Community members will have the opportunity to give input on the design of a new sports park during five different meetings hosted by the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department over the next week.
Four meetings will be held in person, with a fifth meeting to be offered over Zoom, city spokesman Mark van de Kamp said.
City officials are hoping to receive funding for a potential park through the Proposition 68 Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program, according to van de Kamp.
In-person meetings will take place at the following locations and dates, with registration required depending on the meeting.
- Oct. 16, from 9 to 11 a.m. — Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S. Thornburg St. No registration required.
- Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Minami Park, 600 W. Enos Drive. Register at bit.ly/SMSPMNBV.
- Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Buena Vista Park, 800 S. Pine St. Register at bit.ly/SMSPMNBV.
- Oct. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. — Minami Park, 600 West Enos Drive. No registration required.
The virtual forum will take place Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with registration available at bit.ly/SMSP2020.
A forum in Spanish will be available the same day from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with registration available at bit.ly/SMSP2020ES.
For more information, contact the Recreation and Parks Department at 805-925-0951, ext. 2260.
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