Seats on the boards of directors of three special districts that provide such services as water, fire protection, sewage treatment and landscape maintenance are on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election.
The three special districts are the Santa Fe Irrigation District, the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District and the Rancho Santa Fe Community Services District.
This fall, three seats came up for election for the Santa Fe Irrigation District, which provides water service to residents of Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and part of Fairbanks Ranch.
Group seeks to engage young people in politics, educate them on ‘constitutional responsibilities’
About 100 Rancho Santa Fe residents showed up on Friday, Oct. 17, for a health club and pool community meeting, the last outreach before ballots were mailed on Monday, Oct. 20. On the ballots, members are being asked whether the Rancho Santa Fe Association should spend $350,000 on a professional planning phase for the potential new community amenity.
RSF Association Director Heather Slosar said the pool and health club could increase home values and make the Covenant more attractive to younger families, as well as serve as a lifestyle enhancement for existing Covenant members.
This competitive grant process is worth up to $5,000 for each organization selected as a recipient.
Vicky Carlson, president and CEO of LEAD San Diego, has joined the San Diego Film Foundation’s board of directors.
The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club had recently sent a message to families that the party was going to be cancelled and disappointment grew among children and parents who had grown to see the event as a fun family tradition.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently bought the 229-acre Rancho Santa Fe thoroughbred training center owned by Jenny Craig.
The rate was established at 14 cents per $100 of assessed valuation per the San Diego County Assessor’s roll. Of the 14 cents, 11.5 cents is applied to general services and 2.5 cents toward the Community Enhancement Fund.
The Rancho Santa Fe Association has received a preliminary proposal from AT&T to improve high-speed internet and wireless communications in the Covenant.
Fire crews have halted the spread of a several-acre brush fire off Camino de la Mitra in Rancho Santa Fe, according to firefighting officials. Firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District and Cal Fire responded to a report of a vegetation fire at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to the RSF Fire Protection District, in the 17000 block of Camino de la Mitra.