A series of “Open for Business” workshops for business owners and others interested in opening or expanding businesses in Laguna Beach are planned and the first is Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Laguna Beach Community Center, 380 Third Street.
Workshop participants will include Planning Commissioners Anne Johnson and Norm Grossman, Bonnie Wolin owner of Fiori/Laguna Imports, and architect Lance Polster.
“Many prospective business people want to discuss their issues before they initiate formal applications with the City,” said Planning Commission Anne Johnson, coordinator of these workshops. “Just discussing their concerns and issues informally seems to help.”
“We are reaching out to business owners, building owners, commercial realtors and other professionals to let everyone know that we want to help entrepreneurs realize their vision in Laguna Beach,” according to Mayor Toni Iseman.
As a result of last year’s workshops several new businesses came to Laguna Beach, and others are in the planning stages, according to city planner Monica Tuchscher.
For more information, please contact her at 949-497-0745 mtuchscher@lagunabeachcity.[email protected]