Tag: Martinez Waterfront Park

Council seeks PRMCC input on Waterfront

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – If the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) members have wondered whether “Marina” should be kept in their panel’s name, they got their answer Wednesday from the Martinez City Council – “Yes.” “The PRMCC are experts on what the community is looking for,” City Manager Eric Figueroa said. City staff is […]

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Council approves funding for Waterfront Park concession stand improvements

Council approves funding for Waterfront Park concession stand improvements

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Agreeing Wednesday that the Waterfront Park’s concession stand needs to be repaired, Martinez City Council unanimously approved spending $65,000 form unassigned reserves for the work. Repairing the concession stand, estimated at $45,000, wasn’t included in the recently-completed $8 million improvement of Waterfront Park, said Michael Chandler, deputy director of Administrative Services. But […]

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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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Flooding on ballfields should cause no harm

| December 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Recent rains and a partially blocked storm drain may have made the Waterfront Park’s ballfields look like they were drowning in water. But those fields should be fine, according to Don Salts, deputy Public Works director. “City staff was advised water was ponding on the infield of the ball fields,” he said. […]

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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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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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Ceremony Thursday to mark official reopening of Waterfront Park

Ceremony Thursday to mark official reopening of Waterfront Park

| October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

A ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday will mark the official reopening of Martinez Waterfront Park, according to Rica Guidry, executive assistant to the city manager. The ceremony will take place at the ballfields entrance off Joe DiMaggio Drive, she said in the city’s announcement. “This cornerstone project funded primarily through Measure H reconstructed and renovated the […]

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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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