Now that the city has begun to move forward with its , plans have also begun to figure out what happens with Earl and Glenview Park, which, along with the neighborhood, was devastated by the 2010 PG&E pipeline explosion.
At the city's Parks and Recreation Commission meeting in January, Chair Stephan Marshall appointed several people from the commission to lead a committee that will assist in getting the park rebuilt. In addition to Marshall, commissioners Lucy Zamattia and Dave Nigel will sit on the committee.
While no discussions have yet taken place about how the park will be redesigned, the committee is expected to work with city staff and concerned residents in the coming months to work on designing the park's features.
A similar process was used before when the playground equipment was installed at , according to the city staff report.
The Culture and Arts Commission is in the process of launching an art exhibit at the library. The commission has just started developing a plan for how to solicit artists for the exhibit. There will be an application process, and it should take about six months for the project to get off the ground, said John Alita, the assistant library director who is the city liaison to the commission.
Also, the Planning Commission has new leadership for the year. Commissioner Sujendra Mishra was appointed the new chair for the commission, while Rick Biasotti was appointed vice chair. The commissioners rotate the positions every year.