January 24, 2013

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UPDATES Planning: The City Manager has received an appeal from Mayor Abed and Deputy Mayor Diaz to consider the proposed amendment to the Interim Downtown Specific Plan to allow educational facilities for adults in the Historic Downtown District, subject to a Conditional Use Permit. This amendment was denied by the Planning . . . read more

January 16, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Progress is being made in soliciting sponsorships for the AMGEN Tour of California . To date we have pledges for $81,000. The breakdown is as follows: Dave and Rebecca Vigil - $50,000 GNI - $20,000 (VIP Hospitality Tent) Bike Bling - $5,000 (Kalmia Level) Trek - $5,000 (Kalmia Level) Flexr Sports - $1,000 . . . read more

January 9, 2013

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SDG&E is proposing to build a two story addition on the east side of the existing administration building at the Palomar Energy Center in the ERTC.  This addition will add approximately 1500 square feet of available administrative office space.  A new building entrance will be located on the south side of the addition. . . . read more

December 20, 2012

Due to the holiday there will be no weekly update to Council next week.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sales Tax Local sales tax receipts for Escondido during the July – September 2012 quarter grew by 18.6% compared to the same like quarter of the previous fiscal year.  This resulted in a $500,000 increase in sales tax revenue compared to what was . . . read more