Voters in the city of Sonoma passed Measure W—a campaign led by Greenbelt Alliance—with a supermajority of 80% to renew the city’s Urban Growth Boundary for another 20 years! Learn more about the Measure W campaign here.
Finally, after years of grassroots organizing (see instrumental wins from previous years that led to this major victory), Greenbelt Alliance worked with Antioch voters to pass Measure T in 2020 with 79 percent approval to protect 1,200 acres in the Sand Creek Area. The newly protected lands are located at the southern edge of Antioch, …
On November 5, the people of Rohnert Park chose to renew the city’s Urban Growth Boundary with over 90% voting yes on Measure B. Learn more about Measure B here.
The people of Novato voted overwhelmingly to pass Measure D with nearly 73%—protecting open space and halting sprawl in Novato for another 25 years. Learn more about Novato’s Measure D here.
Windsor held a special election on November 7, 2017, to renew its Urban Growth Boundary for another 22 years through Measure H. In a resounding win with over 70% approval, the local community turned out in support of protecting open space and planning for smart growth. Learn more about Windor’s Measure H here.
Measure Q passed in Cotati’s November 2016 Election. Measure Q maintains and strengthens the General Plan policies that established Cotati’s current Urban Growth Boundary, and continues to require voter approval for changes to the boundary for another 30 years. Learn more about Measure Q here.
In 2016, we tripled the size and number of Sonoma County community separators to 53,576 acres with an unprecedented 83 percent of the voters countywide approving Measure K. Advocacy Director, Teri Shore, lead the charge on this campaign and explains that “After a while when they saw me coming, they’d just look at me and …
In 2016, Greenbelt Alliance partnered with community advocates to win Measure H to establish a new Urban Growth Boundary around Gilroy in southern Santa Clara County. Learn more about Measure H here.
Measure J in Milpitas was approved in the November 2016 Election, renewing voter-approved protections that shield the city’s hillsides from inappropriate development and subdivision for another 20 years. Learn more about Measure J here.