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Public Invited to Offer Input for Santa Clara County Parkland Acquisition Plan

The County of Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department is seeking public input to guide the County’s future parkland acquisition efforts. Residents are invited to attend workshops that provide an overview of current County parks, the planned Countywide Trail System, and future park expansion areas as identified in the County General Plan. The public will have an opportunity to help identify acquisition criteria and provide other ideas about parkland acquisition to County staff.

County Parks staff
All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend

August 17th , 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Mountain View City Hall Council Chambers, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View
August 18th , 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Joseph George Middle School, 277 Mahoney Drive, San Jose

Santa Clara County voters approved the current Park Charter Fund in 2006, ensuring funding through 2021 for acquisition, development, operation, and maintenance of the County’s 46,000-acre, 29-park system. Fifteen percent of the funding is allocated specifically for land acquisition.

Media Contact: Tamara Clark-Shear, County Parks, 408.355.2215; Tim Heffington, Real Estate Agent, County Parks, 408.355.2239
Posted:August 16, 2010