More Funding for Roads, Arts, Community

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a $562.1 million budget in June 2015, designating: $39 million for road construction, improvements, and maintenance to keep County residents and visitors safe; $250,000 for the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center of San Luis Obispo to support the arts; $200,000 for the SLO HotHouse to …

Energy-Savings Project Approved

On November 3, the County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the largest energy efficiency retrofit in the government agency’s history, a move that will reduce environmental impacts and save significant energy and operational costs over time. The County is working with PG&E and AECOM and has already begun implementation of Sustainable …

County Spends Wisely, Saves $1.87M

County among nation’s best when purchasing goods and services The County of San Luis Obispo celebrated several achievements in 2015, thanks to the way it purchases services and goods from third-party vendors. Last year, the County’s Purchasing Services team saved taxpayers more than $1.8 million on goods and services purchased and, for the first time, …

Tech Upgrades Help Protect Resources

The County and its contractors will use less paper and spend less money on architectural plans thanks to upgrades in technology that were prioritized in 2015. The County reduced the amount of paper used and money spent on architectural plans submitted by contractors and reviewed by various County departments with the Airport Passenger Terminal Project, …

A Brighter Future for Local Children

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Child Support Services,(DCSS) works with parents and guardians to enhance the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of families by ensuring they receive financial and medical support. The department strives for excellence and, although staffing resources have substantially reduced in 2015, the department continued efforts to focus …