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Del Mar Union School District

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Del Mar Heights School Rebuild Timeline and Key Events

  • Coastal Development Permit
  • Start of construction - Coastal Development Permit required
  • February 11 - DMUSD Governing Board of Trustees directed staff to work with the District's environmental constultant to prepare a focused EIR to address items needing further review
  • February 8 - DMUSD received the Court’s Judgment requiring further study of 3 items and dismissing all other items (including some of the key contentions about setbacks, fire safety, and recreational impacts)
  • December 22 - Hearing on lawsuit filed by Procopio on behalf of Save the Fields against DMUSD (continued from November 18, 2020 to December 3, 2020, then continued again to December 22, 2020)
  • November 6 - Procopio files Reply Brief for lawsuit against DMUSD
  • October 28 - DMUSD files Opposition Brief for lawsuit brought against the District
  • October 7 - Procopio files Opening Brief for lawsuit against DMUSD
  • June 12 - Procopio on behalf of Save the Fields files lawsuit against DMUSD
  • June 9 - DMUSD formally submits Coastal Development Permit Application
  • May/June - Del Mar Heights School staff move to Del Mar Hills Academy and Ocean Air School for the 2020-2021 school year
  • May 14 - DMUSD informed by City of San Diego a Coastal Development Permit is required
  • May 12 - Board Approved CEQA Documents, Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration
  • March 30 - Final day for public input regarding CEQA documents
  • February 20 - Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Del Mar Heights School Rebuild Project
  • September - Design Updates to the Community (2)
  • June-October - Student Relocation Meetings (9)
  • April / May - Initial Community Engagement & Design Meetings (5)