The Del Mar City Council met in special closed session Monday to discuss litigation and personnel matters. In regular session, it was reported that an investigation into a complaint about the city manager has concluded and a report and recommendation for special counsel are forthcoming. An investigation into a complaint regarding the Community Services Department was also completed. An executive summary will be provided to appropriate city staff and the council, which will decide what actions to take. The council will also decide what information can be made public while protecting staff privacy. In regular session, the council heard public input and directed staff to begin drafting a resolution allowing dogs on the beach from 20th Street to the river mouth before 8 a.m. The council also approved a request for a Breeder’s Cup event in which horses would run on the beach; approved several traffic-calming measures on Jimmy Durante Boulevard; and heard an update on the revised designs for Roadway & Sidewalk Improvement Project #5 (along Camino del Mar between Carmel Valley Road and Fourth Street/Del Mar Heights Road).
The Encinitas City Council met Wednesday and heard several speakers for and against the local cultivation of medicinal marijuana. The council also approved a three-year licensing agreement with Corridor Power for electric vehicle charging stations in the City Hall lower parking lot, adding free electrical charging for city residents and employees, and allowing electrical vehicle parking spaces to be available for the public when a car isn’t charging. The council also discussed…
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