November 13, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Various energy financing organizations, including Figtree Financing and the California Hero Program, continue to contact staff and council members requesting that the Council consider establishing a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.  Earlier this month the County of San Diego requested that SANDAG evaluate the . . . read more

November 6, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Upcoming sports tournaments:November 29th and 30th – Surf Cup Soccer Tournament at Ryan Park.  This is a huge soccer tournament played all over the county with many games played at Ryan Park.  We understand that the Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn, and Best Western in Escondido are all booked solid for that . . . read more

October 30, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT The CEDS Economic  Development Task Force met on October 29. The task force has narrowed its focus to develop a targeted marketing program that focuses on medical-related businesses and clean tech, as identified in the CEDS.  In conjunction with this, the task force is in the process of: Identifying property available . . . read more

October 23, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales tax for the most recent four quarters (October 2012 throughSeptember 2013) showed an increase of 5.1% over the previous period(October 2011-September 2012).The San Diego County total was 4.1% and the State total was 6.2%. Additional information is attached. In an effort to keep the Economic Development Subcommittee . . . read more