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Chula Vista to Consolidate Transportation Fees

Chula Vista to Consolidate Transportation Fees

By Matt Adams
The City of Chula Vista plans to consolidate its three Transportation Impact Fee programs into a single format that should improve administrative consistency and clarity. The city’s programs are broken down geographically between the East, West and Bayfront regions, but the regulations are listed throughout the Municipal Code.

 

Consolidation […]

By |2018-09-24T10:45:12+00:00September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inclusionary Update Headed to Council Committee

Inclusionary Update Headed to Council Committee

By Matt Adams
The San Diego Smart Growth and Land Use Committee will get its first update on the effort to revise the city’s Inclusionary Zoning policies. The Housing Commission will update the committee on the latest state legislation moves to tackle the housing crisis and present their timeline for […]

By |2018-09-18T09:32:01+00:00September 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMC Cares for CARES!

SMC Cares for CARES!

The Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) has been raising funds all year in support of BIA Cares. As you know “every dollar counts” and under the leadership of SMC President, Lori Asaro, the Board has done just that!  The BIA Cares donation jar makes the rounds […]

By |2018-09-17T13:43:56+00:00September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Santee Holds Special Council Meeting to Consider Citizen’s Initiative

Santee Holds Special Council Meeting to Consider Citizen’s Initiative

By Mike McSweeney
On Wednesday evening September 5th, the Santee City Council will meet to discuss the recently qualified (for the 2020 ballot) Citizen’s initiative where every significant development project would have to go before the voters. 
 

 

The Council chose to study the proposed measure’s effects on the […]

By |2018-09-04T14:14:57+00:00September 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oceanside to Reinstate Fee Deferral Program

Oceanside to Reinstate Fee Deferral Program

By Mike McSweeney
In response to the BIA’s request, the City of Oceanside will reinstate a fee deferral option to builder developers. Oceanside’s last Fee Deferral policy expired in 2014.

 

The Fee Deferral ordinance is scheduled for a first adoption reading on September 5th, with a second reading two weeks later. The ordinance […]

By |2018-08-28T09:28:02+00:00August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BIA Evaluates North County Candidates

BIA Evaluates North County Candidates

By Matt Adams
The BIA Political Communications Committee has spent the summer evaluating candidates and ballot measures heading for the November 6th General Election. While large cities like San Diego and Chula Vista run primary races, a host of North County cities forgo that process and conduct strictly November campaigns.
 
 
The candidate filing period […]

By |2018-08-28T09:36:28+00:00August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BIA PAC Annual Fall Fundraiser

BIA PAC Annual Fall Fundraiser

By Borre Winckel, President & CEO

Please show up on Thursday, September 6th at the Piazza della Famiglia for a critical event held to protect your business interests. Let me explain.

Far too few BIA members readily acknowledge that the growth of their business depends in […]

By |2018-08-20T15:25:23+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2nd Quarter Sales Award Winners Announced!

2nd Quarter Sales Award Winners Announced!

By Danielle Grommersch
Last Tuesday at our Sundowner Model Home Tour the winners of the 2nd Quarter SMC Sales Awards were announced. These awards are based on a qualitative and quantitative approach and are meant to reward the sales successes and the individuals who make special efforts toward the success of […]

By |2018-08-20T15:01:05+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments