Social Host Ordinance Sent Back For Rewrite

Big Bear, Ca, April 27, 2011, 8:00am - At the Big Bear Lake City Council meeting on Monday April 25, the social host ordinance was discussed. The social host ordinance, which would put penalties in place for adults who provide alcohol and a gathering place to minors, was rejected in its present form. City Council requested the city attorney come up … [Read more...]

Low to Moderate Income “New Construction” Big Bear Lake Housing Projects Placed on Hold

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 30, 2011, 2:30pm - During Mondays combined City of Big Bear Lake City Council and Planning Commission meeting, the subject of affordable housing was again discussed with three important policy decisions concluded. The meeting, which lasted nearly 5 hours, filled Hofert Hall to capacity with local citizens who, for the most … [Read more...]

DWP Seeking Applicants for Board Positions

Big Bear, Ca March 25, 2011 12:00 pm - Good management of the Valley’s water resources is essential.  Concerned citizens living in the area served by the City of Big Bear Lake’s Department of Water & Power can help ensure good management by becoming a member of the DWP’s Board of Commissioners.  The Board has 3 vacancies as of June 30, … [Read more...]

City Council Looks At Master Plan Of Trails Proposal, And Village Specific Plan

Big Bear, Ca, March 14, 2011, 8:00am - The Big Bear Lake City Council will meet tonight for their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30.  Items for discussion include the approval of a resolution supporting City staff to submit a grant proposal to Cal Trans for a master plan of trails, and moving forward with street improvements and sidewalk … [Read more...]

Appeal To Planning Commission At City Council

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 3, 2011, 2:00pm - At the February 28th meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council Larry Longo and Shirley Jones appealed to City Council about a decision that was approved in Planning Commission regarding a minor subdivision in their neighborhood, that a developer is going to turn into condominiums.  The Planning Commission … [Read more...]

City Council Will Hear An Appeal To Decision Made In Planning Commission

Big Bear, Ca, February 28, 2011, 3:00pm - City Council will meet tonight in Hofert Hall at 6:30pm for their regularly scheduled meeting.  The County of San Bernardino will give a presentation regarding the Community Development Block Grant program requirements and future direction of the program.  There will also be an appeal to a decision made … [Read more...]

Public Meeting On Village Specific Plan

Big Bear, Ca, February 22, 2011, 8:00am - Local business owners and the public are invited to attend a community meeting on the update to the Village Specific Plan. The Village Specific Plan was originally adopted in 1987 with policies and standards to guide development. That plan has served the community well for almost 25 years, is now in need of … [Read more...]

City Council Approves Village Passageway

Big Bear, Ca, February 15, 2011, 3:00pm - At the February 14th meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council members approved that the City move forward with the creation of a pedestrian passageway in the Village that will link Bartlett Parking Lot with the Pine Knot Ave.  The passageway will be between North Pole Fudge and Village Theaters North.  … [Read more...]

Big Bear City Tax Revenue Up For Third Quarter

Big Bear, Ca, February 7, 2011, 4:00pm - Good news from the City of Big Bear Lake, the City’s sales tax for this quarter are up 1.8% over the same quarter last year.  The strongest sales increases were seen in service stations, restaurants serving liquor, sporting goods/bicycle shops, and electronics/appliance stores.  While some of the top … [Read more...]

Special Meeting To Discuss Affordable Housing

Big Bear, Ca, February 4, 2011, 4:00pm - A joint meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council, the Improvement Agency, and the Planning Commission will be held Monday, February 7, 2011 beginning at 1:00 pm.  During the meeting, an overview of affordable housing will be presented by the Planning Division, followed by a legal overview by the City … [Read more...]