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Your input and participation throughout this process is important!
Provide your email address to stay up to date on upcoming meetings and key project milestones. The Project Team will send out emails throughout the project about upcoming events, workshops, community surveys, meetings, and project documents.
Community input is key to a successful General Plan that meets the needs of the community. Complete the following 2-minute survey to help us better understand when, where, and how to best engage with you and the community about the General Plan Update.
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2024
The City of Arroyo Grande invites interested community members to participate in the second General Plan update community workshop on Wednesday, February 28th starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Arroyo Grande City Council Chambers (215 E. Branch Street). The focus of the workshop is to provide an overview of the General Plan update process, present Arroyo Grande’s existing conditions and trends findings, and gather community input to help establish a long-term vision for the City’s future.
For this Plan to truly represent the community, we need your input!
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 City Council Chambers
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 215 E. Branch Street
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Community Workshop | Thursday, October 5, 2023
On Thursday, October 5, 2023, the City of Arroyo Grande held its first community workshop for the Arroyo Grande General Plan Update at the City Council Chambers from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The workshop included a brief overview presentation of the General Plan Update process and interactive activities for community members to identify assets, issues, and opportunities in Arroyo Grande and express what they love about Arroyo Grande and their vision for the City's future.
Community Study Session | Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Community Study Session
On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, the City of Arroyo Grande hosted a community study session dedicated to the General Plan Update project. This meeting, open to the public, marked a pivotal moment in the project's development. The study session served as a platform for establishing a shared understanding of the project, outlining the essential phases in the update process, discussing strategies for public engagement, reviewing legislative requirements, and addressing planning challenges.
During the session, the City Council engaged in an in-depth conversation about the significant issues and opportunities that confront Arroyo Grande. They also provided valuable feedback to the Project Team on various thematic areas to be explored throughout the project.
City Council Meeting | Tuesday, February 14, 2023
City Council Meeting
On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, the Arroyo Grande City Council held a public hearing to discuss the General Plan Update project. At this meeting, the Council received an update on the status of selecting a planning consultant to assist in the Update and reviewed the proposal for services submitted by Mintier Harnish. The City Council engaged in a robust discussion on their expectations for the General Plan update project. Topics of discussion and focus included community engagement, scope of project, schedule, budget, and community needs.
At the conclusion of the meeting, the Council directed City staff to proceed with a consultant contract with Mintier Harnish for the General Plan Update project. The multifaceted, three-year project also includes an update to the City’s 2013 Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive Development Code update, various economic development studies and workshops, and an environmental impact report (EIR).