At its March 28 meeting, the
Santee city council voted unanimously to oppose the proposed siting of the Quail Brush Genco LLC Generation Power Plant in a visually prominent location proximate to Santee’s western gateway.
The city of
’s General Plan addresses the minimization of land use conflicts in adjacent areas, and seeks to protect vacant land in the East Elliot area along the city’s western boundary as part of a regional biological preserve system. The Community Enhancement Element of the General Plan strives to strengthen the gateways into the city by seeking to preserve the high quality scenic viewshed visible from the western entry along State Route 52. Santee
The city council formally opposed the current proposed location and design of the Power Plant unless and until all effects of the proposal are fully disclosed, analyzed and mitigated with measures that reduce the effects to the level of insignificance in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act.
For additional information on the proposed project visit the city’s web site.