Thursday, July 9, 2009
STEELHEAD RESCUES | CARMEL RIVER—Help restore our local steelhead run. Carmel River Steelhead Association seeks volunteers to help rescue juvenile steelhead Wednesdays and weekends. Contact Frank Emerson, 277-0544.
URBAN VILLAGE EIR | SEASIDE—The draft environmental impact report for the West Broadway Urban Village, a 40-acre redevelopment plan for downtown Seaside, is available for review and comment. The plan features a mix of multi-family residential, commercial, office and park uses. Copies available at the Seaside Library, City Hall, and online at www.broadwayurbanvillage.org. Comment period runs July 7-Aug. 21. Submit comments to Diana Hurlbert, Senior Planner, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6737.
PUBLIC MEETING TRAINING | MARINA—City Attorney Rob Wellington facilitates an interactive Planning Commission training program about the Brown Act, which governs public meetings in California. 6:30pm. Marina City Council Chambers, 211 Hillcrest Ave., Marina. Free. 884-1240.
CAL AM DESAL PROJECT | MONTEREY—The California Public Utilities Commission holds a public hearing on Cal Am’s planned coastal water project, which includes a desalination plant in Moss Landing, and alternatives, like the regional project and a Marina desal option. 2pm and 7pm. Council Chambers, corner of Pacific and Madison streets, Monterey. Free. (866) 849-8390.
COUNTY POLITICS | SALINAS—Monterey County Supervisors meet. 10:30am. Supervisors’ Chambers, 168 W. Alisal St., Salinas. Free. 755-5025.
CAL AM DESAL PROJECT | SEASIDE—Today’s Public Utilities Commission hearing is the last chance to weigh in on Cal Am’s planned fix to the Peninsula’s water shortage. 2pm and 7pm. Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby St., Seaside. Free. (866) 849-8390.
P.G. POLITICS | PACIFIC GROVE— City Council meets. 6pm. Council Chambers, City Hall, 300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 648-3172. www.ci.pg.ca.us/citycouncil/agmin.htm