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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Grover Beach Recognizes October 9-15 as National Fire Prevention Week

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In celebration of National Fire Prevention Week, the City Council proclaimed October 9-15 as National Fire Prevention Week during their meeting on September 26. Consistent with this year’s theme of “Fire won’t wait. Plan your...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Grover Beach Declares Stage 3 Water Shortage

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At its meeting on September 26, the Grover Beach City Council declared a Stage 3 water shortage based on the City’s current water supply. The new condition requires all residents to adhere to a mandatory 20% reduction in water consumption. To en...

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Posted on: September 17, 2022

Community Development Director Position

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Local Law Enforcement Officer Graduates from FBI National Academy

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On September 15, 2022, Chief of Police John Peters announced that Commander James Munro has graduated as a member of the 283rd session of the FBI National Academy. The graduation took place at the National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on September 13, 20...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Upcoming Fall Events in Grover Beach!

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The City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to a season of fun fall activities! From running over the dunes to a pumpkin carving contest, everyone can get in the fall spirit.

“The Parks and Recreation staff have...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Temporary Homeless Shelter Construction Progresses in Grover Beach

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The City of Grover Beach, County of San Luis Obispo and 5Cities Homeless Coalition (5CHC) are making progress on the construction of the temporary emergency shelter on 16th Street and Long Branch Avenue in Grover Beach ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

The City of Grover Beach Continues Citywide Infrastructure Improvements

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The City of Grover Beach’s Public Works Department is undergoing several projects to improve streets across the City, enhance the appeal of West Grand Avenue and upgrade the sewer mainline.

“We continue to invest in the safety, functionality and visual app...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

City of Grover Beach Releases Annual Water Quality Report

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Under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires water systems to provide an annual water quality report to all consumers. The 2021 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) prepared by the Grover Beach Pub...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Grover Beach Police Department Hosts Annual National Night Out Celebration

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The Grover Beach Police Department is hosting its annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, August 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 16th Street Park. The free event is open to all community members.

“Our staff looks forward to this event every year,” said Joh...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Grover Beach Police Department Advances Capabilities Through Technological Improvements

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The City of Grover Beach’s Police Department (PD) has incorporated various smart technologies into its operations to effectively serve the City, reduce labor costs and provide better services to residents, businesses and visitors.

“Our primary goal when us...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Join the Summer Fun in Grover Beach!

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The City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer residents and visitors a wide range of programs, classes and events this summer.

“The Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is committed to bringing the community together ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Grover Beach Reaches Milestone in Homeless Housing Facility Development

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Following the City of Grover Beach’s acquisition of the property at 955 South 4th Street for homeless housing facility use in March 2022, the City Council approved a ground lease agreement with 5Cities Homeless Coalition (5CHC) to develop and operate a fu...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Grover Beach City Council Approves Revised Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget

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On June 27, the Grover Beach City Council adopted a Revised Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23 budget, establishing the blueprint for City services and projects for the next fiscal year.

The City of Grover Beach is in strong financial standing with an estimated surp...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

City of Grover Beach Prepares to enforce Safe and Legal Fireworks this Fourth of July

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The City of Grover Beach is working closely with the Grover Beach Police Department and Five Cities Fire Authority to ensure the safety of the community this Fourth of July holiday.

“Fireworks are a traditional part of Fourth of July celebrations...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

City of Grover Beach Approves Rate Increases for South County Sanitary Services

On June 13, the Grover Beach City Council adopted a resolution approving requested rate increases for solid waste collection and disposal services from the City’s waste hauler, South County Sanitary Service (SCSS). The initial rate increase for customers ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Grover Beach Adopts Ordinance to Allow Onsite Cannabis Consumption Areas at Retail Businesses

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At its meeting on May 23, the Grover Beach City Council voted to adopt Ordinance No. 22-05, amending Chapter 18 of the Grover Beach Municipal Code (GBMC) to allow and regulate onsite cannabis consumption areas and temporary cannabis special events.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Grover Beach Adopts Stage 2 Water Shortage Declaration

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At the May 9 City Council meeting, the Grover Beach City Council voted to adopt a resolution, declaring a stage 2 water shortage. The resolution immediately requires residents to adhere to a mandatory 10% reduction in water consumption. The Council also v...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Grover Beach Childcare Providers and Families are Now Eligible for Grants and Scholarships

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The City of Grover Beach is offering grants and scholarships for childcare providers and families in their city. Applications opened May 2, 2022 and will remain available until the funds are exhausted.

