Wastewater Treatment Plant
The Escondido Utilities Department and Anaergia have unveiled the new Escondido Bioenergy Facility at the HARRF (Hale Avenue Resource Recovery Facility.) Biogas is produced in the sludge digesters and is composed of mostly methane and carbon dioxide.  The Escondido Bioenergy Facility uses biogas as fuel for two natural gas engines. These engines drive electrical generators which produce 1.2 megawatts of renewable energy.&nbsp

Pay Off Library Fines with Canned Food
The holidays are coming, and Escondido Public Library is getting into the giving spirit with its annual Food for Fines program! From November 26 through December 31 Food for Fines offers patrons the opportunity to clear up to $20.00 in fines from Library accounts by donating non-perishable, nutritious, pre-packaged food. Each food item counts as $1.00 toward reducing fines. The food is donated to Escondido's Interfaith Community Services and distributed to local needy families. All donations must be given at the Customer Service Desk. Last year, 1,590 pounds of food was donated.


Code Enforcement

Business Licenses

Graffiti Restitution

Public Works




October Abandoned Vehicle Data

Building Division:  




Domestic Argument Leads to Car Parked Inside of Sandwich Shop
On 10-30-18 at about 12:50 a.m., officers responded to an unknown disturbance call at a Subway sandwich shop in the 2400 block of E. Valley Pkwy.  Officers arrived to find the front of the sandwich shop virtually destroyed with a Honda parked inside, where tables and chairs once stood.  As officers approached the business they found two women fighting inside the shop.  Officers broke-up the fight.  During their investigation, it was determined that the entire incident was caused by a domestic argument that escalated into one half intentionally driving their car into the shop.  Jazmine Price (22-year-old resident of Escondido) was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and battery.  She was booked into the Vista Detention Facility.

Attempt Homicide Suspect Arrested
On 10-30-18 just before 9:00 a.m., officers received information regarding a wanted attempt homicide suspect inside of a business in the 300 block of W. Grand Ave.  The suspect was wanted in-connection with a violent domestic violence incident that had occurred two days prior at a motel in Escondido.  Detectives were able to enter the business and take the suspect into custody without incident.  Angel Rosales (30-year-old resident of Escondido) was booked into the Vista Detention Facility on several felony charges, including spousal assault and attempted homicide. 

Witnesses Stop Drunk Driver Following Collision
On 11-02-18 at about 5:20 p.m., officers responded to reports of a vehicle colliding with a light pole at the intersection of Citracado Pkwy. and Lupulin Lane.  The driver of the car was intoxicated and attempted to run from the scene of the collision.  Witnesses chased the driver and detained him until officers arrived.  Oscar Diaz-Martinez (26-year-old resident of Vista) was arrested for driving under the influence.  Diaz-Martinez sustained facial injuries and was treated at the hospital before being booked into jail on DUI charges.  His car was totaled. 

The COPPS (Community Oriented Policing and Problem-Solving) Unit is dedicated to increasing the quality of life for the residents of Escondido through pro-active responses to crime trends, quality of life issues, and addressing crime and public nuisance in Grape Day Park and at Maple Plaza.     

  • 2 arrests
  • 10 citations
  • 15 Extra Patrols

Tip of the Week:
Domestic Violence is a crime that the Escondido Police Department takes seriously.  If you, or someone you know, is in immediate harm call 911.  Please know that there are many organizations that provide services to those in abusive relationships.  Here are just a few of the many resources available; 

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline (24hrs. Confidential)
    1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 
  • Center for Community Solutions (24hrs. Confidential. San Diego Based)
  • San Diego County District Attorney’s Office Victim Services



  • StachetoberFest was held on October 22 at Stone Brewery and raised a grand total of $38,573, which is over $10,000 more than last year! Among the beneficiaries were Escondido City employee Justin Bush and his family. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this event.

  • On Halloween night, the crew from Escondido Fire Station #2 (Midway) carried on their tradition of handing out treats to little ghosts and goblins in the neighborhoods in their district.

  • On November 1 the City of Escondido Fire Department collaborated with The Burn Institute at a public education event at Lincoln Elementary School. The Engine and Ambulance crews from Fire Station 7 (N. Ash) taught basic fire safety, evacuation procedures and fire prevention.



Major Projects Update 

The following major projects are being reviewed and coordinated by Planning, Engineering, Fire, Building and Utilities.  The list of projects below encompasses recent project updates and/or milestones from last week.  

