Public Invited to Workshop for City of Fortuna’s Land Acquisition Grant for Public Parks and Recreation

This is a press release from the City of Fortuna:

The public is invited to a public workshop on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 621 11th Street Fortuna, CA, to provide comments and concepts on the following project:

Project:  City of Fortuna’s Land Acquisition Grant for Public Parks and      Recreation
APNS:     202-051-008 and 200-362-005
Project Sites: Parcel Adjacent to Newburg Park and Parcel Adjacent to RIverwalk Drive

The City is applying for a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant through the State of California to purchase a parcel adjacent to Newburg Park for park expansion and a 7.2-acre triangular segment on the east portion of the Eel River levee adjacent to Riverwalk Drive for public recreational use.

General proposals for the Newburg Park expansion include playing fields, restroom facilities, overflow parking, and walking trails along Strongs Creek connecting to trails on the new Gene Lucas Community Center. Concepts for the Riverwalk recreational area include picnic tables, designated food truck locations, and other park amenities, such as trash receptacles and a play area.

You are invited to come to the Public Workshop to ask questions or comment on the proposed project. Community Outreach is an important component in planning and designating desirable recreational features.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Building Department at (707) 725-7600. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting (28 CFR 35.102 – 35.104 ADA Title II).



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