East County News Service
January 25, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – Here are some of the most important items on agendas of our local boards, commissions and councils this week in San Diego’s East County.
El Cajon’s City Council meets on Tuesday, January 27th at 3 p.m. The Council will hear a report from the Police Chief on a study looking at the feasibility of ordering body cameras for El Cajon Police.
Council will also hold a hearing on placing a line against the Valley Motel (585 N. Mollison) for abatement costs of substandard conditions. In addition, the Council will interview applicants for vacancies on city commissions including the Planning Commission, Veterans Commission, and Public Safety Facilities Oversight Committee.
The La Mesa City Council meets Tuesday, January27th at 6 p.m. Council will hear a presentation by Stephen Cushman, an owner of Grossmont Center, on future plans for the regional shopping mall. There will also be an update on status of the city’s Downtown Streetscape project. A hearing will be held to develop five-year goals for Community Development Block Grant as well as fiscal year 2015-2016 allocations. Council will also consider adopting an in-lieu parking fee for some required off-street parking in the downtown area.
The Spring Valley Community Planning Group also meets on Tuesday, January 27th at 7pm in the San Miguel Fire Station. The agenda includes a public input hearing on design details of the Sweetwater Village Public Park concept.
Also on January 27th, the La Mesa Spring Valley School District board will choose a replacement to fill a vacancy left by Bill Baber’s election to the La Mesa City Council.
Santee’s City Council holds its next meeting on Thursday, January28th at 7 p.m. A public hearing will be held on 50 townhomes proposed on Simeon Drive and Bushy Hill Drive. Council will award a construction contract for a River Trail extension and for sidewalk access improvements at Carlton Oaks school.