We in Claremont Wildlands Conservancy share a vision: to expand the Wilderness Park and to preserve it, as well as access to it, for passive recreation, now and in the future. Access to the Johnson's Pasture entrance to the Wilderness Park is in danger right now, and we need your help.
Some Claraboya neighbors are agitating for restricted parking zones at the northern end of Mountain Avenue--in Highpoint on the western side and along the streets south of Santa Catarina on the eastern side. Such restrictions would block auto access to Johnson's Pasture.
We need to show up in force to say NO! In doing so, we will be supporting the City staff report, which also recommends a NO vote. (It will be available on the City's website by the end of this week.)
The situation: Claraboya residents have experienced a recent increase in burglaries, and that is the key reason for their appeal for parking restrictions that would make it difficult for visitors to have access to Johnson's Pasture. However...
Additional arguments against a restricted parking (RPP) zone at Johnson's Pasture:
For these reasons, the CWC opposes the effort to restrict Claraboya's public streets, and we advocate keeping access to Johnson's Pasture open.
Please support us by adding your voice at the next Traffic and Transporation Committee meeting, to be held on Thursday, September 22 at 7:00pm at City Hall in the Council Chambers. We hope to see you there!
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