November 15, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales Tax Revenue Up Sales tax revenue received through September 30, 2012 increased from the previous fiscal year during the same time frame by about $888,000 or 13.4%. For sales occurring in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011/12 (the most recent data available), the City saw sales tax receipts increase with gains in . . . read more

November 7, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Special Events/Economic Development CoordinatorTeresa Collins has been selected for this position and will begin working on Monday, November 26. Economic Development Task Force The first meeting of the Economic Development Task Force was held yesterday.  Dave Ferguson agreed to serve as the Task Force’s chair person.  The . . . read more

October 31, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Economic Development Task Force MeetingOur Economic Development Master Plan/CEDS calls for the establishment of an Economic Development Task Force to oversee selection action items from the plan. The first meeting of the Economic Development Task Force will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at noon.  The task force is . . . read more

October 24, 2012

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Food Truck Study The City has received inquiries from special event organizers, food truck owners, and the general public as to whether or not food trucks can operate within the City of Escondido. Currently food vending vehicles that serve hot foods prepared in the vehicle are not permitted in the City of Escondido . . . read more