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Measure M Parks for All

Sports & Athletics


Parks for All

(Measure M) Sports and Athletics December 3, 2020

Recreation & Parks

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Meeting Presenters

• Rochelle Cook – Meeting Host, Santa Rosa Youth Soccer League • Jen Santos – Presenter, Deputy Director of Parks

Meeting Agenda

• Welcome/Introductions • Measure M Overview • Sports & Athletics Overview, Discussion & Polling • Parks System & Measure M Overview, Discussion and Polling • Next Steps

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Parks for All Overview

• Voters approved on November 6, 2018 • Passed with 72.6% of the vote • Additional 1/8 cent sales tax for 10 years (April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2029) • Provides estimated and dedicated funds of 1.9 million annually to City of Santa Rosa • Dedicated to improving parks and recreation needs • Maintenance of Effort: Requires a baseline commitment and citizen’s oversight

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Parks for All Uses

Parks Measure specifically allows for the following: • Maintain parks and recreation facilities to ensure safe, clean, accessible visitor experiences • Improve and develop athletic fields, playgrounds, restrooms, picnic areas and visitor amenities • Create and expand parks, trails, bikeways, public art, and recreational and historical facilities • Plan and develop bike paths and trails with connections to schools, community spaces and regional trails • Provide recreation, education and health programs for the community • Decrease future fire risks, fuel loads and invasive plants on city owned open space parks

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Council Approval

Council approved an Initial and Long-Term Priority Plan on August 20, 2019 as follows; • Initial Plan (first two years of funding); • Recovery of parks and landscapes destroyed in the October 2017 fires. • Develop a Deferred Maintenance Priority List for all city parks • Develop and implement a city-wide community outreach plan

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Council Approval

• Long-Term Plan (Funding for years 3-10); • Consultant recommendations, citizen input and Board of Community Services recommendation • Council approval of 3-10 year plan during budget approval 7


Rec and Parks Funding Sources • Parks Projects: • Parks Development Impact fees per zone • General Fund • Grants (including FEMA) • Recreation Programming: • General Fund • Measure O – Neighborhood Services only • Park and Recreation Maintenance: • General Fund • Deferred Park and Recreation Maintenance: • General Fund as approved by Council • No specific funding source

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Park Development Impact Fee Zones Northeast

Northwest

Southwest

Southeast 9



Existing and Proposed Parks

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Northeast Northwest

Southeast

Southwest 12

Santa Rosa Parks System


Park System Athletic Fields & Courts

Field/Court Type Number Field/Court Type Number Bocce

2

Soccer

18

Basketball (full)

9

Tennis

15

Basketball (half)

14

Pickleball

8

Handball

3

Baseball

5

Horseshoe

5

Softball

8

Rugby

1

Volleyball

1

Skate Park

2

Total

91

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Northeast Quadrant Calistoga Rd

101

Franklin Ave

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Northeast Quadrant Athletic Fields & Courts Field/Court Type

Number

Field/Court Type

Number

Bocce

1

Soccer

4

Basketball (full court)

1

Tennis

1

Basketball (half court)

4

Pickleball

0

Handball

1

Baseball

4

Horseshoe

2

Softball

0

Rugby

0

Volleyball

0

Skate Park

0

Total

18

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Southeast Quadrant


Southeast Quadrant Athletic Fields & Courts

Bocce

0

Soccer

4

Basketball (full)

1

Tennis

1

Basketball (half)

4

Pickleball

0

Handball

0

Baseball

0

Horseshoe

0

Softball

1

Rugby

0

Volleyball

0

Skate Park

0

Field/Court Type Number Field/Court Type Number

Total

11

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Southwest Quadrant

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Southwest Quadrant Athletic Fields & Courts

Field/Court Type Number Field/Court Type Number Bocce

0

Soccer

1

Basketball (full)

4

Tennis

0

Basketball (half)

4

Pickleball

0

Handball

1

Baseball

1

Horseshoe

0

Softball

0

Rugby

0

Volleyball

0

Skate Park

1

Total

12

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Northwest Quadrant


Northwest Quadrant Athletic Fields & Courts

Bocce

1

Soccer

13

Basketball (full)

3

Tennis

5

Basketball (half)

2

Pickleball

4

Handball

1

Baseball

2

Horseshoe

3

Softball

3

Rugby

1

Volleyball

1

Skate Park

1

Field/Court Type Number Field/Court Type Number

Total

40

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Quadrant Summary Athletic Fields & Courts Quadrant Northeast

Lighted Fields & Courts

Number of Fields 8 1 (softball)

Southeast

5

Lighted Fields & Courts

2

Southwest Lighted Fields & Courts Northwest Lighted Fields & Courts

2 0 19 3 (softball)

Number of Courts 10 5 (tennis) 4 (pickleball) 6 11 (tennis) 4 (youth tennis) 11 0 15 0

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Maintenance of Athletic Fields and Sports Courts • Maintaining irrigation • Managing pests and weeds • Mowing, edging and blowing • Infield v/s Outfield

• Emptying trash • Replacing nets • Striping and chalking fields • Coordinating with volunteer groups 26



Parks for All (Measure M)

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Northeast Northwest

Southeast

Southwest 29

Santa Rosa Parks System


Parks System by the Numbers Park Type

Number

Acreage

Community Park

14

526

Neighborhood Park

58

166

Special Use Park

4

171

Recreation Center

9

11

Open Space

13

115

Trail Park

6

34

Public Gathering Areas/Plaza

5

9

109

1032

TOTAL

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Park System Amenities Playgrounds

56

Baseball Diamonds

5

Tennis Courts

15

Softball Diamonds

8

Pickleball Courts

8

Senior Center

1

Bike Pump Track

1

Dog Parks

9

Pools

2

Soccer Fields

18

Community Center

2

Restrooms

16

Volleyball Courts

1

Basketball Courts

23

Amusements

3

Skate Park

2

Horseshoes

5

Pond/Lake

3

Splash Pads

1

Bocce Courts

2

Golf Course

1

Public Art

5

Rugby

1

Remote Control Racetrack

1

Handball

3

Boat Ramp

2

Fitness Equipment

4

Fishing

3

Bike Pump Track

1

Total

202

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Next Steps

• Meetings within each Quadrant • Meetings with Santa Rosa Partners and special interest groups • Survey, presentation and meeting recording to be emailed to all invitees on 12/7/20. Survey available through 12/21/20. • Collect and analyze all survey responses

More Information:

• Visit Measure M website: https://srcity.org/3199/Measure-M---Parks-for-All • Contact: Jen Santos at jsantos@srcity.org or call 707.543.3770

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