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Vacaville Downtown Specific Plan Open House Scheduled for Oct. 24

Post Date:10/08/2019 10:01 AM

The open house discussion will focus on identifying the types of businesses that Vacaville would like to attract, innovations in street and sidewalk design, and parking options in Downtown Vacaville. City staff and other experts will be on hand to talk with Vacaville residents, property and business owners about a long-term vision for downtown. The discussion will include the steps necessary to take that vision and turn it into reality through the Downtown Specific Plan.

Participants will have an opportunity to view potential plans and weigh in on what they think will make Downtown Vacaville more vibrant. Stations will be set up where participants can engage in in-depth conversations with experts on a wide range of topics such as parking, economic development, housing, pedestrian and cyclist friendly street design. Feedback given will then be used to shape the final Vacaville Downtown Specific Plan.

Comments received at this workshop will be incorporated into the preparation of the draft Connectivity and Streetscape Design Plan portion of the Downtown Specific Plan, which is scheduled for public hearings in early 2020. This section will address street and sidewalk improvements including road striping, lane type and width, bike paths, pedestrian walkways, and key directional signage in the downtown area. Comments received at this workshop will also be incorporated remainder of the Specific Plan process, scheduled for continue through 2021. This process allows for robust and ongoing community involvement, as well as an expertly drafted and thorough plan.

Where: McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square, Vacaville

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 6–8 p.m.

Additional Information:

Light refreshments will be served.

Information about the plan is available at www.letstalkvacaville.com/downtown-specific-plan