The city offers pre-filled sandbags at no cost to residents and business owners of Laguna Beach. They are available daily on a first-come-first-serve basis, with a limit of 10 per resident, at the ACT V parking lot, 1900 Laguna Canyon Road, or the inland Aliso Beach parking lot, 31118 Coast Highway.
Unfilled bags are available at the four Laguna fire stations: 501 Forest Ave., 285 Agate St., 2900 Alta Laguna Blvd. and 31642 Second Ave.
To find locations where sand can be purchased visit: lagunabeachcity.net/cityhall/police/emergprep/sandbags.htm The bags cannot be filled with sand from Laguna’s beaches or playgrounds.
City’s Webchannel Goes Dark in January
The city Planning Commission, Design Review and View Preservation meetings in January will not broadcast live on the city cable channel 852 on the city website due to a system upgrade.
In place of the live broadcast, the Jan. 4, Jan. 6 and Jan. 20 meetings will be videotaped and made available the following day for viewing on the city website.
Public Feedback Invited on Downtown Parking, Historic Preservation
Laguna Beach city staff and its consulting team from MIG will conduct a joint study session from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Council Chambers, about parking and circulation policies in the Downtown Specific Plan.
MIG will review and evaluate existing policies and make preliminary recommendations for their revision. Future meetings will review other topics including land use and urban design.
For more info: contact Wendy Jung at 949-497-0321.
Another public workshop of the Heritage Committee is to meet Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. to discuss adding an opt-out provision to the city’s historic preservation ordinance.
The city attorney will also be present to discuss the provision and requiements of the California Environmental Quality Act.
Recently Laguna updated its inventory of historic properties, which were last surveyed in 1981, and is holding hearings over various provisions in historic preservation regulations.
For additional info contact Martina Speare at 949 464-6629.