The Planning Commission of the City of Big Bear Lake meets for their regular meeting at 1:15pm in Hofert Hall today. This afternoon’s meeting will include a proclamation of appreciation for outgoing Commissioner Rick Hackney, and the swearing in of returning Commissioners Craig Smith and Richard Lambert and just-appointed Commissioner Jim DeGroot, each of whom will serve a four-year term. Today’s Public Hearing Items include a request by the Old Miners’ Association to hold a Thunder in Paradise gun fight re-enactment competition in August’s first weekend, in an event that will include vendor booths and alcohol; building-related items include a repair and renovation request for the former Queen of Siam restaurant, located atop Red Ant Hill at 40271 Big Bear Boulevard, and a proposal to expand the First Baptist Church by roughly 1,600 square feet for a total of nearly 9,900 square feet.

Update: Each of these items was approved.