Are you ready for the big one? October is ‘Shake Out’ month. Come and find out how we in PQ will fair when it hits. See an active demonstration timeline of where the quake will start, how long it will last and what type of damage we can expect in San Diego. Discover what you can do to help your family before, during and after the shaking. Learn what long term problems will need to be addressed once the earthquake damage is realized. Due to an unexpected closure of the Rancho Peñasquitos Library all next week our monthly PERC presentation has been moved to Tuesday October 20 at 6:30 pm. Please take the time to attend this FREE informational event. See you there!
Tue, Oct 20, 6:30 PM
PQ Public Library – 13330 Salmon River Rd, San Diego, CA 92129
The Public Utilities Department is proposing a series of water rate increases, the first of which would go into effect January 1, 2016. Information about the rate increases will be posted on this link.
This page will be updated whenever new documents and schedules become available. There are still some community presentations that are not too far from us in PQ – go to the City’s link for the most current information.
The promotion, organized by the San Diego Tourism Authority, encourages San Diegans and tourists to explore all that San Diego has to offer with the added incentive this month of bringing along your kids for free. Kids get free admission to a number of museums, parks, and even meals! Some examples are listed below:
* Free admission to 40+ museums including the New Children’s Museum downtown and the Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park
* Kids ride free on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner
* Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park
* Free admission to the U.S.S. Midway Museum
* Kids cruise free on Hornblower Harbor Cruises
Check out the complete list of more than 100 offers at kidsfreesandiego.org
and get out there and explore some new places right here at home.
*Most require a paid adult admission or meal to get the free kids offer.
The monthly meeting of the Rancho Peñasquitos Town Council is scheduled for:
Thursday, October 1st, 7:00 pm
DoubleTree Golf & Resort, Oakmont Room
14455 Peñasquitos Drive, San Diego, CA 92129
The Action Items for the Council to decide are the following:
1) Approval of Dave DeVries as a new member
2) Miss PQ & Miss Teen PQ for SD NE Communities Pageant for 2016-2017
3) Approval of Whistleblower and Record Retention, Conflict of Interest, policies and Conflict of Interest Statement.
Use this link, RPTC Agenda October 2015, to get details for this meeting. All residents are welcome to attend. For those of you who are not familiar with our meetings, there is a standing agenda item for public comment. Residents are allowed three minutes to raise concerns or announce upcoming community events by filling out a speaker slip.
We just completed our 1st Grant Cycle of this term and 5 community members were approved for grants to improve PQ. Giving back to our community is made possible in part because of our 39 partnerships! Consider being a community partner with the RPTC by submitting an application online at rpouncil.com-community partners pledge form. All donations are tax deductible as we are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
The Rancho Peñasquitos Planning Board has vacancies in Rancho Peñasquitos Districts 3, 5, 6 & 8 (please see map pdf). RPPB will be appointing new members at board meetings until the seats are filled. Eligible members of the community must be at least 18 years of age and have resided in the District boundary of the vacant seat for the last 30 days. The candidate must also be present at the meeting when the appointment will be considered.
The planning board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Doubletree Resort, 14455 Peñasquitos Dr. San Diego 92129. For more info about the planning board’s role: http://www.sandiego.gov/planning/community/cpg/index.shtml and http://www.sandiego.gov/planning/community/profiles/ranchopenasquitos/
Questions and applications (see below) should be emailed to Jeanine Politte, RPPB Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.