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Paso Robles Newsletter for October 1-15, 2018

Residents of Paso Robles can see at a glance what is going on in our community, opportunities for  public input, and meetings, public forums, and events that are coming up in the near future. 
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Downtown Parking

The City of Paso Robles and downtown merchants have been working together to increase customer parking for the 2018 holiday shopping season. The next step is to get downtown merchant and employee input on an employee parking pilot program and an update to our parking ordinance. We are asking ALL downtown businesses to participate on 10/11 and/or an of the meetings listed here.

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Sherwood Park Master Plan 

The City is seeking input on the future of Sherwood Park, Oak Creek Park, Sherwood Forest, Sherwood Dog Park and the Oak Creek walking trails. Suggestions so far include a splash pad, movie nights, more trails and concrete dugouts. Vote on/submit ideas here

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Our Local Ballot Initiatives

There are four Paso Robles-specific measures proposed on the November 6, 2018 ballot.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), the full text, impartial analyses, an arguments regarding each measure here

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Ballot Measure Activities & Resources   

Many of the most important public policy decisions affecting the future of cities are being decided through statewide ballot measures. Information on statewide ballot measures is available from Ballotpedia, the League of California Cities here, and other sources.  Information on countywide measures is available on Ballotpedia

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Paso Robles Police Department Welcomes Commander Caleb Davis

Commander Caleb Davis comes to the Paso Robles PD with over 12 years of experience working for the Atascadero Police Department where he held a variety of patrol and administrative positions. He resides locally with his family.

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Paso Talks a Success

Paso Talks was a series of public forums presented by the City of Paso Robles during the month of September designed to engage residents about core issues facing the community.

Click here to see the presentations, videos, Frequently Asked Questions, a City staff contact and more resources. 

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Paso Police Joins Facebook!

Paso Robles Police Department (PRPD) is pleased to announce the addition of Facebook to its social media operations. By joining Facebook, PRPD is now able to share community news, event reminders, and public safety information to our residents and visitors. PRPD was able to launch their Facebook presence at Paso Robles Night Out and received positive feedback from the community. Please Like, Follow, and Share to keep up on the latest. You can find us on Facebook @PasoRoblesPD

Upcoming City Meetings, Forums, & Workshops

Stay informed, save the dates, plan to attend or share information with your friends and neighbors about upcoming issues in Paso Robles. 

Youth Commission Meeting
October 3, 2018, 2:30 PM @ Centennial Park White Oak Room
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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission Meeting
October 8, 2018, 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
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Planning Commission Meeting
October 9, 2018, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.
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Library Board Meeting
October 11, 2018, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
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Downtown Customer Parking Meeting
October 11, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
The City of Paso Robles and downtown merchants have been working together to free up and/or create customer parking downtown in advance of the 2018 holiday shopping season. The next step is to get your input on an employee parking pilot program and an update to our parking ordinance. We are asking ALL downtown businesses to to send a representative to this meeting.
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City Council Meeting
October 16, 2018, 6:30 PM @ City Hall / Library Conference Center
Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. 
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Planning Commission Meeting
October 23, 2018, 6:30 PM @ City Hall / Library Conference Center
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Upcoming Community Events 

Paso Robles is a great place to live, here are just a few ways to enjoy it!

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Harvest Wine Weekend

October 19-21, 2018
Various winery locations

Harvest is the time to visit Paso Robles Wine Country. Try your hand at harvest (including stomping a few grapes), take in the beautiful fall foliage, and enjoy live music, barbeques, barrel samples, and more!  More details.

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Halloween Harvest Costume Ball

October 26-27, 2018
Paso Robles Event Center

This event is the biggest and most spectacular 21-and-older Halloween event between LA and SF. This is not a haunted house, it is an upscale, Halloween-themed, costume-mandatory event. $65 to $205.  More details. 

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Golden Oak Honey Festival

October 27, 2018
Downtown City Park

Fall is in full swing, so just bring the entire family to city park for the annual Golden Oak Honey Festival featuring antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food and bee keeping seminars. Free admission.  More details

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Safe and Fun Halloween Downtown

October 31, 2018
Downtown Paso Robles

Trick-or-treat in downtown Paso Robles with local area merchants during the Safe and Fun Halloween Downtown. Ghouls, ghosts and the Main Street witches will be on-hand for this wildly popular Halloween event that promises to be safe and fun for children of all ages. So don your scariest costume, come downtown and take part in the fun!  More details

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