Meetings & Updates

The Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee is an advisory committee of the Uptown Planners, which is the City's recognized citizens' group for the Uptown Community Planning area. The Subcommittee was created specifically for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment to provide feedback to the City throughout the process. The Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee holds regular meetings on the third Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. These meetings provide an opportunity for the community-at-large and other stakeholders to provide input on the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment. 

Upcoming Meetings:

No Subcommittee Meetings in November and December, 2022 

Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting, January 19, 2023, 6 p.m. 

Past Meetings:

Plan Hillcrest Planning Commission Workshop. October 13, 2022, 9 a.m. 

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Plan Hillcrest Meeting In Person, September 29, 2022, 6 p.m. 

The September 29, 2022 Community Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held in person at the Joyce Beers Community Center, 3900 Vermont Street (East of Trader Joe's).  The meeting topic was land use and urban design.

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, June 30, 2022, 6 p.m.

The June 30, 2022 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference.  The meeting topic was focused on Mobility Network Concepts.

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, May 19, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

The May 19, 2022 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment will be held via Zoom Teleconference.  The meeting topic will be focused on the results and feedback received through the online engagement platform, Choose Your Future Hillcrest, that was live between March 10 and April 11, 2022. 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, April 21, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

The April 21, 2022 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference.  The meeting focused on the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment Historic Preservation Strategy and included a presentation and discussion on Historic Districts, District findings, Historic Design Requirements, and the LGBTQ+ Interpretive Plan. 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, February 17, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

The February 17, 2022 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference.  The meeting focused on the topic of Land Use and Building Form for the Focused Plan Amendment Area and included a presentation and discussion on Building Typologies and Land Use Alternatives for the Hillcrest West Neighborhood. The meeting also included a discussion on the Community Plan Implementation Overlay Zone. 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, January 20. 2022, 6:30 p.m.

The January 20, 2022 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference.  The meeting focused on the topic of Land Use and Building Form for the Focused Plan Amendment Area and  included a presentation and discussion on Building Typologies, Land Use Alternatives, and Mobility Options for the Medical Complex Neighborhood. The meeting also included a preview of the Draft Online Community Engagement Platform.

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, October 14, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

On October 14, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference. This meeting focused on the topic of Land Use and Building Form for the Focused Plan Amendment Area and included a presentation and discussion on Building Typologies and Land Use Alternatives.

 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting In-Person, Monday, September 27, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

Meeting location: Joyce Beers Community Center (Located in The HUB), 3900 Vermont Street.

 

This is a subcommittee lead meeting and there will not be a presentation by Planning Department Staff.

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, July 15, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

The July 15, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting included a presentation and discussion on the Hillcrest LGBTQ+ Historic Context Statement. The Context Statement is a component of the Hillcrest FPA historic preservation strategy, which includes: the Hillcrest LGBTQ+ Historic Context Statement, a Multiple Property Listing of LGBTQ+ resources in Hillcrest, the Hillcrest Potential Historic District Intensive Survey Evaluation, and the Hillcrest LGBTQ+ History and Culture Interpretive Plan. The primary focus of this presentation was the draft Hillcrest LGBTQ+ Historic Context Statement, which has been released for public review and feedback. 

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Click Here to View the Draft Hillcrest LGBTQ+ Historic Context Statement

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, June 17, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

The June 17, 2021  Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting included a presentation and discussion on Mobility Network Scenarios including: the Mobility Planning Process, Network Development, and Draft Mobility Network Scenarios within the Focused Plan Amendment Area. The presentation built upon the feedback received at the January Subcommittee Meeting on the Mobility Planning Approach. 

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Click Here for the Chat Log

Click Here to View Responses to the Chat Log from January 21, 2021 - City Mobility staff has taken pertinent comments from the January 21, 2021 chat, which asked direct questions or clarifications, or facilitated helpful dialogue and provided responses. The comments and responses, in part, have been used to develop the network options that will be presented on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, April 15, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

The April 15, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting included a presentation and discussion on Urban Design requirements within the Focused Plan Amendment Area that built upon the feedback received at the previous meetings covering building form and public spaces. 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, March 18, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

The March 18, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment will be held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting will include a presentation and discussion on Public Realm and Public Space opportunities within the Focused Plan Amendment Area that builds upon the feedback received at the December 17, 2020 meeting. 

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, February 18, 2021

The February 18, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment will be held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting included a presentation and discussion on land use and building design within the Focused Plan Amendment Area. 

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Click Here for the Chat Log

Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, January 21, 2021

The January 21, 2021 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment will be held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting will include a presentation and discussion on the Focused Plan Amendment Mobility Planning Approach including: Roadway Concept Visioning, Operational Treatments, and Alleyway Activation.

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Click Here for the Chat Log - Mobility staff will evaluate chat log comments and provide feedback to pertinent questions by the May subcommittee meeting, which will be focused on Mobility. 

Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, December 17, 2020

The December 17, 2020 Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via Zoom Teleconference. The meeting included a presentation and discussion on Public Realm and Public Spaces opportunities.

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Uptown Planners Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, November 10, 2020

City staff provided the Uptown Planners with a status update on the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment and schedule. This information item begins at 17:10 at the following recording link:

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Uptown Planners Plan Hillcrest Subcommittee Meeting via Zoom Teleconference, October 29, 2020

The first Uptown Planners Subcommittee Meeting for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment was held via zoom on October 29th. At the meeting, the Subcommittee members discussed their goals for the plan effort and opportunities for Subareas that were presented by City staff. Subcommittee members also provided feedback on potential public space and mobility considerations within the subareas. 

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Planning Commission Workshop via Virtual Hearing, July 16, 2020

The City of San Diego Planning Department presented an overview of Plan Hillcrest to the Planning Commission to receive early input on the plan effort.

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Click Here for the Planning Commission PowerPoint Presentation

Uptown Planners, July 2020 

The Planning Department presented at the July 7th Uptown Planners meeting to provide an overview of existing land use and mobility conditions within the Focused Plan Amendment Area.

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Presentation Recording:

 

The Planning Department's presentation begins at 43:45 and ends at 2:15:15.

Uptown Planners, June 2020

The Planning Department presented at the June 2nd Uptown Planners meeting to provide an overview of the plan effort and share feedback received from the live webinar and online survey

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Live Webinar, April 2020

The City of San Diego Planning Department hosted the first live webinar (online) for the Hillcrest Focused Plan Amendment on April 28.  

 

Building on the Uptown Community Plan policy framework, the process will address housing and development strategies intended to strengthen the business district and bring neighborhood benefits where needed most.  The webinar included a presentation outlining the Focused Plan Amendment objectives, process, and timeline. A presentation on the existing urban form of Hillcrest provided a basis for discussion and facilitated community input on considerations for land use, mobility, and public space concepts.