Lake Elsinore City Council discusses 45-day ‘pause’ of new applications relating to cannabis uses

Staff discusses Cannabis Kingdom’s proposed project that would add an additional 2,497 square feet of space to their existing location during the Lake Elsinore City Council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25. Valley News/Courtesy photo
An update on the effectiveness of the street light conversion program was presented at the Lake Elsinore City Council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 25; the program’s history dates back to 2016.The acquisition process began June 4, 2018, as a cost of $3,104,859.18. There were 3,659 lamps acquired.The city converted all of the street lights that Lake Elsinore currently owns. The street lights which were not converted are owned by Southern California Edison; the wood poles are still Edison owned, according to city staff.It totals 3,787 lamps on 3,735 light poles, including the 128 city-owned streetlights.The project started Oct. 7, 2019, and the project was completed May 11, 2020.Staff reported that the projected savings on the electric bill annually is $382,745, or a 65% decrea
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