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Public Service Announcement:
Directed Giving Launches in San Luis Obispo


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City Land Use and Circulation Element Update (LUCE)
Draft EIR
The public comment period for the Draft EIR ran from Friday, June 13, 2014, to Monday, July 28, 2014, and has now closed. Comments received after July 28, 2014 will be forwarded to decision makers for consideration during the public hearing process but will not be officially responded to as part of the Final Programmatic EIR.  The public is encouraged to attend future hearings and provide their comments on the content of the LUCE update documents. The hearing schedule and information on the LUCE update and EIR (including links to the draft documents) can be found on the project website at:
Measure Y Information
On July 1, a majority of the City Council called for the submittal of a ballot measure for the November 2014 General Election to extend the San Luis Obispo Essential Services Measure, a 1/2-percent local sales tax, for another eight years. Download a packet on how to submit ballot arguments.  Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.
2014-15 Events Promotion Sponsorship Application is now available. The PCC and TBID's annual Events Promotion sponsorship funding application period for the promotion of destination events in the City of San Luis Obispo is now available for the 2014-15 year. Application deadline: 8/14/14 at 5:00 p.m. Informational meeting 7/9/14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber.
SoCal Gas Co Pressure Testing
SoCalGas is conducting hydrostatic pressure testing on a portion of their natural gas pipelines during the months of June August 2014 in the northern area of the City. To view the flyer with further details, click here.

Employee Salary & Benefit Information
The City is committed to transparency in local government. Information about employee compensation is available on the City's website.

Operation Clean Sweep

Find out what day your neighborhood is swept, and pile those cars in the driveway that day so the sweeper can do its job. Go to the Street Sweeper Schedule Map link: SLO City Sweep Day to find out the sweep day for your street. Once you find out your day, put a note on the refrigerator, in your car, or on your phone to help you remember! Please get those cars off the street. Much appreciated!
Concerned about the Drought?
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Information on November 4th  City Election
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Advisory Body Vacancies

Mass Transportation: There is one unscheduled vacancy  for representatives with physical disabilities. Deadline to apply is August 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Promotional Coordinating Committee: There is one unscheduled vacancy. Deadline to apply is August 27, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to apply.

2014 Benchmark Study

San Luis Obispo ranked favorably in a fiscal comparison with eight similar California cities. Benchmarks included revenues, expenses, public safety, road conditions and other service outcomes. Find out more about how the City measured up in the 2014 Benchmark Study.

Bike Rodeo
Saturday, September 6, 2014
11am - 3pm
@ Hawthorne Elementary
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Asian Citrus Psyllid detected in San Luis Obispo

Click here to link to the County AG Commissioner's webpage and Press Release

There will be a public meeting held this Friday evening, August 15, where CDFA staff, along with state toxicologists and public health representatives, will be available to answer any questions residents may have. The public meeting will run from 6:30 8pm at the UC Cooperative Extension Auditorium at 2156 Sierra Way.  Click here to read the CDFA Proclamation of an Emergency Program. For more information, contact Natural Resources Manager Bob Hill at 805-781-7211 or or City Arborist Ron Combs at


 LUCE Update
The City is updating the Land Use and Circulation Elements of the General Plan -use this link to find news, updates, and materials

Agenda Correspondence
f you would like to send written comments regarding an item listed on the current agenda, please click here.  Please note that comments will be sent to the City Council and City Staff.

2013 Annual Report on the General Plan
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Parks & Recreation Activity Guide
Summer Activity Guide is now available! Registration begins Monday, December 9th. The guide features classes, events & sports for all ages & interest groups. Get out of your comfort zone and try something new in 2014!
Homestay Temporary TOT Certificate Application
The City of San Luis Obispo has created a temporary TOT application form for homestay properties. This application is available through the City's Finance Department as well as online

Council Notes
Council Notes are updates about interesting programs and projects around the City.

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Press Release

Active Shooter Training with High School Staff Update

Active Shooter Training with High School Staff

Avoid the 14 - San Luis Obispo County DUI Mobilization Schedule of Operations

Avoid the 14 San Luis Obispo County DUI Campaign

Armed Robbery/Assault on Police Officer Update

Armed Robbery/Assualt on Police Officer

Stabbing Update


ABC Grant Awarded

Suspicious Death Update

Suspicious Death

Updated Information on Shooting

Attempted Murder



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