City Council and Planning Commission Study Session on the draft 2050 General Plan Vision Statement

Jul 9, 2021 at 1:00pm

The Santa Rosa City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint study session on July 20, 2021, starting at 12:30 PM. The purpose of this study session is to update the Council and Commission on the project, present the extensive community input and ideas gathered during the last round of engagement, and discuss the emerging 2050 General Plan Vision Statement.

The Vision Statement will help shape the goals and policies of the 2050 General Plan, which is branded as the “Santa Rosa Forward” project. The draft Vision Statement is based on community input gathered at virtual public meetings, workshops, and surveys held between April and June 2021. The finalized Vision Statement will incorporate input from the Planning Commission and City Council and will be used by the Project Team to build land use and circulation alternatives for multiple General Plan scenarios. These alternatives will be presented in the Fall of 2021 for public review. Based on comments received one alternative will be chosen by the Council to move forward to the environmental review phase (2022). In this way, the preparation of the Vision Statement is a vital step to help ensure that Santa Rosa Forward represents the desires of the community.

More information on the meeting, including the agenda, presentation, and staff report, can be found here