Santa Rosa Planners Look Ahead… Far, Far Ahead – May 31, 2019

What will you be doing on this date in 31 years? You may not know, but Santa Rosa city planners are hard at work imagining that future.

In 2009, Santa Rosa created a state-mandated plan that looked ahead to the year 2035. The plan made certain assumptions and was created to optimize the city’s chance to thrive. That was before the annexation of Roseland, and before the fires of two years ago. Now, the process has begun again, with planners looking ahead to the Santa Rosa of 2050.
KRCB news director Steve Mencher spoke with Supervising Planner Jessica Jones to find out how the process is going.

Meetings, where the public can provide input into the 2050 General Plan, are happening throughout the month of June, including Saturday. Find details at