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The La Mesa Oktoberfest has been a La Mesa Village fall tradition for many years. As the cost of running a city increased with fewer spare dollars to go around, local event organizers were required to pay for the costs of city expenses in producing the event. This was substantial and cut into the after expense revenues of the primary event organizer. Unfortunately, years of mismanagement and squabbling between local merchant groups and the city about who would pay for what, had left the…Continue
At it's June 14, 2016 meeting, the City Council voted to discontinue the Building Codes Review Board. Since the City follows the State and national mandated codes, and rarely makes exceptions to these codes, the Council decided the Board was no longer needed!
The Council also combined the Commission on Ageing and Veterans with Human Relations Commission.
The La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group gives these changes a Thumbs Up!…
The recently agreed-to fine of $800k for 2010 sewage spills is troubling. It's true, the fine could be cut in half depending in certain efforts by the city, but either way this is a major hit on the city budget. We call on the city council to provide a full transparency and accountability on everything leading up to, and flowing from this environmental mess. What happened between 1998, when the problems became known because of heavy rains, and 2010 when another heavy rain caused the problems…Continue