Tag: Big Bear Lake City Council

New Wine Bar in the Village OK’d by City Council

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 15, 2016 – On July 11, the Big Bear Lake City Council approved a new wine room and restaurant at 560 Pine Knot Avenue in the Village. The facility for Dave Stone’s latest venture, called the Black Kat, was approved through a plot plan review by the Big Bear Lake Planning Commission in May. That decision was appealed to the council by Bill Young, a lodge owner on the north side of the new facility. Young cited noise, music, and trash pick-up times among other issues he was concerned with. The appeal was first...

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City Council Says Yes to Horse Drawn Carriages

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 6, 2016 – Victoria Park Carriages, a horse-drawn carriage operation owned and operated by Mr. Michael Homan, had been requesting a Horse-Drawn Vehicle Permit to place a horse-drawn vehicle stand in the public right-of-way on the north side of Pedder Road, adjacent to the Teddy Bear Restaurant parking lot. In 2013, the stand located on Pine Knot could no longer be used by the applicant. Several structural deficiencies were identified in the building and former gas island canopy, which required the rehabilitation of these structures. In order to protect the general public during this rehabilitation,...

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Grand Re-Opening for the Big Bear Lake Branch Library

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 19, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Branch of the San Bernardino County Public Library has been extensively remodeled and the community is welcome to join them for their grand re-opening this Saturday, May 21.  The library interior has a brand new coat of paint, new carpeting, new shelving and displays, all new furnishings with electric outlets at every seat, and hundreds of new children’s books. The library will open at 9:00 am Saturday morning, with the Grand Re-opening Celebration beginning at 10:30. Representatives from the County Library Administration and the Big Bear Lake City Council...

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BBLTBID Elects First Board

Big Bear, CA, April 1, 2016 – The Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District is a benefit assessment district that will fund marketing and sales promotion efforts for Big Bear Lake lodging and ski resort businesses. Ski resort and lodging business owners decided to form the BBLTBID in order to create revenues dedicated to marketing Big Bear Lake as a tourist, meeting, and event destination. The TBID was recently approved by the Big Bear Lake City Council. The TBID took another step forward on Wednesday, March 30, as they elected their new 7 member board. Elected to two-year...

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BBLTBID Final Public Hearing Tonight, March 14th, 2016

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 14th, 2016 – Tonight’s public hearing is the last steps required of the City Council in order to establish the BBLTBID (Big Bear Lake Tourism Business Improvement District).  If written protests are received from the businesses in the proposed district that will pay 50% or more of the proposed assessment, the district may not be formed.  Additionally, the Visitor’s Bureau and Lodging Association agreed to a voluntary stipulation to not move forward with formation if 34% of a 100 member control group vote was in opposition.  At the time, zero protests have been received...

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