Public Citizen for Oct 02, 2008
Thursday, October 2, 2008
SEASIDE CITY COUNCIL | SEASIDE—At 6pm, the Redevelopment Agency considers 2007-08 budget adjustments, an extension of the exclusive negotiating agreement with Reggie Jackson’s hotel team, an agreement to lease a City Center property to Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, and new soccer fields next to Shea Gym. At 7pm, the City Council considers an ENA with developers who want to build a luxury auto mall on the former Fort Ord. Council Chambers, City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. Free. 899-6737.
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RIDESHARE WEEK | COUNTYWIDE—Carpool, vanpool, bike, walk, take the bus and telecommute at least once during Rideshare Week and (besides keeping the air cleaner and saving money on gas) potentially win one of some 25 prizes. Sign up to participate online: www.RideshareWeek.com. Call 422-POOL for more information and help in finding a carpool.
CITIZENS FOR PUBLIC WATER | MONTEREY—The blitz, say Citizens for Public Water, has begun. The push to buy out the privately-owned Cal Am water system includes letters to local mayors, railing against Cal Am’s proposed rate hikes at public meetings, etc. Learn more about this grassroots effort, and help develop a set of principles for conservation to accompany any plans for desalination at tonight’s meeting. 6:30-8pm. First National Bank Community Room, 615 Abrego St., Monterey. Free. email@example.com.
BEAUTY TIPS FOR P.G. | PACIFIC GROVE—Attention, Pagrovians: today is your last chance to give P.G. suggestions for how to use a $309,000 bequest from the late Jeanette McIndoo for the city’s beautification and enhancement. Written suggestions, including cost estimates, are due today to P.G.’s Beautification and Natural Resources Committee, c/o City Manager’s Office, 300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-3176.
GPU WORKSHOP | SALINAS—County planning commissioners conduct their initial review of the General Plan’s environmental impact report during today’s workshop. 1pm. Monterey County Administration Building, Supervisors Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5025. www.co.monterey.ca.us/planning/gpu/GPU_2007/gpu_2007.htm.