San Bernardino County Supervisors (including Supervisor Neil Derry who was in Big Bear for this weekend’s Old Miners’ Days parade) will consider an allocation to help fund the Event Resource Office of Big Bear Valley when they convene for their 10am meeting today. Since being established in 2002, the Event Resource Office has been contingent on collaborative funding provided by the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, the Big Bear Lake Resort Association, the City of Big Bear Lake and San Bernardino County; the County allocation of $20,000 would come from the Board Elective Projects budget. County Supervisors will also consider an amendment to a use permit for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Earthquake Hazards Team. The current, fee-free permit for 1,600 square feet of county land on North Shore Drive at Stanfield Cutoff expires at month’ end; if the five-year amendment is approved, USGS will be able to continue measurements using their GPS devices, which also provide benefits to surveyors and engineers.
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