Tag: jerry muenzer
What if, before county supervisors took their vote to ban outdoor medical marijuana cultivation, they all got high? This column explores the possibility.
Incumbent Supervisor Jerry Muenzer held a lead over challenger Victor Gomez in the race for the District 4 county board seat after early results released Tuesday.
San Benito County will continue efforts to sustain parks and recreation with a possibility of the county creating Parks and Recreation Champions to conduct public outreach.
The idea to rename Airline Highway as Pinnacles National Park Highway seemed like a done deal with broad consensus. That no longer appears to be the case, with one supervisor altering his position in light of urging from detractors.
While San Benito County officials prepare for an influx of visitors for the Pinnacles National Park redesignation ceremony on Feb. 11 at the east entrance visitors center, officials in a community along the west entrance are making plans to promote their own community as a Gateway to the new national park.
A voluntary federal government program to create conservation easements along the Central Valley foothills is coming up against resistance in San Benito County, with supervisors prepared to draft a resolution opposing the program.
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 two contracts last Tuesday with agencies that will guide the community through the first phase of creating a special district to support parks, recreation and library services.
While they have fought against a federal agency for years, advocates pushing for Clear Creek Management Area’s reopening might get a chance to sidestep their foe at the Bureau of Land Management through newly introduced legislation. And while the door is now cracked open for long-dormant motorized vehicle use – supporters hope sometime in 2013 – the bill also appears to target an expansion to Clear Creek’s current boundaries comprising 63,000 acres.
Over the years, County Supervisor Jerry Muenzer’s Tres Pinos property has drawn intermittent interest from people in the oil industry. From time to time, he’s been paid for the right to survey his land in search of deposits.