______ City Manager's Update
Oct. 21, 2022
The following is provided as an update regarding programs, services and issues within the City.
City Manager's Update Video
Community News & Updates
City launches 'E-bike & B-safe Coronado!' safety campaign

The City has launched an e-bike safety campaign to educate the community on safety, preparedness and accident prevention. The “E-bike & B-safe Coronado!” campaign will be an ongoing initiative that will focus on all e-bike users, including youth. 
Halloween events at Spreckels Park, Library, Spreckels Center

Recreation and Golf Services and the Library have some family-friendly activities planned for the community. The annual Halloween Happening will be held at Spreckels Park, a magic show is set for the Library and the Halloween Bash will take place at the Spreckels Center. For more information, call (619) 522-7343.
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.
'The Knot' sculpture dedicated Oct. 19 at Promenade Park

A ceremony was held this week to dedicate "The Knot" sculpture recently installed at Promenade Park overlooking Glorietta Bay between City Hall and the Community Center. Family and friends of the artist and other art enthusiasts attended the event, where a plaque commemorating the piece was unveiled. 
Public Safety Open House Oct. 9 Recap

The City held its annual Public Safety Open House Oct. 9 and welcomed the community to get acquainted with their Coronado Firefighters, Lifeguards and Police Officers. 
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. 
Nov. 8 General Election Update

Ballots have been mailed for the Nov. 8 Statewide General Election. Find out where to vote and drop off ballots.
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Community Meetings
Public Meeting Calendar
Please note, all meetings are subject to cancellation.
Monday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Commission Special
City Council Chamber

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m.
Planning Commission
City Council Chamber

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 3 p.m.
Design Review Commission
City Council Chamber

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 4 p.m.
City Council
City Council Chamber

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 3 p.m.
Historic Resource Commission
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2 p.m.
Coronado Tourism Improvement District
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m.
Street Tree Committee
City Council Chamber

Thursday, Nov. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Cultural Arts Commission
City Council Chamber
City Council Actions

Find out how the City Council voted on Oct. 18, 2022, by clicking on the link below. Find the City Council Regular Meeting of Oct. 18, 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. 1.

Community Programs & Events
Coronado Public Library
Upcoming events at the Library:
CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Major Garrett will be at the Coronado Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 22, to discuss his new book about upholding truth in democracy, and to participate in the launch of FACTLY (Facts, Accountability, The Library and You). FACTLY is a project of the Coronado Public Library to help small libraries close the information gap in "news deserts,” areas in the country with little to no media coverage. This event has reached capacity.

The Friends of the Coronado Public Library invite you to the Stay at Home Ball on Saturday, Oct. 22, to enjoy a special virtual tour the group has put together exploring all the resources at the Library. No need to go all-out for this ball. Donate the money you would have spent on a gala evening to the Friends of the Library instead. It is national Friends of the Library week and the Coronado Public Library Friends’ annual fundraising drive ends Oct. 22. The Friends of the Coronado Public Library funds all the programs and events at the Library.
Recreation & Golf Services
Upcoming Recreation events:
The deadline for the 2022 annual Turkey Coloring Contest is Thursday, Nov. 3. Sponsored by the Coronado Junior Woman’s Club, this holiday tradition, gets elementary school children in kindergarten through fifth grade composing their colorful Thanksgiving masterpieces.

Born in Parma, Italy, Francesca Zanetti will be bringing a native's point of view on travel in the country of Italy. Travel through the eyes of an expert and become inspired to visit this gem of a destination. This presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 1019 Seventh St. The cost for residents is $6 and $8 for nonresidents. Early registration is encouraged. To sign up, call (619) 522-7343.

Art induces happiness and can act as a support in the developmental milestones of your child. In this 6-session course, which includes parent participation, children ages 2 to 4 will have a blast getting their hands “dirty” and creating fun arts and crafts projects in this highly sensory-based, engaging class. For more information or to register for the subsequent six sessions from Dec. 6 through Jan. 24, call (619) 522-7342. 
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.

Buddy, a 5-year-old Schnauzer Poodle mix, is this week’s Pet of the Week. Buddy is 16 pounds of sweetness. This cuddly, quirky guy loves being near people as they sleep and is great with other dogs, new people and kids. He is always looking for the best spot to cuddle, usually near someone. He loves tiny dog toys and is currently enjoying life in a foster home and his foster dog brother. Buddy’s adoption fee is $125. To find out more about Buddy, call Paws of Coronado, which runs the city’s Animal Care Facility at (619) 522-7371.

Boards, Commissions & Committees
Board, commission and committee vacancies