Santa Clara Community Park Master Plan

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Santa Clara Park is a future community park site currently comprised of two open fields with informal walking paths on the north and east sides of Madison Middle School, off Wilkes Drive.

Parks and Open Space will host three public meetings to help create a vision and gather input on conceptual plans for this 35-acre park in Santa Clara.

For survey invitations and upcoming meeting announcements, use the "Stay Informed" box in the right column to subscribe to project updates.

Santa Clara Park is a future community park site currently comprised of two open fields with informal walking paths on the north and east sides of Madison Middle School, off Wilkes Drive.

Parks and Open Space will host three public meetings to help create a vision and gather input on conceptual plans for this 35-acre park in Santa Clara.

For survey invitations and upcoming meeting announcements, use the "Stay Informed" box in the right column to subscribe to project updates.

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    How do I go about requesting a designated, fenced, off-leash dog park? Smiles...Birdie

    birdie asked 4 months ago

    Great question Birdie! There were a few similar requests at our February workshop so you will definitely see that as an option included in our upcoming online survey. There will likely be an additional comments section where you can expand on that, if needed. With enough public interest and support, we would discuss that and many other ideas at our next workshop.

    Thank you for engaging with the Santa Clara Park design process.

    Mark


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    I would for eugene to add a skatepark for this 35 acre site. Would you consider that?

    Angel1995$5 asked 4 months ago

    Angel1995$5,

    Yes, we will consider a skatepark and look forward to discussing that with a larger group. It’s always interesting and informative to discuss the possibilities, especially for a park that will reach so many people in the Santa Clara community. If you weren’t able to attend the February workshop, I’ll give you an overview of where we are in the planning process. Right now is the time to “cast a wide net” and get all of our possible ideas on the table, skate park included. It doesn’t guarantee that we will have one but be we will absolutely consider it. For a community park to be successful we need meaningful conversations about everyone’s ideas and ideally get feedback from a broad cross section of the public. If you and your friends are passionate about a skate park then we would really like to hear from you. Please look for “skate park” in our upcoming online survey and continue to give us feedback throughout this process.

    Thank you for taking the time to engage with our Santa Clara park design process,

    Mark


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    Santa Clara Community Park Master Plan: Possible to donate anything to the park? I do have a 7 foot sapling Redwood Sequoia I would like to drop in the ground somewhere and, hoping that it can be planted without it being a problem for decades to come. At some point, if you are unsure, this thing will likely grow fairly quickly after first year planted, and big enough to hide a small car at some point by the trunk alone.

    Tony P. asked 5 months ago

    Tony P,  

    Thank you for reaching out to us and for offering this specimen tree for Santa Clara Park. Our donor policy no longer allows for trees or plant materials to be donated, with few exceptions when appropriate. Since the park at Santa Clara is just now going into a design phase, we would have to wait about a year before we could have a meaningful conversation about whether this site could be an exception to our donor policy. If it is time sensitive and needs to be transplanted this year, we would have to politely decline the offer. If you wanted to wait and have this conversation later or perhaps consider an alternate park as a home for the tree then I will encourage you to reach out to me offline and we can talk further.

    Thank you so much for reaching out and for being engaged with the Santa Clara Park design process!

    Regards,

    Mark