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Palm Avenue Mixed Use and Commercial Corridor Master Plan - City Council Briefing April 1st

Mar 30, 2015 04:47PM ● By Paul Spear

The City of Imperial Beach and its consultant team are continuing their work the Palm Avenue Mixed-Use & Commercial Corridor Master Plan which has built upon the Master Plan Study approved by the City Council in February 2009.  After receiving significant feedback, comments and input during the First Community Workshop held on April 29, 2014, from the City's website, and at subsequent community outreach presentations on May 15, May 20, May 22, May 27, and January 5, 2015, the City and its consultant team have completed 30% drawings for the project and will soon begin the environmental phase of the project.  Additionally, City Council Briefings were provided last year on April 16th, May 21st, August 6th and December 10th during the regular City Council meetings.   For a summary of the input received to date and to provide any additional input, please visit the City's dedicated Web Page for this project at


Please also be advised that the 5th City Council briefing for the project has been scheduled for the following date and time:


            WHAT:          CITY COUNCIL BRIEFING NO. 5 - PALM AVENUE  


            DATE:           WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2015

            TIME:            6:00 PM

            WHERE:       COUNCIL CHAMBERS 



The last City Council update on the Palm Avenue Mixed Use and Commercial Corridor Master Plan (Master Plan) was provided on December 10, 2014. At that time, staff provided the City Council with an update on the Master Plan and reported that the consultant team had completed the 30% construction drawings upon which the environmental review document will be based. Staff also announced that the second community workshop was to take place on Thursday, January 15, 2015. On April 1st, staff will provide the City Council with another update on the Master Plan. Staff will also provide an update on the status of the Project Scope Summary Report (the "PSSR") being prepared by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the potential relinquishment of Palm Avenue/State Route (SR) 75. 


If you have any questions regarding this information or regarding the Project, please contact Greg Wade at 619-628-1354 or

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