The Cardiff people (half from Citizens For Quality of Life) have spent thousands of dollars to hire a mediator. They came up with the idea to try to come to an open process solution. Basically, the idea was to let the citizens work this out. Don't leave it up to the city alone (my view, the city will monkey around, screw it up, cause delays, and waste a lot of money) I give them some credit for doing this.
Doug Long is running on a Hall Property Campaign, so it would be weird if he didn't participate. All candidates should for Encinitas city council should attend this meeting.
You are invited to attend:
Hall Park Conflict Assessment Presentation
Dick Bayer and Christina Simokat of the La Jolla Center for Dispute Resolution invite you to join them at the Encinitas Community Center on Monday, June 2nd at 7pm to discuss their assessment of the community conflict over the development of the Hall Property in Cardiff. The public is welcome; seating will be limited.
The La Jolla Center released the Hall Park Conflict Assessment at the end of March after almost a year of soliciting interviews and opinions from a wide range of Encinitas citizens. It is available to the public on the Contact page of their website, www.lajollacenter.com
Hall Park Assessment PDF link
Land use disputes are increasingly common in San Diego County, and usually create frustrating delays and costly political and legal battles. The purpose of the report was to help the people of Encinitas to decide if there are alternative strategies that could be used to develop the park more quickly and inexpensively, with the support of the majority of the community.
For more information, contact Heather Pollock at 858-454-3350