On Monday, November 29, 2021, the City finalized the General Plan Update Consultant Team and kicked off the project!
The Technical Consultant Team will be led by Dyett & Bhatia, an innovative and experienced urban planning firm. The Technical Consultant Team includes as partners: Environmental Science Associates, Kittelson & Associates, Toole Design, Page & Turnbull, Economic & Planning Systems, BKF Engineers, PolicyLink, and Environmental Justice Solutions.
The Community Consultant Team will be led by the Deeply Rooted Collaborative, which includes EastSide Arts Alliance, Just Cities Institute, and Urban Strategies Council. Partners include: Black Cultural Zone, The Village, Malonga Arts Residents Association, Oakland Asian Cultural Center Association, House/Full of Blackwomen, Lao Family Community Development, Inc., CURYJ, The Unity Council, The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP), and Black Arts Movement Business District, CDC.
We are so excited that this process is officially underway and are grateful to all who have been involved in getting us here.
The General Plan Update will be done in two phases. The current schedule can be found on the project website.