Community Discussions: Draft General Plan 2050

July through October 2023, the CIty hosted a range of in-person and online events activities to present the draft General Plan and hear your thoughts. The following is more information on each

Community Survey – Completed

Thank you all for your participation and contribution to the survey! We hope to continue to count on your support.

Open Houses – Completed (August through September 2023)

Open houses provided an opportunity to learn about the plan, ask questions, and provide input.

Date and Time 
Meeting Recording
In-Person Open House #1 English/Bilingual Tuesday, August 15th
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Council on Aging,
30 Kawana Springs Road
In-Person Open House #2 English/Bilingual Monday, August 21st
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Finley Community Center, 2060 W. College Ave. -

Food Equity Workshop
(Partnership with
Food System Alliance)

English/Bilingual Tuesday, August 22nd
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Finley Community Center, 2060 W. College Ave. -
In-Person Open House #3 English/Bilingual Wednesday, August 30th
5:00-6:30 p.m.


Maria Carillo High School Library,
6975 Montecito Blvd.

In-Person Open House #4 Spanish/Bilingual Thursday, August 31st
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Latino Service Providers,
1000 Apollo Way
Virtual Open House English/Bilingual Wednesday, September 13th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Virtual - Sign up for Login Details View Open House Recording


Board and Commission Meetings on the Draft Plan – Completed (September 2023)

Various City Boards and Commissions met to discuss the draft 2045 General Plan and take a first-hand look into plan implementation.

Meeting Recording
Design Review Board  Thursday, September 7 4:30 pm

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Planning Commission Thursday, September 14 4:30 pm

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Cultural Heritage Board 

Wednesday, September 20 4:30 pm

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City Council Tuesday, September 26 4:00 pm

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Online Commenting/Konveio Review – Completed

Konveio provided an opportunity to review the full Draft General Plan and provide comments directly in the document.

Pop-Up Events – Complete

Pop-up events were held throughout the city, giving community members an opportunity to learn about and provide input on the Draft Plan out and about in the community.