La Jolla Guide

La Jolla Community Organizations
Summary Listing | Click here to download PDF of this list.

Sources:
www.LaJollaGuide.com (also on Goese.com)
www.sandiego.gov/planning/community/profiles/lajolla/  
& organization web sites noted below. Sponsored by Rent La Jolla Shores LLC.
(alphabetical order)

Revision Date: December 6, 2013

Bird Rock Community Council (BRCC)
Purpose: Enhance the growth and improvement of Bird Rock as a vibrant and diverse neighborhood including: administering the Bird Rock Maintenance Assessment District (MAD), maintaining roundabouts, improving cultural, charitable and community service activities, improving the quality of life and economic well being of local residents, promoting business improvement, promoting a safe village atmosphere and honoring and preserving Bird Rock’s history.
Meetings: 1st Tuesdays, 6 p.m. at a local restaurant, the Masonic Lodge, or Bird Rock Elementary School
Chair/President: Jacqueline Bell
Contact(s): info@BirdRock.org
Web Site: www.birdrockcc.org

Development Permit Review Committee (DPR)
Purpose(s): Review all discretionary permits in La Jolla outside of the La Jolla Shores Planned District for conformance to the La Jolla Community Plan. Make findings relative to the city of San Diego Land Development Code and submits recommendations to the LJCPA.
Meetings: 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays, 4 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center, Room 1
Chair/President: Paul Benton
Contact(s): (858) 459-0805 or Paul@AlcornBenton.com
Web Site: (subcommittee of LJCPA, below)

La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA)
Purpose: Make recommendations to the San Diego City Council, Planning Commission, city staff and other governmental agencies on land use matters, specifically concerning the preparation of, adoption of, implementation of, or amendment to, the city’s General Plan or a land use plan when it relates to the La Jolla Community Plan boundaries.
Meetings: 1st Thursdays, 6 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center
Chair/President: Tony Crisafi
Contact: lajollacpa.org or tcrisafi@islandarch.com
Web Site: www.lajollacpa.org

La Jolla Parks and Beaches, Inc. (LJP&B)
Purpose(s): Advise the city on coastal parks and beaches issues. (Unofficial, non-profit corporation.)
Meetings: 4th Mondays, 4 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center, Room 1
Chair/President: Dan Allen
Contact(s): http://lajollaparksandbeaches.org/contac/
Web Site: www.LaJollaParksAndBeaches.org

La Jolla Planned District Ordinance Committee (PDO)
Purpose(s): Review development applications relating to the La Jolla Planned District Ordinance, ensuring standards are adhered to for colors, building materials, signs, facades, renovations, etc.
Meetings: 2nd Mondays, 4 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center, Room 1
Chair/President: Ione Stiegler
Contact(s): (858) 456-8555 or info@isarchitecture.com
Web Site: (subcommittee of LJCPA)

La Jolla Shores Association (LJSA)
Purpose(s): Address community issues as they relate to the protection and the unique characteristics of the La Jolla Shores area. Represent the interests of the community to other organizations, including local and state government agencies.
Meetings: 2nd Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Building T-29, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Chair/President: Tim Lucas
Contact(s): LJSA.org@gmail.com  
Web Site: www.LJSA.org

La Jolla Shores Permit Review Committee (PRC)
Purpose(s): Review projects within the La Jolla Shores Planned District, forwarding recommendations on to the LJCPA for ratification or denial before being sent to the city for final approval.
Meetings: 4th Tuesdays, 4 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center
Chair/President: Phil Merten
Contact(s): PAMerten@san.rr.com
Web Site: (subcommittee of LJCPA)

La Jolla Shores Planned District Advisory Board (LJSPDAB)
Purpose(s): Enforce La Jolla Shores Planned District Ordinance (PDO). Advise San Diego City staff on La Jolla Shores PDO compliance for construction project applications in La Jolla Shores. Board members are appointed by the Mayor of San Diego.
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 9 AM at the La Jolla Rec Center
Chair/President: Paul Benton
Contact(s): Lesley Henegar, LHenegar@sandiego.gov
Web Site: http://www.sandiego.gov/city-clerk/boards-commissions/lajollashores.shtml

La Jolla Town Council (LJTC)
Purpose(s): Considered by some to be the de facto Chamber of Commerce for the Village of La Jolla. Unofficial liaison with the City of San Diego in matters concerning land use planning, beautification, traffic, parks, beaches, crime and other vital concerns.
Meets: 2nd Thursdays, 5 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center
Chair/President: Cindy Greatrex
Contact: 1150 Silverado St. | (858) 454-1444
Web Site: www.lajollatowncouncil.org

La Jolla Traffic & Transportation Board (T&T)
Purpose(s): A joint committee with members from LJCPA, LJTC, LJSA, LJVMA and BRCC that considers all proposals affecting La Jolla’s streets including striping, stop signs, traffic calming and parking curb colors, valet service, time limits, etc. Also hears special events requiring traffic control, or that affect on-street parking.
Meetings: 4th Thursdays, 4 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center
Chair/President: Todd Lesser
Contact(s): todd@nccom.com
Web Site: (none known)

La Jolla Village Merchants Association (LJVMA)
Purpose(s): Group represents the interests of all licensed businesses in a 30-block area of the Village of La Jolla. Through a board and committees, the group works to enhance the business community and raise funds through special events.
Meetings: 2nd Wednesdays, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at The Cuvier Club, 7776 Eads Ave.
Chair/President: Claude-Anthony Marengo
Contact(s): 1162 Prospect St. | (858) 454-5718
Web Site: www.LaJollaByTheSea.com

La Jolla Parks and Recreation, Inc. (LJPRI)
Purpose(s): Volunteer board overseas La Jolla Rec Center and its varied programs and activities for all ages.
Meetings: 4th Wednesdays, 5 p.m. at La Jolla Rec Center, Room 2
Chair/President: Doug Fitzgerald
Contact(s): (858) 552-1658
Web Site: (none known)

La Jolla Shores Merchants Association (LJSMA)
Purpose(s): To represent the business interests of merchants along Avenida De La Playa commercial strip.
Meetings: 1st Mondays, except December and January, 4 p.m. at Papalulu’s restaurant,
2168 Avenida De La Playa.
Chair/President: David Teafatiller
Contact(s): david.teafatiller@gmail.com
Web Site: (none known)