Vision in Action

This vision lays out where we want to go, and we put in the hard work to get there.

August 30, 2019

Chamber advocates for incentives in SLO Clean Energy Policy

We’ll give you the bad news first: today our world faces a climate crisis. The good news? San Luis Obispo could be a city that incentivizes environmental stewardship and innovation: a place where the environment and the economy both win.

On September 3rd, the council will be considering, discussing, debating and mulling a suite of policies intended to decarbonize new buildings – basically to make it so that new buildings have net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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August 6, 2019

Signs of the times | SLO City revises signage rules

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs. And the rules for those signs, at least in the City of SLO, are getting an update.

What’s the big deal about signs? Well, as the song says, they’re everywhere and can easily contribute to visual blight (blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind). We’ve all driven through places with ugly, out-of-control signage. Most of us agree we don’t want that here.

But signs are also key in helping customers and clients find businesses, and we need a process for approving them that’s neither onerous nor quashes creativity.

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August 5, 2019

Chamber advocates for Diablo funding

Decommissioning the Diablo Canyon power plant won’t start for several more years, but crucial decisions about funding that long, complex process are happening now.

Advocating for decommissioning and a federal long-term solution for the storage of spent fuel is a central tenet of the environmental stewardship section of our economic vision, Imagine SLO.

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