Mar 10, 2024
Celebrating 37 Years of Community Service

Please Join Us! Monday Mar 11, 4:30 to 6:00PMCRA Members will gather at "The Annex" (behind 7th& Dolores)We casually connect, munch and imbibe. Please Join Us!  Our past No-Host gathering details can be found HERE.

Notable City Hall Week Indeed
  • Our updated Housing Element received public comments, then the week ended with a a revised submission was sent to Sacramento HCD crossing fingers for a final certification with a month.

  • A Community Listening Session on our Police Station Project - it was a great venue for interactive and informal exchange.

  • A significant Phase 2 Local Coastal Plan - Hazards Policy Update funding request and overall update was approved.

  • A mid-fiscal year budget adjustment was approved, 2 Mills Act submissions were approved, and a Phase 2 preliminary outlook for Capital Improvements was reviewed.

Plus, please also mark your calendars for the Strategic Planning Workshop Thursday March 28th from 10-4 in Carpenter Hall. This is the ideal place to hear from City Council and influence the priorities for the next fiscal year. 

Check out CRA Website Pages with background, meetings, documents, press coverage and more on critical topics throughout out Village - updated regularly.  Here are some that are especially timely.  
Police Station Project with meetings, press from 2017 to now & new police station tour signup - updated
Carmel Beach with recent errosion reports, upcoming stairwell repairs, recent funded engagement for Phase 2 findings - new
Trees in Carmel with portions of the upcoming forest master plan and storm reports and more - updated
Housing Element with recent meetings (anticipating Sacramento approval), workshops and documents history - updated
ADU Ordinance with recent Sacramento check point update, prior meetings, and documents - updated
Carmel Addresses with recent Council email exchange with USPS leadership, recent press coverage and additional background - updated
Carmel Budget & Priorities Planning with meetings, documents in this public processes current that look back through most of 2023 - new
Parking Management with new legislation AB413 requiring no parking within 20ft of crosswalks and prior project work on potential paid parking - updated
...and more!
Your suggestions and corrections are always welcome - email CRA here!

Wednesday April 24 - CRA Hosts A Conversation with Mary Adams - our Monterey County District 5 Supervisor. On April 24th at 6:30 doors open at the Carmel Woman’s Club, as Mary offers her 8 years of insights on the workings on the Monterey County dais and beyond.  In an interactive question format, we will cover topics including Mary’s experience and roles in County and Regional area committees and  boards – covering AMBAG, Energy, Water, Transportation and more.  Details are available HERE

Saturday April 27th - CRA's Community Rummage Sale in the south lot of the Sunset Center.  Mark your calendars to donate Wednesday - Friday before, and shop till you drop on Saturday.  For details visit this page.

Looking back....

February 21st CRA hosted “Carmel’s City Directors - On Point” – a panel discussion. The Questions, details,YouTube and photos and more can be found HERE

January 23rd CRA hosted Paul Miller for "The Carmel Pine Cone Inside/Out".  Paul the owner, publisher, editor of the Pine Cone, shared a Behind the Curtain view into what makes this our Village weekly “must read”.  Details, YouTube & photos can be found HERE

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