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Explore these pages to discover who we are, what's going on in Rolando and how you can get involved. We are always eager for new faces, new energy, and new ideas. If you live in Rolando, RCC belongs to you.

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Thank you for stopping by to visit and get the latest Rolando community news! Below are updates on local events and meetings. Please visit our other pages for additional information.

Community Meetings

Our next community meeting will be May 17th at the UDW Hall, site of our June Ice Cream Social and December Holiday Party last year. Please note our new meeting times: Meet and greet begins at 6:00pm; meeting starts at 6:30pm and ends promptly at 7:45pm. There are no meetings in July and August. We hope to see you there!

 

Community Events

CIT Neighborhood Clean-up Announcement

CIT is sponsoring a cleanup of the area below Clay Park to Revillo Way

When: Saturday April 30, 2016, 9am to 1pm

Where to Meet: cul de sac at 4654 Revillo Way

What to bring: non-power hand tools such as rakes, trimmers, pruners, hand saws, etc.; a hat, sunscreen and work gloves. Drinking water will be available.
Please contact Bob Scott at rkscott@yahoo.com if you can lend a hand. We look forward to your help! 

 

 

Benchmark Brewing Neighbor Night at Garden Kitchen

Join your neighbors at Garden Kitchen for Benchmark Brewing Neighbor Night on Thursday May 26th from 5pm to 8pm. Benchmark Brewing is located just over the hill on Fairmount and is owned and operated by local Rolando neighbors Matt and Rachael Akin. For the evening all entrees as well other menu items will have suggested Benchmark Beer pairings. You pick your menu selections and your beer to make your meal just how you like it! In addition, Matt and Rachel will be pouring tasters throughout the evening and will be available to answer any questions you have about their beers. Garden Kitchen is casual outdoor dining and is located at 4204 Rolando Blvd, on the corner of Rolando and University. Space is limited so reservations are highly recommended. Call 619-431-5755 or online at http://gardenkitchensd.com.

 

 

2106 Rolando Street Fair poster20th Annual Rolando Street Fair!

The 20th Rolando Street Fair was Sunday, March 20th, 2016. It's hard to believe but it was twenty years ago that our community began this wonderful and fun-filled event! The Fair has grown over the years and now takes up an entire city block on Rolando Blvd. from El Cajon Blvd. to Solita Ave. More than 100 vendors offer goods and services, a kid's zone keeps the young (and young at heart) spinning, twirling, or bouncing, tons of delicious food are available from a wide variety of food booths and food trucks, and our music lineup has been a big hit every year (dancing often breaks out). There is a group of selfless volunteers that bring every Fair into existence and this year was no exception (see below). THANK YOU to all our wonderful volunteers for helping to create our best Fair ever! Please contact the RCC if you would like to help next year! Please visit our Street Fair page for photos!

2016 Street Fair volunteers

 

 

Can you help lead Rolando?
Rolando Community Council Elections 
File by May 12th
 
 
The Rolando Community Council (RCC) is winding up another exciting year and now is the time to prepare for the 2016 RCC board elections.  A thriving neighborhood and a growing sense of community depend on new and seasoned neighbors stepping forward to volunteer their time and talents.  Please consider running for an RCC Board position--an experience that is rewarding with new friends, new experiences and the opportunity to have a significant impact on our community in Rolando.

RCC candidacy "Election Interest Forms" are due May 12, 2016!


Listed below are the open terms and responsibilities for each position:
  • President (Term 2016 - 2018)
  • Second Vice President (Term 2016 - 2018)
  • Treasurer (Term 2016 - 2017) - one year term
  • Secretary (Term 2016 - 2018)   
  • Director (Term 2016 -2018)
QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN & VOTE:
  • Be a current RCC 2015 / 2016 member
    (Member of record as of May 17, 2016)
ELECTION CALENDAR:
  • May 12, 2016 - Election candidate interest forms must be submitted to RCC Director Jackie Flohr. 
  • May 15, 2016 - Voting members of record set.
  • May 17, 2016 - RCC Meeting & Candidates for Office are introduced.
  • June 21, 2016 - RCC Board Election (Voting in person only).
ELECTION APPLICATION
If you are interested in running for a position on the Board please e-mail
buddysmiles465@gmail.com the election interest form that must be returned by May 12 to Jackie Flohr, Board Director or via mail to: RCC, P.O. Box 151163, San Diego, CA 92175. Attn: Elections.

DUTIES OF OFFICERS 
PRESIDENT
Preside at all meetings of the Council and Executive Board; shall be a member ex-officio of all committees, except the nominating committee; and, with the ratification of the Executive Board, shall appoint parliamentarian and the chairmen of the standing committees. The President shall be responsible for getting reports from officers and chairmen at the end of the year and making the annual report. The President may call a special meeting of the Executive Board at any time deemed necessary and shall call such a meeting upon written request of a quorum of the Executive Board.  
 
VICE PRESIDENT
Preside at all meetings in the absence of the President, shall serve as program chairman, shall aid the President, and shall assume such other duties as assigned by the President or the Executive Board. The Vice President shall also serve as membership chairman, and shall make and keep available the membership count, coinciding with cash receipts of the Council, for the President as well as the  Treasurer, prior to all meetings. 

TREASURER

Keep such permanent books of account and records as shall be sufficient to establish the items of gross income, receipts and disbursements of the Council, including specifically the number of members and dues collected from the members. Shall receive all monies of the Council and shall keep an accurate record of receipts and disbursements; shall present a statement of account at every meeting of the Council and at other times when requested by the Executive Board. All checks will be signed by two (2) members of the Executive Board – President, Vice President, Treasurer  Shall give receipts for all monies received and shall get receipts for all monies paid out. The books of account and records shall, at reasonable times, be open to inspection of the Council. 

SECRETARY 
Keep such permanent minutes and records as shall be sufficient to establish legal duty to the organization and Secretary of State.  Shall maintain all written minutes of the executive committee and general board membership meetings. The records shall, at reasonable times, be open to inspection of the Council. 

DIRECTOR 
Duties of the Director are determined by the Executive Board each year.