Dizdar Park, Former Fire Station, and Former Courthouse Property Redevelopment
Dizdar Park/Former Fire Station
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Selection of Landscape Architecture Design Services for Former Courthouse Property Redevelopment
On May 23, 2018, the City Council authorized Request for Proposals (RFP) be distributed to facilitate the selection of a consultant to assist the City in the preparation of design alternatives for the former courthouse property. A range of options would be explored in order to enhance the site and integrate it into the fabric of the Old Town area in support of the community, such as a park, parking lot and space for community events.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR FORMER COURTHOUSE PROPERTY REDEVELOPMENT
The most responsive proposal was from Goodale Architecture Planning, which combined a complete proposal that addressed all tasks in the RFP, demonstration of ability to work with the community, and a competitive price structure.
9/26/2018 FORMER COURTHOUSE PROPERTY REDEVELOPMENT CITY COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT FOR THE SELECTION OF ARCHITECT FOR DESIGN
Community Workshop - January 29, 2019
The City of Camarillo is currently working with Goodale Architecture Planning and consultant, Bob Burrow on the reuse of the former courthouse property. The existing courthouse building will be demolished; however parking will be provided to serve the Old Town District and to provide opportunities for festival space to hold events such as the Farmers Market and Camarillo Fiesta and Street Fair.
On January 29, 2019, the City of Camarillo hosted the first in a series of community workshops on the former courthouse property. Approximately 73 citizens, plus an additional 15 elected/appointed officials and staff were in attendance.
Citizens participated in a small group exercise, including providing a list of their top ten suggested uses for the redevelopment of the site. Each table was given an opportunity to present their ideas to the entire group.
Stay tuned for more information and upcoming meeting dates by visiting www.cityofcamarillo.org//formercourthouseproperty.
Community Workshop - May 20, 2019
The City of Camarillo will host a community workshop for the expanded use of the Dizdar Park property, and invites the community to attend on Monday, May 20, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Camarillo Public Library Community Room.The community will hear a discussion by City staff and consultants and be invited to participate in a small group exercise to share their ideas about the redevelopment of the Dizdar Park property. Following this workshop, the results of both the January 29 former courthouse property reuse workshop and the Dizdar Park workshop will be presented to the City Council. Thereafter, City staff will be conducting additional community outreach on both of these closely-related Old Town projects to ensure the best complementary program uses are planned for these sites.
City Council Meeting - June 26, 2019
The City’s Department of Community Development hosted a series of workshops where the public had the opportunity to learn about and comment on the future re-use and renovation of two Old Town properties: Former Courthouse Property at 2220 Ventura Boulevard; and, Dizdar Park and Former Fire Station Property at Ventura Boulevard and Glenn Drive.
The City of Camarillo invites the public to attend the City Council Meeting on June 26th, where Community Development staff and consultants will provide an overview of the input received at the Former Courthouse Property Re-Use workshop, held on January 29, 2019, and on the Dizdar Park Renovation and Former Fire Station workshop, held on May 20, 2019; and will discuss next steps.