City of Big Bear Lake Seeks Residents for Appointment to Planning Commission, DWP Board

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The City of Big Bear Lake has two vacancies to fill—one on the Planning Commission, the other on the Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners—on terms that extend through June 2013. The Planning Commission is a five-member body, appointed by City Council, and meets on first and third Wednesday afternoons to make … [Read more...]

Though Closures, Adjournments for Upcoming Holiday, Boulder Bay Park to Open for Fourth of July

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Big Bear Valley, CA -- In light of the upcoming holiday, some meetings will be adjourned and offices closed. The Big Bear Municipal Water District will not be holding their regular meeting this Thursday, and the Big Bear Lake Planning Commission will not be meeting on Wednesday the 7th. Offices for both the City of Big Bear Lake and the Big Bear … [Read more...]

Plans Grow, and Permits Approved, for Big Bear Valley Community Gardens Project

Big Bear Lake, CA -- A community garden will soon be sprouting in Big Bear Lake, given the efforts of the grassroots group the Big Bear Valley Community Gardens Project and the recent permits approval from the Planning Commission. As a June 16 decision from the Commission will allow for the development of a garden at 42050 Fox Farm Road, on the … [Read more...]

Though City Council Holds on Jeffries Road Apartment Complex Decision, Neighbors Voice Their Concerns During Public Hearing

Big Bear Lake, CA -- At the onset of yesterday evening’s Big Bear Lake City Council meeting, it was announced to a packed Hofert Hall that the agenda item pertaining to the affordable apartment complex on Jeffries Road would be held until Council’s June 28 meeting. Though no action was to be taken, per a request from the developer National Core … [Read more...]

Department of Water and Power Goes Before City Council on June 14; Bill LaHaye Recognized, Standby Fee Continues, Board Vacancy Announced

Recent efforts by DWP's Bill LaHaye (honored here by Mayor Liz Harris) have resulted in $5.2 million in federal grant awards for the agency.

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Though the Department of Water and Power did not hold their regular monthly meeting this morning (due to lack of a quorum), the agency did take center stage a few times during last night’s Big Bear Lake City Council meeting. DWP General Manager Joel Dickson’s first trip to the podium on June 14 was to join Mayor Liz Harris … [Read more...]

Affordable Apartment Complex Project Goes Before City Council; School Board and Planning Commission Also Meet This Week

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The proposed affordable apartment complex, slated for a nearly three-acre site on Jeffries Road across the street from Big Bear Middle School, once again goes before the City of Big Bear Lake; this round, the developer, National Core, Inc., goes before the City Council for conditional use permit approval, during this … [Read more...]

School Board, Planning Commission and MWD Directors Meet This Week; Airport Meeting Held for Next Wednesday

Big Bear Valley, CA -- In addition to this afternoon’s (June 2) meeting of the Planning Commission of Big Bear Lake, which will focus solely on the affordable apartment complex on Jeffries Road, this week’s public meetings include this evening’s regular board meeting for the Bear Valley Unified School District. Budget cuts are not agendized … [Read more...]

Jeffries Road Apartment Complex Approval Goes Before Big Bear Lake Planning Commission Again; Public Hearing on June 2

Big Bear Lake, CA -- Though no official action was taken on the proposed affordable apartment complex for Jeffries Road during last week’s Big Bear Lake Planning Commission meeting, the three of five Commissioners in attendance—VP Rich Lambert, Jim DeGroot and Craig Smith—did request project revisions from the developer National Core, Inc. … [Read more...]

City Council Forwards Community Input on Affordable Apartment Complex to Planning Commission for Wednesday Vote

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The bulk of last night’s meeting of the City Council of Big Bear Lake was focused on a discussion item pertaining to the proposed affordable apartment complex on Jeffries Road, the contract for which the City Council’s Improvement Agency approved in February; the developer of the project, National CORE, held a community … [Read more...]

Planning Commission Approves Two of Three Items in May Meeting; Affordable Apartment Complex to Be Reviewed on the 26th

Big Bear Lake, CA -- The JazzTrax Festival returns to Big Bear Lake, starting June 18 at the Marina Resort, given permit approval issued by the Planning Commission in their meeting of May 5. The Commission, led by Chairman Anne Zimmerman, also granted approval for an addition to Blauer’s Ski and Board Shop, located at 41177 Big Bear Boulevard; … [Read more...]

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