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Posted on: June 24, 2021

City of Grover Beach Releases Annual Water Quality Report

Under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires water systems to provide an annual water quality report to all consumers. The 2020 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) prepared by the Grover Beach Public Works Depar...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

City of Grover Beach Launches City Council Districting Process

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The City of Grover Beach is launching its first City Council districting process, with the first of four public hearings scheduled to take place on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. during the regular City Council Meeting streamed live via SLO-SPAN.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Grover Beach Looks to Expand Food Trucks and Other Mobile Vendors in the City

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The Grover Beach City Council will consider updating City codes to allow ongoing operation by food trucks and other mobile vendors following a discussion at its June 14, 2021 meeting, opening the door for the potential expansion of food truck activity in ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Grover Beach Announces 19th Annual Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series

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The Grover Beach Summer Concert Series is back Sunday afternoons from 3 PM to 6 PM, July 4 through August 16! The community is invited to enjoy a variety of live bands at Ramona Garden Park at 993 Ramona Avenue. Compliance with all applicable state and lo...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Grover Beach Continues Small Business Support with Extension of Outdoor Business Uses

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After taking action in 2020 to allow local businesses impacted by COVID-19 to expand outdoor operations, the Grover Beach City Council on Monday authorized the permanent use of these outdoor spaces by businesses on private parking lots and public sidewalk...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Grover Beach Continues Successful Development of Commercial Cannabis Industry

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As an internationally recognized leader in the safe, responsible establishment of a thriving local commercial cannabis industry, the City of Grover Beach continues to take steps to strengthen the cannabis industry and explore new opportunities for busines...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Grover Beach Identifies Key Investments in FY 2021-23 Budget

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At its April 26 meeting, the Grover Beach City Council received an update on the FY 2021-23 budget and Major City Goal work programs to be presented to the Council in June. The budget under development for the next two fiscal years is intended to make num...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Grover Beach City Council Appoints Daniel Rushing to Fill Council Vacancy

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This week, the City of Grover Beach welcomed Daniel Rushing as its newest Council Member to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former Council Member Mariam Shah upon moving from the city. The Grover Beach City Council interviewed eight applica...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Talented Local Artists Help Transform Grover Beach Utility Boxes

The City of Grover Beach is excited to share that seven City-owned utility boxes along West Grand Avenue have been transformed into public art. This was made possible thanks to talented local artists from Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo County and the Gr...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Grover Beach Kicks Off 2021 Arbor Day Celebration

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To kick off the City’s Arbor Day celebrations this month, the Grover Beach City Council adopted an Arbor Day proclamation during the April 12th Council meeting that recognizes the importance of planting trees and the environmental and economic v...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

City Council Advances City’s Largest Capital Improvement Program to Address Community Needs

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At its March 22, 2021 meeting, the Grover Beach City Council directed staff to finalize the Fiscal Year 2022-26 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) in conjunction with the FY 2021-23 budget process. The CIP includes $13 million for 22 proposed projects in t...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Grover Beach Residents Can Now Apply to Fill Vacancy on the City Council

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Residents of Grover Beach have an opportunity to serve their community as part of the City Council. The City is now accepting applications to serve on the City Council through Friday, April 9 to fill a vacancy created by former Council Member Mariam Shah’...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

16th Street Park in Grover Beach to Be Transformed with New Playground Equipment

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Exciting changes are coming to 16th Street Park, one of the Grover Beach community’s most popular parks. This week, the Grover Beach City Council awarded a construction contract for moving forward with replacing the park’s 20-plus-year...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Grover Beach Council Advances Next Phase of Improvements on West Grand Avenue

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The Grover Beach City Council discussed the City’s West Grand Avenue Master Plan (Plan) on February 9 and directed city staff to advance the next phase of improvements from the Plan as part of Grover Beach’s 2022-2026 Capital Improveme...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Grover Beach Budget Forecast Shows Strong Financial Position to Address Community Needs

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The Grover Beach City Council recently received the City’s Mid-Year Financial Review for the current fiscal year (2021-22), which highlighted Grover Beach’s strong financial position heading into the next year’s budget. The C...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Grover Beach City Council Seeks Public Participation to Help Determine FY 2021-23 Goals

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Every two years, the Grover Beach City Council carries out a goal-setting process to establish priorities for making Grover Beach an even better place to live, work, and play. Public input is always a formative component of the Council’s prioritization of...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Grover Beach Continues Progress on Street Improvements with New Projects

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The City of Grover Beach continues to advance street improvement projects in the beginning of 2021, furthering a longstanding Major City Goal identified by the Grover Beach City Council. On Monday, January 25, the Council provided direction for moving for...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Grover Beach Launches Additional Business Assistance in Continued COVID-19 Relief Effort

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On January 11, 2021, the Grover Beach City Council approved the allocation of $150,000 in assistance for local businesses continuing to grapple with the economic impacts of COVID-19 restrictions. This funding will support a fourth round of City-funded mic...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Grover Beach Awarded $3.1 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funds

