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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Improvements at Frenchmans Creek Park - Survey #2 and Community Meeting

May 8, 2019 - The City will be replacing the play structure and considering other future improvements at Frenchmans Creek Park - please fill out a survey #2 and attend the a "Pop-Up" neighborhood meeting on May 23. Provide your input and ideas!

May 8, 2019
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jonathan Roisman
Deputy City Clerk
650-726-8266 


New Survey and "Pop-Up Neighborhood Meeting" on Frenchmans Creek Park Improvements

Half Moon Bay, CA - The City of Half Moon Bay will be replacing the play structure and considering other future improvements at Frenchmans Creek Park, and is asking families and neighbors to continue the discussion about the upgrades they'd like to see at that park. Based on the results of a survey earlier this year and other input received, the City has a new, follow-up survey and has scheduled a community meeting to help further define the community's desired improvements at the park.

The City is grateful to the many people who have provided their input and ideas so far - now, the community is invited to fill out survey #2 online at www.hmbcity.com/frenchmanscreek. People are also invited to attend a special "Pop-Up" Neighborhood Meeting at Frenchmans Creek Park, where they can see displays of potential design ideas, talk to City staff, get questions answered, and offer their preferences and input.

Pop-Up Neighborhood Meeting
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Frenchmans Creek Park
Ruisseau Francais Avenue at Bordeaux Lane


Survey #1 was distributed last March, and among other information respondents indicated:

  • The preferred age group for equipment/improvements is school-aged kids, but playground elements for ages 2-5 are also desired
  • The preferred appearance/style of playground equipment is "Environmental" with the "Modern" style ranked second
  • The most-desired pieces of equipment include slides, spinners, and swings

There was also interest indicated in potential future additional recreation and leisure equipment (such as space for basketball, bocce ball, additional picnic tables, or other elements), and in a possible small area for dogs. The follow-up survey includes questions around these ideas.

Everyone is invited to participate in determining the types of improvements for Frenchmans Creek Park - community members are encouraged to fill out the survey and plan on attending the Pop-Up Neighborhood Meeting on May 23.

Located 28 miles south of San Francisco, the City of Half Moon Bay is a community of about 11,500 people, situated on the peninsula between forested hills and some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer. Its historic Downtown is home to numerous shops, art galleries, restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and other businesses, and its celebrated beaches and parks are wonders of nature, accessible to pedestrians, bicyclists, and equestrians. With its many activities and events, beautiful natural scenery, old-town charm, and abundance of retail and commercial services, Half Moon Bay is a regional destination. The City’s website is www.hmbcity.com.

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