by Kevin Cody
The Beach Cities Health District Board will vote on whether or not to certify the Healthy Living Campus environmental impact report at its Wednesday, September 8 meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. on Zoom. If the board certifies the EIR, the board will move on to reviewing the master plan for the 11 acre, $374 million, 254,700 square foot campus.
Over 300 people submitted comments about the nearly 1,000 page report. Almost all were in opposition to the project, including a 70 page petition with approximately 1,200 residents’ signatures.
Many of the comments echoed the complaint from Laura Zahn, an elder care worker. “Too tall, too big, too much construction noise, too much construction traffic, too