The City is designating $50,000 to the childcare grant...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Grover Beach Launches Application Period for Façade Improvement Grants for Local Small Businesses

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The City of Grover Beach opened the application period for the Small Business Façade Improvement Grants Program that offers up to $10,000 per business to improve their buildings and outdoor seating areas.

"Not only does this program enhance the attrac...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

City of Grover Beach Hosts Grover Beach 101 and Highlights New Mobile Command Vehicle

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The City of Grover Beach is hosting its first Grover Beach 101 (GB 101) event for community members to learn more about City services and civic engagement opportunities on May 11, 2022 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Ramona Garden Park. The event will include a li...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

City of Grover Beach Explores Development Plan for West Grand Avenue and 4th Street Intersection

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At the April 11 City Council meeting, the Grover Beach City Council received a presentation and provided feedback regarding preliminary, conceptual development plans proposed by Coastal Community Builders for the lot located at the intersection of West Gr...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City of Grover Beach Kicks Off Series of Community Park Picnic Events

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The City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is launching a spring and summer series of community park picnic events starting on Friday, April 15 from 4:30 - 6:30 PM at Ramona Garden Park.

“Now that we are fully transitioning back to in-person ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

City of Grover Beach Opens Community Center Little Free Library

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In collaboration with the City of Grover Beach Public Works Department, the City’s Parks & Recreation Department installed a Community Center Little Free Library located at 1230 Trouville Ave, Grover Beach, which is now open to the public.

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

The City of Grover Beach Concludes Districting Process and Adopts Four-District Map

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The Grover Beach City Council completed the district formation process by adopting Plan 901, establishing a new City Council district map and district-based elections. The official map ordinance will be adopted during the March 28, 2022 City Council meeti...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

City of Grover Beach Acquires Property for Homeless Housing Facility Use

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In response to the need for additional housing options for the City of Grover Beach and San Luis Obispo County’s homeless population, the City Council unanimously voted to acquire the vacant property at 955 South 4th Street to serve as a future site for a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City of Grover Beach Approves an Update to the Building Permit Fees After 20 Years

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For the first time in 20 years, the City of Grover Beach updated a portion of the Master Fee Schedule to implement new building permit fees that reflect modern inspection services rates. Updating the current building permit fees enables ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

City Approves Community Grants Policy to Offer Financial Assistance to Community-Based Organizations

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At its February 15 City Council meeting, the Grover Beach City Council voted to adopt a Community Grants Program Policy to provide financial assistance, of up to $10,000 per agency, to community-based organizations that were negatively impacted by the COV...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Carpe Dinkum: Pickleball Courts Are Coming to Grover Beach

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Grover Beach residents will soon be enjoying a friendly game of pickleball at Mentone Basin Park thanks to the Grover Beach City Council’s recent approval of a pickleball court pilot program. Due to its style of gameplay, four pickleball courts will be co...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City of Grover Beach Thanks 2021 Volunteers with Annual Volunteer Appreciation Drive-Thru Event

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To show its appreciation and gratitude for the numerous volunteers throughout 2021, the City of Grover Beach Parks & Recreation Department with assistance from Cal Poly volunteer assistance is hosting a drive-thru version of its Annual Volunteer Appre...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Grover Beach Community Members Are Invited to Join Mentone Basin Park Fence Painting Party on Feb. 5

