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Paso Robles Newsletter for February 1-15, 2020

Upcoming public meetings, events, classes and more. 
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Planning Commission Seeking New Members

The City is accepting applications for appointments to the Paso Robles Planning Commission.  Appointments will be for 3-year terms expiring February 28, 2023. Applicants are encouraged to review the Planning Commission Handbook for a complete overview of the Planning Commission’s responsibilities. Applications are due by Friday, January 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM.* Details

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Housing Authority Seeking New Board Members

The City is accepting applications for appointments to fill one vacancy on the Paso Robles Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. Applications are due by Friday, January 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM *Same as above.  Details

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Public Hearing: Olsen-South Chandler Development

On January 28, 2020 the Paso Robles Planning Commission approved the Olsen-South Chandler Ranch Specific Plan. The plan is currently anticipated to go to a public hearing at the February 20, 2020 City Council meeting. Details

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Jardine Road to be Repaired

City Council authorized repairs to Jardine Road from Beacon to Tower. The cost of repairs is estimated at $500,000 and the funds will come from General Fund Reserves, derived from the supplemental sales tax intended for road repair. The repair project is not a full rebuild of Jardine Road, but it is a less costly option that will provide 15-20 years of life to the road. Details

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20-Unit Apartment Complex Approved

City Council approved a plan to construct the Creston Apartments, a 20-unit multiple-family residential project at 420/424 Creston Road. The development includes four 3-story apartment buildings, four 2-story buildings, garages and a playground. Project details

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City Budget Planning Session

City Council, residents and City staff received information on the 10-year financial forecast and began planning for the budget cycle covering July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. There will be more opportunities for public input before the budget is approved in June. View presentation

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City Council Meetings

City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the City Council Chamber at 1000 Spring Street. Next agenda

A brief overview of the items discussed is posted und "Highlights" here the day after each meeting. You can subscribe to email updates here

Upcoming City Meetings, Forums, & Workshops

City Council Meeting
February 4, 2020, 6:30 PM @ City Council Chamber
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Paso Robles Youth Commission Meeting
February 5, 2020, 2:30 PM @ Centennial Park
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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission Meeting
February 10, 2020, 1:30 PM @ Senior Center
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Paso Robles Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting
February 10, 2020, 4:00 PM @ Centennial Park
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Planning Commission Meeting
February 11, 2020, 6:30 PM @ City Council Chamber
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Library Board Meeting
February 13, 2020, 9:00 AM @ City Council Chamber
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Library Events & News

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Your Credit Report
(But Were Afraid to Ask)

Thursday, February 6, 6:00-7:00 PM
Join Marlon Pearson for a program on personal credit reports and credit scores. Find out what goes into calculating a score and what makes it into a report.
Space is limited. Registration is required. For ages 16+.          
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Central Asia Adventures with Carol Singleton

Thursday, February 13, 7:00-8:00 PM
Join Carol Singleton on a vicarious journey into Asia’s heartland and uncover the rich legacy of the Silk Road, the ancient trade routes linking China to the West. See her slides and hear her talk about her 2019 adventures to the former Soviet Republics of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Space is limited. Registration is required. For all ages.

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Recreation Events & Classes 

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Ballroom Dance for Fun

Love is in the air at Centennial Park this month and what better way to celebrate than to join the resurgence of ballroom dance. Not only will you have a blast, but you’ll increase self-confidence and improve your memory and balance.  This class is geared to all levels and abilities.  Singles and couples are welcome.  Session II begins February 5 with waltz, swing and foxtrot.  Wednesday, February 5-26 from 7:15-8:15 PM $36/$67 couple. Details
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Self-Hypnosis:  Weight Loss Made Easy with Law of Attraction

Imagine your body at your perfect size and weight. Doesn't that feel good? Learn why imagination and emotion is SO important to creating change, controlling food cravings and creating belief and motivation.  Wednesday, February 12 from 6-8 PM. Ages 18+. Minors may attend if accompanied by an adult.  $25 ($5 discount for returning student, spouse, veteran and military). Details

