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1. What's in a Name?
This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.
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A large portion of the property will remain as open space. What kinds of features, uses, amenities, etc. would you be excited to see?

I would hope some land could be set aside for the residents to have their own food gardens - a plot for each resident like in Europe. Or they could do coop plots.

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This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.

Name it for something evocative of the natural beauty all around. Manzanita? Buckeye? Oak? I like the idea of having the word “Corner” in the name for its location at that bend in Mesa Road. Makes me think... Read more...

Is the community going for a living community challenge rating? It would be an awesome thing to demonstrate off grid community housing with Full Circle green infrastructure! I am so sad to be out of town... Read more...

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This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.

How about the name of the street? Commodore Webster Dr. Nothing against Commodore Webster, but maybe it's time for a change. Should be done before, or along with, all the renovation. Creekside Lane,... Read more...

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We are looking at ways to include community spaces within the project. What types of uses and programming would you like to see?

I do have a concern about the privacy of the residents. It is their neighborhood. I would like to see a Commons space that can be shared by residents on the property and the local community. There should... Read more...

Stewardship of our open spaces is also work - we understand that tending the wild is necessary and making that part of the community ethos and activities would be great! a common tool shed, processing... Read more...

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In your opinion, what is the importance of including uses and programming at the property available to the village as a whole?

Makes it inclusive with the rest of the local community. Think it’s important for residents to have a lot of influence on what the neighborhood will be.

Is it true that because this project is subsidized by the Feds, it does not prioritize local low-income residents? I am told that was the case for our earlier CLAM project, and therefore does not benefit... Read more...

1. It is not true that this project is subsidized by the federal government. There are many different places where funds come from, including our community.<br>2. The earlier project you speak of is likely... Read more...

There were 2 such projects, one sponsored by EAH and WMESH (West Marin Ecumenical Senior Housing) and one by EAH and WMAAH (West Marin Association for Affordable Housing) and both were subsidized by the... Read more...

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What kinds of community benefits do you think will be most valuable /are you most excited about for the neighborhood?

Some ideas that are not currently serviced in our community would be great to include in this new development. Garden space- the community garden at Toby's has just been closed and there are many people... Read more...

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This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.

I would contact Sky ? Webb or some other Miwoc person to explore some names that apply to the place, or along the river or a village or someting

Agree on this re a name. Also, among all the good ideas about uses: value of silence, simple walking trails, quiet hours (maybe more than the expectable night time), keeping in mind not overusing what... Read more...

Terric feedback, Mark and Lynn - thank you. These are great ideas to fold into discussions this Sunday, 7/25 where the community will discuss design ideas for the site.

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A large portion of the property will remain as open space. What kinds of features, uses, amenities, etc. would you be excited to see?

The street was named after Commodore Webster, a decorated Coast Guard member involved in early wireless communication. He was born in Washington DC and other than his name on the street has no historical... Read more...

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What kinds of community benefits do you think will be most valuable /are you most excited about for the neighborhood?

I'm most excited about the housing! This will enable a great mixture of families, seniors, & workers who are in need of secure rentals to be able to live here and enhance West Marin by enlivening the... Read more...

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A large portion of the property will remain as open space. What kinds of features, uses, amenities, etc. would you be excited to see?

a running trail with stops along the way to do push ups, pull ups or sit ups.... a place for biking that coordinates with Marin Bike paths. safe spaces to do outdoor talking circles and meetings. Places... Read more...

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We are looking at ways to include community spaces within the project. What types of uses and programming would you like to see?

At the 3rd community gathering I was interested in the idea for fruit orchards. One of the sites was above the residences, towards the school. I was thinking that a lower region close to the creek would... Read more...

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This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.

I would think it would be a good idea to consider rainwater catchment for irrigation of gardens and green areas. With the amount of roof area, rain water collection seems a good solution to future low... Read more...

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We want to hear from you! What other questions or suggestions do you have? Your input helps us capture everyone's best ideas for this neighborhood.

Of course I’m looking forward to the project being as energy neutral as possible. It would be good to include at least one EV charging station.

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We want to hear from you! What other questions or suggestions do you have? Your input helps us capture everyone's best ideas for this neighborhood.

After the Community Connection focus group on 7/25 in which I was a note taker some ideas coalesced for me. Using the four areas of discussion prompts: welcoming, amenities, sustainability and resilience,... Read more...

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This neighborhood needs a new name! What is your suggestion for a neighborhood name? We’d love to hear ideas that highlight the history and spirit of the community.

I will be long gone, most likely, by the time this project comes to fruition. But I would hope that the ambient light will be considered so that our town/region might keep our night skies unaltered and... Read more...

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