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February 26, 2024

City Council Meets February 27

The Vista City Council will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 5:30 pm at the Vista Civic Center. Council meetings are accessible to all, and we invite you to join us and participate in person or virtually.⁠

Agenda items include:⁠⁠

Public Hearings

1). Central Vista Business Improvement District Annual Levy.

2). Substantial Amendment to 2019-20 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan for Reallocation of Cares Act Funding.

Discussion Items

  • 1). Commercial Cannabis Equity Assessment Report.
  • 2). Effect of Inflation on Citywide Compensation.
  • 3). Olive Avenue Protected Bike Lanes.
  • 4). AVO Theater.
  • 5). AB 1999 (Irwin) Support Resolution.

⁠ Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024⁠

 Time: 5:30 pm⁠

 Location: Vista Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive⁠

Read the Agenda Read Staff Reports

Reminder: Register Now for Leadership Academy

The Vista Leadership Academy is a free eight-week program held twice a year. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, except for one daytime citywide bus tour. The academy gives residents an up-close look at how the city functions. Enrollment is limited to 20 Vista residents or business owners aged 18 years or older on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Spring 2024 session will run from March 13 through May 8 (no session on April 3).  A graduation ceremony will take place on May 14. Register Here

Upcoming Community Meetings

The City of Vista invites you to participate in upcoming community meetings. Your input is valuable and plays a part in important issues.

South Melrose Tree Trimming & Landscape Maintenance Assessment

Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6 pm

Hyatt Place, 2645 S. Melrose Drive, Vista

Join us to learn about the South Melrose landscaping and tree maintenance plan and proposed fees to fund these ongoing services for the community. City staff will be there to answer your questions. Light refreshments will be served. If you live or own property in the South Melrose portion of Vista, we want your opinions about tree and landscape maintenance.

Townsite Phase II Complete Streets Community Meeting

Wednesday, Mar. 27 at 6 pm

Linda Rhoades Recreation Center, 600 N. Santa Fe Avenue

Your attendance at this workshop could significantly influence the future of traffic safety and infrastructure enhancements in the Townsite neighborhood.

The City of Vista intends to secure grant funding for the “Townsite Complete Streets Project Phase II” project. Gathering community input is a vital aspect of our grant application process. We invite you to attend this meeting to familiarize yourself with the proposed plans and give your feedback. The City will consider and integrate residents’ vision into the project. This is your chance to contribute to actively shaping future initiatives to improve safety for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians in the Townsite neighborhood.

Fit & Fun: New Youth Activities Now Available …Get ready to ignite your child’s passion for fun and fitness with our NEW lineup of youth activities in the City of Vista! From energetic cheerleading to the rhythmic beats of fusion dance, toe-tapping tap for kids, graceful teen ballet, and the thrill of ultimate frisbee, we’ve got something for every young enthusiast!

Registration is now OPEN, so don’t miss out on enrolling your child in these exhilarating activities and watch them flourish in a supportive and engaging environment. Join us as we embark on a journey of growth, learning, and endless fun! More Information

Free Elder Fraud Prevention Workshop on March 6 ….Seniors are increasingly targeted by scammers looking for financial gain. Learn about common elder fraud schemes, the signs and symptoms of elder fraud, and what law enforcement is doing to protect seniors and prosecute scammers. Find out what you can do to prevent falling victim to these scams and report instances of fraud to local law enforcement. This is a free workshop for seniors, caregivers, and neighbors and is offered by an FBI Intelligence Analyst.

Elder Fraud Prevention Workshop Wednesday, Mar. 6 at 5 pm McClellan Senior Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Drive Register Here

Weekday Wellness & Fun for Seniors …..Calling all seniors! Looking for a way to add some excitement to your weekdays? Look no further! From 11 am until noon, join us at the McClellan Senior Center for a variety of engaging activities designed just for you!

  • Unleash your creativity in our lively art class on Mondays.
  • Test your luck and socialize with friends in a thrilling game of bingo on Tuesdays.
  • Enjoy some friendly competition with games and cards on Wednesdays.
  • Keep your mind sharp with trivia and brain games on Thursdays.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect, have fun, and make new memories with fellow seniors. Mark your calendars and join us for a fulfilling and enjoyable time at McClellan Senior Center! For more information, call 760.643.5288.

Step into Spring with the Joy Walkers Club…..Join us this Wednesday, February 28th, at 9 am for a delightful stroll with the Joy Walkers Club! We’ll kick off our morning adventure by meeting at the McClellan Senior Center before embarking on a refreshing group walk along the beautiful conservancy trail.

Experience the joy of nature and the camaraderie of fellow seniors as we take in the sights and sounds of the great outdoors together. Worried about the weather? No problem! In case of inclement conditions, we’ll gather inside the senior center for some invigorating stretching and balance activities, ensuring a fulfilling morning for all.

And here’s some paws-itively great news: Yes, service dogs are more than welcome to join us on our walks! For more information, call 760.643.5288.

City of Vista | 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084


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