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Positive Parenting (4-Week Workshop)

Certified Positive Discipline instructor Stormy Capalare will discuss tools and techniques for a mindful and intentional approach in your parenting journey. This will benefit anyone that spends time with children: leaders, educators, parents, teachers, adult family and friends are welcome. Wednesday, February 5-26, from 6-7:30 PM. Ages 18+. $80/$40 additional family member.  Details

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Toddler &  Preschooler Yoga

Playful yoga poses, animated breathing exercises and imaginative relaxation techniques teach toddlers and young children about their growing bodies. Music, picture books and age appropriate props enhance language development, motor coordination and play skills.  Thursdays, 10:30-11:10 AM, February 6-June 18. Ages 1-5 years.  $42/4 week session, $80/8 punch pass, $100/10 punch pass. (10% sibling discount). Details

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Jedi & Butterfly Creative Dance

A dance class designed for the imaginative minds of young dancers. Kids will learn basic dance directionality, taking turns, spins, balance and basic dance counts through music rhythm in a fun, creative way. Jedi masters and sweet butterflies join together to enjoy the love of movement through dance and fun music.  Wednesdays, 4-4:45 PM, February 5-March 11. Ages 3-6.  $60.  Details

For all Recreation classes, CLICK HERE

Community Events

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Art After Dark Downtown

Saturday, February 1, 2020
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Paso Robles

Art After Dark is held on the first Saturday evening of each month. Each month a varied number of businesses stay open after hours and welcome visitors & locals to enjoy the art, community and talent of our local artists, musicians, chefs, wineries, breweries and more. This month Studios on the Park and Park Gallery have special events celebrating Art After Dark. Details

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Big Laugh Live - Valentine's Edition

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Paso Robles Event Center
2198 Riverside Ave.

The Big Laugh's 11th annual Valentine's Comedy & Live Music Event stars all headlining comedians, live music; with local wine, appetizers & desserts available for purchase. This is the #1 COMEDY EVENT ON THE CENTRAL COAST! Tickets and info

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Single's Night For Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14, 2020
Parrish Family Vineyard
3590 Adelaida Road

Join Parrish Family Vineyard for friendly fun with other singles in the area on Valentine's Day. 
We will provide a glass of wine and delicious bites from 6:00-8:00 PM. You provide the charm. 
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. More info

For all community events click here. 

The City is Hiring!

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Recreation Staff Assistant II

Under general direction, performs various duties including support for recreational activities, customer service, and a variety of clerical functions.
This position is part-time, up to 16 hours per week; the individual selected for this position will be
required to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. Details
Application Deadline: February 10, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tentative Interviews: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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Police Officer

Under general supervision and in cooperation with the community, perform law enforcement and crime prevention work to provide for the safety of the public. Patrols a designated area of the City in a radio-equipped car, motorcycle, or on foot, for the prevention of crime and enforcement of traffic laws and regulations; performs other related duties as required or assigned. Details (Ongoing hiring)

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Police Officer Recruit

This is a non-sworn, training-level classification in the Police Department. Recruits do not have police officer powers or authority. Incumbents will assume non-sworn duties within the department and attend a P.O.S.T. Certified Academy, approximately 6 months in length. Upon graduation and award of the Academy Basic Certificate, the incumbent may be appointed to and sworn in as a Police Officer. Details (Ongoing hiring)

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Other News

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City of Paso Robles Receives Two Regional Water Quality Awards

On Friday, January 17, 2020, representatives of the City of Paso Robles Public Works Department received two awards from the California Water Environment Association: Wastewater Collection System of the Year and the Engineering and Research Achievement Award. Details

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Development Impact Fee Report

Pursuant to Government Code Section 66006(b)(1), local agencies shall, within 180 days after the last
day of each fiscal year, make available to the public an Annual Development Impact Fee Report. The draft Report is available for public review at City Hall, and on the City’s website here.  City Council will receive a presentation of the report at its February 4, 2020 meeting. 

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