3431 Mt Vernon Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Every Second Thursday (Except August)
1. Welcome – Introductions 5 min.
2. Watkins Dr Trash Clean Up Success 5 min.
3. UCR Update – 10 min.
Hays Press Enterprise Lecture by Frank Bruni Friday May 18 Univ Theatre 4 pm
North District Campus Community Project Review Thurs May 17 6-7 pm
UCR will be holding the a community meeting the evening of Thursday, May 17th, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm to discuss an upcoming construction project – the large North District Project. You are invited to come to learn about these projects, ask questions, and provide feedback. The meeting will be held in the Pentland Hills Bear Cave – (1 Pentland Hills Way, Riverside, CA 92507 Room B107 – located near the eastern terminus of Linden. Parking will be free for attendees and directional signage will be present around campus and at the Pentland Hills complex).
The North District Project, slated to encompass the 50 acre area currently occupied by Crest Family Housing, surrounded by Canyon Crest Drive, Blaine Street, Watkins Drive, and Linden Street. The North District Project is anticipated to provide approximately 4,000 to 6,000 new beds upon completion of the final phase of development. The Project is envisioned to be constructed in multiple phases and is intended to provide residence hall housing for first year students, and apartment housing for second year students, transfer students, upper division undergraduate students, and graduate students. The Project will also deliver new dining facilities, one (1) NCAA Division I competition field, one (1) Field House facility, functional open spaces, multiuse spaces that can alternate from classroom, meeting space and study areas. There will also be other student support amenities such as a mix of retail and commercial services, adequate utility capacity, parking, and supporting infrastructure to support all phases of the Project.
Here is a link to a recent article about the North District Project, which has additional information about the North District project:https://medium.com/ucr-magazine/into-the-north-43b57eff030a
If you have any questions, please call Jeff Kraus at (951) 827-7073. Feel free to pass along this information to anyone that might be interested in these projects..
4. Community Asset Mapping 15 min.
5. Moratorium Update – Data Request Committee 10 min.
6. Boards and Commissions Vacancies 10 min Vacancy List
https://riversideca.gov/city_clerk/commissions.aspBudget Engagement Commission
7. Council Update – Andy Meledrez 10 min.
Next Steps: __Open Forum
Just One Question
Announcements – Reminders
Small Sparks Applications (Blaine Watkins Beautification)
Next Meeting: June 14, 2018