1998-2009 Initiatives

Board of Supervisors legislation authored or co-authored by Supervisor Jacob

 

2009

Support for Assembly Bill 1506 July 21, 2009

Opposition to San Diego Gas and Electric’s power shut-off plan June 23, 2009

Prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated area June 23, 2009

District Two community project funds June 16, 2009

Securing additional aerial fire protection in San Diego County May 12, 2009

Support for Assembly Bill 268 May 12, 2009

Outsourcing County services May 12, 2009

Filling the vacancy of the Sheriff April 21, 2009

Fire and emergency medical services deployment study April 07, 2009

In-home supportive services reform March 24, 2009

Support for ignition interlock devices March 03, 2009

Authorization to accept 2009 Federal economic stimulus funds March 03, 2009

Filling the vacancy of the County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk January 06, 2009

2008

Building better places to play in east county December 09, 2008

A fair price for surplus residential solar energy November 18, 2008

Support for worthy East County groups September 23, 2008

New turf for two Spring Valley high schools September 23, 2008

Opposition to the Nonviolent Offender Rehabilitation Act of 2008 September 16, 2008

A fair review of renewable energy projects September 16, 2008

Establishing a dog park in Lakeside August 06, 2008

Designating the community of Canebrake as a colonia July 23, 2008

Assisting disaster survivors July 23, 2008

Continued crackdown on metals thieves June 24, 2008

Sweetwater Regional Park June 18, 2008

Night flying for San Diego's aerial firefighting assets June 17, 2008

Increasing safety in and around the San Diego River in Lakeside May 14, 2008

A fence for Cactus Park in Lakeside May 14, 2008

Helping East County youth sports leagues and teams April 22, 2008

Better fields for East County little leagues February 26, 2008

Supporting the state's vegetation management program January 29, 2008

Support for Lakeside Baseball Park January 29, 2008

2007

Support for increased water conservation through improved irrigation December 11, 2007

The transportation impact fee November 07, 2007

Supporting the Lakeside Baseball Park and high school swimmers October 23, 2007

Exploring the use of county inmates to clear brush September 25, 2007

Better turf for high schools in East County September 25, 2007

Feasibility of locating an equestrian facility in Campo September 25, 2007

Formation of an Economic Development District September 18, 2007

Expanding the Descanso Library September 18, 2007

Supporting seniors, youth sports and several beloved museums June 19, 2007

Water-wise and fire-wise landscaping at County facilities May 22, 2007

Cracking down on metal thieves May 15, 2007

Improving recreational facilities in East County May 15, 2007

Preserving the California Riding and Hiking Trail May 15, 2007

A rating system for licensed childcare facilities April 24, 2007

Continuation of the Upper San Diego River Improvement Project March 21, 2007

Ignition interlock devices for convicted DUI offenders March 20, 2007

Helping East County families stay fire and ballfield improvements in Lakeside March 20, 2007

Supporting little leaguers and a cherished East County organization March 13, 2007

Support for air traffic control alert system improvements February 07, 2007

Fun activities for kids and improvements to a valued museum February 07, 2007

Better ballfields and trails and more beautiful roadways January 30, 2007

2006

Pursuing a Waiver for the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant December 05, 2006

Proposed Changes to Retiree Health Benefits December 05, 2006

Pursuing a Waiver for the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant December 05, 2006

Electronic Monitoring of DUI Offenders November 14, 2006

Registered Sex Offender Loitering Ordinance November 14, 2006

Limiting Rewards for Metal Theft in San Diego County October 24, 2006

Expansion of the Descanso Library October 24, 2006

Promoting Growth of Wine Production in San Diego County October 18, 2006

SDG&E Sunrise Powerlink Informational Presentation September 27, 2006

Supporting Julian Pioneer Park August 01, 2006

Stowe Trail Memorandum of Agreement with Navy June 21, 2006

Changing the Boulevard Sponsor Group to an Elected Planning Group June 21, 2006

Allocations of District Two Community Projects Funds June 20, 2006

Strengthening the County’s Social Host Ordinance June 13, 2006

Protecting the County from Welfare Fraud May 16, 2006

Establishing a San Diego Chargers Stadium Sub-committee May 16, 2006

Protecting the County from Welfare Fraud May 16, 2006

Condemning the Mexican Congress for Legislation Legalizing Street Drugs May 09, 2006

