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* South Lake Tahoe

Shorezone talk heard tonight

The League to Save Lake Tahoe is sponsoring a public presentation by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency on their new shorezone policy proposal called “Alternative 6” tonight at Lake Tahoe Community College, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Coleen Shade, chief land-use planner at TRPA, will make the presentation and will leave time for questions.

The public is encouraged to visit http://www.trpa.org to review Alternative 6, and to submit comments to TRPA before the Sept. 2 deadline.

* Kings Beach

TRPA planners discuss boat ban

Board members of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, as well as the public, will have the chance to discuss the latest proposal on how to regulate Tahoe’s lakeshore area, called the shorezone, at its board meeting Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Kings Beach Conference Center at North Shore.

The agenda item is an overview of shorezone Alternative 6 and is open to public comment. The alternative proposes to ban motorboats on Emerald Bay for one day a weekend during summer months, as well as allowing for 220 new piers and 1,862 new buoys over the next 20 years.

* Round Hill

TRPA chief invites public to coffee

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will be hosting a series of morning coffee sessions this summer with its executive director, John Singlaub, around Lake Tahoe to discuss pertinent issues facing various communities.

The next “Java with John” session will be at 7:45 a.m. on Friday at Not Just Java in Round Hill located at the Roundhill Shopping Center on Highway 50.

“In my first year at TRPA I’ve heard an overwhelming desire for the agency to communicate more about Lake Tahoe’s environment. I’m looking forward to sitting down with members of the community in an informal setting and hearing what concerns and ideas they have,” Singlaub wrote in a press statement.

– Staff reports


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