Commercial / Office:

  1. Escondido Research and Technology Center (ERTC) – West (Developer: James McCann) 2181 Citracado Parkway – A plan for a new two-story, 57,000 SF, 52-bed Palomar Rehabilitation Institute was submitted as a Plot Plan on July 31, 2017. The Plot Plan approval letter was issued on February 7, 2018. A second grading plan check was submitted by the applicant on April 16, 2018, and the grading permit is ready to be issued once Planning receives information from the applicant that assures adequate parking is provided. 
  1. Escondido Research and Technology Center (ERTC) – East (Developer: James McCann) 2130 Citracado Parkway – Building plans for the first 71,656 SF medical office building in this approved medical complex area across from Palomar Hospital were submitted into plan check on October 9, 2018. Esgil provided plan check comments on October 16, 2018. A Specific Plan Amendment (SPA) will be required to move the temporary parking lot on this site to another location within ERTC.  The SPA application has not yet been submitted. 
  1. Ritz Theater “The Grand” (Developer: New Venture Church) 301, 309 E. Grand Avenue – A proposed CUP to renovate the existing Ritz Theater and adjacent commercial building to provide for a variety of assembly uses including performing arts and religious services. The application was submitted on May 17, 2018.  The Historic Preservation Commission considered historic-related design issues on July 19, 2018, and provided direction to the applicant.  The applicant was granted expedited processing through the Business Enhancement Zone regulations at a City Council Economic Development Subcommittee meeting on August 9, 2018.  A Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared to analyze the environmental impacts of the project.  Advertisement for review of the Mitigated Negative Declaration was posted.  The 20-day public review period will run from November 2 to November 26.  A City Council hearing has tentatively been scheduled for December 5. 


  1. Escondido Self-Storage Facility (Developer: Brandywine Homes, Inc.) 2319 Cranston Dr. – Updated building plans were resubmitted into plan check on July 24, 2018. Esgil and Fire have approved the plans.  Planning provided comments on the building plans on September 19, 2018.  The final map was approved by City Council on September 19, 2018, and should record soon. The grading permit has been approved and the final improvement plan mylars have been signed. 
  1. Citracado Business Park (Developer: Dent Properties) 2207 Harmony Grove Road – A proposed specific plan for two industrial warehouse/office buildings (145,930 SF and 125,930 SF) with the buildings to be separated by the future extension of Citracado Parkway. The application was submitted on August 14, 2018.  All departments have completed their initial review and comments were sent to the applicant on September 17, 2018.  SDG&E also has provided comments regarding the high voltage power lines that traverse the site.  The applicant’s traffic consultant submitted revised methodology and distribution to Engineering on October 19, 2018.  A meeting with the applicant to review the various departmental comments occurred on October 29, 2018.  A revised submittal is expected soon. 

City Projects 

  1. Micro-Filtration Reverse Osmosis (Developer: City of Escondido Utilities Department) SE corner Ash/Washington – The City Council approved a contractual agreement with Black and Veatch for engineering services on April 4, 2018. A project design kick-off meeting occurred on June 13, 2018. A Request for Qualifications to solicit a Design/Build firm was released the first week of September.  A site walk with potential bidders was conducted the last week of September.  Statements of Qualifications have been received; and the RFP is expected to be issued soon to a short-list of three selected consultants. 
  1. Lake Wohlford Replacement Dam (Developer: City of Escondido Utilities Department) – A Draft EIR was prepared and issued for a 45-day public review period that began on October 4, 2016 and closed on November 17, 2016. A field visit with staff from the state and federal wildlife agencies took place on May 11, 2017, to review biological mitigation requirements including an agency request for full mitigation for emergent vegetation at the eastern end of the lake that came into existence since the lake level was reduced for safety reasons. Staff sent a follow-up letter to the wildlife agencies on June 29, 2017, seeking clarification on the proposed biological mitigation requirements. Additional information is being compiled by the City’s biological consultants based on recent conversations with the agencies. The biological consultant and staff met on October 4, 2018, to discuss potential options.  A tentative meeting with the wildlife agencies has been scheduled. 


