City of San Diego has two new websites; Streets & Budget for your viewing pleasure!

The City of San Diego recently launched two new websites to provide more information for residents and property owners.

1) streets.sandiego.gov provides overlays of pending and completed repairs to streets within the city. It is in “alpha” stage, so there may be a bug now and then.

2) budget.sandiego.gov provides in depth information about the current operating budget expenditures. Just as an FYI, the current adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2017 is $2,966,812,778

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Another successful community clean up at the Pasatiempo Open Space Park on Top of Del Cerro

Hello Del Cerro!
On Saturday, November 12, Dan and Cathy Northcutt held another successful quarterly community cleanup at the Pasatiempo Open Space Park on the top of Del Cerro. Several years ago their firm, Team Northcutt Realty, adopted the park through the city’s “Adopt a Park” program. Cathy sent the following email to those who participated. I thought it was worth posting so more of us could plan to participate in one or some of next year’s cleanups. The open space park is across the street from the 10.5 acres of undeveloped city property on top of Del Cerro. Jay Wilson, DCAC Board Member
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(email from Cathy Northcutt to Saturday’s volunteers)
Dear Friends,

We would like to thank everyone who came out to help clean up trash at Pasatiempo today. We estimate we collected 64 lbs. glass, 5 lbs. plastic, 5 lbs. cans, and 112 lbs of trash. It was definitely in need of attention and together we made an impact!
We would like to thank everyone who came out to help clean up trash at Pasatiempo today.

2017 Clean Up Schedule:
February 11, 8:30-10:30 am
May 13, 8:30-10:30 am
August 12, 8:30-10:30 am
November 11, 8:30-10:30 am

Enjoy the holiday season and we hope to see you in 2017!

Cathy & Dan Northcutt
cathy@teamnorthcutt.com
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Del Cerro Action Council Agenda for Thursday, October 27, 7 PM – Temple Emanu-El

1. Call meeting to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Approval of October Agenda

4. Approval of the July DCAC General Meeting Minutes – Link to Minutes

5. Community Police Report
• SDPD Community Relations Officer John Steffen
• SDSU Police Community Resource Officer Mark Peterson and Nicole Borunda, Community Relations Manager for SDSU

6. DCAC Officers Report
• President Report
• Vice President Report
• Treasurer Report

7. Elected Officials Report:
• Councilmember Scott Sherman: Liz Saidkhanian, Council Representative for Del Cerro
• Congresswoman Susan Davis Representative

8. Main Topics:

• Tim Taylor, Chief Policy Advisor for San Diego City Council President Pro Tem Marti Emerald will give an overview of two new ordinances regarding Mini Dorms south of I-8 City Council will be considering
soon. (The ordinances will not impact Del Cerro unless Del Cerro residents supported the ordinances later next year nor would they impact any homes already constructed or expanded prior to adoption of
the ordinances for Del Cerro.)

• Cameron Durckel – SDG&E Public Affairs – Del Cerro Blvd. Median Update

• Professor Eric Frost, Ph.D., as a resident of Del Cerro, will provide an update on what his graduate homeland security class is doing regarding Adobe Falls.

9. Old Business

10. New Business

11. Next Meeting – Thursday, January 26 – 7 p.m. in Temple Emanu-El

12. Adjourn

Visit DCAC website @ delcerroactioncouncil.org

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Navajo Canyon Clean-Up this Saturday – Oct. 22 from 1:30 to 4:30 Meet at church parking lot at 6801 Easton Ct. in Allied Gardens

Below is information from City of San Diego Park Ranger Josh Lambdin regarding a clean-up and maintenance activity this Saturday – Oct. 22
for the Navajo Canyon from 1:30PM-4:30PM Meet at the church parking lot at 6801 Easton Ct. in Allied Gardens *NO BATHROOMS ON SITE*

*NO BATHROOMS ON SITE* We will be picking up trash, performing trail maintenance and going on an interpretive hike. Additional Project Information: *NO BATHROOMS ON SITE* Tools and gloves are provided. Please wear closed toes shoes and protection from the sun (a hat, sunscreen, etc). Bring a sufficient amount of water for yourself to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to hike on uneven terrain down into canyon during some volunteer events and perform varying degrees of manual labor. Tasks vary and can be accommodated to fit volunteer’s abilities. Events are rain or shine! Please Note: If you or your guest is below the age of 18, you need to have a parent or guardian sign the Liability Waiver that can be found at http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/pdf/volunteer/volunteerwaiver.pdf and bring the signed waiver to the volunteer event. You are welcome to just show up to the event without prior notification if you have a group of 5 or less. If you would like to sign up a group please notify me in advance. You can find my volunteer events posted at http://www.sdcanyonlands.org and http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/general-info/employment/volunteer/volcalendar.shtml (At this link you can also find the liability waiver for minors under 18). If you have any questions about the event let me know. If you would like to be removed from the list let me know. Thank you, Josh Lambdin Park Ranger City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department T (619) 525-8503 JLambdin@sandiego.gov”>link of where to meet for the Navajo Canyon work party on Saturday, Oct. 22

We will be picking up trash, performing trail maintenance and going on an interpretive hike.

