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Palomar Mountain Planning Organization Minutes, 4/19/1997 Board Meeting minutes

Minutes of the Palomar Mountain Planning Organization Meeting April 19, 1997

Board Members Present:

Robert Carlyle, Russ Day, Elizabeth Getzoff (alternate), Bruce Graves, Susan Humason, Michael Pique, Carol Ravenscroft, John Tainer, Joseph Weeks.

The PMPO Board meeting was convened at 10:15 A.M. April 19, 1997. The minutes of the February 22 1997 meeting were approved. There was no treasurer's report; Halcie was ill and unable to attend.


Cedar Creek Water Development:

County ground water geologist John Peterson acknowledged he has received the letter we sent him along with the Hatch & Parent (Santa Barbara water-rights attorneys) opinion letter on Mr. Yale's application and the San Diego County water extraction ordinance. Mr. Peterson said he would notify the PMPO when Mr. Yale files his application for the Major Use Permit.

Relay Engineering Major Use Permit Modification:

Bruce Graves thinks it is a dead issue.


Susan Humason distributed proofs which were discussed and corrected. The newsletter will be in the mail by May 1.

Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast

The PMPO Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast is to be held at the Palomar Mountain Lodge 8:00 to 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 24, 1997; Memorial Day weekend. Carol Ravenscroft will help, as will Debbie & Karl Bauer, Charlie & Leslie Counts, Donna Dose, Russ Day, Susan Humason, and Michael Pique. Joe Weeks will order all the food, paper plates, cutlery. Bruce will rent the gas-fired griddle, Carol will bring strawberries and John Tainer maple syrup. Prices to be same as last year: $2 for adults, $1 for children.


Palomar Christian Conference Center Expansion Plans

Steve Ewert of the PCCC outlined their plans for developments inside the 320-acre Center, located on the back side of the State Park. They intend to spread out the camp, add an 80-person youth camp in Strawberry Flats, replace some galvanized iron Quonset huts with cabins, and build a gymnasium. The changes would in fact reduce the number of approved beds from the 500 in their most recent master plan (1969) to 400. During 1996, the PCCC hosted 9000 overnight guests. Mr. Ewert invited the PMPO board to visit and the PMPO will do so on July 26.

Next Meetings:

Annual meeting May 24, 1997; tour of Christian Conference Center July 26.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:54.

Michael E. Pique, Secretary.

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