Supervisors authorize County Airports grant applications

Supervisors authorize County Airports grant applications

County Airports now has the ability to pursue Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and State Division of Aeronautics grants for fiscal year 2015-16 without further San Diego County Board of Supervisors approval. The Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 June 10, with Greg Cox at a California Coastal Commission meeting, to authorize the director of the county’s […]

Rainbow MWD authorizes ground lease agreement for 76 contractor

In 2012, the Rainbow Municipal Water District approved a lease which allowed West-Tech Contracting to use the lower yard of the Rainbow district headquarters for the processing of concrete, asphalt and other non-hazardous aggregate needed for West-Tech’s work on the district’s Pala Mesa Tank project. Because the use of the district space was for a […]

Supervisors accept Automated Vehicle Locator donation

The $276,000 the San Diego Regional Fire Foundation donated to the county to purchase Automated Vehicle Locator equipment on firefighting apparatus exceeded the donation amount the county could accept without Board of Supervisors approval, but the only delay in the supervisors’ acceptance was praise for the donation and the global positioning system equipment prior to […]

IRS, industry, states take new steps together to fight identity theft, protect taxpayers

IRS, industry, states take new steps together to fight identity theft, protect taxpayers

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has joined with representatives of tax preparation and software firms, payroll and tax financial product processors and state tax administrators to announce a sweeping new collaborative effort to combat identity theft refund fraud and protect the nation’s taxpayers. The agreement – reached after the project was originally announced March 19 – […]

Fallbrook, Bonsall combine Chamber Day effort at county fair

Fallbrook, Bonsall combine Chamber Day effort at county fair

The San Diego County Fair has a Chamber Day program where a specific chamber of commerce is showcased in the infield pavilion. This year, the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce and the Bonsall Chamber of Commerce combined their presence at the fair and had booths in the pavilion June 12. The Fallbrook and Bonsall chambers each […]

Supervisors approve RFP and phased contract award for RCS upgrade

The County of San Diego will be awarding a contract to upgrade the Regional Communication System (RCS). A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote June 9 authorized the director of the county’s Department of Purchasing and Contracting to issue a request for proposals to replace the existing RCS, to award a contract upon […]

D&H Water Systems given FPUD replacement chlorination equipment contract

D&H Water Systems, Inc., was awarded a contract to replace Fallbrook Public Utility District chlorination equipment. A 5-0 FPUD board vote May 18 awarded a $69,879.23 contract to the Oceanside-based manufacturer’s representative to replace chlorine ton container valves, vacuum regulators, and shut-off equipment at FPUD’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. “We got very good pricing,” said FPUD […]

Downing Construction receives FPUD recycled water line extension construction contract

The bid process to construct an extension of the Fallbrook Public Utility District’s (FPUD) recycled water line system resulted in Downing Construction, Inc., being awarded a $1,724,618 contract. FPUD’s board voted 5-0 May 18 to approve the contract with Downing Construction, which is based in Yucaipa. Approximately 2 1/2 miles of pipeline will be added, and […]

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