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The Open Space Task Force charge, as approved by the San Ramon City Council, is to:

  • Establish priorities for open space preservation based on evaluating biologic, ecologic, and historical significance, visual quality, presence of waterways and riparian habitat, and recreation opportunities.
  • Advise the City Council through the Parks and Community Services Commission regarding funding sources for open space acquisition, preservation, and maintenance.
  • Provide a forum for community input regarding open space.
  • Encourage developers to explore Transfer of Development Rights in conjunction with project review.
  • Explore funding opportunities to restore degraded habitat on publicly owned open space.
  • Confer with appropriate agencies to create region-wide open space systems.

Meeting Times: As Needed
Location to be determined

>>Click here for Open Space Task Force Meeting Agendas and Minutes<<

David Ernest-Chair
Parks and Community Services Commission
Donna Kerger-Past Chair
Planning Commission
Dennis Viers-Chair
Planning Commission
Dominique Yancey-Vice Chair
Parks and Community Services Commission
William Meine-Past Chair
Parks and Community Services Commission
John Youngblood - Citizen at Large
Term Expires: June 2013

Phil O’Loane – Boardmember
Harry Sachs - Boardmember

Jeff Gault, Maintenance Operations Division Manager – 925-973-2809


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