Scripps Ranch Civic Association
Minutes of the Regular Meeting
October 11, 2011

Call to Order – 7:33 Bob Ilko, President
Excused: Morrisey, Staley, Wurtzler

Welcome and introductions of Boy Scouts

Elected Officials/Public Service Reports – None in attendance

Report to the SRCA – Mary Drummond

Introduction and election of District 20 candidate, Carol Bastien, moved and unanimously approved

Committee Reports

Schools – Elissa Barber

Innovations Academy is now attending as anon-voting member

API scores reviewed, comparable with Serra and Henry clusters

Importance of attendance for ADA funds

School Closures will not affect SR

Kaiser has contacted Marshall MS

Dingeman Elem.will partner with Miramar College for 5th gr. Mentors

Miramar Ranch Elem. getting training for Autism

Pepsi Grant available for all schools, potential $50,000, detailed application not as important as power bloc voting on-line

School traffic and safety issues, complaints from residents near schools, parking, trash

Financials – Brian Allman

Will send out update electronically, not anticipating large change from last month

Elder Care Alliance – Ray Chalupsky

Strategic planning underway, Dec 11th pancake breakfast fundraiser at Swim and racquet Club, median age of SR resident is 41

Communications – Bob Cavanagh

“Stay Connected” motto with SR Newsletter, e-blasts, Facebook, and Twitter

Expanding newsletter to Stonebridge a budget problem

100 hits on web site a day, mostly SR Newsletter related, Facebook and Twitter also used by residents to connect local news with each other

New feature on SRCA Facebook page – “Where am I in SR?”, every Mon.

New “Did You Know” feature highlighting residents

SRCA has 6,700 e-mail addresses with a 40% open rate, this includes Neighborhood Watch, submit to [email protected]

Sustainable Scripps Ranch – Helen Plutner

Meeting 2nd Wed. of the month at 6:30 at Community Center

October features clean vehicles

Community Fair – Jan McGinn

Co- Chair needed

Event scheduled Sunday May 20, 2012

Looking to expand activities, including wine garden, art walk, reaching out to increase attendance

MRNC – summary in SR Newsletter

SRPG – Bob Ilko

2 presentations at meeting – Continuing Life and Kaiser

Continuing Life would build east of Aliant, applying in Nov. to city, reviewed by city then back to SRPG for substantial performance review

SRCA mission statement read at mtg.

Ad Hoc cmte. of Sept. 8th in Newsletter, on line and distributed at mtg.

AIU property already zoned institutional

2 phases for Kaiser

Reducing office space in order not to exceed ADT allowed with property

Kaiser needs to decide on purchase before city decides if permissible use

Traffic, lighting athletics, noise were included in questions following power point presentation (5 slides), which will be posted on SRCA web site

4,600 Kaiser members in SR

In addition to Zion and SR, San Marcos facility planned

UC Regents owned property has a driveway and access road just east of Naval Reserve Center

Ave of Nations – secondary access

This is part of 90 day due diligence period

More details would be in EIR

Minimum 25 flat acres needed which eliminated suggested alternatives

New Business

YMCA – Cindy Phelan and Claudia Tedford

Fundraising feasibility study completed

Need to raise awareness

Need to confirm lead gifts from donors before general fundraising in 2012

$10 million needed for construction

Open to everyone, don’t need to be a member

Earliest ground breaking 2014

Land is leased from city


SRCA/Dingeman Scholarship 2012 now open to applicants

Drive by Donations at SRHS

October 23 Clean-Up Day

Elissa Barber, VP Operations