El Sobrante Community Meeting
May 30, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Thank you to all who attended the El Sobrante community meeting for Envision Contra Costa 2040! With nearly 60 people attending, there were thoughtful and engaged group discussions about El Sobrante’s assets and challenges facing the community. Some of the main comments we heard included:
· Support and enhance the “small town” feel of El Sobrante.
· Protect open space and wildlife.
· Ensure new development is consistent with community character.
· Create new public spaces for community gathering, such as a community center.
· Enhance local food options by encouraging locally-owned farmers market and restaurants.
· Improve road design to reduce speeding and improve safety along San Pablo Dam Road.
· Improve public transit access, especially to BART and Orinda.
· Install green infrastructure and other sustainable features.
· Restore and improve creeks.
· Improve access to hospitals and doctors.
· Create a noise ordinance.
Thanks again to everyone who provided input. To engage online, visit https://envisioncontracosta2040.org/online-engagement/ and stay tuned for future County meetings!
The meeting presentation can be found here.