Come to SC Roundtable Fri, Sept 22 at noon

We hope you will join us for our first South County Roundtable meeting of fall 2017. 

The agenda is below. It includes important items about Tajiguas Landfill, Santa Barbara's housing issues, issues in Goleta, and a chance for other issues to be brought to SBCAN's attention.

Please join us on September 22 at noon.

Ken Hough
SBCAN Executive Director
ken@sbcan.org

SBCAN South County Roundtable

Friday, September 22, 2017, Noon

Union Bank’s Community Room, 15 East Carrillo St., Santa Barbara, CA

AGENDA

 (times are approximate)

  1. Call to Order by Chair Dick Flacks. Introductions; Agenda Review (5 min.)
  2. Tajiguas Landfill Comprehensive Plan Amendment. Marc Chytilo, who is representing the Gaviota Coast Conservancy, and Sigrid Wright, of the Community Environmental Council, will explain why they are opposing the amendment. Leslie Wells, program manager for County Public Works and Mark Schleich, deputy director of Public Works will provide background information about the project. The Planning Commission recently approved the amendment and related actions. (40 min.) County information can be found at: http://www.resourcerecoveryproject.com/    An op/ed by Marc and Sigrid can be found at: http://www.independent.com/news/2017/aug/24/another-path-tajiguas/     The staff report for the Planning Commission can be found at:http://sbcountyplanning.org/PDF/boards/CntyPC/08-30-2017/17GPA-00000-00002/Staff%20Report.pdf 
  3. Status of Average Unit Density and Tenants Rights in the City of Santa Barbara. Frank Rodriguez of CAUSE will update us on these issues. (15 min.)
  4. Discussion of Goleta Issues Including Goleta Beach and the Eucalyptus Situation at the Elwood Butterfly Grove. (10 min.)
  5. Community Choice Energy Feasibility Study.  The County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider the results of the study on October 3. The study is available athttp://centralcoastpower.org/resources.nrg (10 min.)
  6.  Brief updates from participants. (2 to 5 min. each)
  7. Next meeting.  Our next meeting is scheduled for October 13.  
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