Engaging the East Whisman community
Since September 2020, we’ve worked closely with the community and the City of Mountain View to gather feedback to inform the Middlefield Park Master Plan. This collaboration has resulted in a plan that reflects the community’s values and interests for years to come.
How we're working with the community
70+ meetings with community members and local groups • Representation from 25+ community organizations • 3 public community meetings in December 2020 • Online community survey in winter 2020 and 2021 • 2 public community meetings in April 2022 • In-person community open house in August 2022 • Ongoing outreach and regular updates through the newsletter and website • Read a summary of community feedback to date
What excites the community about Middlefield Park?
New parks and open spaces • Bike and pedestrian links to nearby trails • 20% affordable homes • Convenient shops and restaurants for day-to-day needs • Experiences for all ages • Family-friendly activities • New homes near jobs • Walking access to daily destinations • Native plants and ecology • Focus on sustainability • Removing all surface parking lots
What does the community want to see in Middlefield Park?
A community garden • A variety of places to eat • A grocery market • Outdoor seating • Flexible use community meeting spaces • More trees and shade • Pickleball courts • Playground • Dog park • Public art • Picnic and BBQ areas • Open space for relaxing • Public restrooms • Educational programs for all ages • Native plants and ecology • Bike services