By Miriam Raftery
September 30, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- This week, we highlight upcoming items on the agendas for the Lemon Grove City Council and tehl Lakeside Community Planning Group.
On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Lemon Grove City Council will consider a resolution to join the California HERO Program , a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program to help homeowners install home energy efficiency upgrades such as solar.
Lemon Grove’s Council will also receive presentations from experts on homelessness including data, trends, and best practices for Lemon Grove and the San Diego region.
In addition, Lemon Grove councilmembers will take public testimony regarding potential uses of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
On Wednesday, the Lakeside Community Planning Group will hear presentations from County staff on a plan to underground electric, telephone and cable TV lines between Woodside Avenue and Mapleview Street, along with removing 36 poles from sidewalks along Maine Street.
Lakeside Planners will also vote on whether to remove a mature Bunya Bunya tree behind the library that is reportedly creating a safety hazard with falling pinecones weighing up to 20 pounds. Bunya bunya trees date back to the Jurassic era and produce pine cones the size of footballs.
In addition, Lakeside’s agenda includes a discussion and vote on a conceptual plan for a proposed East County Equestrian Center at Willow Road and Moreno Avenue, as well as a proposed cell phone tower at Lakeside Fire’s Station 3 on the Highway 8 business loop.