COMMUNITY CHOICE ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Councilmember Joe Mosca 
Environmental Commissioners: James Wang and Christian Adams
The purpose of the Community Choice Energy (CCE) Subcommittee is to establish a CCE program for Encinitas.  A CCE will offer Encinitas residents and businesses a choice in energy supply, including greater options for cleaner electricity sources.
On September 11, 2019, City Council approved the formation of a CCE Joint Powers Authority with the Cities of San Diego, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and La Mesa. The Council appointed Joe Mosca as our primary CCE JPA Board Member and Mayor Catherine Blakespear as the alternate.
The inaugural Board meeting of the San Diego Regional Community Choice Energy Authority (temporary name) will be held on:
Date: October 31, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: City of La Mesa, Council Chambers, 8130 Allison Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942
Who: SDRCCEA Board Members, open to the public
Agenda
Live Video
Timeline: 

  • February 20, 2019: City Council received the draft  Technical Feasibility Study and directed staff to conduct a Governance Analysis.
  • March 21, 2019: A multi-city public meeting on the draft Feasibility Study was held in Carlsbad with a turnout of over 40 participants. 
  • April 17, 2019: City Council accepted the final Technical Feasibility Study and directed staff to pursue the formation of a CCE Program. Council also approved funding for legal services to support the CCE formation process.
  • September 11, 2019: City Council approved the formation of a CCE program with the Cities of San Diego, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach and La Mesa. 

DOCUMENTS:
Community Choice Energy Technical Feasibility Study
Community Choice Energy - Frequently Asked Questions
Community Choice Energy - Governance Analysis Report
MEETINGS:
March 21, 2019

Joint Public Meeting CCE Presentation Slides
Feb 15, 2017 
Meeting Agenda 
Meeting Summary
June 20, 2016 
Meeting Agenda & Detailed Meeting Agenda
Meeting Materials
Summary of Energy Consultant Responses
Energy Consultant Presentations (in order of appearance)
Meeting Summary
Attendees 
May 16, 2016 
Meeting Agenda
Presentation
Meeting Summary
Attendees



ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE

Appointed Council Members: Tasha Boerner Horvath,  Joe Mosca
The Economic Development Subcommittee is comprised of two City Council Members with support from staff.  The purpose of the subcommittee is to explore issues and options related to Economic Development in the City of Encinitas.
PAST MEETINGS: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 8:00-9:30 am Council Chambers   Meeting Agenda
Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:30-9:30 am Poinsettia Room  

 

THEATER PAD AD-HOC SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Catherine Blakespear and Joe Mosca
Committee Members:  The Encinitas Ranch Theater Pad Ad-hoc Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members, and City Staff.
PAST MEETINGS:
City Council Special Workshop- Wed. 2/1/17
City Council Special Meeting - Mon. 2/6/17

 

URBAN FOREST AD-DOC SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Tony Kranz, TBD
The City Council Urban Forest Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members and City staff. The purpose of the subcommittee is to review the Urban Forest Plan policy and implementation and include information on edible landscaping. To view the city's current Urban Forest Management Program click HERE
PAST MEETINGS:
May 13, 2014 
Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Item 3 Staff Agenda Report (Staff Report Only)
Item 3 Staff Agenda Report (Complete Report with Attachments)
Staff PowerPoint Presentation
June 10, 2014
Meeting Agenda (PDF)
July 8, 2014
Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Staff Documentation-City Owned Property (PDF)
January 6, 2015
Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Item 3: Draft Report
January 21, 2015
Subcommittee Report to City Council: Item 10F – Urban Forest SubcommitteeAugust 22, 2016
Meeting Agenda
Draft Municipal Tree Ordinance (PDF)
Current Municipal Tree Ordinance (PDF)
Draft Urban Forest Council Policy (PDF)
Current Urban Forest Council Policy (PDF)
November 9, 2016
Subcommittee Report to City Council

 