  1. Escondido Assisted Living (Developer: Tigg Mitchell, Mitchell Group) 1802 N. Centre City Parkway – This CUP application for a 71,300 SF three-story, assisted living and memory care facility with 90 total units was submitted on October 31, 2017. The City Council authorized review of a General Plan Amendment request on March 21, 2018, which was necessary to review the request to allow a third floor for the building. The applicant has been actively engaged with Fire, Engineering and Planning staff and has provided several revisions intended to address identified issues with the most recent project revision received on June 25, 2018. Draft environmental documents were submitted to Planning the second week of August and comments on those documents were returned to the applicant on August 29, 2018. A revised draft Mitigated Negative Declaration was received on October 25, 2018.  Staff met with the applicant on November 8, 2018 to discuss the revised document. 


  1. Safari Highlands Ranch (SHR) (Developer: Jeb Hall, Concordia Homes) 550 lots east of Rancho San Pasqual – A Notice of Availability for the Draft EIR was issued on October 16, 2017 for public review and comment. The comment period ended on January 2, 2018. Staff transmitted all the comment letters and emails to the Draft EIR consultant for review and to prepare a response to each comment. The Draft EIR and appendices have been posted on the City’s website at the following link: 
    It is expected the responses to comments will generate related revisions to the project design. The applicant’s engineer is currently working to incorporate those revisions into the proposed tentative map.  The project engineer met with Utilities, Engineering and Planning on August 15, 2018 to discuss some of the proposed revisions.  Revisions to the tentative map have been received.  All the material will be posted online within the next week. 
  1. 18 lots at 701 San Pasqual Valley Rd (Developer: Bob Stewart) – Staff comments on the revised tentative map were issued the last week of July 2017. Planning staff met with the applicant on June 27, 2018 to discuss remaining issues. The applicant has occasionally engaged in discussions with various departments since that time, but has declined a staff offer to schedule a comprehensive meeting with all city departments.  On October 31, 2018, the applicant indicated by email that revised plans would be submitted soon. 
  1. The Villages at Escondido Country Club (Developer: Jason Han, New Urban West, Inc.) 380 residences – The City Council voted 3-2 to approve the project on November 15, 2017. A lawsuit challenging the project approval was filed in Superior Court on behalf of the Escondido Country Club Homeowners (ECCHO) on December 15, 2017. The City has agreed to review construction plans for the project while the lawsuit is pending. The applicant submitted rough grading plans, drainage improvement plans and utility relocation plans for all three villages on May 7, 2018. There have been three rounds of plan checks on the rough grading plans since the original submittal and a permit-ready letter for rough grading was issued on August 31, 2018 and revised on September 4, 2018. Landscape plans were submitted on June 5, 2018, and a second submittal was received on October 2, 2018. The applicant submitted the final map and other improvement plans on July 9, 2018. Additional comments on the improvement plans, utility location plans, storm drain plans and all technical studies were provided by Engineering on September 11, 2018.  Country Club Lane street improvement plans were submitted for first plan check on October 9, 2018.
    The approved tentative subdivision map, Final EIR and appendices, Specific Plan and other related information can be accessed on the City’s website at the following link:
  1. North Avenue Estates (Developer: Casey Johnson) 34 lots at North Ave./Conway Dr. –The City Council approved the project on January 10, 2018. LAFCO approved the annexation application on October 1, 2018. A first round of final engineering plans was submitted on May 24, 2018. Comments were returned to the applicant on July 5, 2018.  Staff met with Taylor Morrison Homes last week to discuss the Precise Development Plan process. 
  1. Aspire (106 condo units on Municipal Lot 1) (Developer: Addison Garza, Touchstone Communities) – The proposal consists of a six-story mixed-use development across from City Hall on Parking Lot 1. The project was initially submitted for entitlement processing on June 23, 2017. Subsequent meetings with the applicant and staff have been on-going, and the most recent resubmittal of the project plans was received on May 10, 2018. Fire is awaiting confirmation that Maple Street will support the weight of their apparatus. A Traffic Impact Analysis has been provided and Planning is awaiting submittal of the rest of the environmental documentation for review. A meeting with the applicant occurred on September 12, 2018, to discuss remaining project issues. A purchase and sale agreement for the project site (Parking Lot 1) was approved by the City Council on September 19, 2018.  Concerns regarding parking have been expressed; and the applicant has brought a parking consultant on board to review the issue. 
  1. The Ivy (95 condo units at 343 E. 2nd) (Developer: Addison Garza, Touchstone Communities) - The condo project was initially submitted for entitlement processing on June 23, 2017. Subsequent meetings with the applicant and staff have been on-going, and the most recent resubmittal of the project plans was received on May 10, 2018. An environmental initial study and Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) were submitted for review on June 11, 2018. Comments on the MND were sent to the applicant and consultant on July 30, 2018, and revised documents are expected soon.  Planning met with the applicant and consultant to discuss the comments on August 9, 2018. A meeting with the applicant occurred on September 12, 2018, to discuss remaining project issues. 
