HOW TO HELP NOW

SIGN ONLINE PETITION!

NEXT PUBLIC REVIEW HEARING MAY OCCUR BY END OF YEAR - REQUEST THAT IT NOT BE VIRTUAL! 

COMMUNITY MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT LETTERS/EMAIL TO COUNTY OFFICIALS

We urge all interested parties to contact the County Planning and Development Services and the Board of Supervisors and request that a virtual meeting NOT replace an in-person Public Review Hearing regarding Cottonwood Sand Mine Project, MUP-18-023 Environmental Impact Report. A sample letter has been provided. Please edit to personalize, include your name and contact information, and then email to the addresses included on the sample letter.

ATTEND BOARD OF SUPERVISOR - DISTRICT 2 FORUM ON JANUARY 29, 2020, 5:30PM

COMMUNITY MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND & SUBMIT QUESTIONS FOR BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 2 CANDIDATES AT ​UPCOMING FORUM

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Murdock Elementary School

4354 Conrad Drive, La Mesa

5:30pm - Meet the Candidates

6:00pm - Forum

Joel Anderson, Kenya Taylor, Brian Sesko, and Steve Vaus, all running to replace Board of Supervisor Dianne Jacob in East County, will be present for the forum. Since the Board of Supervisors make decisions for East County's unincorporated area, they impact major land use issues such as housing developments, energy projects, mining, parks and preserves. Your voice & vote for the next BOS will make a difference to our community and to our ability to STOP Cottonwood Sand Mine!

PUBLIC COMMENTS REQUESTED

COTTONWOOD SAND MINING PROJECT NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (EIR) 

COLLECT PETITION SIGNATURES

We must show the County decision makers that the community is opposed and will not allow approval. Collect petition signatures from your neighbors, friends and local businesses. Fill out forms completely (so they are valid) and mail to:

STOP Cottonwood Sand Mine, Org.

2514 Jamacha Road #502-155

El Cajon, CA  92019

COMMUNICATION

Join the mailing list so you receive updates on upcoming meetings and when it's time to take action. Tell others to sign up!

Distribute flyer to neighbors and inform them of the Sand Mine proposal and how to join us to oppose it.

CONTACT COUNTY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Written comments should be emailed to Heather Steven, Project Manager at San Diego County Planning and Development Services.

Email:  Heather.Steven@sdcounty.ca.gov

Phone:  (858) 495-5802

Sample Opposition Letter

Add the date, your name, email and address to this sample letter. Edit the letter to include your unique comments. Email letter to Heather Steven, Project Planner. Adapt the letter to also send to the Valle de Oro Community Planning Group and to each Board of Supervisor (contact information below).

CONTACT COMMUNITY PLANNING GROUP

Share comments with the Valle de Oro Community Planning Group at their monthly meetings. They meet first Tuesday of every month at 7pm at Otay Water District Headquarters (2554 Sweetwater Springs Boulevard, Spring Valley), Lower Terrace Training Room. We will let you know when the Cottonwood Sand Mine proposal is on the meeting agenda for presentation, discussion or decision. 

Submit email comments to Alyssa Burley , Chairperson at alyssa@alyssaburley.com

Contact Alyssa Burley by phone at (619) 851-5961.

CONTACT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Comments should be formally shared with all current San Diego County Board of Supervisors:

Greg Cox, Vice Chair - District 1, (619) 531-5511, greg.cox@sdcounty.ca.gov

Dianne Jacob, Chair - District 2, (619) 531-5522, dianne.jacob@sdcounty.ca.gov

Kristin Gaspar - District 3, (619) 531-5533, kristin.gaspar@sdcounty.ca.gov

Nathan Fletcher - District 4, (619) 531-5544, nathan.fletcher@sdcounty.ca.gov

Jim Desmond - District 5, (619) 531-5555, jim.desmond@sdcounty.ca.gov

2020 created by StopCottonwoodSandMine.org Board of Directors