Welcome to Save Dana Point

Save Dana Point’s mission is to encourage resident participation in the critical issues facing Dana Point.

- Informed -

It is important for Dana Point residents to stay informed about the many urgent issues that the City Council or the Planning Commission will need to address in upcoming meetings. These are the major concerns:

  • Hiring of a new City Manager
  • City finances: revenue, expenditures, ongoing litigation costs
  • Planning Commission: new major developments, parking issues
  • Police services: priorities, costs, neighborhood patrols
  • Doheny Village project
  • Community communications to improve transparency: plans, actions, results

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Latest News

Dana Point Finance Review Committee

Dana Point City Staff Proposes Budget Cuts

In the bi-annual budget review process, the Dana Point City Council recently asked the city staff to scrub the budget for potential cost cutting opportunities. Given several years of deficit spending, budget discipline is required to stabilize the future prospects for financial stability in Dana Point. In preparation for the June 20th City Council meeting, the … Read more…

Dana Point City Council to Discuss Budget

Dana Point’s 2018-2019 budget will be discussed at the city council meeting on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:00 PM at the City Hall. In this budget, the City’s total spending is projected to continue to exceed its income in each of the next two years. To be fiscally responsible, the City Council must find ways … Read more…

Deficit Spending in Dana Point

Dana Point Has spent more in 8 out of the last 9 years. These annual deficits have reduced the total spendable funds that Dana Point has in cash and investments. The proposed 2018 and 2019 budgets have attempted to reduce over spending but still project deficits each year. A plan for 2020 to 2022 has … Read more…

Settlement Reached in Dana Point Headlands Litigation

At the June 6th City Council meeting, it was announced that a settlement had been reached between the City of Dana Point and the Headland’s Reserve LLC. Thankfully the City Council ended the seemingly endless and costly litigation. In 2016, the City of Dana Point sued the Headlands Reserve LLC for reimbursement of legal costs … Read more…

Premium Police Services Approved for Dana Point

by Mayor Debra Lewis As published in Dana Point Times Last week, two decisions positively impacted Dana Point policing. First, City Council approved a Notice of Completion for the nearly $1,000,000 police services renovation project approved in 2016 (Project). Now all members of our police force will start their shifts here in Dana Point rather … Read more…

Dana Point Mayor Debra Lewis

Dana Point Mayor Debra Lewis Announces Office Hours

MAYOR DEBRA LEWIS announced office hours at City Hall when she is available to meet with Dana Point resident to hear and respond to their concerns. Please watch the following video:

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