  1. Grand Avenue Apartments (Developer: Norm LaCaze, Escondido Venture 99, LLC) 15 apt. units at 1316 E. Grand Ave. – A planned development application proposing 15 multi-family units in one three-story building on a vacant 0.51-acre lot was submitted for entitlement processing on September 22, 2017. Several follow-up meetings with staff were held to discuss issues regarding the project design and revised plans were submitted in early April, and most recently on August 10, 2018. Outstanding issues include guest parking, drainage, additional fire hydrant and an ambulance turnaround. A meeting with the applicant to discuss these issues took place on October 11, 2018, and revised plans are expected soon. 
  1. Quince Street Senior Housing (Developer: Matt Jumper, 220 Quince, L.P.) 145 apartment units at 220 N. Quince St. – The five-story affordable senior housing apartment project was submitted on November 21, 2017. Four meetings with the applicant team and multiple city departments have occurred since the project submittal to discuss project design issues, with the most recent meeting occurring on July 12, 2018. Utilities conducted a fire flow test at the site on June 26, 2018. A constraints map to identify fire access routes and locations of existing utilities has been approved by staff and will allow the applicant to commence with redesign efforts.
  1. Sager Ranch/Daley Ranch Resort Specific Plan (Developer: J. Whalen Associates, Inc., Sager Ranch Partners) 203 housing units and 225-room resort hotel on 1,783-acres, just north and east of Daley Ranch – This proposed residential and resort hotel annexation and specific plan project was received on March 2, 2018. The project submittal has been deemed incomplete and a letter from staff requesting additional project related information was sent to the applicant on April 4, 2018. Requested information includes annexation exhibits, proposed general plan amendment text, a proposed Transfer of Development Rights Program, environmental initial study, and a fiscal impact analysis. Planning met with the applicant on May 17, 2018 to discuss items listed in the letter. A follow-up meeting to discuss engineering issues occurred on June 27, 2018. The applicant met with Escondido Fire and Valley Center Fire on August 1, 2018 to discuss fire protection issues. Significant fire-related issues to be addressed include the steepness of the project entry road, secondary emergency access and Fire Department response times.  A follow-up meeting with the applicant to discuss these issues occurred on October 11, 2018.     
    A project webpage containing draft documents and plans has been added to the Planning Division’s website at the following link:      
    Daley Ranch Resort Specific Plan - City of Escondido 
  1. Nutmeg Condo General Plan Amendment (Developer: Jim Simmons, CCI) 137 townhome condo units on 7.7 acres on both sides of Nutmeg between I-15 and Centre City Parkway – This proposed multi-family residential development includes a GPA from Office to Urban III (up to 18 du/acre) as well as a vacation of approximately one acre of public right-of-way for use in the project. The project application was received on June 15, 2018. Comments from Planning, Fire, Engineering, Utilities and Traffic Engineering were provided to the applicant on July 13, 2018. A follow-up meeting with the applicant to discuss the comments occurred on July 31, 2018. Engineering has indicated that a specific alignment plan will be required to address the street radius on Nutmeg along the project frontage. Fire has identified some access issues that need to be addressed as well.  Based on a preliminary environmental study of the project, it has been determined that an Environmental Impact Report will be prepared to support the project.  A Notice of Preparation was sent out on August 29, 2018, and closed on October 1, 2018.  A Scoping Meeting occurred on September 6, 2018.  The applicant submitted revised plans and studies on October 16, 2018. 
  1. Oak Creek (Builder: KB Homes) 65 single-family residential lots on approximately 44 acres at Felicita Road and Hamilton Lane – The original developer, New Urban West, has secured permits from CDFW, ACOE and RWQCB. The new builder (KB Homes) has filed a modification to the Precise Development Plan to revise the architecture and reduce the size of the homes. The Zoning Administrator approved the revised architecture on October 25, 2018.  Grading, drainage and storm water management plans were submitted for first plan check on July 25, 2018. Fire and Engineering issued comments on the rough grading plan on September 4, 2018.  Second plan check submittals for rough grading, off-site improvements and final map were received on October 23, 2018.  The model homes were submitted into plan check the last week of October.  The project biologist and landscape architect are coordinating completion of the biological mitigation requirements with staff prior to issuance of a grading permit. 
  1. Mercado 3-Story Mixed Use Building (Developer: Curtis Lively) 5 residences and 2 commercial suites on 0.14-acre at 510 W. 2nd Avenue – A Plot Plan for five two-story residential units on top of 2,375 SF of commercial floor area and a parking garage was submitted July 13, 2018. Staff review comments were provided to the applicant who then submitted revised plans. A water main extension north from Third Avenue will be required to serve the project.  Additional Planning and Engineering comments were sent to the applicant on September 27, 2018. 
  1. 555 West Grand Mixed-Use Building (Developer: Ed McCoy) 32 condo units in three floors over a parking garage – This 32-unit mixed-use development with 610 SF of office/flex space was submitted as a planned development application on August 27, 2018. The project is seeking a reduction in parking and open space standards. Initial multi-department comments were sent to the applicant on September 26, 2018.  The applicant met with Fire, Engineering, Planning and Utilities staff on October 16, 2018 to discuss the staff comments.  An alternative site plan showing garage access from Quince Street was submitted by the applicant on October 31, 2018. 
  1. Accessory Dwelling Units – Planning staff is currently working on six applications for accessory dwelling units. 21 accessory dwelling units have been approved so far this year. Three accessory dwelling units were approved last year.

