Currently, staff is facilitating the public review of the final DRAFT General Plan and Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The General Plan (2040) DRAFT Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is under formal 45-day review period. Stakeholders alerted. Comment period closes 5:00pm on February 7, 2020.
A community workshop for the DEIR and General Plan was held on Monday, January 27, 2020 in the Council Chambers. The Planning Commission held a hearing on Tuesday, January 28, at their monthly meeting.
Staff has been comprehensively involved with the public outreach process for the General Plan Update. Cumulative outreach efforts thus far have included:
Community Surveys in Spanish and English (November and December 2015)
Interviews with community stakeholders (November through December 2016)
Downtown charrette (February 25, 2017)
Notice of Preparation & scoping meeting (March 2, 2017)
Revised NOP & EIR scoping meeting (November 28, 2017)
Preliminary Draft 2040 General Plan (May 2019)
Public study sessions & workshops (November 2015, February 2017, June 2019, July 2019, January 2020)
Draft Program Environmental Impact Report
Notice of Availability Draft 2040 General Plan &
Environmental Impact Report