On a happier note, Iseman said she is delighted by the public art in the sidewalk just above the Breaching Whale in Heisler Park. Artists Scott and Naomi Schoenherr are creating three pieces titled, "Continuous Rotation."
•Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson sent her good wishes to ailing Councilman Kelly Boyd and complimented the Laguna Art Museum for the Clarence Hinkle retrospective that features more than 100 paintings from the early 1900s to the 1950s. The exhibit runs through Oct. 7.
Pearson and Mayor Pro Tem Verna Rollinger met with Asst. City Manager Christa Johnson and received an update on the Vision 2030 plan. Many recommendations have been put into place or are in process, Pearson said, and commended staff and council for the accomplishments.
Johnson will be putting together a report to be presented to the public at a later date.
•Rollinger said attention should be focused on the age of the San Onofre plant and how energy needs will be handled when the plant no longer functions.
She reported that she enjoyed a luncheon with the Taxpayers Assn. as well as one with the American Society of Civil Engineers, at which Flood Mitigation Task Force member Bill Lawson gave a presentation. One of his visuals showed an inch of rain fell in 13 minutes during the 2010 flood.
Rollinger also attended the Laguna College of Art & Design's 50th anniversary celebration.
She announced plans to put an item on the council agenda to re-insert language on height limits deleted from the municipal code with the approval of the Mansionization Ordinance, in which the limit is stated for each zone.