2019

County Grants $210,000 to Enhance Economic Development
Date: 11/6/2019 2:07:43 PM
By granting the economic development funding, the County hopes to see successful businesses employ county residents and establish a robust local economy.
County, Cities to Build New $20 Million Animal Services Facility
Date: 12/10/2019 11:58:53 AM
Local governments come together to meet a community need to build a new humane Animal Services Facility.
Upcoming Event: Now Hiring Local Census Takers
Date: 12/6/2019 10:51:16 AM
Earn extra income while helping your community. The US Census Bureau will host a recruitment event at the County Government Center (rooms 161/162) in San Luis Obispo, CA on January 9, 2020 from 10-11:30 a.m.
Some County Fees Set to Change in 2020
Date: 11/19/2019 2:18:39 PM
The County will have 1,978 fees for FY 2020-21, which is just seven (or less than 1%) more than the current year.
County Prioritizes Homelessness for Next Fiscal Year
Date: 11/14/2019 8:54:49 AM
Homelessness has been adopted as a priority for the County's FY 2020-21 budget.
Report: County Predicts up to $5 million Budget Gap in 2020-21
Date: 10/22/2019 10:27:18 AM
County officials expect the next fiscal year’s expenses to outpace incoming revenue by up to $5 million.
Census 2020 Regional Implementation Plan Workshop
Date: 10/2/2019 2:13:07 PM
The California Complete Count - Census 2020 Office invites regional partners and community leaders to the local Implementation Plan Workshop in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 15.
New Report Showcases How County Turned Ideas into Action Last Year
Date: 9/17/2019 12:15:14 PM
How did we serve the community in FY 2018-19? The Annual Report highlights some of our accomplishments and challenges.
U.S. Census Bureau Sends Workers to Verify Addresses
Date: 8/22/2019 4:45:06 PM
SLO County residents may notice census address canvassers in their neighborhood beginning this week through mid-October of 2019 to verify addresses.
County Strengthens Positions on Diablo Canyon Closure Activities
Date: 8/22/2019 4:23:34 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors voted to take positions on a variety of issues related to the closure of Diablo Canyon Power Plant, which will happen no later than 2025.
Community Invited to Forum This Week Diablo Canyon Decommissioning Costs
Date: 8/5/2019 9:52:38 AM
Residents and organizations in and near San Luis Obispo are invited to give their perspective and input this week about PG&E's requests related to its Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.
Prepare for Local Disasters with New ReadySLO.org Website
Date: 8/1/2019 3:12:43 PM
The County Office of Emergency Services (OES) launched a new one stop resource today for San Luis Obispo County residents and visitors focused on emergency preparedness and response.
County Named “Innovator County” for Stepping Up
Date: 7/24/2019 8:36:49 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo was recently named a 'Stepping Up Innovator County' for meeting three key criteria suggested by the Stepping Up Initiative.
County to Disburse Millions to Ease Local Impacts of Diablo Canyon Plant Closure
Date: 7/22/2019 4:21:16 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo received $28.35 million over the past week as the 2019 allotment of state-mandated funds that will help ease the local public health, safety and economic impacts of the closure of Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
State to Present Diablo Canyon Closure Study Friday
Date: 6/27/2019 8:47:29 AM
The State announced the results of a study estimating the economic impact of the Diablo Canyon Power Plant closure and will answer questions about the study on June 28
Next Year’s $639.6 Million County Budget Focuses on Priorities
Date: 6/18/2019 2:37:34 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors adopted a $639.6 million budget for fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 on Tuesday, after holding a two-day public budget hearing earlier in the month.
County Clerk of Board Function to Move Departments on June 3
Date: 5/21/2019 11:53:48 AM
San Luis Obispo County residents looking to do business with the Clerk of the Board will soon be directed to the County Administrative Office. 
4 Things to Know About Next Year’s Recommended Budget
Date: 5/29/2019 9:12:16 AM
The County's recommended budget for FY 2019-20 is balanced at $633.4 million, and the budget document is available for public review.
$5.5M Allocated to Five Local Homeless Services Projects
Date: 4/24/2019 9:15:19 AM
Five local projects will help homeless persons in SLO County find stable permanent housing and access to emergency food, shelter, medical assistance and transportation resources
County Allocates Economic Development Funds to Jobs Development Project
Date: 4/24/2019 8:37:38 AM
$300,000 of funds related to easing local economic impacts of the closure of Diablo Canyon Power Plant have been allocated to a project that could benefit the entire county.
4 Ways the Census Helps Shape SLO County’s Future
Date: 3/22/2019 10:48:10 AM
Census Day 2020 is almost a year away! What's in it for SLO County residents?
Board Receives Update on Next Year’s Budget
Date: 2/27/2019 8:57:44 AM
Based on budget requests from departments, the County needs to close a $2.5 million to $4 million gap to balance the budget for the coming fiscal year.
County Reports Financial Status for Second Quarter
Date: 3/20/2019 4:58:26 PM
Overall the County is on track financially in the current fiscal year. However, some issues could impact the General Fund in the third quarter.
New County Director of Child Support Services Announced
Date: 1/17/2019 4:43:13 PM
Natalie Walter was selected to serve as the new Director of Child Support Services.
County Begins Preparations for Its Role in 2020 Census
Date: 1/15/2019 9:54:57 AM
The County will receive $100,000 to coordinate local outreach efforts for the 2020 U.S. Census.
County Departments Start to Prepare Budget Requests
Date: 12/19/2018 1:46:55 PM
County departments have begun preparing their budget requests for fiscal year (FY) 2019-20 as the County attempts to close a projected $5 million to $10 million budget gap.
County Studies Fire Protection Services in Special Districts
Date: 1/16/2019 4:22:37 PM
The report described the challenges to sustainability, and impact to the County and County Fire Department if one, or more, special district(s) elects to discontinue providing fire protection services.
New Emergency Services Manager to Join the County
Date: 1/3/2019 1:54:27 PM
An experienced leader among California emergency managers will lead the County's Office of Emergency Services starting in January.

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