November 30, 2016
Members selected for Reuse Project Community Advisory Committee
The Concord City Council has selected the 11 members and three alternates to serve on Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse Project Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC will be an advisory body formed to provide input and encourage public participation during the development of a Specific Plan for the first phase of development of the former weapons station.
The newly appointed CAC members are Jeff Allen, Niko Anagnostopoulos, Philip Arnold, Russell Case, Susan Guest, Claudia Hein, Jerome Hudson, Ajit Kaushal, Rosanne Nieto, Paul Sinz and Darrin Walters. Randall Horton, Charles Hoffman and Stuart Posselt were selected as the first, second and third alternates, respectively. Terms will expire on December 31, 2018.
The Council also appointed Councilmember Dan Helix to serve in an Emeritus position with voting rights on the CAC. Helix, who did not run for re-election in the November and will be stepping down from the City Council, co-chaired the first Community Advisory Committee, active from 2007 to 2008. That body was appointed to evaluate and comment on potential reuse alternatives for the property.
The CAC will meet monthly on the third Tuesday of the month in the City Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. beginning in January 2017. The public is encouraged to attend the meetings and follow the process as the plans for the Reuse Project move forward.
CAC members will work with City staff and developer Lennar to apply the Reuse Project Goals and Guiding Principles, adopted Reuse Area Plan policies and accepted Term Sheet provisions in evaluating and commenting on potential Specific Plan alternatives or issues. The CAC will also serve as a communication link between the Reuse Project and the community-at-large by assisting in targeting outreach to neighborhoods and interest groups, and promoting participation at workshops and public meetings.
For more information about the Concord Naval Weapons Station Reuse Project, visit www.concordreuseproject.org.