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City Council Confirms This Year’s Cannabis Revenue Grant Recipients

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – This year, 14 organizations are receiving funds from city cannabis sales revenue. This is the third year where up to 50% of prior year cannabis revenue goes towards the community benefit grant program.

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City Council Chooses Not to ‘Nitpick’ Report on Vacancy Tax Measure

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Councilmembers made two small changes to an informational report on the citizen-initiated vacancy tax ballot measure before approving the report at their meeting Tuesday night, June 18.

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New Defensible Space Requirements Coming

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City of South Lake Tahoe is working to stay ahead of increasing wildfire concerns. "I personally feel that the Caldor Fire was a warning," Fire Marshal Kim George said to City Council on June …

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City Council Readies Ordinance for 3-Cart Waste System

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City of South Lake Tahoe is taking care of the paperwork for the long prepared for and anticipated change in waste services.

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City of South Lake Tahoe Seeks Feedback on Funding Prioritization

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City of South Lake Tahoe launched its Participatory Budgeting Ballot, an initiative aimed at empowering citizens to directly influence the allocation of public funds within their community.

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City Council Terminates Heavenly Parking Agreement Until Support Is Received for Annexation

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City of South Lake Tahoe has informed Heavenly Mountain Resort it is terminating its parking agreement with the resort. The agreement allowed the resort use of on-street parking during peak days with the resort …

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When Will the Motel 6 Building Get Demolished?

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Bulldozers, excavators, and other demolition equipment are still a ways off for South Lake Tahoe's Motel 6. It currently sits boarded up with a surrounding chainlink fence and security camera units standing watch.

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‘Eyesore’ Sunray Hotel in Litigation Limbo, Tallies Thousands in City Fines

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The chainlink wrapped and boarded up Sunray Hotel, described as an eyesore by some, has accrued over $50,000 in fines from the City of South Lake Tahoe.

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Former City Manager David Jinkens to Run for South Lake Tahoe Council

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.- Former City Manager and current Good Government Advocate David Jinkens announces his campaign for South Lake Tahoe City Council.

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City Council Confirms Active Transportation Projects, Takes Action for Local Preference for Affordable Housing

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City Council passed a motion at their meeting on Tuesday, May 7, confirming a list of active transportation projects for the city's Capital Improvement Program. The Bicycle Advisory Committee developed the list based on their …

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City of South Lake Tahoe Looking for Feedback on Where to Spend Excess Funds

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City of South Lake Tahoe is offering community members a say in where excess funds could go. A $2 million surplus was identified in the mid-year budget review and adoption in March. Council requested …

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City to Prepare Report on Newly Certified Vacancy Tax Measure

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City Council unanimously voted in favor of preparing an informational report on the impacts of the vacancy tax measure hitting ballots in November.

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City of South Lake Tahoe Seeks Input on the Lake Tahoe Airport Master Plan

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The City is seeking input from the community on updating the Lake Tahoe Airport 20-Year Master Plan. There are three ways to provide feedback about future improvements of airport facilities and infrastructure, via a survey, …

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South Lake Tahoe Provides Loan to Developer for Affordable Housing Project

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City Council passed a motion on May 7, providing a predevelopment loan to a developer for an affordable housing project, plans of which rely on changes to area developmental standards currently caught up in litigation. …

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Map Update to Existing Fire Ordinance Turns Into Wider Discussion of Fuels Reduction Efficacy

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City Council unanimously passed the first reading of an ordinance designating Very High Fire Severity Zones within city limits provided by CalFire. South Tahoe Fire Chief Jim Drennan explained, "This really is just a revision …

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Mid-Town Area Plan Kicks Off at City Council

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The city of South Lake Tahoe's Mid-Town Area Plan process is now underway. Senior Planner Anna Kashuba made the announcement at City Council on Tuesday, May 7.

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South Lake Tahoe Council Approves Rezone for Development Near Van Sickle Bi-State Park

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City Council approved a local developer's application to rezone a parcel near Montreal Road and Van Sickle Bi-State Park at their meeting on Tuesday, April 23. The decision changes the parcel's zoning from recreation to …

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City Council to Send Vail a Message

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif – A City Council agenda item originally providing an update on Heavenly parking arrangements and amending the parking agreement quickly turned to discussions of terminating the agreement altogether.

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Tears Shed When Businesses Asked City Council Not to Raise Local Minimum Wage

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Over 40 community members expressed comments regarding a potential minimum wage increase at City Council Tuesday night, April 23. The majority were business owners opposed, some in tears as they shared concerns regarding an increased …

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South Tahoe Housing Waitlist Drops by 65, Sugar Pine Applications Muddy the Numbers

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – City staff provided a quarterly update on its affordable housing waitlist at City Council on Tuesday, April 23. The waitlist has dropped from 1,173 to 1,008 since the last update, a drop of 65.

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