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District 7 Dispatch

Landmark deal to increase police pay

Posted: November 17th, 2017 | District 7 Dispatch, Featured | No Comments

By Scott Sherman | District 7 Dispatch To stem the flow of departing police officers and keep San Diego neighborhoods safe, the city government and the San Diego Police Officers Association came to an agreement that will make officer salaries more competitive compared to other regional law enforcement agencies.

Council adopts measures to fix housing crisis

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Columns, District 7 Dispatch, Featured | No Comments

By Scott Sherman | District 7 Dispatch

In response to the crippling housing crisis the San Diego region currently faces, the City Council recently approved a package of housing reform measures that will cut red tape and streamline the housing approval pipeline. These reforms will allow the construction of housing to move faster, therefore reducing the cost to build.

Curbside Styrofoam recycling now available

Posted: July 21st, 2017 | Columns, District 7 Dispatch, Featured | No Comments

By Scott Sherman | District 7 Dispatch Recently, the City Council unanimously approved the addition of expanded polystyrene (EPS) food service containers such as foam drinking cups and food containers to the city’s curbside recycling program that became effective this month. This policy achievement is a goal my office has been working on since taking […]