PACIFIC VIEW ACTIVATION PLAN AD-HOC SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Catherine Blakespear, Tony Kranz
The Pacific View Activation Plan Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members and city staff. The purpose of the subcommittee is to review use options and property rehabilitation options for the recently purchased Pacific View school property.
PAST MEETINGS:
October 6, 2014
Meeting Agenda (PDF)
Memo -  Best, Best & Kreiger (PDF)
Power Point Presentation (PDF)
October 22, 2014 - Pacific View Subcommittee Report to City Council
Agenda Report
January 13, 2015
Agenda (PDF)
Draft Report: Pacific View Site Activation Subcommittee Draft Proposal December 22, 2014
February 11, 2015
Report Back to City Council
Link to video for Agenda Item 10 F - Pacific View Activation Subcommittee
March 3, 2015
Agenda (PDF)
PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
March 19, 2015
Request for Proposals (RFP) for Preparation of a Preliminary Design Report and Construction Documents for the Pacific View Rehabilitation project.
April 8, 2015
Draft Subcommittee Report (PDF)
June 29, 2015
Agenda (PDF)
PowerPoint Presentation (1 of 2) PDF
PowerPoint Presentation (2 of 2) PDF
July 10, 2015
Notice Inviting Letters of Interest to be the Operating Partner of the Pacific View Site
July 20, 2015
Collaborative Workshop Invitation
Collaborative Workshop Handout
August 10, 2015
Pacific View 90% Review Draft - Preliminary Design Report
September 23, 2015
Report back to City Council (PDF)

 

HOUSING ELEMENT STRATEGY AD-HOC SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Catherine Blakespear and Tony Kranz
Committee Members:  The Housing Element Strategy Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members, City Staff, and representatives from the public.
On November 16, 2016, the City Council approved the formation of a Housing Element Subcommittee comprised of Mayor Blakespear and Council Member Kranz to work with the community, the City Attorney, outside Attorneys, City Staff and the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to discuss a path forward in order to develop a state compliant housing element.
To further this goal, the Housing Element Subcommittee established a Housing Element Task Force comprised of Mayor Blakespear, Council Member Kranz, Planning Commissioner Bruce Ehlers and former Planning Commissioner Kurt Groseclose.
The public is welcome to attend the Housing Element Task Force and associated meetings. There is opportunity to speak.
To stay apprised of future meetings you can sign up to receive City newsletters and e-notifications. Select Housing Element Update and any other topics you are interested in.
Visit Housing Plan Update 2018 to view upcoming meeting dates and links to past meetings and supporting material.

 

PROP 64 - MARIJUANA REGULATIONS AD-HOC SUBCOMMITTEE 
Appointed Council Members: Tony Kranz,  Joe Mosca
The City Council Prop 64 Marijuana Regulations Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members and City Attorney.
The purpose of the subcommittee is to explore issues and options related to Prop 64, including cultivation and mobile delivery and to make recommendations for a scientific survey.
PAST MEETINGS:
September 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.       Meeting Agenda    Agenda Attachments     Audio
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Meeting Agenda   Audio 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Meeting Agenda   Presentation  Audio

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Mayor Kristin Gaspar, Tony Kranz
The City Council Community Outreach Subcommittee is comprised of Mayor Gaspar and Council Member Kranz. The purpose of the subcommittee is to consider community outreach tools. 
Link to the Subcommittee report to Council on 4-27-16 

 

COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHING A WELCOMING COMMUNITY
Appointed Council Members: Tony Kranz, Lisa Shaffer
Established to begin the process of defining how Encinitas can become a formal member of the White House Task Force on New Americans’ Building Welcoming Communities Campaign (BWCC). According to the White House website, the President is calling on local communities to act on a set of principles to build inclusive, welcoming communities that allow all residents to thrive and advance integration efforts in three core areas: civic, economic, and linguistic integration.
Click HERE to view City Council Resolution and other resource information

 

FUNDRAISING SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Lisa Shaffer, Teresa Barth
Subcommittee Report to City Council -  November 12, 2014 
Link to video - Item 10B – Fundraising Policy Subcommittee Report

 

MEDIATION POLICY SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: Catherine Blakespear, Tony Kranz
The City Council Mediation Subcommittee is comprised of Deputy Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Council Member Tony Kranz. The purpose of the subcommittee is to review and establish a mediation policy for the city.
Link to Subcommittee report to Council on 6-24-15

 

SUBCOMMITTEE TO REVIEW CODE CASE (BRAUN/MARR)
Appointed Council Members: Kristin Gaspar, Tony Kranz
City vs. Braunn-Marr Subcommittee Report to City Council - October 22, 2014

 

URBAN AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE
Appointed Council Members: 
Catherine Blakespear, Tony Kranz
The City Council Urban Ag Subcommittee is comprised of Council Members Catherine Blakespear and Tony Kranz; and city staff. The purpose of the subcommittee is to review the City’s Urban Ag policies and ordinances
Link to video/agenda - Item 10B - Urban Agriculture
In addition, the California Coastal Commission approved the Urban Agriculture Ordinance on August 11, 2016. The Ordinance is now in full effect. Information regarding urban agriculture regulations can be found under the Planning Department's webpage under Programs & Services.