Judge Omar Rodriguez says PORC could have collected signatures for a referendum but chose to not do so.
County also takes steps to recoup costs from landslides on Southside Road in 2018.
County and property owners will present arguments at May 19 hearing.
Jennifer Egan gives her take on the issue of development along Highway 101.
De La Cruz casts lone ‘no’ vote at meeting conducted online.
When Mia Casey researched Measure K and the nodes, she and like-minded individuals moved to action and created a petition to be presented to the SBC Board of Supervisors on April 7.
Poised to place a C-1 commercial thoroughfare on 29 acres, the board holds off until April 7.
FAQ about the controversial ballot measure on commercial zoning and development along Highway 101.
Marty Richman writes that San Benito County needs more revenue to support its residents; without it the county will just become a sleepy backwater and pocket of poverty.
It would rescind numerous commercial node designations and require voter approval of zoning changes affecting ag or rural properties. Supervisor Anthony Botelho says the potential referendum would ‘hijack’ San Benito County’s General Plan.
Attorney De Vries says C-1 overlay application for Betabel is a backstop in case C-3 rezoning is repealed by voters.
Supervisors accept signatures for referendum; 1,224 more than required.
Supervisors will now have to decide whether to repeal the rezoning ordinance or place it before voters.
If enough signatures are found to be sufficient, the rezoning ordinance would be suspended. Supervisors could then decide to either repeal it or place it on the ballot.
Claimant alleges the supervisor did not disclose property holding near recently rezoned Highway 101 commercial node.