The OBTC Public Meeting was packed with community info and the happenings around town!
The newly elected 2019 board members were officially sworn in, and we heard updates from Chevelle Newell Tate (Rep for Senator Toni G. Atkins) and Emily Wier (Rep for Nathan Fletcher). Seamus Kennedy from Councilmember Jennifer Campbell‘s office had updates and a reminder about the “Java with Jen” event, Sat March 2, 10:00am at the Ocean Beach Woman’s Club. Seamus also presented two former OBTC board members, Andrew Waltz and Giovanni Ingolia, with well-deserved certificates of appreciation.
Also on hand were SDPD, Friends of the Ocean Beach Library (good news there, the first renderings of the new library will be given to us in May) and we learned of proposed off-shore drilling from a concerned local citizen.
The Beach Games are coming to Mission Beach Oct. 9-14th, bringing over 1300 athletes from around the world to San Diego. You can find out more at www.awbgsandiego.com
We heard from the candidates for the OB Planning Board Member Elections, which are taking place this Wednesday, 4-7pm at OB Rec Center. Go to oceanbeachplanning.org for more info. Principal Drapeau from OB elementary caught us up on all the fun and innovative health and wellness programs there. Lastly, local Mom and concerned citizen Mandy Havlik, from the “Stop in the Name of Love” campaign, presented information about the traffic congestion on Sunset Cliffs Blvd from 7:30-8:30am, resulting in unsafe conditions for children walking to OB Elementary. She is advocating for additional safety control measures in the vicinity of the school, and asking the OB Town Council for support in her efforts to get funding from the city.
We would love to hear from our OB Town Council members on this, or any hot topics in our community!
Plan on staying “in the know” by attending out next public meeting! March 27th, 7:00pm at the Masonic Lodge, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd.