Meetings & Events

Union City is inviting community members to participate in the General Plan Update process through community workshops, community events, and study sessions with the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC), Planning Commission, and City Council. Input from residents will be used by City staff and decision-makers to refine Union City’s vision and update the goals, policies, and implementation programs in the General Plan.

Your input is needed to make sure the General Plan reflects residents’ expectations for Union City’s future!

 


 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

 

City Council Meeting:
Review the Draft General Plan Economic Development Element

August 8, 2017 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On August 8, 2017, the City Council will discuss the draft General Plan Economic Development Element. This version of the element was updated with feedback received since the last meeting on June 15, 2017. To view a copy of the draft Element please visit the General Plan Update documents page.

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PAST MEETINGS

Planning Commission Meeting:
Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element

June 15, 2017 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On June 15, 2017, the Consultant Team presented the Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element of the Draft General Plan to the Planning Commission.

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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting:
Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element

June 14, 2017 | 6:30PM
City Hall City Council Conference Room
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On June 14, 2017, the Consultant Team presented the Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element of the Draft General Plan to the General Plan Advisory Committee.

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Economic Development Advisory Team Meeting:
Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element

June 14, 2017 | 12:00PM
City Hall City Council Conference Room
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On June 14, 2017, the Consultant Team presented the Preliminary Public Review Draft of the Economic Development Element of the Draft General Plan to the Economic Development Advisory Team.

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City Council Meeting:
Final Direction on Focus Area Alternatives

October 11, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On October 11, 2016, City Council discussed the Focus Area Alternatives. Final Direction will be given at the next meeting.

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Planning Commission Meeting:
Final Recommendation on Focus Area Alternatives

September 15, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On September 15, 2016, the Planning Commission made a recommendation on the Focus Area Alternatives.

City Council Study Session:
Greater Station District Focus Area

September 7, 2016 | 6:00PM
Ruggieri Senior Center Dining Room
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road

On September 7, 2016, City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented comparative evaluation analyses of the different alternatives for the Greater Station District Focus Area.

Planning Commission Study Session:
Greater Station District Focus Area

July 7, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On July 7, 2016, City staff presented the comparative evaluation analyses of the different alternatives for the Greater Station District Focus Area.

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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting:
Recommendation on Focus Area Alternatives

July 6, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On July 6, 2016, the General Plan Advisory Committee made a recommendation on the focus area alternatives.

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Economic Development Advisory Team Meeting:
Recommendation on Focus Area Alternatives

July 6, 2016 | 12:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On July 6, 2016, the Economic Development Advisory Team made a recommendation on the focus area alternatives.

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Planning Commission Study Session:
Union City Boulevard and Horner-Veasy Focus Areas

June 16, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On June 16, 2016, City staff presented the comparative evaluation analyses of the different alternatives for the Union City Boulevard and Horner-Veasy Focus Areas.

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City Council Study Session:
Union City Boulevard and Horner-Veasy Focus Areas

June 14, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On June 14, 2016, City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants will present comparative evaluation analyses of the different alternatives for the Union City Boulevard and Horner-Veasy Focus Areas.

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City Council Study Session:
Economic/Fiscal Review

May 24, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On May 24, 2016 City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented the economic and fiscal analysis to City Council.

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Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting #4:
Alternatives Evaluation

May 11, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On May 11, 2016 City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented the land use alternatives to the Economic Development Advisory Committee for input and review.

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #6:
Alternatives Evaluation

May 4, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On May 4, 2016 City staff presented the land use alternatives to the General Plan Advisory Committee for input and review.

Open House:
Union City Boulevard and Horner-Veasy Area Stakeholders

April 28, 2016 | 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Finelite
30500 Whipple Road

On April 28, 2016 City staff held an open house for the Union City Boulevard Corridor and Horner-Veasy Area stakeholders to review and gather input on the land use alternatives.

Open House:
Greater Station District Stakeholders

April 27, 2016 | 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Station Center (MidPen Family Housing)
34990 11th Street

On April 27, 2016 City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants held an open house for Greater Station District stakeholders to review and gather input on the land use alternatives.

City Council Study Session:
Transportation Focus

April 26, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On April 26, 2016 City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants held a focused transportation review and discussion with City Council.

