SCA Community Meeting – August, 16, 7:00 pm, Springs Community Hall

Springs Community Alliance monthly meeting
August 16, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Springs Community Hall

Want to see what the Springs of the future might look like?

Yolanda Solano from the Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Department will be on hand at this month’s meeting to give an update on the progress of the Springs Specific Plan. Attendees will be able to get an understanding of the scale and scope of the project, its timing, its process, where they can go to get all the details, and, finally, how they can contribute in all the upcoming meetings. The plan is scheduled to be finalized in the coming months and community input is still needed.

Location: Sonoma Springs Community Hall, 18627 Sonoma Hwy, in the Springs.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will be provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Caliente. The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality. Inquiries may also be sent to springscommunityalliance@gmail.com.

Due to the administrative costs of maintaining the alliance donations are gratefully accepted.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Springs Community Hall from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. For more information go to springscommunityalliance.org. Please send all inquiries to springscommunityalliance@gmail.com.

July General Meeting “Help Us Make The Springs Communities A Blight Free Zone”

Help Us Make The Springs Communities A Blight Free Zone

Come to the July SCA meeting, Thursday, July 19, at 7:00 pm at the Sonoma Springs Community Hall, 18627 Sonoma Hwy, in the Springs. 

We will focus on code enforcement in the Springs, especially with regard to blighted properties. Invited guest, Tyra Harrington, Code Enforcement Manager at PRMD, will be on hand to answer questions and address concerns. Please bring bring or send a photo, address, or description of the areas that you would like to see cleaned up. A large map of the Springs will be available to show locations of properties.

Send us your photos with a description and we will post to our website and at the July Meeting:  email to:  springscommunityalliance@gmail.com

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Caliente.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Due to the administrative costs of maintaining the alliance donations are gratefully accepted.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Springs Community Hall from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. For more information go to springscommunityalliance.org.”

 

May – Springs Community Alliance monthly meeting Thursday, May 17

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, May 17, at 7:00 pm at the Sonoma Springs Community Hall, 18627 Sonoma Hwy, in the Springs.

The May agenda will cover a variety of issues and updates on initiatives and projects affecting the Springs including proposed projects like the Boyes Food Center, the Springs Specific Plan, formations of a Springs Municipal Advisory Council and more. Liz Hamon, assistant to Supervisor Gorin will be on hand to provide some of these updates and to answer questions as well as hear comments and concerns from the audience.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Springs Community Hall from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. For more information go to springscommunityalliance.org.

Springs Community Alliance April Meeting

The public is invited to the next monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance THIS Thursday, April 19, 7:00 pm at the Springs Community Hall, 18627 Sonoma Hwy, in the Springs. NOTE: This is a change in meeting location!

For the April meeting the SCA is hosting the first Sustainable Sonoma public listening session which is designed for the entire Springs community. The listening session will ask community members for input on their hopes for the future of our community – its economy, people, and environment. Anyone who has a stake in the Springs area is invited to join the Springs Community Alliance and Sustainable Sonoma at this important town hall and make sure the voices of the Springs are heard.

Sustainable Sonoma’s purpose is to be a platform and forum for diverse interest groups across business, government and the nonprofit sector to work together on making positive change.

For more information on Sustainable Sonoma go to www.sustainablesonoma.net

This meeting is open to the public. Childcare and translation will be provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Caliente. The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Beginning with the April meeting regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Sonoma Springs Community Hall from 7:00PM-8:30PM.

General Meeting: Thursday, March 15 @ Booker Hall/ La Luz Center

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance THIS Thursday, March 15, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs.

The March agenda will include a discussion on homelessness in the Springs. Representatives from various community service organizations will be on hand to identify the resources available to deal this issue. The Springs Traffic Calming committee will be giving an update and will have yellow traffic calming signs available to residents for $5. Also, a representative from Supervisor Gorin’s office will be giving updates on some of the county’s initiatives.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM.

Springs Community Alliance Meeting; Thursday, February 15, 7:00 pm

The public is invited to the next monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, February 15, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs. The February agenda will feature a presentation by Tim Sloat, Real Estate Development Manager for KS Mattson Partners LP, who will be presenting a conceptual design for the Boyes Food Center parcels on Highway 12 in the Springs. The proposal is for a complete redevelopment of the entire 1.26 acre site in three phases: first replacing the dilapidated cottages on site with new town homes, then constructing an all-new mixed-use building with highway-facing retail and apartments above (including some affordable units), and finally refurbishing the existing mixed-use Food Center building.

Prior to the feature presentation described above there will be discussion on the issues of homelessness, drug use and mental illness in the Springs and Sonoma Valley. A representative from the county department of Health and Human Services will be present to answer questions. A panel discussion is currently being planned for an upcoming SCA meeting to focus on this issue.

The SCA Executive Committee will also be providing updates on some of their projects including traffic calming and a Springs library.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided. SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client. The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality. Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM.

Springs Community Meeting – Thursday, January 18, 7:00 pm, Booker Hall/La Luz Community Center

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, January 18, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs.

The January agenda will feature 1st District Supervisor Susan Gorin who will provide brief updates on County re-organization in response to the October firestorms – forming task forces on watersheds, housing rebuilding, debris cleanup, and economic recovery.  Supervisor Gorin will also continue community discussions on The Springs Specific Plan, formation of a Municipal Advisory Councils in the Springs and Glen Ellen and other issues important for El Verano, Fetters Hot Springs, Boyes Hot Springs and Agua Caliente.

The SCA Executive Committee will also be providing updates on some of their projects.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM..

November’s Community Meeting: Thursday, November 16, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, November 16, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs.

The November agenda will feature a presentation by Caitlin Cornwall, representing Sustainable Sonoma, and will address the crisis in our community caused by the recent disastrous wildfires. This is a crisis that powerfully affects all aspects of our community so a proper response and a meaningful recovery require engagement from all sectors of the community. The presentation will also address the ecological aspect of the fires including the history of frequent fires in our area, the future of increasing wildfire risk in a changing climate, and the many benefits that would be realized from actively managing the vegetation in the hills to reduce fire risk.

Bill Kuntz, Public Information Officer from the Small Business Administration will also be speaking about the resources his agency provides including federal disaster loans from businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM..

September SCA Meeting “Health Care, Trees in the Springs, Traffic, and more…”

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, September 21, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs.

The September agenda will feature an informal conversation from the Sonoma Valley Hospital about several issues affecting the hospital including the recently passed parcel tax, the South lot and administration and salaries. The Ecology Center will provide an update on the Trees in the Springs project and logistics for the upcoming Springs Community Cleanup (Sep. 23) will be discussed. Also there will be news about a new Springs Traffic committee.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM.