DEL MAR — With 23 applicants for seven positions on the Shores Park Master Plan Advisory Committee, council members voted 4-1 at the March 17 meeting to waive a traditional policy of interviewing all interested parties.
DEL MAR — Residents interested in helping to plan the development of the Shores property will soon be able to apply for a position on an advisory committee.
DEL MAR — In response to a recirculated environmental impact report for a proposed project in Carmel Valley, Del Mar officials reiterated the concerns included in their first comment letter, but strengthened their position on a need to address public transit as an option and the project’s divergence from the community plan.
DEL MAR — A new City Hall should be in the downtown village area, preferably where the current facility is located, and it should include high-tech administrative offices for staff and a council meeting area.
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 — 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.
DEL MAR — Resolutions, rewards and accolades highlighted the year’s final City Council meeting Dec. 4, as Mayor Carl Hilliard and Councilman Mark Filanc stepped down and new members Al Corti and Sherryl Parks and incumbent Don Mosier wore sworn in to four-year terms.