Community Workshops

The following three Community Workshops are planned for the Sustainable Santa Cruz County Plan:

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  • Community Workshop #1: Vision and Goals (October and November 2012) Complete!
  • Community Workshop #2: Focus Area Alternatives (May 2013) Complete!
  • Community Workshop #3: Draft Plan Components (Late 2014) Complete!

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These workshops provide a opportunity for county residents to meet together in an interactive setting to develop ideas for the Sustainable Santa Cruz County Plan. Information about upcoming and completed workshops will be posted here.

 

Completed Community Workshop Documents

After community workshops are completed, workshop materials such as presentations, meeting minutes, and photographs of discussion notes will be posted here.

 

Community Workshop #3

Download the workshop flyer here.
Download the workshop summary here.

June 2, 7:00 PM, Main Street Elementary
3400 N. Main Street, Soquel

June 3, 7:00 PM, Live Oak Elementary
1916 Capitola Road, Santa Cruz

June 7, 10:00 AM, Live Oak Grange
1900 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz

June 9, 7:00 PM, Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary
8005 Winkle Avenue, Santa Cruz

June 10, 7:00 PM, St. John’s Episcopal Church
125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos

 

Community Workshop #2: Focus Area Alternatives

May 13 Workshop Summary
May 13 Workshop Agenda
Powerpoint Presentation
Focus Area 1-4 Concepts
Aptos Focus Area Circulation Concepts
Place Type Examples

 

East Cliff Village Meeting (Spring 2013)

In the spring of 2013, The County Planning Department and Supervisor Leopold’s office joined with the owner of the East Cliff Village Shopping Center to hold a series of two Community workshops to discuss the specific needs of this site in Live Oak within the context of the Sustainable Santa Cruz County Plan for Sustainable Communities. The documents below summarize the discussion held at the first meeting on April 29th. Notes from the second meeting, held June 3rd, will be forthcoming.

April 29 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and comments)
Draft East Cliff Village Guiding Principles
Summary of Discussion Responses in table form

 

Community Workshop #1: Vision and Goals (October and November 2012)

October 13/18 & November 7 Agendas
Powerpoint Presentation
October 13 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and index cards)
October 18 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and index cards)
November 1 Meeting Minuites (includes photos of group posters and index cards)
November 7 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and index cards)
November 8 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and index cards)
November 15 Meeting Minutes (includes photos of group posters and index cards

 

Additional Participation Opportunities

If you are unable to attend future workshops for any reason, contact us to give your feedback about the Project. Additionally, if you missed a previous workshop, visit our Open Town Hall forums to engage in the same discussions that take place at our workshops.  Discussion questions and workshop materials are generally posted a few days after each workshop.