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File #: 19-307    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Action on Parks & Recreation Commission Recommendation to Name the Public Parks in the Santa Clara Square Project: "Meadow Park," "Creekside Park," and "Redwood Trail"
Attachments: 1. Santa Clara Square Parks Site Plan, 2. Council Policy No. 035, 3. Parks & Recreation Commission Minutes April 17, 2018
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Parks & Recreation Commission Recommendation to Name the Public Parks in the Santa Clara Square Project: "Meadow Park," "Creekside Park," and "Redwood Trail"

Report
BACKGROUND
On January 12, 2016, Council adopted Ordinance No. 1948, which approved a Development Agreement (DA) with the Irvine Company for the Santa Clara Square Mixed Use project (Project), located at 2600-2610 Augustine Drive. The DA was recorded on February 12, 2016 in Santa Clara County and indicated the City's intent to accept public parks and trails. The Project will construct and dedicate 4.14 acres of public parkland in the form of a neighborhood park, a mini-park, and a trail easement that will be added to the City's park inventory (see Attachment 1 for site plan).

Under Council Policy No. 035 (Attachment 2) "Naming of Facilities," the Parks & Recreation Commission makes recommendations to Council for facility names under the Commission's purview. Recommendations are referred to City Council for final review and approval. According to the Policy, the Council can consider the Commission's naming recommendation or refer it to the Ad Hoc Facilities Naming Committee for input. On February 5, 2019, the Council approved to restructure Council committees. With the restructuring of the committees, the responsibilities of the Ad Hoc Facilities Naming Committee were assigned to the Governance Committee. The next scheduled Governance Committee meeting is May 16, 2019.

DISCUSSION
On April 17, 2018, the Parks & Recreation Commission discussed potential names for the Project's three new park facilities, considering the setting and the unique features of each.
* The neighborhood park (currently referred to as Core Park) is the Project's largest park site and features a large, open grass meadow for lawn games and pickup sports. The 1.86-acre site includes amenities meant to make the space active and vibrant such as age appropriate playgrounds for ages 2-...

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