City of Lemon Grove Adopts Health and Wellness Element


The City Council of Lemon Grove unanimously adopted a new Health and Wellness Element in their General Plan on July 15th. Mayor Mary Teresa Sessom expressed excitement for this new addition to their General Plan and the unanimous vote. The Element, prepared by CityPlace Planning, Inc. in conjunction with city staff, identifies policies and programs that encourage healthy eating and active living in the City. Graham Mitchell, City Manager, noted the successful outreach and engagement of Lemon Grove residents and the HEAL Zone Steering Committee for input through community events, public hearings, and workshops.