Building Division: 

  1. The Building Division issued 80 permits (including 30 solar photovoltaic) with a total valuation of $239,412. 
  1. Our building inspectors responded to 183 inspection requests and 187 customers visited the Building counter during the week. 
  1. The Meadowbrook three-story apartment building with underground garage at 2081 Garden Valley Glen is preparing the building for final inspection.  Building inspected the gas lines on September 13, 2018.  Cabinetry installation is ongoing. Permits have been issued for roof mounted solar. 
  1. No Change from the previous. The Westminster Seminary at 1725 Bear Valley Pkwy so far has received final inspection approval and Temporary Certificates of Occupancy for all buildings except for Buildings B and H. 
  1. The Emmanuel Faith Church education building at 639 E 17th Ave has requested final building inspection and certificate of occupancy and they are working on the inspection corrections. 
  1. No Change from the previous. Drywall has been inspected and approved on 10/18 and gas pressure test approved on 10/18 at the Veterans Village project at 1540 S Escondido Blvd. 
  1. Centre City Shopping Center (Centre City Parkway/Mission Avenue) – Electrical panel clearance has been inspected and approved for the new carwash business in the southernmost building. Interior tenant improvement permits were issued and gas test and drywall has been inspected for the new Yoshinoya restaurant in the center building.  Interior tenant improvement permits were issued for the new Habit Burger and Stanton Optical in the northern building.  Habit Burger has received kitchen hood, rough mechanical and suspended ceiling inspections. Stanton Optical has received temporary electric meter release. 
  1. The Latitude 2 apartment project at 650 Center City Pkwy is nearing completion of Building 1, cabinets and finish are being set at Building 2 and 3, drywall has been approved at Building 3, exterior lath is approved at building 5 and roof sheathing approved at building 6. A Certificate of Occupancy for the first building is expected to be issued as soon as next week. 
  1. No Change from the previous. The new two story church sanctuary building at 1864 N. Broadway has completed the slab, roof sheathing and exterior lath. 
  1. No Change from the previous. The 212,000 SF industrial shell building at 2005 Harmony Grove has received a 30-day Temporary Certificate of Occupancy. 
  1. The new 63-unit condominium project, Citron, at 2516 S Escondido Blvd has received drywall inspection for building numbers 2 and 3, foundation inspection for building numbers 6, 7 and 8, floor sheathing inspection for building numbers 4, 9 and 10 and Fire final inspection approval for building number 1. 
  1. No Change from the previous. The new 105 room hotel at 200 La Terraza received approval for exterior lath and 4th floor framing. 
  1. The four-story, 102,774 sf storage building at 222 W Mission Ave has received inspection approval for 2nd floor mechanical, partial drywall and roof deck framing. 
  1. No Change from the previous. The new five-story storage building at 852 Metcalf St has received slab inspection approval. 
  1. The new Gateway Grand 126-unit apartment project at 700 W. Grand Ave. has received underground plumbing for building A and foundation and slab inspection for Buildings B. 
  1. No Change from the previous. Foundation and underground plumbing have been approved for all 3 apartment buildings on 917 W Lincoln Ave. The project has 3 buildings and 9 total units. 


