The community is invited to provide input on the Rio Salado and Beach Park Masterplan, a comprehensive planning effort to develop improvement recommendations that will shape the area over the next 20 – 30 years. An informational session will be held as part of the Tempe Urban Core Masterplan Visioning Workshops on Wednesday, Feb. 28. An online survey will be available from Feb. 28-March 14 at www.tempe.gov/parks.
Tempe Urban Core Masterplan Visioning Workshops with input on the Rio Salado and Beach Park Masterplan:
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: interactive exhibition
5-7 p.m. (5:30 p.m. presentation): interactive exhibition and facilitated exercise
Location: FABRIC – Fashion And Business Resource Innovation Center, 132 E Sixth Street (formerly Tempe Performing Arts Center)
The Rio Salado and Beach Park area includes both sides of Tempe Town Lake between Priest Drive and Rural Road. The masterplan will focus on programming, infrastructure, access, use of space and land/water activities to provide a blueprint for future of the area.
Rio Salado and Tempe Beach Park are located within project boundaries for the city’s Urban Core Masterplan, an area undergoing a separate planning eff ort to create a comprehensive and unified development blueprint for Downtown Tempe and the Urban Core that is sustainable and cohesive. For more details, please visit www.tempe.gov/UrbanCore .
For more information on the Rio Salado and Beach Park Masterplan or to comment online Feb. 28 – March 14, please visit www.tempe.gov/parks. Feedback from the workshop and online survey will be utilized to develop a draft master plan, which will be shared with the public in April 2018.
Media contact: Melissa Quillard, [email protected], 480-350-8805
Project contact: Bonnie Richardson, [email protected], 480-350-8628