Tag: Martinez Parks Recreation Marina and Cultural Commission

PRMCC subcommittee meets today to address multiple park projects

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez Park, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission’s Parks and Waterfront Subcommittee will meet today to consider three parks projects. The first is the 2018-19 Park Improvement Project update. Next is a look at a priority list of future park improvements. Finally, the panel will discuss proposed new park signage at the DiMaggio Ballfields in Martinez […]

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Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal and Officer Rodney Brinser praised the improvements at Martinez Waterfront Park Tuesday, telling the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) that some new elements will make their jobs easier. “The park is absolutely gorgeous,” said Brinser, whose assignments include reaching out to the city’s homeless population. […]

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PRMCC to hear public safety update, review work plan items Tuesday

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will hear a Martinez Police report Tuesday on public safety concerns in local parks. In his report, Chief Manjit Sappal said the presentation will cover a variety of public safety issues, but will concentrate on information that has been requested by the Commission. Those topics […]

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Waterfront Park ribbon cutting

Waterfront Park ribbon cutting

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

First row, l-r: PRMCC member Adrianne Ursino, Vice-Mayor Lara DeLaney, Mayor Rob Schroder, Councilmember Debbie McKillop, PRMCC member Satinder Malhi. Back row: City Manager Brad Kilger, PRMCC Chair Dylan Radke, Recreation Supervisor Patty Lorrick, City Engineer Tim Tucker and representatives of Dillingham and Suarez and Munoz. (ROBERT PERRY/MARTINEZ NEWS-GAZETTE) The city of Martinez held a ribbon cutting at […]

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PRMCC moves forward on 2019-20 work plan

| October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Seeing the Municipal Code as the foundation for the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission’s function, the panel’s members indicated Tuesday that updating and consolidating the code regarding the Commission’s roles and responsibilities could be a top priority on its 2019-20 work plan. Developing the work plan has been an ongoing project […]

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PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez might be able to use Proposition 68 money for park improvements, a former Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) member will tell the panel Tuesday. Sherida Bush is a past Commission member who also is a longtime nature advocate, “Bay Nature” writer, founding member of Thousand Friends of Martinez and […]

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No vote on renaming park for Sparacino

| August 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– The Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, noting the city has no procedure for naming landmarks, did not vote Tuesday night whether to rename Alhambra Park after the late mayor John Sparacino. The City Council asked city staff July 23 to start the process of changing the name of the park, […]

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Alhambra Park may be renamed for John Sparacino

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Acting on a Martinez City Council directive to city staff, the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) may decide Tuesday that Alhambra Park should be renamed to honor the late Mayor John Sparacino. The Council told its staff July 23 to start the process of renaming the park, at the corner […]

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Park Commission to hear report on public safety issues

| May 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will hear reports tonight on public safety and maintenance. Commissioners and residents described their concerns at the Commission’s April meeting, starting when one resident, Bill Nichols, told the panel during the public comment period, “I’m tired of stepping on needles.” He described seeing feces from […]

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Concerns aired about Waterfront Park safety

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A resident, whose concerns were echoed by members of the Park, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, described finding needles and seeing people urinate in public at Martinez Waterfront Park, particularly near Ferry Point. Bill Nichols, who for 35 years was on the board of the East Bay Regional Parks, said he became […]

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