Spring Valley Community Planning Group

SPRING VALLEY PLANNING GROUP REVIEWS DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR SHOPPING CENTER SITE “BLIGHT”

 

By Kendra Sitton

Photo:  Mrs. Monreau addresses Member John Eugenio while the public views the plans

August 10, 2017 (Spring Valley) -- In the warm training room at Otay Water District headquarters, every seat was filled by Spring Valley residents who quickly grew heated by the long process before Agenda Item 5, a proposal for the old shopping center at Sweetwater Springs Boulevard and Austin Drive, was reached.

SPRING VALLEY COMMUNITY PLANNING GROUP SENDS LETTER TO COUNTY, LEAVES SEATS VACANT IN MEETING

 

By Kendra Sitton

Photo: Owners of empty lot at 1056 Leland look on as Member Elizabeth Lavertu presents their site plan to the board.

July 28, 2017 (Spring Valley) -- On Tuesday., July 25th, the Spring Valley Community Planning Group’s meeting had several heated debates and almost no actionable items as two proposed duplexes were not voted on, a new Navy program was not endorsed, and the two empty seats remained vacant. The group did agree to send a letter to Richard Crompton about a .7 mile of Jamacha Rd. not being improved without revision. Despite the seeming passivity of the minutes, vigorous discussion ensued about each item on the agenda.

COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT IS “PROLONGED AND SECRETIVE”; SPRING VALLEY PLANNERS CALL FOR REFORMS

 

By Miriam Raftery

August 30, 2016 (Spring Valley) – The County’s process for enforcement of code violations is “prolonged and secretive,” often with no resolution and no updates provided to those who file complaints, states a letter sent by Lora Lowes, Chair of the Spring Valley Community Planning Group, to County Supervisors and to Mark Wardlaw, director of the county’s Department of Planning and Development Services. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SAN MIGUEL LOCAL PARK DISTRICT ADVISORY BOARD

 

East County News Service

September 13, 2015 (San Diego's East County) - The County seeks volunteers for the San Miguel Local Park District Citizen Advisory Board (County Service Area 128).

SWEETWATER VILLAGE PROPOSES LARGER PARK; PROJECT ON AGENDA SEPT. 23 IN SPRING VALLEY

 

Update: This item has been postponed.

August 23, 2014 (Spring Valley) – The developer of the proposed Sweetwater Village housing development on the former Evergreen Nursery site have requested to be added to the agenda for the Spring Valley Community Planning Group’s meeting on September 23rd. The meeting will be held at 2850 Via Orange Way in the San Miguel Fire headquarters at 7 p.m.

SWEETWATER VILLAGE PROJECT AND COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AT SWEETWATER RESERVOIR ON AGENDA AT SPRING VALLEY PLANNING GROUP MEETING MAY 13

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

Planner urges public input as developer asks to reduce park size

May 10, 2014 (Spring Valley ) – At its meeting May 13th at 7 p.m., the Spring Valley Community Planning Group’s action items include the Sweetwater Village housing proposed on the former Evergreen Nursery Property site.  Michael Daly, Vice Chair of the Planning Group, indicated that citizen participation is encouraged at the meeting, where the fate of the former Evergreen Nursery at 2657 Sweetwater Springs Boulevard will be discussed.

If you live live in the Spring Valley area and are concerned about the lack of parks, be aware that potential changes to park size and other project elements may be discussed.

Also on the agenda is a major use permit for 12 antennas, 24 remote radio units, six TMAs, and four surge protectors on a new 50-foot monopine, along with ancillary equipment.

FATE OF EVERGREEN NURSERY SITE ON AGENDA TUESDAY IN SPRING VALLEY

 

By Miriam Raftery

July 8, 2013 (Spring Valley) – The Spring Valley Community Planning Group will hear a committee report Tuesday night  on Master Craft Homes’ proposed residential development at Jamacha Boulevard at Sweetwater Springs Boulevard, the former Evergreen Nursery site.

 The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at the San Miguel Consolidated Fire Protection District headquarters, located at 2850 Via Orange Way in Spring Valley.