OCEANSIDE — City Council approved having July fireworks at the March 13 meeting, but did not determine when, where and how.
OCEANSIDE — City Council voted to send legislators a letter opposing SB-7, which if passed, will not allow charter cities that have a prevailing wage exemption to receive state funding for building projects.
CARLSBAD — City Council members expressed concerns during its March 12 meeting over traffic and business disruption and delays during the construction of the water pipeline from Carlsbad’s new desalination plant.
CARLSBAD — To meet state housing requirements, City Council approved a series of land use and zoning designation changes in the Barrio area of Carlsbad to allow for higher housing densities.
ENCINITAS — A local effort to give residents control over land use means well, but would ultimately hurt the city, according to a new report issued by the law firm Rutan and Tucker, LLP.
OCEANSIDE — Councilman Gary Felien requested the replacement of mayor-appointed city representatives to regional boards with himself on SANDAG, Councilman Jerry Kern on North County Transit District (NCTD) and Councilman Jack Feller on the San Diego County Water Authority board.
OCEANSIDE — This is the first budget year since 2008-2009 that City Council was not pressed with making further budget cuts. The 2013-2014 budget will have a $17,000 surplus.
SOLANA BEACH — Despite concerns about the way officials initiated discussions to gain greater local control over the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds, Solana Beach City Council members adopted a resolution at the Feb. 13 meeting indicating they support the plan, but with modifications.
DEL MAR — City Council members were set to take a stand on guns, garbage and governance at the Feb. 4 meeting.