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File #: 19-840    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2019 Departments: PARKS
On agenda: 9/17/2019 Final action: 9/17/2019
Title: Review and accept the Tunitas Creek Beach Community Advisory Committee's Vision Document.
Attachments: 1. 20190917_att_Tunitas CAC Vision Document
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Peggy Jensen, Interim Parks Director

Subject: Acceptance of the Tunitas Creek Beach Community Advisory Committee's Vision Document

Review and accept the Tunitas Creek Beach Community Advisory Committee's Vision Document.

At the onset of the Tunitas Creek Beach park planning process, the Parks Department ("Department") and Peninsula Open Space Trust ("POST") sought to foster community trust and participation. The objective was to solicit input from San Mateo County residents and park stakeholder groups, and to establish relationships with those seeking to protect the Property. To accomplish this, the Department and POST formed the Tunitas Creek Beach Community Advisory Committee ("CAC").

The 13-person CAC reflects the public's varied interests in the Property and surrounding area. The CAC is comprised of representatives from the TLC Locals, San Mateo County Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, Pescadero Municipal Advisory Council, Ohlone-Portol? Heritage Trail Committee, Puente de la Costa Sur, San Mateo County Parks Commission, Midcoast Community Council, Vida Verde Nature Education, Committee for Green Foothills, Sweet Farm Foundation, San Mateo County Parks Foundation, and an adult and youth representative from Heirs To Our Oceans.

The CAC's Vision Document, included as Attachment 1, is the culmination of a six-month-long commitment by CAC members to provide input on desired programming for and development of the Property and future park planning phases. The CAC's vision is intended to serve as a living document that can support community engagement as improvement of the Property progresses.

The Vision Document is organized in three sections reflective of the CAC's understanding of the challenges related to use and management of the Property. Through consideration of factors inc...

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