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Keep Our Open Space

New threat of development!!!

Council to consider removal of Open Space protections on April 19, 2017

The Martinez City Council will be considering a land use change on Wednesday April 19, 2017. Under consideration are two proposals to allow residential development on half the property. The Martinez Staff recommends that no development be allowed, but our Council has ignored staff reports earlier. Links to some relevant information is on the left. Please come to the meeting and support open space in Martinez. Martinez City Council agenda can be found here - http://martinez.granicus.com/GeneratedAgendaViewer.php?view_id=7&event_id=942

Here's some background information:

Newer Links

Martinez White Paper regarding Vine Hill Way Open Space

Staff Report for Planning Commission Meeting March 28, 2017

Staff Policy Paper for City Council Meeting April 18, 2017

Frietas Property History for Planning Commission Meeting March 28, 2017


Synopsis of General Plan regarding Vine Hill Open Space

Link to Martinez General Plan and Info

Links to earlier information

Withdrawal of request - 06/25/08

CC Times Article on Open Space - 04/20/08

Keep Our Open Space Attorney's letter - 02/06/08

Freitas attorney's letter - 01/31/08

Freitas attorney's letter - 01/28/08

Keep Our Open Space Attorney letter for 12/5/07 meeting

Keep Our Open Space Attorney additional letter for 12/5/07 meeting

News Gazette Mountain Lion Article 12-15

News Gazette Mountain Lion Article 12-13

Link to Staff Report for 12/5 City Council Meeting

Letters to the editor and articles

Emailing or contacting your City Council members

Print your own flyer

City Council Calendar and Agendas

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