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A memorial service honoring the life of Horace will be held on:
Saturday, February 25 at 11:00 a.m.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
890 Balour Drive
Encinitas CA 92024
Map and directions
The family suggests contributions in lieu of flowers to either the City of Hope or UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.
View Horace’s obituary in the San Diego Union~Tribune.
After nearly 14 years, the County Board of Supervisors finally adopted the County General Plan Update on a 4-1 vote (with Supervisor Horn dissenting). Supervisor Pam Slater promised the industry that the GPU will save applicants time and money. As this was the industry’s major complaint as to the previous development application process and its notorious lack of any process certainty, we will be monitoring this critical aspect. Major kudos go to Matt Adams, BIA Staff Vice President, and his team of volunteers who serve on our Public Policy Committee for bringing this to a productive close. More information to follow.
The Oceanside City Council voted 3 to 2 to revise its Inclusionary Zoning fee calculation methodology to more accurately reflect the impact of the housing market downturn. The vote was the second and final action needed by the council to implement the new process that will calculate the fee charged to new homebuilders on a square foot basis rather than charge a $10,375 per home fee for affordable housing. Councilmembers Jerry Kern, Jack Feller and Gary Felien questioned the logic of the city charging $10,000 on every new home for affordable housing in an era of plunging home values. They reaffirmed their support for the changes saying it could stimulate construction jobs and economic activity in the North County city. Councilmember Esther Sanchez acknowledged that Oceanside had one of the best affordability rates of coastal cities but nonetheless continued her strong opposition to the changes. Mayor Jim Wood also voted against the measure. (more…)