Town Hall

2013 On the Way Out: What Have 'Ya Done for Me Lately?

Monday, December 9, 2013

In fulfillment of its mission statement, the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) presents up to 10 public Town Hall meetings each year, reviews and comments to the city on development and business proposals, and meets with adjoining and nearby neighborhood associations to share concerns and interests.

Throughout, the RCPC board strives to communicate its activities to the community- and to get community response- via the Town Halls and its sponsorship of The Rockridge News.

Notes: November RCPC Town Hall on Neighborhood Watch Groups

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

We hope November's RCPC Town Hall spurs you to action! The audience heard a panel of local residents who are part of active Neighborhood Watch groups and other public safety efforts share ideas about how Rockridge neighbors can make our streets safer. The discussion was moderated by Rockridge resident Allie Rasmus of KTVU News, panelists included David Lorie, Andy Young, Frank Castro, and Don Link. OPD's Capt. Anthony Toribio and Lt. Chris Bolton and Neighborhood Services Coordinator Patricia Rose were also present to answer questions.

Caldecott Settlement Project Costs Coming in Over Budget

Sunday, October 6, 2013

City of Oakland staff and their consultants are well along designing many of the highest ranking projects on the Caldecott Settlement project list.

Unfortunately, as the detailed design of construction plans has unfolded, corresponding cost estimates have grown from the initial costs used to develop the list, in some cases significantly.

RCPC TOWN HALL

Event Time: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Rockridge Library, 5366 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618, 2nd floor meeting room
TOPICS
1. Redevelopment of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Oakland campus.  Public presentation + discussion of plans.

RCPC Town Hall - Reuse/Redevelopment of California College of Art Campus

Event Time: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

At the Rockridge Library meeting room - An updated presentation of plans for reuse/redevelopment of the California College of Art's Oakland campus on the East side of Broadway just north of Shops at the Ridge.  The proposal includes  almost six-hundred units of housing, including a nineteen-story tower.

Special Town Hall - 15th Assembly District Candidates' Night

Event Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

RCPC, The Oakland League of Women Voters, The College Preparatory School, and East Bay Housing Organizations are proud to co-sponsor a special Town Hall Candidates' Forum for the two 15th Assembly District Candidates:  Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks.  This special meeting will be held at the auditorium of the College Preparatory School, located at 6100 Broadway.   (Parking available)

RCPC-Oakland League of Women Voters Joint Election Town Hall - Ballot Measures Pro & Con

Event Time: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

There are important ballot measures on the November ballot.  Hear authoritative information about them from the Oakland League of Women Voters.  Bring your sample ballot and your questions.

RCPC Annual Meeting and April Town Hall

Event Time: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The April RCPC Town Hall Meeting doubles as RCPC's annual meeting and election of Board of Directors members.  This year, there are five candidates running for six seats on the Board.  At the meeting, each candidate will give a short statement about themself and why they are running, followed by questions from the audience. 

March RCPC Town Hall - BART bikeshare Station and More

Event Time: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The City of Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT), BART, and Motivate will present the results of the public feedback received about alternative locations for the Ford GoBike bikeshare station at the Rockridge BART station on College Ave.  There was an initiial discussion at the January Town Hall meeting and a follow-up walk-through of alternative locations on February 22nd to gather public input.  The City will report on the results of that input and the proposed plans for moving forward with a permanent location for this central bikeshare location in Rockridge.

RCPC Town Hall Meeting

Event Time: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The January RCPC Town Hall Meeting will cover multiple areas of current interest.  Topic covered include the following:

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