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Big Bear Lake City Council Meeting Results

Big Bear, CA, February 28, 2012, 3:00pm – The Big Bear Lake City Council, during their regularly scheduled meeting, voted to delay taking a position regarding the proposed rate increase from Bear Valley Electric Service.  Although this item was initially put on the agenda as a consent item it was pulled and tabled for a later date allowing Mayor Bill Jahn who was absent at the meeting to participate in the discussion as well as giving an opportunity for Bear Valley Electric Service to present their position on the proposed increase.  A date when this item will be returned to City Council will be announced later.  The City Council also received a report on the multi-million dollar rebuilding project for the Big Bear Lake Village L area.  Although the City’s Improvement Agency was dismantled as a move to rescue the states budget crisis this was one of the projects that had prior approval.  This project will be completed without additional assessments to property owners.  The project will completely reconstruct the Big Bear Village in four phases beginning on April 2nd and completing perhaps as early as late September.  Construction will include all new streets and related lighting, additional trees, street signs, pavers, two outdoor fire pits, curbs, gutters and sidewalks.  Within each phase of the construction only one section and side of the street will be effected allowing for...

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UPDATE: Meeting Cancelled

UPDATE: January 23, 2012, 3:00pm – Meeting Cancelled due to Inclement Weather. Big Bear, Ca, January 23, 2012, 12:00pm – The Big Bear Lake City Council will meet tonight for their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30pm in Hofert Hall.  Council will discuss beginning implementation for the Wood Shake/ Shingle Replacement Program, widening and sidewalk grants for Paine Road and Bartlett road in the Village area,  Hasan Ikhrata, the Executive Director of the Southern California Association of Governments will do a presentation on SANBAG’s 2012 Regional Transportation Plan/ Sustainable Communities Strategy.  The meeting is open to the public, who is encouraged to speak during public comment...

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Bill Jahn Remains City Mayor

Big Bear, Ca, December 13, 2011, 12:00pm – The City of Big Bear Lake City Council has reorganized for the 2012 year, as they held elections for council positions at their meeting last night.  Bill Jahn will remain as the Mayor of the City of Big Bear Lake with Jay Obernolte stepping in as the new Mayor Pro Tem.  This will be Jahn’s fourth year serving as Mayor, with two years of service in 2006 and 2007, and his time as Mayor this year in 2011.  David Carretto was elected as the Fire Protection District Board Chairman, with Jay Obernolte as the Vice Chairman.  For the Improvement Agency, Liz Harris was elected as the Chairwoman, and Rick Herrick as the Vice Chairman.  The Council seats held by Mayor Bill Jahn, and Liz Harris will be up for election in 2012, and Jahn has stated that he is running for State Assembly in the new 33rd District, in which Big Bear is a part of.  Elections will take place in the fall of next...

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Major Special Events Committee Meeting Reviews Options

Big Bear, Ca, December 6, 2011, 1:00pm – The City of Big Bear Lake will hold a Major Special Events Policy Ad-Hoc Committee meeting on Wednesday, December 7th at 4:00pm in the Civic Center Training Room.  In November the committee met to discuss what kind of events the City would like to see take place, and to create policy’s in regards to major events. The December 7th meeting will review a questionnaire that was distributed to committee members, which is comprised of Council members Liz Harris and Dave Caretto, Planning Commissioners Craig Smith and Joe Pacelli, and various business owners throughout the city.  The questionnaire breaks major special events into six different categories: Signature events such as the Fourth of July, Civic Events like Halloween in the Village, Cultural events like Art on the Lake, Charitable events, Athletic events such as Snowshoe the Bear, and Commercial events. Committee members were then asked to state what kind of events they would like to see during different times of the year, and at different venues.  The results will be reviewed at the meeting, in which the public is encouraged to attend, and provide input during comment time. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31220.mp3|titles=Major Spec Events Meeting Dec 7...

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City To Discuss Major Events in Big Bear

Big Bear, Ca, November 22, 2011, 3:00pm – The City of Big Bear Lake will hold a Major Special Events Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting this coming Monday, November 28th.  The purpose of the meeting is for council to set committee goals, to overview existing policies and background for events, will discuss proposed major event Winterfest, and will discuss what kind of large events the city would like to see come to Big Bear in the future.  The meeting will take place at 4:30pm on the 28th, in the Civic Center Training Room located at City Hall, and is open to the...

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