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Published on March 18, 2008

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powerpoint presentation from Supervisor Susan Bonilla for Port Chicago Mitigation Plan
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Draft Expenditure Plan for Navy Mitigation Fund Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover, District V Supervisor Susan Bonilla, District IV Community Development Department Public Works Department

Background $5 million from U.S. Navy to mitigate closure of Port Chicago Highway through Weapons Station Contra Costa County adopted a plan in 1991 for how to use the funds – road and trails projects Many trail projects completed, but the road project (Evora Road Extension) remains unbuilt, due to objections from City of Concord In 2007 Board of Supervisors decided to revise the plan to see if funds could be used for other projects

$5 million from U.S. Navy to mitigate closure of Port Chicago Highway through Weapons Station

Contra Costa County adopted a plan in 1991 for how to use the funds – road and trails projects

Many trail projects completed, but the road project (Evora Road Extension) remains unbuilt, due to objections from City of Concord

In 2007 Board of Supervisors decided to revise the plan to see if funds could be used for other projects

Purpose of Fund To mitigate the loss of Port Chicago Highway linking Bay Point, Clyde and Concord Restore or improve transportation connections between communities Restore access to waterfront

To mitigate the loss of Port Chicago Highway linking Bay Point, Clyde and Concord

Restore or improve transportation connections between communities

Restore access to waterfront

1991 Plan Evora Road Extension to Concord $4M Not built due to City of Concord objections DeAnza Trail Plus Feeder Trails $1M Numerous trails built Transportation studies and planning $235K Studies completed

Evora Road Extension to Concord $4M

Not built due to City of Concord objections

DeAnza Trail Plus Feeder Trails $1M

Numerous trails built

Transportation studies and planning $235K

Studies completed

Update On Process Town Hall meeting in April 2007 Input from other meetings (Bay Point MAC, Clyde M-16 District, etc.) Project development, June - December 2007 Cost estimates for projects developed, Fall - Winter 2007/2008

Town Hall meeting in April 2007

Input from other meetings (Bay Point MAC, Clyde M-16 District, etc.)

Project development, June - December 2007

Cost estimates for projects developed, Fall - Winter 2007/2008

Criteria for new plan Match the purpose of the funds (restore transportation links or waterfront access) Community input Achieve a mix of project types Projects that are realistic, “do-able” in next few years

Match the purpose of the funds (restore transportation links or waterfront access)

Community input

Achieve a mix of project types

Projects that are realistic, “do-able” in next few years

Draft Expenditure Plan for public review and comment 2 nd left-turn lane from Evora Road onto Willow Pass Road . Reduce morning backup by 500 feet; traffic signal to be paid for by business park developer. Navy Fund: $1.3 million (full funding) Bailey Road Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Improvements (from Delta DeAnza Trail near Mims Avenue, past freeway ramps to BART driveway) Improve walk/bike conditions for Bel Air Elementary students, BART users, other pedestrians/bicyclists Navy Fund: $1.5 million (partial/full funding) Clyde Union Pacific Right-of-Way Trail Build trail along unused railroad corridor by Port Chicago Highway, and establish trust fund to cover long-term maintenance needs Navy Fund: $1.5 million (full funding)

2 nd left-turn lane from Evora Road onto Willow Pass Road .

Reduce morning backup by 500 feet; traffic signal to be paid for by business park developer.

Navy Fund: $1.3 million (full funding)

Bailey Road Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Improvements (from Delta DeAnza Trail near Mims Avenue, past freeway ramps to BART driveway)

Improve walk/bike conditions for Bel Air Elementary students, BART users, other pedestrians/bicyclists

Navy Fund: $1.5 million (partial/full funding)

Clyde Union Pacific Right-of-Way Trail

Build trail along unused railroad corridor by Port Chicago Highway, and establish trust fund to cover long-term maintenance needs

Navy Fund: $1.5 million (full funding)

Draft Expenditure Plan, cont’d Bailey-Bella Vista Connector Trail Improve existing trail between Bella Vista Avenue and Bailey Road near Bel Air Elementary School and establish trust fund for long-term maintenance needs. Navy Fund: $500,000 (full funding) Driftwood Drive Landscaping Improvements Restore Driftwood Drive landscaping that was financed by the first Navy Mitigation Fund Expenditure Plan (connector from neighborhood to Delta DeAnza Regional Trail and waterfront) Navy Fund: $750,000 (full funding) Bay Point Waterfront Park Access Improvements Provide easier access, including disabled access to park west of McAvoy Harbor. Navy Fund: $450,000 (full funding)

Bailey-Bella Vista Connector Trail

Improve existing trail between Bella Vista Avenue and Bailey Road near Bel Air Elementary School and establish trust fund for long-term maintenance needs.

Navy Fund: $500,000 (full funding)

Driftwood Drive Landscaping Improvements

Restore Driftwood Drive landscaping that was financed by the first Navy Mitigation Fund Expenditure Plan (connector from neighborhood to Delta DeAnza Regional Trail and waterfront)

Navy Fund: $750,000 (full funding)

Bay Point Waterfront Park Access Improvements

Provide easier access, including disabled access to park west of McAvoy Harbor.

Navy Fund: $450,000 (full funding)

Draft Expenditure Plan, cont’d Planning and environmental impact review for Great California Delta Trail Trail will eventually ring the Delta Region, connecting to the Bay Trail in Martinez. Navy Fund: $350,000 (full funding) Build Great California Delta Trail from Bay Point Park to Clyde, Concord and Martinez Trail will be a local segment of proposed Great California Delta Trail, eventually will ink to Bay Trail at Martinez); provides access to waterfront. Navy Fund: $1 million (partial funding) Build Great California Delta Trail from Bay Point Park to Pittsburg Another segment of proposed Great California Delta Trail. Navy Fund: $1 million (partial funding)

Planning and environmental impact review for Great California Delta Trail

Trail will eventually ring the Delta Region, connecting to the Bay Trail in Martinez.

Navy Fund: $350,000 (full funding)

Build Great California Delta Trail from Bay Point Park to Clyde, Concord and Martinez

Trail will be a local segment of proposed Great California Delta Trail, eventually will ink to Bay Trail at Martinez); provides access to waterfront.

Navy Fund: $1 million (partial funding)

Build Great California Delta Trail from Bay Point Park to Pittsburg

Another segment of proposed Great California Delta Trail.

Navy Fund: $1 million (partial funding)

Draft Plan Benefits Balance of project types (commuter traffic relief, pedestrian/bicycle safety, trail construction, trail landscaping and long-term maintenance, waterfront access) Projects are relatively inexpensive and most can be fully funded by Navy Mitigation Fund Projects can be accomplished in next few years

Balance of project types (commuter traffic relief, pedestrian/bicycle safety, trail construction, trail landscaping and long-term maintenance, waterfront access)

Projects are relatively inexpensive and most can be fully funded by Navy Mitigation Fund

Projects can be accomplished in next few years

Next steps More public outreach and input through April Revise final plan early May Adoption of final plan by Board of Supervisors mid-to-late May

More public outreach and input through April

Revise final plan early May

Adoption of final plan by Board of Supervisors mid-to-late May

Contacts Interested groups who want a presentation can contact : Supervisor Federal Glover’s office -- (925) 427-8138, or Supervisor Susan Bonilla’s office -- (925) 521-7100, or John Greitzer, Community Development Department -- (925) 335-1201

Interested groups who want a presentation can contact :

Supervisor Federal Glover’s office -- (925) 427-8138, or

Supervisor Susan Bonilla’s office -- (925) 521-7100, or

John Greitzer, Community Development Department -- (925) 335-1201

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