Paso Robles City Council discusses riverbed clean up
–Paso Robles City Council received a report Tuesday night about riverbed clean-up. Fire Chief Jonathon Stornetta told the council that the masticator is going to clear the riverbed near Niblick Road beginning Wednesday morning. Crews will clear 150-foot wide fuel breaks and multiple breaks east and west. The intent is to reduce the fire hazard presented by thick undergrowth in the Salinas riverbed.
At Tuesday night’s meeting, Ditas Esperanza described the roadwork on Spring Street that is frustrating commuters, particularly those with children at Flamson, Bauer Speck and Georgia Brown Schools. She says they’re putting in new waterlines on Spring Street north of 26th Street. She says the work will continue for a few weeks.
The council also honored three recently retired members of the police department. Police Chief Ty Lewis presented each retiree with a shadow box which included momentos from their service to the city. Robert Rogers, Joe Ramirez and David Torres each retiring after about 30 years of public service.
No public hearings were conducted at Tuesday night’s meeting. It concluded before 8 p.m.