Community Groups

PACIFIC BEACH COMMUNITY GROUPS AND MEETINGS
(September, 2011)

Who makes the decisions about PB issues, where are they made and what are they about?

Did you know that many discussions and decisions about our community and events held in our community are made by local PB organizations?

Find out more by attending one or more of these monthly meetings.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead)

NOTE: All meetings offer “Non-Agenda public comment”, generally two minutes, most at the beginning of the meeting (PBTC’s is at the end). Be concise: announce an upcoming event, raise a problem, offer a potential solution or ask for help; bring hand-outs if appropriate.

DISCOVER PB:

PB’s Business Improvement District (BID); over 1400 businesses pay into the BID according to size, number of employees. Monthly one hour board of directors meetings discussing business information, updates on activities, financial reports.

When:  First Tuesday of the month, 12 noon**

Where: Discover PB office, 1503 Garnet

Website:  http://www.pacificbeach.org/index.htm

** Call ahead to make sure there are not any schedule changes. (858-273-3303)

PB HOSPITALITY TASK FORCE:

Subcommittee of Discover PB. Twenty-five owners of PB’s largest bars discuss events, problems, and upcoming bar activities. SDPD is usually in attendance.

When:  Third Wednesday, 1 p.m. **

Where: Discover PB office, 1503 Garnet

Website:  http://www.pacificbeach.org/community_hospitality.htm

** Call ahead to make sure there are not any schedule changes. (858-273-3303)

PB PLANNING GROUP:

City-recognized and regulated volunteer board tasked with upholding the PB Community Plan. Meetings include reports from Council District 2 office representative and city departments. Speakers from agencies may include water main reports, upcoming plans onRoseCreekBridge. Committee form for parking and traffic, code compliance, potential future joint-use Mission Bay Gateway project, etc.  Twenty-member board (15 residential, 5 business) reviews pending residential and business projects; recommendations sent to City Planning Dept.

When:  Fourth Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: PB Taylor Library, 4275 Cass.

Website:  http://www.pbplanning.org/

PB SPECIAL EVENTS/COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
This group reviews, guides and later analyzes special events that will occur on PB’s streets. Repurposed itself last year to also hear potential alcohol license changes/new licenses; an “Autonomous” committee of Discover PB.

When:  Third Tuesday, 6 p.m. **

Where:  Discover PB office, 1503 Garnet

Website:  http://www.pacificbeach.org/community_pbspecialevents.htm

** Call ahead to make sure there are not any schedule changes. (858-273-3303)

PB TOWN COUNCIL:

Reports from many government agencies, including SDPD, Council District 2 office representative, etc are provided at monthly general meetings. Topics of interest often raised by attendees, plus upcoming Town Council events. School and service club reps may report activities, problems, requests for help. Votes are taken to advise city officials on important community issues.

When: Third Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where:   PB Woman’s Club, 1721 Hornblend

Website:  http://www.pbtowncouncil.org/