SCROLL DOWN to read. Eldridge For All does not - yet - endorse any particular proposal. Inclusion of any and all content on this page is for the sole purpose of making it available to the public. Proposals submitted to DGS will be posted below as soon as 1) proposal authors submit them to Eldridge For All, or 2) they become part of the public record.
On 9/12/22, private citizens submitted to DGS a California Public Records Act Request for review copies of all documents and proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP No. AMB 2022-05-17) for purchase and redevelopment of the surplus Sonoma Developmental Center property in Eldridge, California. The right to review proposals submitted to DGS is specified on page 22 of the Request for Proposals released May 17, 2022.
September 23, 2022: DGS denies Public Records At Request. Read DGS response below.
Victor Gonzalez is a developer and a member of the PAT.
For a more detailed discussion of the New Town plan, read Tracy Salcedo's article, Focus on SDC: Three groups create proposals with housing front and center, published in the Kenwood Press on Oct. 1, 2021.
Local Citizens Imagine Reuse of Existing SDC Buildings
The original CEPEC proposal for use of Sonoma Developmental Center land was submitted to the State of California in 2015 and updated in 2017. Click on this button to read the 2019 amended proposal. It is too long to post here as a pdf.
Per Planning Commission advice to the public, please attend the Zoom meeting and TELL THE PLANNING COMMISSION WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE AT THE SDC. OFFER CONSTRUCTIVE SUGGESTIONS in addition to criticisms. The Zoom meeting begins at 1:00pm. Click below for a link to join the meeting. Click HERE to read a professional environmental land use planner's letter to the Planning Commission explaining what it is the local community NEEDS.