Rohnert Park voters established an urban growth boundary (UGB) in 2000 with a 71% “yes” vote. Now it’s time to renew that boundary. The City of Rohnert Park will hold a special election on Nov. 5, 2019 to renew the UGB. We need your support!
The UGB is a line around the city that contains development. It protects surrounding open space and farmland from unhealthy sprawl. It has safeguarded Rohnert Park for 20 years and needs to be renewed by the voters before June 30, 2020 to avoid a lapse in that protection.
What the UGB Does
- Protects Rohnert Park’s open space and rural lands
- Protects the environment
- Preserves Rohnert Park’s family-oriented community
- Prevents sprawl
- Costs taxpayers nothing
To renew the existing UGB before it expires in June 2020, the City Council of Rohnert Park needs to put forth a ballot measure that continues the UGB for at least another 20 years. This will give the community a chance to vote on this issue, which is more important than ever.
Renewing the UGB is an essential way to support the city’s focus on a new downtown. It’s also key to preventing sprawl into the open space and agricultural lands on the edge of the city.
Renewing the UGB is an essential way to support the city’s focus on providing homes and jobs near shops and schools. It’s also key to preventing sprawl into the open space and agricultural lands on the edge of the city.
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