San Diego Forward

SUPERVISORS AGENDA INCLUDES SANDAG REGIONAL PLAN, FIRE SERVICE EXPANSION IN RURAL AREAS AND HEIGHT LIMITS IN LAKESIDE’S RIVERWAY

East County News Service

 

East County News Service

January 30, 2016 (San Diego's East County) – San Diego supervisors will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday,  February 2nd and 3rd this week.  The agenda includes some important items for East County.

SANDAG BOARD TO CONSIDER APPROVAL OF REGIONAL PLAN ON SUSTAINABILITY OCT. 9

East County News Service

Update October 9, 2015 - SANDAG voted for adoption of the Final San Diego Forward Plan and EIR.

October 6, 2015 (San Diego)--The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board will consider approval of the Final San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan and its Sustainable Communities Strategy, as well as its  Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR), on October 9. The October 9 Board meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the SANDAG boardroom on the 7th Floor of 401 B Street, in downtown San Diego.

SANDAG OPENS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NEW REGIONAL PLAN, ANNOUNCES HEARINGS: SEEKS LOCATIONS IN EAST COUNTY

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

April 25, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) has released a $200 billion, 35-year regional growth plan for the county titled "San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan."   The plan lays out visions for transportation, sustainability and growth through 2050 including higher density land use along transportation corridors.

Several public hearings will be held including a May 13th hearing at 6 p.m. in La Mesa’s community center.  But thus far, no hearings have been schedule in East County’s mountain, desert or rural areas.

East County Magazine asked the County why no hearings are scheduled in those areas. We pointed out that rural, mountain and desert areas lack public transit, making it difficult for residents to travel long distances to attend hearings in San Diego or even La Mesa.  In response, the County indicated it could hold additional workshops potentially if a community group to partner with could be found.

SANDAG HOLDS COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS TACKLING IMPORTANT REGIONAL ISSUES

 

Throughout June and July, SANDAG will hold community workshops countywide to solicit public input on the biggest issues facing the region between now and 2050 – including the economy, environment, energy, transportation, public health, land use, borders, and social equity. Iinput gathered at these workshops will be used to develop San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan. The SANDAG Board is expected to adopt the plan in 2015.

A workshop in East County will be held on  June 27 from 6-8 p.m. in the  La Mesa Community Center, Arbor View Room, 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa.  For a full list of workshops, scroll down.