The met Thursday afternoon at the . Here are some of the highlights from the meeting:
- Senior citizens needing to refill their oxygen tanks went to several La Jolla fire stations during the blackout on Sept. 8. The fire stations were able to accommodate the seniors. But in the event of another significant blackout, firefighters asked the Town Council if they could establish a more suitable location for those requiring oxygen tank refills. The Town Council will weigh potential options in the future.
- More boats are being used for human trafficking and smuggling contraband into the U.S. from Mexico, according to two U.S. Border Patrol agents who were present at the meeting. The most recent maritime . The agents encouraged La Jolla residents to report abandoned boats or any suspicious activity to the U.S. Border Patrol.
- Erin Demorest, a representative from Sherri Lightner’s office, reminded La Jolla residents that Nobel Drive and La Jolla Village Drive will be resurfaced beginning next week.
- A representative from the reported that the organization on Wednesday.
- The Town Council adopted a measure that could potentially affect those wishing to renovate their homes. Homeowners wishing to renovate a home that was built prior to 1967 would have to send a letter notifying , which would then send a letter notifying the Town Council.
- The Town Council passed a measure that would states it will sponsor political debates during future meetings. The candidate debates will occur at some point after the primary elections. A total of 30 to 45 minutes of Town Council meetings would be designated for debates between candidates running for city council or mayor. Other details, including who would moderate the debates, have yet to be decided.
- Citing commitment to the La Jolla community, the Town Council unanimously supported a measure that could help the restaurant and brewery procure a live music permit. With the La Jolla Town Council’s backing, La Jolla Brewhouse will make its case to earn a entertainment permit.
The next Town Council meeting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the , 615 Prospect St.