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The City of Grover Beach has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $3,100,000 from the California Department of Housing and Community Development. These funds will be used for water system improvements ($2,600,000) and public services...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Grover Beach Provides Grant Funds to 49 Local Businesses Given COVID Financial Impacts

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The City of Grover Beach has awarded a third round of COVID-19 relief microgrants totaling approximately $350,000 to 49 local businesses following an initial round of microgrants awarded in June and another in September. To date, the City has distributed...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Grover Beach Welcomes Newly Elected Council Members

Two new and two returning members of the City Council were sworn in at the December 14 Special Meeting of the Grover Beach City Council. Mayor Jeff Lee, who was re-elected, also appointed Council Member Mariam Shah to a one-year term as Mayor Pro Tem.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Grover Beach to Spread Holiday Cheer with Virtual Holiday Celebrations

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Although COVID-19 has impacted many celebrations this year, the City of Grover Beach is continuing its tradition of igniting the holiday spirit in the community. The Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department will host a special virtual edition of its a...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Grover Beach City Council Closing the Year with Key Actions for the City's Future

The Grover Beach City Council is closing out the year with the adoption of two significant plans, the 2020-2028 Housing Element and the Ramona Garden Park Master Plan. Both plans provide a long-term road map for addressing important community needs and pr...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Grover Beach with Thankfulness and Turkey

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Grover Beach, CA – The City of Grover Beach invites residents to begin the holiday season by participating in its very first Thanksgiving Thankfulness Contest. Despite the difficult nature of COVID-19 public health and safety guidelines, the City is once ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

City of Grover Beach is Going Green with Renewable Energy

Grover Beach, CA – The City of Grover Beach is gearing up to go green with a shift to clean and renewable energy starting in January 2021, thanks to the City’s membership in Central Coast Community Energy (3CE). Beginning the month of ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Grover Beach Continues Putting Measure K-14 Funds to Work for Street Repair Projects

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GROVER BEACH, CA – In recent weeks, the Grover Beach City Council has taken action to advance two street rehabilitation and repair projects with a combined 38 blocks. One project has moved into the construction phase and will address 16 city blocks (CIP 2...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Grover Beach Supports Students with Free Wi-Fi at City Parks

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The City of Grover Beach, in partnership with local internet services provider Peak WiFi, LLC and the Lucia Mar Unified School District, has launched an initiative to provide free wireless internet access at two local community facilities – 16th Street Pa...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

November Election Voting Options for Grover Beach Residents

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Grover Beach, CA – The 2020 General Election is shaping up to be a unique election given the public health guidance with COVID-19. To ensure safe voting during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state legislature passed a bill in June 2020 t...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Measure F-20 to Appear on Grover Beach November 2020 Ballot

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Grover Beach, CA – In July 2020, the Grover Beach City Council adopted a resolution calling for the placement of a 1.0% Transaction and Use Tax (sales tax) on the November 2020 ballot. The San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder has confirmed the designatio...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Grover Beach Continues Supporting Local Businesses and Diversifying Its Economy

GROVER BEACH, CA – The City of Grover Beach is continuing its efforts to support the business community in the city impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic while taking steps to continue building a stronger and more diversified economy. These efforts include of...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Opportunities to Advance Community Health and Wellbeing

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GROVER BEACH, CA – The City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is continuing its mission of advancing health, wellbeing and community in Grover Beach with new outdoor fitness and recreation offerings. The City is also working to imp...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Grover Gazette - July Edition

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The latest edition of the Grover Gazette is available online.

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

City of Grover Beach and South County Chambers Provide Microgrants to 20 Businesses This Week

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GROVER BEACH, CA – Beginning this week, 20 Grover Beach businesses will receive up to $10,000 in one-time financial assistance to help them combat the economic setbacks brought about by COVID-19, made possible by the City of Grover Beach’s microgrant prog...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Get Involved in Grover Beach Government

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“Public service allows people to impact the lives of not only your neighbors but people throughout our community,” said Wendi Sims, Grover Beach City Clerk. “Running for elected office or serving on a commission is a tremendous opportunity to serve the Gr...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

City and Chamber Working Together to Help Grover Beach Businesses

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GROVER BEACH, CA – While the local economy has experienced setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Grover Beach in partnership with the South County Chambers of Commerce (Chamber) is working hard to make sure there are resources and assistance ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Grover Beach Face Coverings Ordinance Adopted to Help Protect Workers

The Grover Beach City Council recently adopted an urgency ordinance, which went into effect on June 2 at 5:00pm, to help protect workers through the use of face coverings to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This ordinance requires l...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Fiscal Years 2021-22 & 2022-23 Proposed Budget

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The proposed budget for fiscal years 2021-22 and 2022-23 reflects the strength of the local economy emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic with a positive economic outlook given the extent of fiscal stimulus funding and level of pent-up consumer demand.

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