Monday, October 12, 2020, 6:00 p.m.
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Until further notice, Planning meetings will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of California Executive Order 29-20, which suspends certain requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act. During the current State of Emergency and in the interest of public health and safety, most—and possibly all—of the SSDPG meetings will be participating by Zoom. In accordance with the Executive Order, there will be no members of the public participating in person at the SSDPG Meetings. In lieu of not being able to provide public comment via Zoom, members of the public may email their comments to Myron Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting, October 12, 2020.
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This Planning Group covers the area south of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway (Highway 94), east of Interstate 5, north of the border of National City, and west of Interstate 805.
It includes the communities of Sherman Heights, Logan Heights, Grant Hill, Memorial, Stockton, Mount Hope, Mountain View, Southcrest, and Shelltown.
1. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, AND INTRODUCTIONS
2. ADOPT THE AGENDA
3. MEETING MINUTES REVIEW AND APPROVAL
4. PUBLIC COMMENTS
The public may speak on matters not on the agenda, for a maximum of up to two minutes.
A. Elected Officials’ Staff Reports (Districts 4, 8, and 9)
B. Central Division and Southeastern Division Police Updates
C. City Departments
D. Civic San Diego
E. Chair Report
F. Community Planning Committee Representative Report
6. INFORMATION ITEMS
Groundwork San Diego Chollas Creek https://groundworksandiego.org/
Information on Groundwork’s award of the Kresge Foundation Grant in supporting Climate Safe Neighborhoods and partnerships to make communities more resilient to extreme heat and flooding and making a difference in San Diego. Encouraging and engagement of community members, residents, stakeholders and the SSDPG Board Members to advocate and make a difference for improvements in the community, increased quality of life in a livable community to meet the needs of community members now and in the future.
Presented by: Patrice Baker, Community Outreach Director
Public Power San Diego Updates (https://www.publicpowersd.org)
The Mayor’s Office opened the auction for the electric and natural gas franchises on Sept. 23rd, despite City Council rejecting the franchise bid terms developed by the Mayor’s Office at its Aug. 6th meeting. Bids are due on Oct. 23rd. Community activists are urging the City Council to reject the bids.
Presented by: Bill Powers, principal of Powers Engineering and chairman of California Local Energy Advancing Renewables.
Engineering & Capital Projects, AC Water & Sewer Group 1052
This project is located in the Southeastern San Diego community area, council District 8 and includes open trench replacement, and trenchless method to upgrade the capacity of the sewer main to meet anticipated future peak flows. The new sewer system will meet current design standards and comply with EPA environmental requirements and mandates.
See attached Fact Sheet.
Presented by: Jing DeBeliso, Project Engineer
Information on Measure B, a charter amendment that establishes an independent community-led commission on police practices.
Measure B will establish a new commission that will have its own staff, subpoena power, independent legal counsel, and the authority to investigate police officer misconduct, review complaints against officers, and make recommendations on police officer discipline, police policies, and Police Department legal compliance.
Presented by: Ariana Federico, Youth Organizer
Mid-City CAN (Community Advocacy Network)
7. CONSENT ITEMS: None
8. ACTION ITEMS
Project No. 660383; Gateway Cannabis Outlet
This project is trailed from the September 14, 2020 SSDPG meeting. The project consists of a storefront cannabis outlet to operate at 995 Gateway Center Way, Suite 107 and 108, San Diego, CA 92102 within an existing three-story, 42,530 square foot commercial building to operate a 2,995 outlet. The Development Services Department has completed the second review of the project referenced above, and described as a Process 3, Conditional Use Permit to operate Gateway Cannabis Outlet in Process 3, Conditional Use Permit on a 4.10-acre site in the IL-3-1 Zone within the Southeastern San Diego Planning Group area in Council District 9.
Ben Kimbro, Director of Public Affairs, Harvest (applicant)
Lauren Niehaus, Government Relations Specialist, Harvest (applicant)
Abhay Schweitzer, San Diego architect for Harvest
Adrian Kwiatkowski, San Diego consultant for Harvest
San Diego City Development Services, Cannabis information visit: www.sandiego.gov/cannabis
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