If you have the video, the hearing starts at 219:34.
The Los Osos wastewater project land-use permit item (Hearing 4) was discussed at great length. The meeting started with the PC stressing to people that a straw vote of collection system preference was conducted at the last meeting and that gravity (albeit reluctantly) prevailed.
A few comments from . . . → Read More: Planning Commission (5/29) Recap
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County Administrator David Edge got his ticket punched Tuesday, his last day of work after 11 years as CAO.
After more than a decade on the job, he found himself thrown under the first County bus to Los Osos after tips surfaced on news Web site CalCoastNews.com that Edge — and Assistant County Administrator . . . → Read More: Are Blogs to Blame for Edge Firing?
I delivered a speech to the BOS. Since my speech was initially timed for three minutes and public comment became two, I had to kill the last paragraph to fit most of the speech in.
Here it is in its entirety:
I would like to address a matter that I brought up at the general LOCSD meeting on . . . → Read More: Short Recap of Speech at SLO County BOS Meeting (5/20/09)
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“You can’t serve two masters.”
That’s what Leon Goldin, a resident of Los Osos and retired attorney, said last Thursday during public comment at the Los Osos CSD meeting.
Before we knew Mrs. Kelly as one of the directors of the LOCSD, she ran a campaign that was supposed to be geared toward accommodating her Los Osos . . . → Read More: Is This Any Way to Lead Los Osos?
It’s been a very eventful week for Los Osos.
After the Planning Commission delayed the hearings regarding the Los Osos wastewater project, some residents of the community were energized and went to the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday and spoke on the project update.
One of my favorite speakers on Tuesday was Retired judge Martha Goldin, who . . . → Read More: Montgomery Watson-Harza
Los Osos resident Jack Hunter provided a very unusual anecdote, showing a perspective that is often never discussed in the public: build an expensive sewer to get rid of the riff-raff.
Said Hunter: “I moved to Los Osos in the early ’90s and rented for several years. I had a neighbor there and we became acquaintances and . . . → Read More: To Drive the Riff-Raff Out of Town
There was a new low-baritone foghorn that went on and on throughout the night.
Just wanted to see if anyone else got no sleep . . . → Read More: Anyone else in Osos exhausted?