Paso Robles City Council Meeting Highlights
Regular Meeting of the City Council
August 3, 2021With the reopening of California and removal of meeting capacity restrictions, the City of Paso Robles has returned to in-person meetings for City Council. Residents now have the option to attend the meeting in person or to participate remotely.
Highlights from the City Council meeting, held on Tuesday August 3, 2021
, are as follows. Held a Public Hearing to receive input from the community regarding the redrawing of election district boundaries.
Every ten years, cities with by-district election systems must use new census data to review and, if needed, redraw district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. This process, called redistricting, ensures all districts have nearly equal population. The redistricting process for the City of Paso Robles must be completed by April 17, 2022.Authorized staff to submit pre-application information to the FAA and continue evaluating the Spaceport license opportunity
with the Airport Commission. Spaceport operations of potential interest are horizontal launches, similar to a private jet taking off and landing. There are no sonic events (sonic booms) associated with horizontal launches. Vertical launches are not
being considered. Council discussed the potential economic development benefits of having the FAA Spaceport designation as it would allow the City to market the airport for firms wishing to conduct research, manufacturing or launch of small scale satellites and attracting high paying space tech related jobs. Educational training partnerships with Cuesta and Cal Poly, such as the Cubesat and aerospace engineering programs, can provide a pipeline for locals to find employment in the growing global commercial space transportation industry.Reconfirmed the February 19, 2019 City Council decision to initiate the design and construction of the pickleball area at Sherwood Park
, to include up to eight lighted pickleball courts, directing staff to start the project as soon as possible.
This is a subset of items approved at last night’s meeting. The full agenda can be found here
and the meeting can be viewed here
The next regular City Council meeting is on Tuesday, August 17th
at 6:30 pm, in person and via livestream
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