Dave Druker | 10th Street
Proposed Bingo at fairgrounds will require Del Mar to rescind an old ordinance banning bingo. It is unlikely that Del Mar will take the bait and protest harmless games by seniors and clergy. In the continuing oneupmanship between Del Mar and the Fair Board, count this one as a draw.
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Council is considering raising fees to get full recovery of development fees. Some think the applicant should bear the total cost rather than having the city bear any of the costs. Some are suggesting that citizens should bear some of the cost to assure that neighbors have a financial stake and therefore an equal voice in the review process. He who has the gold rules. The Council needs to continue an 80% cost recovery for the entire process.