The Montecito Fire Protection District is purchasing a lot on the corner of San Ysidro Road and San Leandro Lane for a new station that would rapidly respond to incidents on Highway 101 and nearby beach neighborhoods. The vacant parcel, at 1510 San Leandro Lane, sold last year to a developer for $1.1 million. The district is in escrow for $1.5 million. A public meeting about the acquisition is scheduled for 1/25 at the district’s Board of Directors meeting. The purchase would not change the district’s plan to first open a new station in its eastern portion, to better serve neighborhoods off East Valley Road, Sheffield Drive, and Romero and Toro canyons.
Montecito Fire District Purchasing New Lot
Thursday, December 24, 2015
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