______ City Manager's Update
Nov. 4, 2022
The following is provided as an update regarding programs, services and issues within the City.
City Manager's Update Video
Community News & Updates
Hometown Banner Ceremony Set for Saturday, Nov. 5
The City invites the community to the next Hometown Banner Program ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 5, when we will recognize the next group of local military heroes with banners along the Coronado Avenue of Heroes, including mother and daughter honorees.
Veterans Day holiday schedule 2022

The City of Coronado will observe the Veterans Day holiday on Friday, Nov. 11, and reminds residents and businesses that some City facilities will be open. 
City distributing 'E-bike & B-safe Coronado!' campaign materials
E-bike safety brochures and flyers are being distributed to local schools, bike rental facilities and hotels, as well as to City facilities around Coronado. The goal of the City’s newly launched e-bike safety campaign is to educate the community on safety, preparedness and accident prevention. The City’s Police Department recently announced it will host a bike rodeo on Dec. 10 which will focus on general bike safety as well as e-bike safety. The “E-bike & B-safe Coronado!” campaign is an ongoing initiative that will focus on all e-bike users, including youth. 
Council approves 2023 Special Events calendar

Earlier this week, the City Council approved Coronado’s 2023 calendar of Special Events. Special events are those held in City parks or in public rights of way and that require some level of City support, such as public safety. The City reviews and approves special event permits annually for the upcoming calendar year. 
City hires new Communications and Engagement Officer

The City has hired Andrea McCullough as Coronado’s Communications and Engagement Officer, a recently expanded position in the City Manager’s Office. She starts work Nov. 7.

Coronado Island Film Festival celebrates 7 years Nov. 9-13
The Coronado Film Festival, which runs Wednesday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 13, is celebrating its seventh anniversary. Film critic. Author Leonard Maltin will once again serve as honorary head juror. The City is a founding sponsor and proud to be part of the events, many held in City facilities. 
Nov. 8 General Election Update

In-person voting has begun at 39 vote centers around San Diego County. They will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., inlcuding Coronado's vote center at the Library. On Saturday, Nov. 5, another 179 locations will open for a total of 218 vote centers open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find out where to vote by visiting sdvote.com.
Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 6

Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 6, bringing an extra hour of sleep. The ending of daylight saving time means that the sun will be out earlier in the morning and the evenings will get darker sooner. Daylight saving ends at 2 a.m. local time on Nov. 6 and resumes on Sunday, March 12, 2023.

Coronado's Halloween Happening photo highlights

Recreation and Golf Services and the Library hosted some family-friendly activities for the community. The annual Halloween Happening was held at Spreckels Park, a magic show was performed at the Library and the Halloween Bash took place at the Spreckels Center. Check out the images from all three.
Public Safety Open House highlight video

The City held its annual Public Safety Open House Oct. 9. Here is a video of the highlights of the day.

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Community Meetings
Public Meeting Calendar
Please note, all meetings are subject to cancellation.
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m.
Library Board of Trustees
Library's Winn Room

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 3 p.m.
Design Review Commission
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.
Golf Advisory Committee
Golf Course Board Room

Thursday, Nov. 10, 3 p.m.
Mobility Commission
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m.
Civil Service Commission
City Council Chamber

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m.
City Council
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 16, 3 p.m.
Historic Resource Commission
City Council Chamber

City Council Actions

Find out how the City Council voted on Nov. 1, 2022, by clicking on the link below. Find the City Council Regular Meeting, then select the three dots at the very right and click on the confirmed agenda pdf.

The Council's next meeting is set for Nov. 15.

Community Programs & Events
Coronado Public Library
Upcoming events at the Library:

Author Talk: On Saturday, Nov. 12, the Friends of the Coronado Public Library in partnership with the Coronado Island Film Festival and Warwick's bookstore present actor Geena Davis discussing her memoir “Dying of Politeness.” A paid ticket is required to attend the event, which is being held at the Hotel del Coronado. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Please print out your tickets, if possible, to facilitate a smooth check-in. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Recreation & Golf Services
Upcoming Recreation events:

Seasonal Aquatics Center Closure: The Coronado Aquatics Center is temporarily closed for annual maintenance and repairs through Nov. 13. Those still wishing to swim during this time are encouraged to view Brian Bent Memorial Aquatics Complex’s November lap swim calendar at Coronado High School as an alternative.

Holiday Pie Party: Enjoy a slice of pie, hot coffee, and good conversation with a festive game to kick off the holiday season on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the John D.Spreckels Center. The cost for residents is $5 and $10 for nonresidents. RSVP by Monday, Nov. 14. Call (619) 522-7343 to register online.

Vial of Life: Fire Marshall/Division Chief Jayson Summers from the Coronado Fire Department explains the importance of the Vial of Life, a list of your medical history, current medications, and emergency contacts. You keep it on the fridge so paramedics can give you proper medical treatment during an emergency. Take a moment to learn how you can help emergency responders. The John D. Spreckels Center front desk has Vial of Life magnets available upon request.
Arts & Culture
Four on Friday: Find out the four hottest upcoming arts and cultural events going on in Coronado with "Four on Friday," a feature brought to you by CoronadoARTS.com. Click on the Four On Friday logo to view this week's edition.

New C3 Gallery Exhibition: Coronado’s Cultural Arts Commission hosted an opening artist reception earlier this week for the newest exhibition in the City’s C3 Gallery in the Community Center. “In Between” opened Wednesday, Nov. 3, and will run through the end of the year. The show features the work of eight local Coronado women artists who have homes in both Mexico and the United States. The exhibition features eight large works of art and a cabinet of handmade jewelry inspired by the two very different cultures they embrace.

Viper, a 1-year-old short-haired cat, is this week’s Pet of the Week. Viper is good with other cats and kids. She has a white coat with small gray patches on her head. She loves to play and loves checking out empty boxes. She hopes to find a loving family to keep her entertained as she grows. Viper’s adoption fee is $50. To find out more about Viper, call Paws of Coronado, which runs the city’s Animal Care Facility at (619) 522-7371.

Boards, Commissions & Committees
Board, commission and committee vacancies