More Efficient Lights for Ramona, More Fun for La Mesa Teens May 09, 2006

Management and Maintenance of Jess Martin Regional Park April 25, 2006

Identity Theft Risk Assessment Plan April 04, 2006

Removal of Deed Restriction on Bostonia Fire Station Property April 04, 2006

Land for Active Recreation in East County March 14, 2006

Supporting Youth Golf and the Crest Community March 14, 2006

Santa Maria Creek Greenway February 28, 2006

A Design Review Board for the Community of Jamul February 01, 2006

Feasibility of Obtaining Park Land in Alpine January 31, 2006

Support for Outdoor Activities for Kids in Jamul and Ramona January 31, 2006

Ensuring Homeland Security Funding for the San Diego Region January 24, 2006

Supporting the YMCA in Rancho San Diego January 24, 2006

2005

Supporting the Passage of Jessica’s Law December 13, 2005

Greener Fields for Lemon Grove December 13, 2005

Support for Casino Consolidation December 06, 2005

Sea Cargo Container Regulations December 06, 2005

A Boost for Small Businesses, Firefighters and Seniors October 25, 2005

Designating Old Highway 80 as a State Historic Route September 27, 2005

Support for Assembly Bill 438 August 02, 2005

Designating the Community of Lake Morena as a Colonia June 21, 2005

Better Ballfields and Support for the Salvation Army June 21, 2005

Funding A Regional Fire Protection Agency June 14, 2005

Healthier, More Active East County Youth May 18, 2005

Stowe Trail Acquisition May 17, 2005

Camp Lockett Historical Designation and Concept Plan May 17, 2005

Resolution In Response to the Local Agency Formation Commission Request April 19, 2005

Resolution Regarding Fire District Regionalization of Unincorporated Communities April 19, 2005

The Speed Into Recovery Pilot Project April 19, 2005

Strengthening Laws to Monitor Sexually Violent Predators April 12, 2005

Waging the Fight Against East County Gangs March 22, 2005

City of La Mesa Library March 22, 2005

New Lease Agreement For The Campo Fire Department March 01, 2005

Jess Martin Park Water Project February 08, 2005

Improving Places for Kids to Play and Stay Healthy February 08, 2005

Strengthening Guidelines for Sexually Violent Predators Released in the Community February 01, 2005

2004

Reinstatement of Code Enforcement Officer Positions December 15, 2004

The Voters Have Spoken: Consolidate Fire Protection Services In The Unincorporated Area November 30, 2004

Investing in East County Children, Families and Seniors October 26, 2004

Support for SB 855: An End to Predatory ADA Lawsuits August 10, 2004

A Fair Allocation of California's Energy Contracts August 10, 2004

A Model Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Service System in San Diego County August 03, 2004

Board Conference: Progress Report On Actions Taken To Make The Region Safer July 27, 2004

Establishing an Alpine Revitalization Committee July 13, 2004

Focus on Female Methamphetamine Use June 15, 2004

A National Day of Mourning in Honor of Ronald Reagan June 09, 2004

The Future of Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services in San Diego County May 18, 2004

Reinvesting into East County Children, Families, and Seniors May 18, 2004

Reinvesting into East County Children, Families, and Seniors May 18, 2004

Opposition to AB 2064: Urban State Parks May 11, 2004

San Diego Association of Governments Proposed TransNet Extension May 11, 2004

Creating Firewood out of Fire-damaged Wood at Heise Park May 04, 2004

Putting History Back into the Historic Witch Creek School April 20, 2004

The Sexual Predator Punishment And Megan's Law Expansion Act April 06, 2004

County of San Diego Representation on the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) March 23, 2004

Resolution Supporting the Workers' Compensation Reform and Accountability Act March 16, 2004

