The Morning Report
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Good morning from Point Loma. Lots of news on the plate today.
- The San Diego City Council is scheduled to take up a study that could lead to an increase in the tax money its downtown redevelopment agency could collect. The deal will benefit any potential Chargers stadium and is a test for how much San Diego County wants to be involved.
- Mayor Jerry Sanders weighed in on the matter in a weekend op-ed and urged the council to go forward.
- Got questions about sewage recycling? Our own Rob Davis has answers.
- Not much is happening on the redevelopment of San Diego’s downtown bay front. The U-T has a good rundown.
- Is San Diego’s potential loss of Comic-Con part of the big city vs. small city argument that includes debates over sports teams and airports? Meantime, Comic-Con is still weighing what it might do.
- San Diego’s pension board will not amend a lawsuit that could have resulted in a $177 million payment to the pension system.
- Last, a range of opinion pieces in the U-T over the weekend. The editorial board says outsourcing is good and so are street repairs. Columnist Michael Stetz takes on the Unified Port of San Diego on not providing public space and columnist Logan Jenkins wants the city to find $250,000 for a river park managed jointly with North County governments.
— LIAM DILLON