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Proposals give options on new civic center

DEL MAR — Based on two presentations at the April 21 meeting, a proposed new civic center should be approximately 12,700 square feet or 15,890 square feet, a difference that equates to more than $1 million in construction costs.

Council delays survey, opts not to change rules

DEL MAR — A survey to gauge residents’ satisfaction with city services was put on hold at the April 7 meeting after council members deemed it a waste of money that would garner relatively useless information.

Del Mar residents may get say on city services this spring

DEL MAR — Residents will soon have an opportunity, perhaps as early as spring, to provide input on city services.

City to survey community on City Hall needs

City to survey community on City Hall needs

DEL MAR — City officials are working to create a survey to find out if the rest of the community agrees with input from about 40 people who attended a meeting focused on replacing City Hall.

Workshop planned for City Hall replacement

Workshop planned for City Hall replacement

DEL MAR — With new City Hall offices identified as a primary need, a workshop to garner public input on the who, what and where will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 2.

Subcommittee to evaluate finance options

DEL MAR — In an effort to increase revenues, reduce costs and possibly finance major capital projects, City Council at the Oct. 21 meeting authorized the formation of a subcommittee within the citizen volunteer Finance Committee.

Del Mar may consider bonds for city upgrades

DEL MAR — Improvements to city facilities and infrastructure are inevitable, necessary and costly. Funding the upgrades can be especially challenging for a small community like Del Mar, which has limited revenue sources and is essentially built out.

Del Mar to comment on more fairgrounds events

DEL MAR — City Council members agreed unanimously at the Sept. 16 meeting to weigh in on permit applications presented to the California Coastal Commission for increased activities at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Frustration airs at council priority meeting

DEL MAR — A Sept. 9 special workshop meant to review rather than rehash previously set council priorities resulted in more frustration for at least one council member and half of the four residents who attended.