Politics & Government

Government Watch: 12/3/12

Arroyo Grande City Council. Special meeting today. 473-5400. Administer oath of office to Mayor Tony Ferrara and Council Members Caren Ray and Jim Guthrie.

Arroyo Grande Planning Commission. Meets Tuesday. 473-5420. Review draft citywide document that will serve as a basis to evaluate the city’s historic resources.

Paso Robles City Council. Meets Tuesday. 237-3888. Discuss forming a citizens committee to oversee revenues from the temporary half-cent sales tax increase; request to extend the term of a loan to defer city fees for first phase of the Oak Park housing development; reopen recruitment period to fill vacancies on city’s planning commission.

Pismo Beach City Council. Meets Tuesday. 773-4657. Authorize award of city manager contract to Jim Lewis, now assistant city manager in Atascadero; presentation to Councilman Ted Ehring; administer oath of office to Mayor Shelly Higginbotham and Council Members Erik Howell and Ed Waage.

San Luis Obispo City Council. Meets Tuesday. 781-7100. Administer oath of office to Mayor Jan Marx and Council Members Dan Carpenter and John Ashbaugh; appoint Councilwoman Kathy Smith as vice mayor for one year.