CPOA Alert March 9th, 2004

THREE ways your participation can make a difference for our community.

We need volunteers who can attend and speak out on the issues impacting our community. If you are interested in helping, please contact any of the following CPOA coordinators:

Lisa Kleissner at lisa@kleissner.com or 408-316-1922  
Michael Caplin at mcaplin@mbay.net or 831-624-5418  
Steve Ryter at Ryter@redshift.com or 831-626-6363  



General Plan Update Planning Commission Hearings

March 11, 17 and 22, 2004


Board of Supervisors Chambers, 240 Church Street, East Wing Rm. 225, Salinas , CA


The Planning Commission is holding a series of 4 public hearings to allow the public to voice their opinions of the current General Plan Update Rev. 3. The remaining hearing dates are:

Date Time Hearing Topic  
March 11th, 2004 9:00 am
Quality of Life Theme
Coastal and inland area section policies
Community Area urban design concepts
Infrastructure concurrency with development
Environmental and Scenic resource protection
Recreational Trails
March 17th, 2004 9:00 am
Economy / Jobs & Housing Theme
Correlation between land use & circulation plans
Balance between jobs and workforce housing
Affordable Housing overlay
Winery Corridors
Exemptions for routine agricultural activities
Residential clustering in rural and agricultural areas
Transfer of Development Rights program
Other agricultural viability proposals
March 22nd, 2004 6:00 pm General Comments  



Coastal Commission Hearing on the Monterey County Periodic Local Coastal Program Review

Thursday, March 18 th , 2004 , 9:00AM

Hyatt Regency Monterey , 1 Old Golf Course Road , Monterey


Potter stated that showing up in large numbers does make a difference. This will be the first time the Commission hears about the staff proposals so it will be a great opportunity to have them hear our concerns at the same time.

This report was the basis for our last special general CPOA meeting on February 23 rd . We have many concerns and have posted our analysis on the CPOA web site ( www.cpoabigsur.com ).



Coast Highway Management Plan Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, March 15 th , 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Hudson House near Point Lobos


The next CHMP steering committee meeting will determine whether or not your written comments will be considered prior to finalizing the plan. Past public comments have not been fully considered and included in the current draft. Your presence at this meeting could make a difference.

The Hudson House driveway entrance is about 200 yards north on Highway 1 from the entrance to Point Lobos, on the ocean side of the highway.


Coast Property Owners Association, P.O. Box 59, Big Sur, CA 93920
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