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The environmental impact review for the San Benito County general plan update is slated to be released on Friday to begin a 45-day comment period that will end on April 8, according to County Planning Director Gary Armstrong.
Del Webb has resurfaced again in San Benito County – more than six years after its attempt to build the 4,400-home “Sun City” near the airport – but this time with plans to develop about a quarter of the units on property at San Juan Oaks Golf Club.
The San Benito County Free Library has increased access to technology for community members with a donation of eight iPad 2s. The equipment donated by Edward Dodd and his wife is valued at more than $3,400.
At the first meeting of the year Tuesday, San Benito County supervisors elected Anthony Botelho to serve as chairman of the board for 2013 with Jerry Muenzer elected to serve as vice chairman.
The views around the John Smith Landfill may get greener in the future as county supervisors have directed staff to see how much it would cost to put in improvements and what funding sources might be available.
The San Benito County officials heard from members of the public and two spokespeople from oil interests at Tuesday's supervisors' meeting.
Many counties and cities throughout the nation organize community events to honor those lost in the terrorist attacks 11 years ago on Sept. 11. At the very least, citizens have come to expect their local government institutions to lower American flags to half-staff.
Though the old county hospital site on Southside Road has long been abandoned, supervisors are hoping to turn it into an asset for the community. The building itself, on Southside Road, has fallen into disrepair since it has been empty dating back at least until 2008.
San Benito County supervisors approved a temporary due pass for the San Benito County Sheriff's Office operations budget during the second day of budget hearings Tuesday. The supervisors had originally been looking at cutting the budget by $230,000 by eliminating two deputy sheriff positions in order to balance part of a $1.7 million deficit remaining in the county budget.
San Benito County supervisors reduced the car allowance for appointed department heads from $500 to $350 at last week’s board of supervisors' meeting, while there were concerns from one department head that there should be some exemptions to the allowance.