Sweetwater Loop Trail February 25, 2004

Improving Memorial Field in La Mesa and Helping Kids Succeed January 13, 2004

New Libraries in Alpine and Ramona and Refurbishing Fields in Ramona January 06, 2004

2003

Traffic Safety in the Ramona Acres Community December 09, 2003

Taking Back Lindo Lake Park December 09, 2003

Removing Dangerous Debris from Hardest Hit Fire Areas December 09, 2003

Clear Communications During A Disaster December 09, 2003

Removing Dangerous Debris from Hardest Hit Fire Areas December 09, 2003

Removing Dangerous Debris from Hardest Hit Fire Areas December 09, 2003

Rancho San Diego Sheriff Storefront Office December 02, 2003

Protecting Lives and Property from Fire in the Unincorporated Area December 02, 2003

Task Force on Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services December 02, 2003

Protecting Lives and Property from Fire in the Unincorporated Area December 02, 2003

Calling for an Independent Investigation into the San Diego County October Fires November 05, 2003

Providing for Seniors and Youth in East County November 04, 2003

Waiving Permit Fees for October Wildfire Victims October 28, 2003

Exploring the Hope Meadows Intergenerational Program October 21, 2003

Expansion of Descanso Library and Installation of Artificial Grass at Helix High September 16, 2003

An Update on Plans for the Region's Energy Future August 13, 2003

Preserving San Diego's Manufacturing Industry July 08, 2003

Filtering for All County Library Internet Computers July 08, 2003

Creating Consumer Awareness about Scanner Accuracy June 17, 2003

Ordinance to Prohibit Spectators at Illegal Speed Contests June 10, 2003

Applying The Brakes To Illegal Street Racing (All Districts) June 10, 2003

Preserving Affordable Housing For Mobile Home Owners May 21, 2003

Keeping a Close Eye on Sexual Predators May 20, 2003

Adopting a Social Host Ordinance in the County of San Diego May 06, 2003

Report on the Business Healthcare Connection April 29, 2003

Operation Yellow Ribbon April 08, 2003

Improving East County Community Facilities April 08, 2003

Commitment to Clean Water April 01, 2003

Expanding Megan's Law Database Online March 11, 2003

Express Lane Eligibility for Children March 11, 2003

Relocation of the Historic Granite House February 11, 2003

Updating the County Groundwater Ordinance February 11, 2003

New Library for Alpine and Headquarters for Wildlife Research Institute in Ramona Grasslands February 11, 2003

Access to Information about Child Care Providers February 11, 2003

Necessary Enhancements to Megan’s Law January 28, 2003

Authorization to Conduct Manufacturing Summit January 28, 2003

Improving State Route 67 January 28, 2003

Designating the Community of Jacumba as a Colonia January 28, 2003

Building Better Youth Sports Fields in Ramona January 14, 2003

2002

New Restrooms for Julian's Town Center and Multi-use Fields for Lakeside December 10, 2002

Investigating the Feasibility of Building a Baseball Sports Complex in Lakeside December 10, 2002

Keeping Sex Offenders Away From Our Children December 03, 2002

Investigation for Purchase of Rutherford Ranch West November 13, 2002

Prohibition of Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages in Parks of Lakeside and Spring Valley October 22, 2002

Support for Child Watch of North America October 08, 2002

Strengthening San Diego County Weed Abatement Ordinance September 24, 2002

Tiny 'Kid Safe' Cards are Big Way to Keep Kids Safe September 24, 2002

Put the Volcan Mountain Power Line Underground August 14, 2002

Fighting Fire with a Preventative Brush Clearing Strategy August 13, 2002

Fighting Back Against Graffiti August 06, 2002

Pines Fire Relief Fund August 06, 2002

Football Field Improvements for Grossmont High School August 06, 2002

Maintaining Child Care Funding for Working Families July 30, 2002

Pledging San Diego County's Allegiance to the Pledge of Allegiance July 16, 2002

Recall Process for Removal of Planning Group Members June 19, 2002

Pine Valley and Campo/Lake Morena Sponsor Groups Change to Planning Groups June 19, 2002

Standardizing Fire Service Fees for New Development in County Service Areas May 08, 2002

