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February 8, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – Here are some of the most important items on the agenda at councils, boards and commissions representing East County this week.

El Cajon’s City Council meets on Tuesday, February 10 at 3 p.m.  Council will consider approving plans and bid specifications for reroofing the East County Performing Arts Center, which has been closed for several years due to disrepair.  The item is on the consent calendar.  There will also be a public hearing regarding sale of properties on Raleigh Avenue, as well as reports by the Mayor, Councilmembers and the Public Safety Facilities Financial Oversight Committee.

La Mesa’s City Council meets on Tuesday, February 10 at 4 p.m.  A budget monitoring report, City Treasurer’s quarterly report, and Police Chief report on crime will be presented.  A vacancy on the Traffic Commission is also slated to be filled.

Santee’s City Council meets on Wednesday, February 11th at 7 p.m.  This week Council will hold a public hearing to solicit proposals for Community Development Block Grants.  A zoning change from low-density to medium-density residential will be considered for  undeveloped property on Prospect Avenue.  Other topics will include streetlight maintenance, adoption of a citywide safe routes to school plan, and partnering with San Diego State University on the Sage Project.  The Sage Project would enable students to participate in feasibility studies for projects in Santee such as an athletics center, new civic center, Aerotropolis at Gillespie Field, water quality and River Park projects, a hotel, pedestrian bridge, traffic and walkability issues, among others.

San Miguel Fire District will hold a special meeting on oversight of the contract with Cal Fire on Tuesday, February 10th at 9 a.m.  The full board will meet on Wednesday, February 11th at 5:30 p.m.  The agenda includes a resolution of application by the district requesting the Local Agency Formation Commission to start proceedings to expand the district’s sphere of influences and for annexation of territory.

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