Polk Street near City Hall in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council approves list of road repairs

At its April 15 meeting, the San Juan Bautista City Council designated Muckelemi, Third and Polk streets as priority projects for pavement rehabilitation for next year’s budget. The council approved the list of repairs with a 4-0 vote. Councilman Dan De Vries was absent. The list is required to be submitted to the California Transportation

Polk Street near City Hall in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council approves list of road repairs

City will combine Measure G and SB 1 funds for projects.

Local transportation agency issues update on future plans

COG works on implementation after voters approved Measure G last November.

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Housing / Land Use

Daytime paving operation on Highway 156 expected Oct. 23 and 24

Roadwork consists of grinding and paving wheel tracks at intersection.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure G needed to improve local roads

Accountability measures require all funds in San Benito County to be used for road and transportation projects.

City crews smooth out fresh cement during sidewalk replacement efforts in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Hollister street improvement projects staying on schedule

Work includes asphalt resurfacing, in addition to replacing sidewalks, gutters, and curbs.

COG Executive Director Mary Gilbert told leaders at city council and county supervisor meetings the sales tax would raise $16 million a year. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

One-percent sales tax for road improvement to be on Nov. 6 ballot

Expected to raise hundreds of millions to fund local roads and widening Highway 25.

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Business / Economy

Council of Governments Evaluating Transportation Needs

The regional transportation agency is seeking community input on transportation needs, and is scheduling conversations with community organizations to discuss possible solutions.

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Business / Economy

Re-striping work on San Benito Street continues

Traffic through downtown Hollister will soon be one lane each way, with left turn lanes added

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Government / Politics

San Benito Street reduction to two lanes may happen by November

Some business owners are concerned about the impact roadwork would have on sales during the holiday season

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Government / Politics

City leaf collectors to go out before street sweeper

Residents encouraged not to pile leaves for the street sweeper