City Manager’s Weekly Update – Feb. 1, 2019

  • Updates on: Transbay Pump Station Rehabilitation project, B Ave Value Replacement project, Golf Course Clubhouse construction
  • City will celebrate the beginning of work to rehabilitate 35 city owned affordable housing units on Feb. 7
  • On the Feb. 5 City Council agenda, the council will be asked to consider analyzing a relinquishment study to take over ownership and maintenance of State Routes 75 and 282
  • More than 50 applicants have applied for Library Director position, next is screening and then interviews for most qualified
  • Caltrans began last week to install spikes along side rail of bridge as temporary suicide deterrent
  • The 2019 Coronado Community Read book, “The Practice House” by local author Laura McNeal, is available at library in print, ebook and audio format
  • Week of Feb 11 tree maintenance contractor will remove and replace 6 Deodar cedars along orange ave median
  • Rain Out app not just for aquatics center, check out RainedOut.com
  • San Diego Regional Airport Authority will prepare an EIR to examine potential effects associated with upcomign ALUCP (airport land use compatibility plan)
  • City and NBC held a public meeting on Jan. 31 to hear a presentation on air operations by NBC Commanding Officer Captain Tim Slentz

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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  • Affordable Housing Rehab Celebration: The City is pleased to celebrate the beginning of work to rehabilitate 35 City-owned affordable housing units at four facilities scattered throughout Coronado. A formal commemoration of the rehabilitation effort will be held on Thursday, February 7, at 2 p.m. in front of the units at 406-430 Orange Avenue. A goal of the City’s is to have its affordable housing units better blend with the attractive character of Coronado. more info on city website
  • Relinquishment Study: An item of note on the upcoming February 5 City Council agenda is that the Council will be asked to consider analyzing a relinquishment study to take over ownership and maintenance of state Routes 75 (Orange Avenue and Silver Strand State Highway) and 282 (Third and Fourth streets), which are now owned by the California Department of Transportation. 
  • Suicide Deterrent Spike Project: The California Department of Transportation began work last week to install 4-inch spikes on the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. The Suicide Deterrent Spike Project calls for the spikes to be installed along the side rails of the bridge as a temporary deterrent until a more permanent barrier can be found and installed. Crews will work overnight for about three weeks to complete the project. There will be no bridge closures related to the installation work. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can provide support for people in distress. Call (800) 273-8255 for help.
  • Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Update: The San Diego Regional Airport Authority has notified the City that they will prepare an Environmental Impact Report to examine the potential environmental effects associated with their upcoming Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.
  • Golf Course Clubhouse Construction: The Golf Course Clubhouse renovation is moving along. A new dining and bar area is being constructed with the reopening set for April 1. The Golf Pro Shop and Golf Course are open during construction.
Image: City Manager’s Weekly Update Feb. 1, 2019

See 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