The community is invited to help the City of Long Beach prepare a
new plan for a 1,500-acre area of southeast Long Beach known as the
Southeast Area Specific Plan. This weekend is another chance
for the public to provide input and the City encourages the
community to get involved in this project.
"This three-year process will combine innovative and traditional
methods for the public to provide input on the new plan," said
Mayor Bob Foster. “The effort includes a Community
Advisory Committee, outreach events, community meetings and other
online community engagement opportunities.”
The project website www.lbds.info/seadip_update
will serve as the primary source for all the latest news regarding
the plan. The site also includes an application for residents
interested in serving on the Community Advisory Committee.
The applications are due by Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
Additionally, the public is invited to register for the Long Beach
Town Hall, an online forum that provides input and feedback to the
project team throughout the planning process. The website will
provide information about community meetings when they are
“This is a once in a generation opportunity to update the
plan for the southeast area of Long Beach, and the city will
continue to work diligently to ensure collaboration with all
community stakeholders,” said Councilmember Gary DeLong, who
represents the 3rd District.
The first phase of the outreach effort will include booths with
pop-up tents to reach the diverse community of the southeast
area. The pop-up booths will provide project information,
solicit input and help residents sign up to the online forum
- Saturday, February 1, 2014, 10:30 am
to 12:30 pm, Marketplace Long Beach, 6475 E. Pacific Coast
- Saturday, February 1, 2014, 1:30 pm to
3:30 pm at the Marina Pacifica Mall, 6272 E. Pacific Coast
- Sunday, February 9, 2014, 9:00 am to
11:00 am, Southeast Farmers' Market, Alamitos Bay Marina
The Southeast Area Specific Plan will balance responsible growth
with resource preservation, and will replace the Southeast Area
Development and Improvement Plan (SEADIP).