Wednesday, November 25, 2020

City Manager’s Weekly Update – February 2, 2018

  • A Navy water main in the 100 block of B Avenue burst this past week forming a sinkhole and flooding nearby streets; repairs are in progress
  • A public meeting will be held on Feb. 7 with information on environmental impacts associated with the transition to V-22 Osprey aircraft at NASNI
  • County of San Diego declared that the Hepatitis A emergency outbreak has ended; the region remains in an influenza emergency
  • Active Transportation third public workshop will be held on Feb. 7 to review proposed projects and programs to improve walking and biking in Coronado
  • Coronado’s Golf Pro Brian Smock was chosen as one of the nation’s top 11 golfers who continue to play on the tour while running golf course operations
  • The city’s remotely monitored bicycle was stolen twice recently, resulting in two arrests; the police department has made more than 80 arrests since the remotely monitored bike program started three years ago
  • Sunset Park improvements update
  • Valentine’s Day 10K event will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11 beginning and ending at Tidelands Park with approximately 2,000 runners

Each week, the City Manager’s Office provides an update that includes information on programs, services and issues within the City, as well as news, project updates and follow-up information when necessary.

Get up to speed on what’s going on in Coronado with this video preview of the latest edition of the Coronado City Manager’s Weekly Update, as well as a sampling of the updates below. Read the full update on the City’s website.

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  • Navy Water Main Break:  A Navy water main in the 100 block of B Avenue burst on Tuesday, January 30, causing flooding in the roadway and onto nearby First Street. The late afternoon flooding caused a sinkhole to form in the middle of the street, which remains closed until repairs are made. No damage to private property resulted from the flooding, which was kept under control by the area’s storm drains. The City, Navy and California American Water responded immediately. The Navy determined it was its line, secured the necessary valves and commenced cleanup operations. First and A Avenue are open to traffic. The Navy requested that their contractor be permitted to work on repairs to the water main and damaged pavement on a 24-hour-a-day schedule. The City has agreed to permit around-the-clock operations for the first 48 hours; then nighttime operations will be reassessed. The City’s and the Navy’s objective is to make repairs and reopen the roadway as soon as possible. Complete restoration could take up to 10 days. Area residents may see lights and hear construction noise during the repairs. The City appreciates your patience.
  • Active Transportation Plan Public Workshop: The City will host the third public workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, to review the proposed projects and programs for the Active Transportation Plan. The meeting will be held in the Library’s Winn Room. There is still time to participate in the online questionnaire for the Active Transportation Plan. To take the questionnaire, click here.
  • Bicycle Theft Arrests: On Friday, January 26, officers arrested a man on charges that he stole the Police Department’s remotely monitored bicycle. Police found the suspect with the department’s  bicycle, wire cutters and another bicycle that had been locked up several blocks away from where the City’s bike was locked. He was transported to San Diego Central Jail and charged with grand theft and possession of stolen property. A second man was arrested on Wednesday, January 31, at 6:12 a.m. on the same charges after he was found in possession of the City-owned remotely monitored bicycle. He also was taken to San Diego County Jail. The Police Department has made more than 80 arrests since the remotely monitored bicycle program started 3 1/2 years ago.

For the complete City Manager’s Weekly Update, visit the city’s website.

 

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com
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