Investigating the Feasibility of Colonia Status for Tecate, U.S.A May 08, 2002

Supporting Locally Grown Produce May 07, 2002

Mesa Valley Grove Senior Nutrition Program Audit May 07, 2002

Baseball Field Improvements for Lakeside National Little League April 16, 2002

Putting A Spotlight On San Diego County's Registered Sex Offenders March 12, 2002

Opposition To The Governor's Plan To Cut $20 Million In CDF Funding February 26, 2002

California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 January 16, 2002

Stop the City of San Diego's Electric Rate Increase January 15, 2002

Reopening the Corridor Between Goodan Ranch / Sycamore Canyon Open Space Preserves January 15, 2002

Common Sense Protection for Users and Purchasers of Automated External Defibrillators January 15, 2002

2001

A New Scoreboard for Steele Canyon High School December 11, 2001

Asserting Public Access to Public Rights of Way Through RS 2477 December 11, 2001

Supporting the Healthcare Safety Net in San Diego December 11, 2001

Improvements to Cactus Park in Lakeside December 04, 2001

Loss of Child Care Subsidy Funds November 14, 2001

Improving Our Nation's Border Security October 16, 2001

Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus, 2001 October 16, 2001

Bringing the Pledge of Allegiance Back to the Classroom October 09, 2001

Upgrades to the Emergency Services Data Sharing Network October 09, 2001

Developing a Strategy to Monitor Sexually Violent Predators October 09, 2001

Working Together for Responsible Regional Emergency Services and Facilities October 09, 2001

Stopping Suspected Drunk Drivers at the Border September 25, 2001

Establishing a Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Program for the County of San Diego September 25, 2001

Resolution In Support of the President of the United States September 18, 2001

Support for the Efforts of the San Diego Blood Bank to Aid Americans September 18, 2001

Establishing a 4-way Stop at Gillispie Drive and Orville Street in Spring Valley September 12, 2001

Improving the Baseball Fields at Ramona's Well Field Park September 12, 2001

Expanding Child Care Opportunities for San Diego County's Parents and Children September 11, 2001

Preserving Agricultural Open Space August 01, 2001

Establishing the Santa Maria River Park July 18, 2001

Electric Baseline Allowance Must Reflect San Diego's Diverse Climate July 10, 2001

Sheltering Seniors from the Summer Heat May 22, 2001

Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus - Site Search May 15, 2001

Protecting San Diego's Economic Base with a Voluntary Power Demand Reduction Program May 03, 2001

Ensuring Vaccinations For San Diegans May 01, 2001

Improving Fire Protection In San Diego County April 24, 2001

Helping Employees Secure Their Futures April 24, 2001

Ensuring Fairness During Statewide Power Emergencies April 24, 2001

Placement of Stop Signs on Arena Way and Del Amo Road in Ramona April 04, 2001

Mitigating the Impacts of Fiber-Optic Construction on Unincorporated Resident April 04, 2001

Law Enforcement Presence On School Campuses In The Grossmont Union High School District April 03, 2001

Establishing The Children's Memorial Flag In San Diego County April 03, 2001

Border Public Health Facility April 03, 2001

Moving Forward to Improve San Diego's Health Care Infrastructure March 20, 2001

Replacement Water Tender For Mt. Laguna Fire Department February 13, 2001

Operation Watch Dog February 13, 2001

Border Impact Study: The Costs for Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice and Emergency Medical February 13, 2001

Converting Landfill Gas into Electricity February 13, 2001

Enhancing The RCS East Loop February 06, 2001

Alpine Emergency Relief Fund January 23, 2001

Urgency Legislation to Streamline the Creation of a Municipal Utility District January 23, 2001

Jess Martin Park Ballfield Improvements January 23, 2001

2000

Establishing a Redistricting Process December 12, 2000

Bringing the County Auction and Purchasing Processes into the 21st Century October 31, 2000

