East Bay Regional Parks District Master Plan Update Public Meetings

From ebparks.org:

EBRPD Master Plan

The East Bay Regional Park District is updating the Park District¹s Master Plan, a policy document that guides the District in future expansion of parks, trails, and services. The District provides and manages the regional parks for Alameda and Contra Costa counties, a 1,700 square mile area which is home to over 2.5 million people. The District manages 65 regional parks, over 112,000 acres of open space, and 1,200 miles of trails.

The Master Plan defines the vision and mission of the Park District and sets priorities for at least the next decade. The policies set forth in the Master Plan help guide the stewardship and development of current and future parks to maintain a careful balance between the need to protect and conserve natural resources, while offering recreational use of parklands for all to enjoy. Accompanying the plan is the Master Plan Map which was updated in 2008 and outlines several proposed new areas within the Park District’s jurisdiction.

The Park District seeks public input through meetings, surveys, focus groups, and other community outreach. If you would like to be involved, please send a request to info@ebparks.org for email notifications of upcoming information sessions and public meetings, which are anticipated to be completed in late 2012.

You can post your comments and suggestions on our Master Plan Policy Comment Forum

Master Plan 2012 Public Meetings

Please join the East Bay Regional Park District at one of six public meetings to help update our Master Plan. The Park District’s Master Plan is a policy document that guides the District in future expansion of parks, trails, and services, defines our vision and mission, and sets priorities for the next decade. The public is welcome to attend, and we look forward to sharing our draft plan with you and hearing your comments.

Meeting dates are as follows:
September 29, 2012
10 – 11:30 a.m. – Fremont
Fremont Community Center
40000 Paseo Padre Pkwy.
Fremont, CA 94538

October 3, 2012
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Dublin
Dublin Unified School District
Board Room
7471 Larkdale Ave.
Dublin, CA 94568

October 9, 2012
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Richmond
Richmond Memorial Auditorium
Bermuda Room
403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804

For more information or to receive an e-mail invitation, please send an e-mail to info@ebparks.org.

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