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  SLO County Tourism Marketing District's Board of Directors Notice of Vacancy 

Applications are being accepted to fill the County's lodging business representative seat on the newly formed San Luis Obispo County Tourism Marketing (TMD) District's Board of Directors.  Qualified applicants must be an owner of a licensed lodging business within the unincorporated County.  Lodging business is defined as a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast or vacation rental.  This appointment would be for a staggered three year term (initial terms will either be 1, 2, or 3 years) which will be decided upon at a regular meeting of the TMD Board of Directors. 

Applications can be found here.  Completed applications can be returned to Nikki Schmidt electronically at or mailed to 1055 Monterey Street D430, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408. The closing date for submitting applications is July 24, 2015.  If you have any questions, please call 781-5011.

County Decreases Water Use at Public Facilities, Parks 
(June 17, 2015) As the drought persists along the Central Coast and other areas of the state, the County of San Luis Obispo continues to take steps to reduce its own use of water on public property. Notably, San Luis Obispo County Parks and Recreation Department has met the 25 percent mandated reduction in water use, and in some cases, has far exceeded that goal. Read more.

County Approves Balanced $562.1 Million Budget
(June 16, 2015) The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a $562.1 million budget today, designating $39 million to road construction, improvements and maintenance and giving $2.16 million to more than 60 community programs that serve homeless or at-risk populations, promote health, drive economic development, or foster the arts in San Luis Obispo County. Read more.

Public Invited to Attend County Budget Hearings in June
(June 2, 2015) County residents and taxpayers are encouraged to attend San Luis Obispo County’s public budget hearings next week to provide input as the Board of Supervisors reviews the proposed budget for next fiscal year, which will take effect July 1, 2015, if approved. Read more.

County Employees Give Blood to Save Lives
San Luis Obispo County employees gave blood to save lives yesterday as part of the county’s annual blood drive through United Blood Services. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 21, dozens of county employees took time out of their day to become volunteer blood donors. Read more.

Child Support Services Department Ranks No. 1 in California 
For the ninth consecutive year, our Child Support Services Department has ranked as the top performing child support services agency in the state, according to a recent report by the California Department of Child Support Services to the state legislature. Read more.

Drought Emergency Persists One Year Later  
On March 24, the County’s Drought Task Force will present a special public report detailing how the local government has responded to the drought over the past 12 months and what it plans to do in the coming year. Read More.

County Budget Recognized Nationally for Transparency  
On March 4, 2015, we were once again nationally recognized for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. We recently received our fourth consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15 Budget. Read more.





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