The fate of a proposed senior care facility — nearly eight years in the works — has been placed in the hands of Solana Beach voters.
The Solana Beach City Council on Jan. 30 unanimously approved sending the project to a special election on May 7. Voters will weigh in on the project with mail-in ballots only.
The developer, RhodesMoore LLC, will pay for the special election costs, city staff said at the meeting.
Current plans for the senior and memory care facility, proposed on a 2.9-acre vacant lot at 959 Genevieve Street, east of the I-5 Freeway, call for between 94 to 96 beds and about 60 parking spaces. It will also include amenities such as a library, cafe, bar,...