Posted on: January 8, 2018

Del Mar Recycles Drop Off Event and Solana Center Composting Booth!

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The City of Del Mar and Waste Management will hold a drop off event for recyclables on January 27, 2018, from 9:00 am to noon at the Del Mar Shores lower parking lot (entrance off Stratford Ct.). The recyclables drop off event is open to City of Del Mar r...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Powerhouse Park Turf Renovation

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The northern half of Powerhouse Park will be closed for turf renovation from January 4th through March 31st. The work will include minor grading (adjacent to the pathways), sod installation, soil preparation, aeration, seeding, and irrigation adjustments....

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: December 28, 2017

New 4:30PM Start Time for Regular City Council Meetings

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City Council meetings will begin at 4:30PM in the 2018 calendar year. Items that generate high levels of public interest will be heard after 6:00PM. The earlier start time allows all items to be heard at a reasonable hour for the benefit of the public.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Design Guidelines

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On November 6, 2017, the City Council adopted Resolution 2017-72, establishing Design Guidelines for Single-Family, Multi-Family and Commercial Development within the City of Del Mar.  The purpose of the Guidelines is to give residents, design pr...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

City of Del Mar Releases Public Records from Investigations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 1, 2017

City of Del Mar Releases Public Records from Investigation

Leading to Removal of Community Service Director for Mismanagement

DEL MAR – The City of Del Mar today released redacted public records from the third-party inv...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

The Right Decision for Del Mar

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This past week, the City of Del Mar let go three employees after an independent and impartial investigation found widespread mismanagement and misuse of public funds within the Community Services Department. The investigation uncovered nearly $200,000 in ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Draft City of Del Mar Design Guidelines

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In October 2016, the City Council directed Planning Department staff to proceed with the review and selection process of a qualified consultant to assist in the preparation of design guidelines for future residential and commercial development in Del Mar....

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Climate Action Plan

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The City of Del Mar's Climate Action Plan (CAP) was adopted in 2016 and designed to meet the State of California's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Greenhouse gases (GHG) are generated by the burning of fossil fuels such a...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Energy

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Electricity consumption accounts for about 20 percent of GHG emissions in the City of Del Mar and natural gas accounts for about 15 percent. Therefore, many of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) measures target residential and commercial electricity and natura...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Buildings

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Make your home more energy efficient! Electricity consumption accounts for about 20 percent of GHG emissions in the City of Del Mar and natural gas accounts for about 15 percent. Therefore, may of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) measures target residential ...

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Go Green Del Mar (Sustainable Del Mar) Links
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Water

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Conserving water and reducing water waste not only is important for our dry climate and frequent droughts, but also it takes energy to transport water to our homes, and energy to take waste water away.Water and waste water account for 5 and 1 percent of t...

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Go Green Del Mar (Sustainable Del Mar) Links
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Zero Waste

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The City of Del Mar generates approximately 8,700 tons of solid waste annually. They City is aiming to exceed state requirements with Climate Action Plan (CAP) goals for waste diversion of 80 percent by 2020 and 95 percent by 2035. In order to meet these ...

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Go Green Del Mar (Sustainable Del Mar) Links
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Transportation

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City of Del Mar Public Transportation Resources

•Ride Share

•HOV Access

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•Bike repair stations

•Energy Efficient Vehicles

•EV Charging Stations

•EV Rebates

  • % EV in Del Mar (chart)
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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Greening City Operations

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Implementation of the City's Climate Action Plan (CAP) includes a goal of acquiring funding for energy efficiency.The "Civic Center Energy Efficiency Enhancements" project application approved for California Energy Commission funding meets this ...

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Go Green Del Mar (Sustainable Del Mar) Links
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Environmental Organizations

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Several local and national organizations promote environmental responsibility and preservation. Click on the following links to find out more about what services these organizations provide, and how you can get involved with making Del Mar a sustainable c...

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Go Green Del Mar (Sustainable Del Mar) Links
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sustainability Advisory Board & Meetings

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The Sustainability Advisory Board (SAB) was established to advise City Council on environmental issues on which they may take action and in taking a leadership position in educating Del Mar residents and businesses about environmental issues. The SAB prep...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Residential Paving Project

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The repair and reconstruction of roadways through the City of Del Mar is scheduled from November 2017 through January 2018. The work consists of asphalt surface repairs on residential streets and alleys throughout the city. The City has contracted with PA...

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