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The City of Grover Beach is partnering with the Rotary Club to host a neighborhood fence painting event to refurbish the Mentone Basin Park fence on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The City and Rotary Club encourage all members of the com...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Visit Grover Beach named as finalist in prestigious tourism promotion awards

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Visit Grover Beach, the new tourism brand for the City of Grover Beach, was recently named a finalist in the Visit California Poppy Awards for Best Overall Destination Brand Identity (under $1 Million). The Visit California Poppy Awards honor the best and...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Cowork Space Opening in Grover Beach

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South County Chambers of Commerce is opening a new cowork space soon in Grover Beach in partnership with the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the City of Grover Beach, and the County of ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Grover Beach’s Strong Financial Position Affirmed by AA Bond Rating

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Standard & Poor’s, the nation’s largest bond rating agency, has assigned Grover Beach an AA rating on the City’s $10 million general obligation bonds earmarked to fund street improvements. This rating is a testament to the City’s continued financial s...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Grover Beach Blazes Trail for Establishing Cannabis Lounges in SLO County

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Grover Beach is poised to become the first city in San Luis Obispo County to allow commercial cannabis retailers in the city to operate lounges for onsite consumption of cannabis products pending adoption of an ordinance by the City Council. Since there a...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

City of Grover Beach is Scheduled to Hold Two Remaining Public Hearings in the Districting Process

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The City of Grover Beach is scheduled to hold its two remaining public hearings for the district formation process on January 24 at 6 p.m. and February 28 at 6 p.m. At the January 24 hearing, the City Council will review and discuss draft maps submitted b...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Grover Beach Plans for Future Water Supply to Support Community Needs

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Despite recent rainfall, California is experiencing its second driest year on record and the City of Grover Beach is taking steps to prepare for sufficient water supply to meet current and future needs over the next 20 years. At its December 13, 2021 meet...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

GB Will Ring in the New Year w/ New Bond Funding To Continue Accelerated Pace of Street Improvements

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Following Council approval on December 13, the City of Grover Beach is preparing for the sale of Measure K-14 bonds in January 2022. The proceeds from the bonds in the amount of $10 million will be put to good use serving the Grover Beach community throug...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Grover Beach Council Approves Landmark 53-Unit Affordable Housing Project

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On Monday, December 13, the Grover Beach City Council approved the development application and agreement for a 53-unit affordable housing project at 164 South 13th Street and 1206 West Grand Avenue. Local nonprofits People’s Self-Help Ho...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Grover Beach Rings in Holiday Season With New and Old Traditions

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The Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department’s elves are hard at work creating magical holiday events for the whole community to enjoy. With much to celebrate and much to be grateful for in Grover Beach, this holiday season will be one of joy and toge...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Grover Beach Begins Construction on Major Street Improvement Project for South Oak Park Boulevard

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The City of Grover Beach recently began a major construction project on South Oak Park Boulevard, marking a new phase of annual major street improvements and repairs to take place over the next several years throughout the City. On November 16, Mayor Jeff...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Grover Beach to Make it Easier to Build Housing with Upcoming Code Updates

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Consistent with the Council’s Major City Goal of addressing housing and homelessness, the City of Grover Beach is continuing to take steps encouraging housing construction to meet the diverse needs of its community. City code updates recently given the gr...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

West Grand Avenue Enhancements Planned for Street, Pedestrian, and Bicycle Improvements

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The Grover Beach City Council recently heard an update on upcoming construction projects on West Grand Avenue and approved the timing of these projects consistent with the Major City Goals of Street Improvements and Economic Development as well as pedestr...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

It’s Time to Draw Maps! City of Grover Beach Releases Mapping Tools with Official 2020 Census Data

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The State of California released its official data from the U.S. Census late September, including its adjustments for the State prison population. The City of Grover Beach, like other California cities moving to district elections, is using the 2020 Censu...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Grover Beach Announces Festive Fall Activities