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City Council Meeting:
Update on General Plan Alternatives Phase

April 12, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On April 12, 2016 City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants presented an overview of the alternatives analysis.

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Alternatives Community Workshops

March 19, 2016 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Ruggieri Senior Center
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road

March 31, 2016 | 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Holly Center
31600 Alvarado Road

April 19, 2016
Mark Green Sports Center
31224 Union City Bouleard

On March 19, 31, and April 19, 2016, City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants held community workshops to present the different land use alternatives the City is considering for three focus areas: the Greater Station District, Union City Boulevard Corridor, and the Horner-Veasy Area. The workshops were designed to collect opinions on which mix of land uses best fit Union City’s long-term needs. Couldn’t make it to the workshops? Visit the General Plan Update online townhall forum to contribute your input.

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City Council Meeting:
Preliminary Alternatives Report Findings

March 8, 2016 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, as part of a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, City staff and the General Plan Update Consultants provided a brief summary on preliminary findings from the land use alternatives evaluation. The meeting was informational and no action was taken by the Council.

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City Council Meeting:
Alternative Concepts

July 28, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the Council continued its discussion on the alternative concepts and evaluation criteria from the July 21st study session. At the meeting, the Council provided direction on its preferences for a range of land use alternatives and the criteria that will be used as the basis for evaluating options for future growth and development.

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City Council Study Session:
Alternative Concepts

July 21, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, the City Council held a study session to review the draft land use alternative concepts for future growth and development and the proposed evaluation criteria. At the meeting, the Council also reviewed comments from the EDAT, the GPAC, and the Planning Commission, and then discussed the concepts and criteria.

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Planning Commission Meeting:
Alternative Concepts

July 16, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Thursday, July 16, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting, the City presented land use alternative concepts for future development of the city and the evaluation criteria the City will use to evaluate future growth and change. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan Update consultants reviewed comments from the EDAT and GPAC on the land use alternative concepts, and facilitated a discussion with the Commission.

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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #5:
Alternative Concepts

July 15, 2015 | 6:30PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 6:30pm, the City held a GPAC meeting to present preliminary land use alternative concepts for future development of the city and the evaluation criteria the City will use to evaluate future growth and change. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan consultants facilitated a discussion and took input from GPAC.

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 Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting #3:
Alternative Concepts

July 15, 2015 | 12:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 12:00pm, the City held a EDAT meeting to present preliminary land use alternative concepts for future development of the city and the evaluation criteria the City will use to evaluate future growth and change. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan consultants facilitated a discussion and took input from the EDAT.

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 Planning Commission Meeting:
Reviewing the Background Report

May 21, 2015 | 7:00PM
June 4, 2015 | 7:00PM
June 18, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On May 21, 2015, June 4, 2015, and June 18, 2015, the City presented the draft Background Report to the Planning Commission. The Background Report is a comprehensive and detailed report on existing conditions in the city. Due to the size of the Report, the Planning Commission reviewed it in parts. The first meeting covered Chapter 2, Demographic Trends and Chapter 3, Fiscal and Economic Conditions. At the meeting the City facilitated a discussion with the Planning Commission on the topics covered in each of the draft Background Report chapters.

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City Council Meeting:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities Summary Report

May 26, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, the City presented key findings from the Background Report and the Assets, Issues, and Opportunities Summary Report. At the meeting, the City facilitated a discussion with the City Council on any additional priority topics that should be highlighted for the remainder of the General Plan Update.

Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting #2:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities Summary Report

May 13, 2015
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled EDAT meeting, the City presented the draft Background Report and the Assets, Issues, and Opportunities Summary Report. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan consultant facilitated a discussion with the EDAT on any additional priority topics that should be highlighted in the remainder of the General Plan Update.

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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #4:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities Summary Report

May 6, 2015
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the City held a GPAC meeting to present the draft Background Report and the Assets, Issues, and Opportunities Summary Report, as well as feedback from the April 1, 2015, EDAT meeting. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan consultant facilitated a discussion with the GPAC on any additional priority topics that should be highlighted in the remainder of the General Plan Update.

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Planning Commission Meeting:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities Summary Report

May 7, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting, the City presented the draft Background Report and the Assets, Issues, and Opportunities Summary Report. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan consultant facilitated a discussion with the Planning Commission on any additional priority topics that should be highlighted in the remainder of the General Plan Update.

