Saranap and Parkmead Community Meeting

July 11, 6:30pm – 8:30pm 

Thank you to the community members who attended the Saranap/Parkmead community meeting for Envision Contra Costa 2040! Approximately 25 people attended, expanding the conversations from the Saranap Avenue/Boulevard Way Planning Process to formulate a vision for the entire Saranap and Parkmead area. Some of the recurring comments we heard included:

  • Preserve the family-friendly, semi-rural neighborhood character.
  • Support local neighborhood-serving businesses.
  • Maintain the green buffer along Las Trampas Creek.
  • Designate a neighborhood park in a central location.
  • Enhance accessibility with connected bike and walking paths.
  • Implement traffic-calming measures to slow traffic and increase pedestrian safety.
  • Provide safe routes to schools for children and families.
  • Provide safe connections from Parkmead to Saranap and Walnut Creek, specifically along Olympic Boulevard.
  • Encourage mixed-use development along major thoroughfares.
  • Align the General Plan and Zoning Code land use designations.

Thanks again to everyone who provided input. To engage online, visit the website and stay tuned for future County meetings.

The meeting presentation can be found here

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