Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

EIR Scoping Meeting

The City of Lake Forest invites residents to attend a Scoping Meeting for the General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report. The meeting will be held at Lake Forest City Hall on Tuesday September 24, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Written comments on the scope of the Environmental Impact Report will be accepted.

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Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC #11: Conclusion

The eleventh and final meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for Wednesday September 18, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. At this meeting, the GPAC will provide their recommendation on the second round of Admin Draft Goal and Polic Sets and make their recommendation regarding the General Plan Update process and material.

This material will also be posted to the project website on the GPAC meeting day. The Agenda and meeting materials will be posted at least one week in advance to the GPAC webpage.

All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #10: Round 2 Admin Draft Goal and Policy Sets

The tenth meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for Thursday August 29, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. At this meeting, the GPAC will be presented with draft Goal and Policy Sets for the following elements:

  • Land Use

  • Mobility

  • Economic Development

  • Climate Change/Resiliency Planning

This material will also be posted to the project website on the GPAC meeting day. The Agenda and meeting materials will be posted at least one week in advance to the GPAC webpage.

All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Aug
1
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #9: Round 1 Admin Draft Goal and Policy Sets

The ninth meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for Thursday August 1, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. At this meeting, the GPAC will be presented with draft Goal and Policy Sets for the following elements:

  • Public Safety

  • Recreation and Resources

  • Public Services

  • Community Health and Wellness

This material will also be posted to the project website on the GPAC meeting day. The Agenda and meeting materials will be posted at least one week in advance to the GPAC webpage.

All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Jun
18
6:30 PM18:30

City Council Briefing

De Novo Planning Group will present a quarterly project briefing to the City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 6:30 PM. You are invited to attend the meeting in person at City Hall located in the Council Chambers (25550 Commercentre Drive) or live stream the meeting via the City of Lake Forest Facebook Page. The meeting agenda will be posted to the City's Agenda Management Center when it is available for public review. The General Plan Update presentation material will be posted to this website following the meeting. 

This briefing includes a summary of work completed in Phase 2 of the General Plan Update project and an overview of the Phase 3 Work Program. We will also discuss the City’s draft Mixed-Use 25 land use designation and consider minor modifications to prepare the City for its upcoming Housing Element update.

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May
2
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #8 - Parks and Recreation

The eighth meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for Thursday May 2, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. This meeting will address the topics of parks, recreation, and resources and community health and wellness. The Agenda and meeting materials will be posted at least one week in advance to the GPAC webpage.

All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #7 - Conservation

The seventh meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee is scheduled for April 4, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. The topic of this meeting will be air quality, greenhouse gases, climate change, conservation, and public facilities. The Agenda and meeting material will be posted to the GPAC webpage at least one week in advance.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. There will be a time for public comment.

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Mar
19
6:30 PM18:30

City Council Presentation - Land Use Themes

The Project Team will make a presentation to the City Council at their regularly scheduled March 19, 2019 meeting regarding the General Plan Update and Land Use Themes Report. The Agenda to the meeting and all related material will be posted to the City of Lake Forest Agenda Management system in accordance with all public noticing requirements.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. There will be a time for public comment.

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Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #6 - Land Use Themes

The sixth meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) is scheduled for Thursday March 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM at Lake Forest City Hall.

At this meeting the GPAC will be presented with the Land Use Themes Report. This Report looks at different land use theme options for the five focus areas identified by the community that warranted special land use attention. These areas include:

  • Foothill Ranch Towne Center

  • El Toro Road Corridor

  • Lake Forest Drive Corridor

  • Civic Center Area

  • Light Industrial/Rail Line

Up to three possible land use themes will be considered for each focus area. For each theme, the Land Use Themes Report will present information on potential impacts of the theme related to population, housing, nonresidential development, jobs, infrastructure, traffic, and fiscal sustainability.

The GPAC will provide their feedback on the themes and this feedback, along with the Land Use Themes Report, will be presented to the City Council for their consideration at their regularly scheduled City Council meeting on March 19, 2019.

Please see the GPAC webpage for more information.

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Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #5 - Mobility

The fifth GPAC meeting is scheduled for Thursday February 7, 2019 at 6:30 at Lake Forest City Hall. The topic for this meeting will be Mobility. All material is posted to the GPAC meeting page on this website and meeting agendas are also posted to the City’s Agenda Management center.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. There will be time for public comment.

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Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #4 - Economic Development

The fourth General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday December 6, 2018 at 6:30 at City Hall. The topic for this meeting is Economic Development. All material is posted to the GPAC meeting page on this website and meeting agendas are also posted to the City’s Agenda Management center.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and there will be a scheduled opportunity for public comment.

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #3 - Noise and Safety

The third General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday November 1, 2018 at 6:30 at City Hall. The topic for this meeting is noise and safety. All material is posted to the GPAC meeting page on this website and meeting agendas are also posted to the City’s Agenda Management center.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and there will be a scheduled opportunity for public comment.

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Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #2 - Focus Area Planning

The second General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday October 4, 2018 at 6:30 at City Hall.