Additional Project Information: *NO BATHROOMS ON SITE* Tools and gloves are provided. Please wear closed toes shoes and protection from the sun (a hat, sunscreen, etc). Bring a sufficient amount of water for yourself to drink. Volunteers must be physically able to hike on uneven terrain down into canyon during some volunteer events and perform varying degrees of manual labor. Tasks vary and can be accommodated to fit volunteer’s abilities. Events are rain or shine!

Please Note:
If you or your guest is below the age of 18, you need to have a parent or guardian sign the Liability Waiver that can be found at http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/pdf/volunteer/volunteerwaiver.pdf and bring the signed waiver to the volunteer event.

You are welcome to just show up to the event without prior notification if you have a group of 5 or less.

If you would like to sign up a group please notify me in advance.

You can find my volunteer events posted at http://www.sdcanyonlands.org and http://www.sandiego.gov/park-and-recreation/general-info/employment/volunteer/volcalendar.shtml (At this link you can also find the liability waiver for minors under 18).

If you have any questions about the event let me know. If you would like to be removed from the list let me know.

Thank you,

Josh Lambdin
Park Ranger
City of San Diego
Park and Recreation Department

T (619) 525-8503
JLambdin@sandiego.gov

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Proposed Mini Dorm Ordinance to be Information Item at NCPI on Wednesday, Oct 12 – Meeting at Mission Trails Visitor Center at 6:30

The City of San Diego is working on two new ordinances to curtail the expansion of ‘Mini Dorms” in residential areas adjacent to San Diego State University. Tim Taylor, from Councilmember Marti Emerald’s office will be providing an overview of the ordinances which could impact areas of Del Cerro and Allied Gardens at the Navajo Community Planners meeting on Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Mission Trails Visitor Center. This will be an “information” item only and not an item to be voted upon by the NCPI board members at this time. Below is basic information provided by Mr. Taylor. Below the following paragraph are links to documents provided by Mr. Taylor.

Brief outline from Mr. Taylor
This matter consists of two proposed ordinances. One contains amendments to the Land Development Code primarily to address the impacts of high occupancy home remodels/additions that are inconsistent with the character of the RS zones in the vicinity of SDSU. The amendments would place certain limits on the development of larger single family homes in RS zones citywide, as well as additional limits on the development of larger single family homes in RS zones in the areas influenced by SDSU. The proposed standards involve the number of bedrooms, the number of off-street parking spaces, and amount of interior common area. In addition, a companion ordinance would amend Municipal Code Chapter 1, Article 2 to increase the maximum allowable administrative civic penalties for enforcement actions carried out by the City of San Diego for all San Diego Municipal Code violations citywide. The primary reason for adoption of the latter ordinance is to deal with citywide enforcement actions unrelated to high occupancy residences in the College Area. The staff report has a lot more info. Page 13 has a map of potentially affected areas of Del Cerro (3rd attachment).

Supporting Documents to the proposed ordinances
1. high-occupancy-sfdu-draft-ord-9-20-16

2. increased-ce-admin-civil-penalties-draft-ord-9-20-16

3. staff-report-rules-cmte-high-occupancy-sfdu-ord

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San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board Report for Adobe Falls

At the request of Councilmember Scott Sherman, the San Diego Regional Quality Control Board conducted on on-site inspection for Adobe Falls on July 6. Below is the link to the document
including the findings for your reference and referral.
2016-0706-adobe-falls-insp-rpt

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Free First Friday Night Concert at Allied Gardens Recreation Center – September 2

Performing Friday, September 2 (6 pm start) is “Rachel Aldous & the Road Home.” Allied Gardens First Fridays Summer Concerts in the Park. Their style might be described as a little bit of everything; a musical “stew.” The instrumentation is Americana/ Bluegrass, with bits and pieces of folk and pop in the mix as well. This combination makes for a toe tapping, tune humming, get up and dance good time. (More Band Info: http://rachelaldous.com/bio).
Lots of parking too…. 5155 Greenbrier Ave. San Diego, CA 92120

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