Capital Improvements 

  1. Valley Parkway/Valley Center Road Widening Project: Calendar Day 344 – The contractor is completing the tree planting and staking of the trees along the Valley Parkway portion this week. A second crew has begun to lay out and plant shrubs along Valley Parkway. The traffic signal contractor has returned this week to finalize the remaining elements needed on the two traffic signal locations. The electrical contractor completed the installation of three new meter pedestals required along the project. SDG&E will energize the units later this month. The metal guard rail system along Valley Center Road at the new bridge abutment has not been resolved at this time.                     
  1. Transit Center Pedestrian Bridge ProjectNo changes from that reported last week: Transit Center Pedestrian Bridge and Spruce Street Channel Improvement Project is moving forward with 100% design. City is seeking final Permit from the Army Corps.  Negotiations of drainage/wall easements and TCEs with property owners are still underway. Negotiation with NCTD for a MOU is ongoing. 
  1. Missing Link Project - The two pedestrian bridge abutments were poured on Monday of this week. The bridge abutments are located along Broadway between the channel bridge and the Boys and Girls Club playground area. The pre-manufactured metal pedestrian/bike bridge is scheduled for delivery later this month 
  1. Public Service Agreement – No changes from that reported last week: Maintenance Yard Groundwater Monitoring Well Destruction 
  1. The City has solicited bids for the destruction of 14 groundwater monitoring wells located within the Public Works Maintenance Yard. The apparent low bid was $33,680.00 for the project. The project will be scheduled for November 26, 2018. 
  1. HSIP Traffics Signal Project – No changes from that reported last week: The apparent low bid was received from DBX Construction in the amount of $687,276.00. The project will provide new traffic signal at Valley Parkway / Date Street and El Norte Parkway / Fig Street intersections. The project is funded Highway Safety Improvements Projects.           

Private Development 

  1. Centre City Shopping Center - Construction of the offsite public improvements along Mission Avenue from Centre City Parkway which include the removal of the concrete median as well as resurfacing the roadway will be completed this week. The work will begin on Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm and be completed by 6: 00 a.m. Wednesday. Over the following two days a new median island will be constructed which will include stamped colored concrete inset. On Wednesday the new traffic striping will be applied along Centre City Parkway during a night time operation. The new striping will add a third lane of vehicle travel between Washington Ave to the South and HWY 78 onramp to the North. The project is located at 425 West Mission Avenue. 
  1. Tract 932 - Canyon Grove Shea Homes Community – Engineering will be finagling additional houses this week. Of the 179 home lots developed since the start of construction on February 11, 2016, only 30 remain unoccupied. 
  1. Latitude II Condominiums by a Lyon Homes Partnership: Washington Avenue at Centre City Parkway - Reconstruction of the Centre City Parkway improvements was completed this past week. Final striping alignment will be installed this Wednesday. The new alignment will create a third North bound travel lane along with a bike lane between Washington Avenue and Mission Avenue. 
  1. Exeter Industrial ParkNo changes from that reported last week: The remaining roadway improvements along Harmony Grove Road were completed on Saturday, October 20th. Final striping and traffic signal loop installation is set for Thursday of this week. The project is located at 2005 Harmony Grove Road. 
  1. Tract 934 – Is a 5 lot subdivision located at 1207 Gamble Street. The grading operation is continuing this week. 
  1. Gateway Project - The contractor has completed water line testing this week and will complete the tie in to the City system on Thursday, November 15. The project is located at 700 W. Grand Avenue, the previous site of Escondido Police Department. 
  1. Emmanuel Faith Church – The traffic signal activation has been delayed until adjustments can be made to the new signal heads. The existing power poles were found to be obstructing the new traffic signal head placements. The contractor is scheduled to activate the signal on Tuesday, November 27. 
  1. Lincoln Rock Apartments –The 3 building pads have been poured. The project is located at the Southwest corner of Rock Springs Road and Lincoln Avenue.  
  1. KB Homes – Staff walked the project this week to develop a punch list for items needing replacement and or repair. The developer is continuing with the development of all remaining houses within the project. 
  1. Veterans Village - The construction of offsite improvements along 15th Avenue is continuing this week with the installation of concrete sidewalk. 
  1. KB Homes Oak Creek Project - The contractor is nearing completion of the remedial grading to remove unsuitable material from within the project. This is work is focused on 4 specific areas. The project is located at the intersection of Hamilton Lane and Miller Avenue.