Welcome to Save Dana Point

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

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DANA POINT RESIDENTS

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 Finance Review Committee is Established

ESTABLISHMENT OF FINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE PROTECTING DANA POINT’S FINANCIAL FUTURE Recently, the City Council established an independent Finance Review Committee.  The city’s financial reporting is very complex often comprising hundreds of pages, as the picture shows. The Council should welcome and encourage input from the Committee.  More information will enable the Council to make the … Read more…

Dana Point Paul Wyatt

Doheny Village Plan, Form-Based Codes and Expectations

When asked recently by the Dana Point Times to list my priorities as a new member of the City Council, I put “building trust between the City and its residents and businesses” at the top of the list. Building trust requires open, honest communication and realistic expectations. In the first Council’s Corner, Mayor Lewis wrote, … Read more…

Dana Point Mayor Debra Lewis

Council’s Corner: A Note from Dana Point’s New Mayor

Hello and Happy New Year! I am very excited to be starting 2017 as a new City Council member and your new Mayor. It is in that same spirit that I asked the Dana Point Times to try something new with the City Council. Matt Cortina, the Group Managing Editor, and Kristina Pritchett, the Dana … Read more…

Congratulations To The Residents Of Dana Point

Paul Wyatt and Debra Lewis were elected to the Dana Point City Council by impressive margins. The following results were reported by the Orange County Registrar of Voters as of 5:11 PM on November 11, 2016: 2016 Dana Point Results Debra Lewis 31.4% 7,878 votes Paul Wyatt 30.5% 7,544 votes Michelle Brough 22.4% 5,653 votes … Read more…

California Coastal Commission Approves Dana Point Measure H

The California Coastal Commission (CCC) approved the 2008 Town Center Plan (TCP) nine years ago. The TCP is a product of over 30 community meetings and considerable input from Dana Point residents. So when the city council overrode the Planning Commission’s denial of the Majestic project in Town Center in October, 2014 that did not … Read more…

A Tipping Point in Dana Point Politics

Dana Point voters’ approval of Measure H over Measure I (by a huge 18% margin) is a watershed moment in recent city politics. The significance of this vote reaches beyond the town center plan. It is a loud “no confidence” vote in the majority city council members: Olvera, Viczorek, Tomlinson and Muller. Dana Point voters … Read more…

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