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Water district invites public to pump station project dedication ceremony Tuesday

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The public is invited to attend the Ramona Municipal Water District’s dedication ceremony to mark the completion of its Poway Pump Station Secondary Power Source Project on Tuesday afternoon. The water board will hold s special meeting, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane, and then adjourn to the Poway Pump Station site off Espola Road in Poway for a brief tour of the new natural gas engine and a dedication ceremony.

San Diego County planners develop new online tools for residents

Ramona Community Planning Group chair Jim Piva and member Richard Tomlinson praised San Diego County’s Planning and Development Services’ new online tools for residents.

Tomlinson said the county updated its Geographic Information Systems (GIS) system so residents can pull up maps and access reports online.

Ramona water board directors seek Div. 3 prospects for vacant seat

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Ramona Municipal Water District directors are looking for interested candidates to fill the Division 3 seat recently vacated by Director Rex Schildhouse.

Candidates must live in Division 3 and submit a completed application to the district by 4 p.m. Dec. 2. Division 3

Airport, naming parks among planners’ topics

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John and Arvie Degenfelder were recognized for their 30 years of service to the community at the Ramona planning group’s Nov. 6 meeting, which also included informational topics of a cautionary nature.

Piva, chair of the planning group, made the presentation to the Degenfelders.

“In recognition of your 30 years,” he began to read from the framed certificate, but then stopped. “Now just think about that — 30 years. They have shaped this community to be what it is today, including this library where

Voters reject Q, may unseat trustee

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“This is a devastating loss for the school district,” school board president Dawn Perfect said. “We really put everything we could, resource-wise, into the information component of Measure Q. We really tried to get the word out about the particulars, what it exactly entailed and why we needed it.”

Vacated board seat, legal services, rate and fee study among agenda topics for RMWD’s meeting on Wednesday

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The Ramona Municipal Water District Board of Directors’ agenda for its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12,includes discussion and possible action to fill the Division 3 seat recently vacated by Director Rex Schildhouse, and discussion on the San Vicente sewer rate and fee study.

The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in the Ramona Community Center, 434 Aqua Lane. RMWD meetings are normally scheduled the second Tuesday of the month, however, because Veterans Day fell on the second Tuesday the

Supervisor in town Nov. 12 to host Ramona Revitalization Committee meeting

Supervisor Dianne Jacob will hold her Ramona Community Revitalization Steering Committee on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Ramona Library Community Room, 1275 Main St. The meeting is open to the public.

Jacob conducts the meeting twice a year to hear reports on such topics as economic development, roads, parks and recreation, health and human services, and public safety.

Rodger Dohm captures third place in school board race

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Based on the most recent unofficial results from the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, incumbent Rodger Dohm has retained his seat on the Ramona Unified School District Board. Since the county began counting ballots in the Nov. 4 election, Dohm has been fourth and fifth and is now third in the five-person race for [...]

Lemire retains third spot in school board election in latest release of unofficial results

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Dick Lemire retains third place in the Ramona Unified School District election, according to unofficial results from the San Diego County Registrar’s office Thursday afternoon.

Until Thursday’s results were released, Lemire was 1 vote ahead of incumbent Rodger Dohm, who now is fifth among the five candidates for school board.

With three seats on the school board open in this week’s election, incumbent Bob Stoody is the top vote-getter with 3,810 votes, incumbent Kim Lasley is second with 3,421 votes, and Lemire, a Navy veteran and math teacher at Chaparral High School in the Grossmont school district, is third with 3,083 votes.

Retired teacher Joyce Daubert is fourth with 3,068 votes, and Dohm has 3,063 votes.

There are about 150,000 mail and provisional ballots in the county yet to counted, according to the registrar’s website, www.sdvote.com.

The county has until Dec. 2 to count the remaining ballots.

Division 3 director resigns from board

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After learning late last week that his complaints against Ramona Municipal Water District will not be further investigated by the San Diego County Grand Jury, Rex Schildhouse has resigned from his seat on the water board.

“I’m tired of fighting a ‘one versus many’ type of war,” said Schildhouse, who was elected to represent Division 3 on the water board for a four-year term in 2012. Division 3 includes a southwest portion of San Diego Country

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