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The City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a season of fun community activities to mark the beginning of the holidays. With friendly contests and prizes on the line ranging from bragging rights to a full Thanksgiving feast,...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

New Sidewalks Planned Throughout Grover Beach to Enhance Pedestrian Accessibility

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Grover Beach residents will benefit from more complete sidewalks throughout the city in coming years. This will encourage the use of alternate forms of transportation as well as reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and provide a healthier and sa...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Grover Beach Dedicates American Rescue Plan Act Funds to COVID Recovery and Other Programs

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The Grover Beach City Council recently approved the allocation of $1.6 million for various COVID-19 recovery and relief programs and other high priority community needs. These population-based funds were provided to the City this fiscal year by the federa...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Grover Beach Police Department Encourages Residents to Form Neighborhood Watch Groups

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In preparation for National Crime Prevention Month in October and as part of its mission to uphold a safe and wholesome environment in which all community members can thrive, the Grover Beach Police Department is encouraging residents to start neighborhoo...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Grover Beach Invites Community Participation in Development Code Workshop

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On September 7, 2021 at 6 p.m., the City Council will hold the first of two joint workshops with the Planning Commission focused on updating the City’s Development Code to expand housing opportunities for those who live and work in the community consisten...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Grover Beach Plans for Repairing Remaining Local Streets with Measure K-14 Funds

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This week, the Grover Beach City Council renewed its commitment to investing in the rehabilitation of local streets with the approval of new street repair projects over the next several years under the Measure K-14 street rehabilitation program. The Counc...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Beloved Music Festival Closes Out Summer in Grover Beach with Exciting Upcoming Community Activities

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As the summer season winds down, the City of Grover Beach Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce a robust schedule of outdoor community programs and activities for the fall. From live music to volunteer opportunities to athletic events and...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Grover Beach to Host Virtual Memorial Ceremony and Flyover on September 11

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Marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the City of Grover Beach will host ceremonies on Saturday, September 11 to honor and remember all those impacted by the tragedy that took place in 2001. This meaningful tribute will be held virtually due to the COVID-...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Grover Beach Encourages Additional Water Conservation Given Drought Conditions

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Grover Beach, CA — In light of the worsening drought, Grover Beach residents are reminded about the need to follow all mandatory water conservation measures and to be mindful of...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Grover Beach Police Department to Host National Night Out in Conjunction W/Playground Grand Opening

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Continuing an annual tradition, the Grover Beach Police Department will host a community recognition for National Night Out in conjunction with the ribbon-cutting for the new 16th Street Park playground. The events will take place on Tuesday, August 3 fro...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Apply to Serve on the Parks, Recreation, and Beautification Commission

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The City of Grover Beach encourages residents to apply to serve on  the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission, filling a vacancy for a term expiring May 31, 2024. The Commission is an advisory body that meets once a month to provide r...
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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Grover Beach Continues Significant Investments to Improve City Infrastructure

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Continuing a long trend of investments in the Grover Beach community, the City is abuzz with a variety of capital improvement projects to continue improving the quality of life in Grover Beach. The Fiscal Year 2021-22 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) inc...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

City of Grover Beach Hosts Second Districting Hearing

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The City of Grover Beach is hosting its second of four legally required public districting hearings on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.  At this hearing, National Demographics Corporation will provide another presentation on the districting pro...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Grover Beach Moves Forward with 53-Unit Affordable Housing Project

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In support of the City’s Major City Goals and consistent with the City’s adopted Housing Element, the Grover Beach City Council gave a green light to the development of a 53-unit affordable housing project at a key “opportunity site” previously identified...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Grover Beach Approves Two-Year Budget of Community Investments to Advance Council Goals

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On Monday, June 28, the Grover Beach City Council adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2023 Budget to provide a fiscal blueprint for the next two years. This balanced budget allocates $36.2 million for FY 21-22 and $32.7 million for FY 22-23 towards prioriti...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

City of Grover Beach Releases Annual Water Quality Report

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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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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