City of Big Bear Lake’s Planning Commissioners to Take Oath of Office Today, Before Reviewing Three Public Hearing Items

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.