Lindo Lake Water Preservation Fund October 17, 2000

Pine Street Trail Construction October 11, 2000

Senior Volunteer Patrol Program Trust Fund October 10, 2000

Establishing a 40 MPH Speed Limit on Vista Grande Road October 10, 2000

Creating a Tribal Nation Liaison October 10, 2000

Save The Aztec October 10, 2000

Improving San Diego's Child Care Services September 26, 2000

Power Pursuit for San Diegans September 12, 2000

Fostering Rural Tourism August 09, 2000

Attacking the Rapid Increase In Energy Rates July 25, 2000

Lease Amendments for the Campo Senior Center and Campo Community Center July 25, 2000

Ramona Intergenerational Community Campus July 25, 2000

Strengthening the Safety Net July 11, 2000

Caring for the Caregivers April 11, 2000

Indemnification for Voluntary Trail Easements April 05, 2000

Maintaining and Enhancing A Vibrant Economy: Attracting More High Technology and Biotechnology April 04, 2000

Lakeside Community Trail Plan March 22, 2000

Steering Vehicles Fees Toward Highway Projects February 15, 2000

Support for Proposition 14-Literacy Act of 2000 February 15, 2000

"Stop the Splits" February 08, 2000

Regional Infrastructure and Transportation Agency February 02, 2000

Keepsakes for Newly Married Couples February 01, 2000

1999

Fighting Meth using the World Wide Web December 14, 1999

Appointment to the Riverview Water District Board of Directors December 14, 1999

Strengthening San Diego County Libraries December 14, 1999

Julian Skateboard Ordinance December 07, 1999

Community Planning and Design Review November 17, 1999

CalWORKS Stage 3 - Essential Child Care Funding November 16, 1999

Traffic Safety Measures For 7th Street In Ramona November 09, 1999

Telecommuting Incentive Act November 09, 1999

Multiple Species Conservation Program – Wright's Field, Alpine October 27, 1999

Building Blocks for Better Neighborhoods October 19, 1999

Agreement With Sycuan Band of Mission Indians to Establish Dehesa Community Improvement Trust October 12, 1999

Ensuring Adequate Fire Protection in San Diego County September 28, 1999

Santee Library Expansion September 14, 1999

Protecting the Health and Welfare of County Employees September 14, 1999

Keeping San Diego County Kids Healthy August 10, 1999

Acceptance of Donation from the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians August 03, 1999

Bridging the Intergenerational Gap August 03, 1999

Reserve Officers' and Volunteers' Uniforms, Equipment and Clothing July 20, 1999

District 2 Donation--Car for Senior Volunteer Patrol July 20, 1999

Declaring War On Cancer June 29, 1999

Support For The Santee High Tech Business Campus June 15, 1999

Stepping up Efforts to Prevent Underage Youth from Drinking in Tijuana May 18, 1999

Charter School for Foster Kids at the San Pasqual Academy May 18, 1999

Alternative Sites For Future Juvenile Detention Facility April 20, 1999

State Routes 94/125 Direct Connector Ramps And Freeway Widening April 13, 1999

Prioritizing Federal Funding For Local Highway Improvement Projects April 13, 1999

Rancho San Diego Library April 13, 1999

Prohibition of General Relief Eligibility for Convicted Drug Felons March 23, 1999

Campo Volunteer Fire Department Lease March 09, 1999

Membership In The U.S./Mexico Border Counties Coalition February 23, 1999

Reducing Smoking Deaths in San Diego County (Districts: All) February 16, 1999

Analyzing Potential Cost Savings Of A Consolidation Of The Marshal's Office With The Sheriff's February 02, 1999

Working Together for Our Children and Adolescents February 02, 1999

Consumer Protection Act of 1999 January 12, 1999

1998

Year 2000 Preparedness For Residents & Businesses December 08, 1998

Ensuring The Quality Of Vending Machine Water October 13, 1998

Removal Of Treasurer/Tax Collector's Name From Tax Collection Documents September 29, 1998

Amendment To Regulatory Ordinance For Amusement Devices And Establishments September 29, 1998

Opposition To Proposition 9, The 1998 Electric Utility Initiative September 15, 1998

Mobile Home Issues Committee June 09, 1998

Fair Distribution of Jet Fuel Sales Tax Revenue May 19, 1998