Save Morro Bay has initiated legal proceedings to count and validate approximately one thousand protest letters the City recently discarded.
They’re desperate. According to two city officials who spoke to Save Morro Bay on the condition of anonymity, Mayor Jamie Irons and two unspecified councilmembers are reportedly encouraging city employees to publish letters to the editor that support the proposed Water Reclamation Facility, the proposed water/sewer rate hikes while discouraging residents from asking for more …
This is a critical moment for Morro Bay ratepayers. You have approximately 45 days to respond to water and sewer rate hikes for the proposed Morro Bay Water Reclamation Facility. More than ever, it’s important to make an informed decision when it comes to protesting these proposed hikes pursuant to California’s Proposition 218.
At their April 25 Special Meeting, City staff and representatives from participating regulatory agencies made one thing clear: support our oft-delayed, expensive Water Reclamation Facility or face the consequences. This is not how critical infrastructure should be promoted. Here are our thoughts why residents should remain vigilant and continue opposing the project.