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Economic Development Advisory Committee Meeting #1:
Priority Setting

March 4, 2015
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, as part of a regularly scheduled EDAT meeting, the City presented the draft Vision and Guiding Principles. At the meeting the City and its General Plan Update consultant facilitated a discussion with the EDAT to gather input on what makes Union City unique and how the General Plan can identify priorities for achieving the Vision.

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #3:
Priority Setting

March 4, 2015
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the City held a GPAC meeting to present the draft Vision and Guiding Principles, as well as feedback from the EDAT meeting held earlier that day. At the meeting the City and its General Plan Update consultant facilitated a discussion with the GPAC to gather input on what makes Union City unique and how the General Plan can identify priorities for achieving the Vision.

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City Council Meeting:
Draft Vision and Guiding Principles

February 3, 2015 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, the City Council continued a study session from November 25, 2014 to discuss and refine the draft Vision and Guiding Principles. The draft Vision, which is based on public input received to date, paints a picture of what Union City could be 25 years from now. The draft Guiding Principles establish broad benchmarks for the rest of the General Plan Update process and the General Plan itself. Both the Vision and Guiding Principles will be used by the city to help define how growth will occur. At the study session, the Consultants presented the draft and facilitated a discussion with the City Council to confirm and refine the Vision and Guiding Principles for the remainder of the General Plan Update process.

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City Council Meeting:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities

November 25, 2014 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Tuesday, November 25, 2014, the City and its General Plan Update consultant facilitated a study session with the City Council to review the results of the first Community Workshop, GPAC meeting, and previous Planning Commission study session. At the meeting, the City Council confirmed the recommendations from the GPAC and Planning Commission and  provided additional input on issues, opportunities, and assets that should be considered in the General Plan Update.

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Planning Commission Study Session:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities, Vision

November 6, 2014 | 7:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, the City and its General Plan Update consultant facilitated a study session with the Planning Commission to review the results of the first Community Workshop and input from the GPAC. At the meeting, the Planning Commission provided input on additional issues opportunities, and assets and make recommendations to the City Council on revisions to the General Plan Vision.

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GPAC Meeting #2:
Assets, Issues, Opportunities, and Vision

October 15, 2014
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the City held the GPAC meeting “Assets, Issues, Opportunities, and Vision” for the General Plan Update. At this meeting, the General Plan Update consultants and City Staff presented the findings from the community workshop #1 and facilitated a discussion with the GPAC to prioritize citywide assets, issues and opportunities and refine the draft Union City Vision.

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Online Townhall Forum

From September 29, 2014 to October 31, 2014, the City gathered the first round of input using the General Plan Update online Townhall Forum (Forum webpage here). The first round of input gathered residents input about the assets, issues, opportunities, and their vision for Union City. A total of 92 individuals participated in the Forum discussions, generating over 50 discussion ideas.

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Community Workshop #1: Assets, Issues, Opportunities, and Vision

September 20, 2014 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM
Ruggieri Senior Center
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road

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On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the City held a community workshop to present the General Plan Update program to residents and stakeholders and gather input from participants on what they believe are Union City’s assets, issues, opportunities and develop a 25-year vision for Union City. At the Workshop, the City and its General Plan Update consultant presenting an overview of the General Plan Update program, followed by four interactive exercises.

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General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #1:
Introductions and Project Overview

September 3, 2014
City Hall Council Chambers
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road

RoundTablePictureforWebsiteOn Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the City conducted the first GPAC meeting for the General Plan Update. At the meeting, the City and its General Plan Update consultants reviewed the purpose, responsibilities, and expectations for GPAC members and provided an overview of the existing 2002 General Plan.

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All-Hands Kick-off Meeting

July 7, 2014 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Ruggieri Senior Center
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road

Union City General Plan Update All Hands Kick-off Meeting

On July 7, 2014, the City held a workshop with with the City Council, Planning Commission, and General Plan Advisory Committee to have a detailed discussion of the General Plan Update. Given the importance of the General Plan Update, this workshop provided a common understanding of the need for and purpose of the General Plan, the key steps in the preparation process, the outreach program, legislative mandates, and other important issues affecting the General Plan preparation process.

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