March 21, 2013

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: Springhill Suites has submitted a request for an extension of time on their TOT agreement. Staff has requested documentation from them pertaining to the status of their franchise agreement with Marriott to demonstrate that they are still in good standing and have a valid agreement, before scheduling this . . . read more

March 14, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The Small Business Seminar and Expo held last Thursday was a resounding success with over 350 persons in attendance. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: A Conditional Use Permit application has been submitted for the John Paul the Great Catholic University campus. The CUP currently includes only the Mingei property at . . . read more

March 6, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Plan 9 Ale House, which has plans to locate in the old Theatrx building at 155 E. Grand Ave., will be making improvements to the space and applying for a façade grant. The 3rd Annual Spring Forward Festival will take place this Saturday in Grape Day Park from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It’s a free, family friendly event with live . . . read more

February 27, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Two Façade and Property Improvement projects were completed earlier this month:  A chiropractic office located at 556-560 South Escondido Boulevard received a grant in the amount of $6,000, and a fast food restaurant located at 1707 East Valley Parkway received a grant in the amount of $14,000. Combined, these properties . . . read more