Agenda December 5, 2023

Agenda for Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 6:00 PM until approx. 8:00 PM

Normal Heights Community Center

4649 Hawley Avenue

Via Zoom at

Via telephone: 1 689-278-1000 Meeting ID: 626 390 4190

6:00     Call to order – AUDIO, CHAT, AND VIDEO WILL BE RECORDED

  1. Opening “reflection”
  2. Introductions of Board members. Virtual attendees are encouraged to enter their name for a record of their attendance in “Chat” or, if participating by audio only, to introduce themselves verbally. A reminder that other Chat entries will not be monitored by the Chair and are not considered official communications, even if to or from Board members.
  3. Agenda Setting/modifications (Note: items may be addressed out of listed order and time)
  4. Approval of meeting minutes for November as sent via email – Secretary/Brian Schrader
  5. Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer/ Frances Prichett

6:15   Non-Agenda Public Comment

  • Non-Agenda Public Comment regarding NH land use & related NH community issues (2min pp).
  • Digital Communications Monitoring from, Nextdoor, Facebook, Email, etc. 

6:30 Action/Decision Items (Board member roll call may be performed for recording votes)

  • Presentation on permit search map – Paul Coogan
  • Update on construction project at 35th and Adams – Paul Coogan
  • Q&A with Council President D9 – Sean Elo-Rivera (unconfirmed but reserved spot)

7:15     Reports/Updates

  1. City, County, and State government agency representatives, if present.
    1. District 9 Councilmember Elo-Rivera – Sara Al-Agha
    2. Mayor’s Office – Lucero MagandaCounty Supervisor– (removed until further notice) State Senator Atkins –Andi McNew 
    3. Assembly Member Ward – Christopher Gris 
    4. Chair report 
      1. Community Planners Committee
        1. Ad hoc subcommittee opinion letter on Grand Jury Report on DIF 
      • Board Seat tenure info
  2. Community Group updates when present
    1. Adams Avenue Business Association – Scott Kessler
    1. El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association – Gary Weber
    1. NH Community Association and NH Urban Arts – Greg Stone/Norma Stafford
    1. Adams “Community Recreation Advisory Group” – Nancy Lawler
    1. NH for Smart Growth – Paul Coogan

7:30 Standing Committees

  1. Joint Mid-City Communities Plan Update Committee – Greg Stone, Scott Kessler, Emily, Brian
  2. Historical Property Review Report – Dan 

7:45 Advisory Committees

  1. Nominating Committee – Greg Stone, Taylor Everich, Jim Baross
  2. Utility Undergrounding & Street Lighting MAD – Emilie Colwell & Francis Prichett
  3. Caltrans Grant Submission – Paul Coogan
  4. DEI Program – Paul Coogan, Scott Kessler, Jim Baross
  5. Tree Replacements – Greg Stone, Emilie Colwell, Gerald Schoelen
  6. Traffic Issue Taskforce (Report on Vision Zero) – Allan Harjala 
  7. Community Engagement Poll – Paul Coogan

8:00    Adjournment

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