Thursday, August 2, 2007
COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION | COUNTYWIDE – The Monterey County Community Action Partnership seeks volunteers from Districts 2, 4 and 5 to fill vacancies on the Community Action Commission, an advisory board intended to influence programs that assist and empower low-income residents through contracts with nonprofit agencies. The commission meets on the third Monday of the month, at 4:30pm in Salinas. Interested persons residing in District 2 (Aromas, Boronda, Moss Landing, Castroville, Pajaro, Prunedale, Las Lomas, Royal Oaks) can send a resume and a letter to: Supervisor Lou Calcagno, Castroville Courthouse, 11140 Speegle St., P.O. Box 787, Castroville, 95012. Interested persons residing in District 4 (Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Sand City, Seaside, Southwest Salinas) can send a resume and letter to: Supervisor Jerry Smith, 2616 First Ave., Marina, 93933. Interested persons residing in District 5 (Carmel, Carmel Valley, Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Monterey, Hwy 68, Las Palmas) can send a resume and letter to: Supervisor Dave Potter, Monterey Courthouse, 1200 Aguajito Rd., Ste.1, Monterey, 93940. For more information about the Community Action Partnership, call 755-8490.
SEASIDE CITY COUNCIL | SEASIDE – The City Council holds a public hearing regarding a proposed amendment to the municipal zoning code that would ban medical marijuana dispensaries within Seaside. Court challenges may only involve issues raised at the hearing or written and delivered to the Council prior to the hearing. 7pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. Free. 899-6737.
VOTER PROTECTION | MONTEREY – Lazar M. Palnick, a Pennsylvania attorney and election law expert, hosts a panel discussion about presidential campaigns, voting, finance and ethics, and the Electoral College, with questions from the public. 7-9pm. Cypress Room 1-3, Hyatt Regency, 1 Golf Course Rd., Monterey. Free. 582-4000.
DONOHUE SAYS THANKS | SALINAS – Mayor Dennis Donohue hosts a public event to thank all his friends and supporters. Drinks and appetizers served; entertainment by Salinas’ own Chicano All Stars. 4-7pm. Chapala Restaurant, 438 Salinas St., Salinas. Free. 754-8774.