The Goleta City Council this week heard a proposal for an industrial business park at the southwest corner of Hollister and Los Carneros, formerly the Delco property. The 92-acre site is currently home to some research and development with related commercial businesses; the Sares-Regis Group would expand the existing footprint to almost one-million-square-feet. Because the South Coast has become a commuter destination struggling with a shortage of workforce housing, the would-be developers have dangled such pot sweeteners as construction of a Goleta City Hall on the property. An Environmental Impact Report on the project is due in May.

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