If you drive on Johnson Avenue or live anywhere near it, you owe it to yourself to learn about the Johnson Avenue Housing Project, which is currently undergoing an environment impact report.
The San Luis Coastal Unified School District has spent at least $360,000 planning this project with the encouragement and assistance of city officials. The purpose is the “disposition” of undeveloped land adjacent to SLO High School and the Adult School with maximum financial gain to the school district. It all sounds so good except that changing the zoning in the neighborhood to high density and adding 84-plus units in several structures three to four stories tall and making room for a minimum of 196 cars will utterly ruin surrounding neighborhoods already impacted by traffic overflow.
We’re all so proud of being “the Happiest City in America.” Maybe it’s time we figured out how we got that way and began a program to enhance rather than destroy it.
Go to jahpslo.wordpress.com to find out more. It’s a website created by concerned neighbors who really do care about preserving the quality of life in this city.
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