County supervisors Tuesday received an update on local flooding related to recent rainfall, with an emergency services official telling the board that both rain and a failing levee caused damage set to cost “millions” of dollars.
Recent regional rainfall broke yearly averages and even set a new wave height record in the Monterey Bay region.
County supervisors Tuesday morning will receive an updated report on flooding related to Pacheco Creek.
The San Benito County Office of Emergency Services on Friday afternoon issued an evacuation for the Lovers Lane area, and a supervisor reported a possible second breach in the area.
Regulations related to a recently passed medical cannabis ordinance are expected to go before council members Feb. 6.
A state water board report on Hollister’s two summer sewage spills notes how the city potentially violated the federal Clean Water Act and 10 state violations.
A Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board official Thursday laid out the process ahead in the investigation of Hollister for two sewage spills totaling nearly a million gallons into the local river bed.
A state water board issued Hollister a notice of violation last week related to two 2016 sewage spills discharged into the San Benito River, according to a document obtained by the Free Lance.
County supervisors received a local flooding report Tuesday during a special meeting.
Hollister council members will consider Tuesday appropriating $2 million for design work and upgrades related to the city’s water system.

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