Politics & Government

Government Watch: A roundup of this week’s agendas

Atascadero Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 461-5000. Votes on two proposed shopping centers — The Annex and Walmart — at Del Rio Road and El Camino Real; review of findings on how those projects could affect the surrounding area.

Atascadero Unified School District Board of Trustees. Meets Tuesday. Budget workshop and update; vote on $85-per-hour contract with building inspector and $8.2 million contract with Wysong Construction Co. for Monterey Road Elementary School modernization project; school board election; employment agreements for administrators.

Grover Beach City Council. Meets today. 473-4567. Consider permit for the Grover Beach Lodge and Conference Center, a 150-room hotel planned near Highway 1 and West Grand Avenue; financing plan for infrastructure associated with the lodge, including some street work, moving utility lines underground and an equestrian parking area.

Paso Robles City Council. Meets Tuesday. 237-3888. Review city’s financial forecast update for fiscal years 2012 to 2016; confirm or change adopted priority list of funding options as the economy recovers; set priorities on how to fix city streets; consider having a local nonprofit group, Senior Volunteer Services, handle city senior center staffing and programming to save more than $90,000; give specifics on how the city’s sales tax increase measure would read on voters’ ballots for November; respond to the San Luis Obispo County civil grand jury’s March report titled “Citizen Complaints and Internal Affairs Investigations.”

Pismo Beach City Council. Meets Tuesday. 773-7003. Public workshop on draft environmental documents for a planning area in Price Canyon and Spanish Springs, a 961-acre area that could include 473 homes, up to 360 senior homes, 150 hotel rooms, a nine-hole golf course and 687 acres of open space.

San Luis Obispo City Council. Meets Tuesday. 781-7100. First vote on ordinance that would regulate “menacing and aggressive” animals; consider possible ballot measures for November 2012 including not seeking renewal of the Measure Y half-cent sales tax increase this year; purchase of 89 acres of open space above Johnson Avenue.

San Luis Coastal Unified School District Board of Education. Meets Tuesday. 549-1202. Vote on proposed 2012-13 budget, which would take effect July 1; new policy on campus security.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors. Meets Tuesday. 781-5011. Contract with AGP video to broadcast Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Health Commission meetings; vote on a “local food purchase” policy; $1.25 million contract with Psynergy Programs Inc. for adult clients with serious mental illness who need residential board and care, social support and outpatient mental health services.

Shandon Advisory Council. Meets Wednesday. shandoncouncil@yahoo.com. Review Methodist Church annex project; hear introduction to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office 12-week Gang Resistance Education and Training program for youths; receive overview of the county’s proposal to ban smoking in parks.

Templeton Community Services District Board of Directors. Meets Tuesday. 434-4900. Swearing-in of new firefighter Andrew Neely and fire chaplains Richard Burch and Fran Graham; review water treatment facility update; preliminary budget for fiscal year 2012-13, which takes effect July 1.