The County recently purchased 9.3 acres of land off of Calavo Drive, north of Jamacha Boulevard, for a future park. The land features relatively flat open space, disturbed habitats, is close to multi-family housing and schools, making it an ideal location for future recreational amenities.
Potential environmental constraints on the property are being analyzed and park features will be selected after public input meetings. Calavo Park will be designed to meet the recreational needs of Spring Valley residents of all ages and interests.
The first public meeting took place Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the Spring Valley Community Center. If you missed it, here's a look at the park location, and here are recreational options that were shared with attendees: Play Board, Fields Board, Event Spaces Board, Gathering Places Board and Additional Opportunities Board. An online survey was posted for those who could not attend the first meeting. The survey ended October 31, 2019, and all feedback was tallied and utilized to create two conceptual options for the park.
During the second pubic meeting on December 3rd, 2019, DPR presented two concepts and handed out survey to gather input on the options. An online survey has been posted for those who could not attend the second meeting. Please take our survey! Online survey will end January 6, 2020, all feedback will be taken into consideration as this project moves forward
Design and environmental analysis per the California Environmental Quality Act are currently underway and will take approximately 1 year. Once design and environmental analysis are complete, the County will seek construction funding. To date, $7.4M has been secured for this project, which includes funding for land acquisition, design and environmental analysis. Total project cost will be determined once design is complete.
For further information, contact Park Project Manager Judy Tjiong-Pietrzak at 858-966-1340 or Judy.Tjiong-Pietrzak@sdcounty.ca.gov.