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Council Approves Trial Encroachment Permit For Restaurant; Votes To Launch ‘Safe At Home But Not Alone’ Program

Amidst a surreal seating layout for attendees, and with the live audience consisting primarily of the City’s Department Heads, the Coronado City Council forged ahead and conducted their meeting of Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The seating pattern, designed to keep a six-foot social distance in all directions from others, found City Manager Blair King and City Attorney Johanna Canlas only partially visible, as they were seated behind the five Councilmembers in the walkway located behind the dais.From a time perspective, the meeting’s most important issue was consideration of the request for an Encroachment Permit and a Commercial Use Permit for outside dining for the Garage Buona Forchetta Restaurant located at 1000 C Avenue. The eatery is located in the building that was formerly occupied by the El Cordova Garage, hence the name.

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Stay Connected And Be The Difference
Updated: March 26, 2020 - 3:59 pm

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Council Approves Trial Encroachment Permit For Restaurant; Votes To Launch ‘Safe At Home But Not Alone’ Program
Updated: March 26, 2020 - 3:57 pm

Amidst a surreal seating layout for attendees, and with the live audience consisting primarily of the City’s Department Heads, the Coronado City Council forged ahead and conducted their meeting of Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The seating pattern, designed to keep a six-foot social distance in all directions from others, found City Manager Blair King and City Attorney Johanna Canlas only partially visible, as they were seated behind the five Councilmembers in the walkway located behind the dais.

From a time perspective, the meeting’s most important issue was consideration of the request for an Encroachment Permit and a Commercial Use Permit for outside dining for the Garage Buona Forchetta Restaurant located at 1000 C Avenue. The eatery is located in the building that was formerly occupied by the El Cordova Garage, hence the name.

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