors. Meets Thursday. 528-9370. Consider nominations to a vacant seat on the board of directors of the California Special Districts Association.

Lucia Mar Unified School District Board of Education. Meets Tuesday. 474-3000. Layoff notices for 24.8 full-time-equivalent “credentialed” positions; elimination of one mid-level management employee position.

Paso Robles City Council. Meets Tuesday. 237-3888. Plan to reshape the city’s west side; extend fundraising deadline for this year’s Fourth of July event at Barney Schwartz Park; accept a $350,000 grant and authorize matching funds to build a trail between River Road and the Salinas River.

Pismo Beach City Council. Meets Tuesday. 773-7003. Fiscal year 2011-12 annual report of the city’s Lodging Business Improvement District Advisory Board and levy annual tax for the district; spending tax revenue from the district to extend operation of Avila Beach trolley into Pismo Beach; proposed letter to state Sen. Sam Blakeslee on opposition to Senate Bill 588, which allows the California Coastal Commission to impose an administrative civil penalty of $5,000 to $50,000 per violation of the state’s Coastal Act.

San Luis Obispo City Council. Meets Tuesday. PG&E presentation on Smart Meters; proposed nighttime curfew ordinance; neighborhood wellness major city goal; railroad safety trail and Prefumo bridge project update.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Meets Tuesday. 9 a.m. 781-5011. Hearing to consider an appeal of a Templeton road improvement fee, a form of tax on new development; officially designating the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council as the county’s local arts planning agency.

Shandon Advisory Council. Meets Wednesday. shandoncouncil@yahoo.com. Paso Robles Groundwater Management Plan Committee update.