In order to complete the Covenant modification, the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club had to obtain the consent of two-thirds of the properties within 500 feet of the lots. The club obtained 72 percent consent from adjacent properties for the north lot and 71 percent consent from properties for the south lot.
The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District will soon have its own deputy chief, a position it once shared with a joint contract between the cities of Encinitas, Del Mar and Solana Beach.
The Santa Fe Irrigation District got some good news this month, as it learned that its wholesale water supplier plans to raise its prices 2.2 percent next year, as opposed to the increase of up to 12.2 percent that had been projected.
The change means the district won’t face a steep hike in its own costs for supplying water to its customers in Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and Fairbanks Ranch, thus reducing the pressure for water rate increases.
The Rancho Santa Fe School District and the Rancho Santa Fe Faculty Association settled their negotiations for a new teachers agreement for 2013-16, a process Superintendent Lindy Delaney said went very well.
The Board of Trustees will formally approve Schmitt’s appointment at the next board meeting on May 16. Schmitt will begin his new role as Superintendent of the San Dieguito Union High School District on July 1, 2013.
I will be leaving my position as principal of Canyon Crest Academy to assume the position of principal at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts effective July 1, 2013.
May 8 2013 | Posted in News
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The Rancho Santa Fe School District is incorporating sixth grade into its middle school this fall, a move that is in line with the new Common Core State Standards that breaks down elementary and middle school as K-5 and 6-8.
California fire officials’ expectations of a busy fire season are already being realized. Last week in particular there was an increase in the number of fires burning throughout Southern California, including San Diego County. Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD) firefighters were dispatched to the largest of the first, the Springs Fire in Ventura County, last week as part of a California Office of Emergency Services type I strike team. They assisted with structure protection and fire suppression efforts.
The response for the Rancho Santa Fe Association’s purchase of the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club’s clubhouse has been positive, according to advisory votes by both the RSF Association and the RSF Garden Club. In March, the Association announced plans to purchase the village clubhouse for $2,369,250.
The Rancho Santa Fe Association has assessed a $575 Covenant violation fine on the gas station at the entrance to the village as well as suspended its membership privileges for 30 days.