At this meeting the GPAC members will review and comment on the public feedback collected as part of the Vision and Values outreach activities. Members will also provide land use direction for five focus areas identified for special consideration/attention. Please see the GPAC Meeting page for more information regarding this GPAC meeting.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and there will be a scheduled opportunity for public comment.

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Oct
2
6:30 PM18:30

City Council Briefing

The City Council will receive a General Plan Update project briefing at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday October 2nd at 6:30 PM. You are invited to attend the meeting in person at City Hall located in the Council Chambers (25550 Commercentre Drive) or live stream the meeting via the City of Lake Forest Facebook Page. The meeting agenda will be posted to the City's Agenda Management Center when it is available for public review. The General Plan Update presentation material will be posted to this website following the meeting. 

This briefing includes a summary of work completed in Phase 1 of the General Plan Update project and an overview of the Phase 2 Work Program.

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Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

GPAC Meeting #1 - Overview

The first General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday September 6, 2018 at 6:30 at City Hall. The first GPAC meeting is intended to provide members and opportunity to introduce themselves, their goals and objectives for the General Plan Update, and their vision for the future of Lake Forest.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and there will be a scheduled opportunity for public comment.

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Jul
30
to Aug 10

General Plan Advisory Committee Statement of Interest

The City invites individuals interested in participating as a member of the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) to submit a Statement of Interest to the City of Lake Forest Community Development Department for consideration. City Staff will select GPAC members in accordance with the composition approved by the City Council using a range of available information, including individual Statements of Interest, City Council recommendations, and consultation with groups and organizations. Interested persons who are not appointed to the GPAC are encouraged to attend the GPAC regular meetings and provide their input during the scheduled public comment period.  Please complete and return your Statement of Interest by 5:00 PM on Friday August 10, 2018 in order to be considered for this opportunity. 

General Plan Advisory Committee Overview and Statement of Interest

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Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

Visioning Workshop #3: Land Use, Design, and Open Space

Join the City of Lake Forest at our third Visioning Workshop to discuss land use, community design, and open space. Please join us from 6:30 - 8:00 on Wednesday July 11th at City Hall to share your ideas for how to address land use, community design issues, and open space and recreation in Lake Forest over the next twenty years. What places in Lake Forest do you love most? What makes the community special? Do you use the City's parks and recreation facilities? Are there places that you would like to see change over time? This event will begin with a brief presentation at 6:30 followed by a series of guided activities focused on the night's topics. Visioning Workshop materials will be posted to the project website following the event. We look forward to seeing you there! 

This is the third Visioning Workshop in a series of three events. Other opportunities to provide feedback will be provided throughout the General Plan Update project including pop-up booths at community events, community open houses, one-on-one interviews, a General Plan Advisory Committee, and online surveys and feedback forums. 

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Visioning Workshop #2: Mobility

Join the City of Lake Forest at our second Visioning Workshop to discussion transportation and mobility in Lake Forest. Please join us from 6:30 - 8:00 on Wednesday June 13th at City Hall to share your ideas for how to address transportation and mobility in Lake Forest over the next twenty years. How do you get around the community? Do you drive, walk, bike, or take transit? What is working well and what could be improved? This event will begin with a brief presentation at 6:30 followed by a series of guided activities focused on transportation and mobility. Visioning Workshop materials will be posted to the project website following the event. We look forward to seeing you there! 

This is the second Visioning Workshop in a series of three events. The third Visioning Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday July 11th; this Workshop will focus on land use, community design, and open space. 

Other opportunities to provide feedback will be provided throughout the General Plan Update project including pop-up booths at community events, community open houses, one-on-one interviews, a General Plan Advisory Committee, and online surveys and feedback forums. 

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May
16
6:30 PM18:30

Visioning Workshop #1: Vision and Values

The City of Lake Forest invites you to participate in the City's first General Plan Update Visioning Workshop. Please join us from 6:30 - 8:00 on Wednesday May 16th at City Hall to share what you love about Lake Forest and how you envision the future of our community. There will be a brief presentation starting at 6:30 followed by a series of guided activities to learn about your vision and values. Visioning Workshop materials will be posted to the project website following the event. 

This is the first Visioning Workshop in a series of three events. The second Visioning Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday June 13th; this Workshop will focus on issues related to transportation and mobility. The third Visioning Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday July 11th; this Workshop will focus on land use, community design, and open space. 

Other opportunities to provide feedback will be provided throughout the General Plan Update project including pop-up booths at community events, community open houses, one-on-one interviews, a General Plan Advisory Committee, and online surveys and feedback forums. 

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May
15
6:30 PM18:30

City Council Update

The City Council will receive a General Plan Update project briefing at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday May 15th at 6:30 PM. You are invited to attend the meeting in person at City Hall located in the Council Chambers (25550 Commercentre Drive) or live stream the meeting via the City of Lake Forest Facebook Page. The meeting agenda will be posted to the City's Agenda Management Center when it is available for public review. The General Plan Update presentation material will be posted to this website following the meeting. 

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