The City of Del Mar held its annual Volunteer Reception Sept. 12 at the Powerhouse Community Center to thank its many volunteers for their service. Below is a list of community organizations honored.
ADOPT A SPOT:
It is a beautification program manned by interested volunteers who have the desire to help maintain and beautify city property.
BUSINESS SUPPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
This committee consists of business owners and commercial property owners within the City of Del Mar. Their purpose is to provide advice to the City Council on the challenges facing Del Mar’s businesses, in particular the current processes and regulations, and to provide input to City Council on initiatives that affect the business community.
(Community Emergency Response Team): CERT members learn how to care for themselves, their family and neighbors should a disaster occur and emergency services are overwhelmed.
DEL MAR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS:
Del Mar Community Connections is a volunteer-driven organization providing programs and services that allow our maturing residents to live safely, vibrantly and independently in the homes they love.
DEL MAR FARMERS’ MARKET:
The Del Mar Farmers’ Market is a tradition in Del Mar with vendors providing fresh produce, fresh fish, hand crafted cheeses, flowers, plants and more.
DEL MAR FOUNDATION:
The mission of the Del Mar Foundation is to promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parklands, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar.
DEL MAR GARDEN CLUB:
Contributes to the beautification of the City of Del Mar, such as the Library, the Post Office, and the City Hall.
DEL MAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY:
Mission is to discover, record, collect, preserve, perpetuate, and display for public benefit the historical facts, artifacts, properties, and other material concerning the history of the village of Del Mar.
DEL MAR HOUSING CORP.:
Provides the City of Del Mar with guidance in connection with the Affordable Housing Program and the Housing Element.
DEL MAR ROSE SOCIETY:
Promotes the cultivation of roses.
DEL MAR TELEVISION FOUNDATION:
The Del Mar Television Foundation has a unique forum for public access viewers. It fosters media education and programming for community minded individuals.
DEL MAR VILLAGE ASSOCIATION:
Mission is enhancing the vitality of the Village of Del Mar while preserving its history and unique character
DESIGN REVIEW BOARD:
The Design Review Board’s review involves an evaluation of a structure’s placement and size, the materials and colors to be used, and in the case of a new structure, the type and extent of the landscaping proposed. It also involves an evaluation of the project’s compatibility with surrounding development.
FAIRGROUNDS MASTER PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
Advises and assists the City Council in representing Del Mar’s interests to the 22nd DAA, including the progress of the 22nd DAA Master Plan.
The Finance Committee reviews the annual budget, quarterly financial reports and the annual audited financial statements and the City’s investment policy. The Committee researches and reports on financial issues of interest to the City Council.