Brentwood Councilwoman Hopes to Flip 1-Acre Lot into Health Park

On Tuesday, the Brentwood Metropolis Council will talk about the creation of a park on a metropolis owned property positioned at 2001 Shady Willow Lane within the Metropolis of Brentwood.

This shall be a primary step on what to do with the property, as that is listed as a future agenda merchandise, nevertheless, Councilwoman Jovita Mendoza is proposing to take the 1-acre parcel and switch it right into a park. The one motion that might be taken is to direct employees on subsequent steps.

In talking with Mendoza Monday, she confirmed she wish to flip the acre into park versus different choices. She has a number of concepts together with an out of doors train space, inexperienced area or shaded picnic areas—she is encouraging resident ideas.

“I notice that is solely an acre, so we now have to be sensible about it and create a draw.  An out of doors train courtroom can be an asset because it will get all individuals of all ages and skill lively,” stated Mendoza. “I look ahead to discussing this extra at Tuesdays assembly and look ahead to listening to extra from the residents on what they wish to see.”

In response to Mendoza, the Metropolis of Brentwood presently stands at 3.28 acres per 1,000 residents. The aim per the Normal Plan is 5 acres per 1,000 residents which Mendoza would really like town to atone for its park plan dedication.

“It’s time the council cease speaking about it and we as a council do one thing for our residents on the subject of parks,” stated Mendoza.

Mendoza identified the Metropolis of Escondido obtained a $150k grant for a 5 free outside health areas—the grant got here from the Nationwide Health Marketing campaign. The Metropolis of San Francisco has an identical courtroom which incorporates core exercises, squats, pushups, lunges, pulling, agility and bending–noting many Brentwood residents already use parks and colleges for his or her exercises and wished to supply another choice for all ages and skill to make the most of.

The 1-acre parcel sits subsequent to a 288-Unit residential group that broke floor in June.

In November, she hopes to sort out the property at Sand Creek and Fairview which is 14.5 acres and is slated to change into a sports activities facility which she hopes will embrace baseball/softball area, soccer and a 3-story sports activities complicated which probably may embrace indoor basketball courts.


Assembly Data:
7:00 pm, October 12, 2021
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