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City of Brea sets meeting for Eagle Hills neighborhood annual holiday light event

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Good Afternoon –

My name is David Crabtree and I’m the City Planner here in Brea. I’m writing to you today because you were included in various past email communications regarding the recent challenges facing the “Eagle Hills Holiday Lights” event. I hope to identify those residents who are possibly interested in participation regarding the neighborhood’s annual home decorating activity.

The City desires to facilitate discussion among residents in Eagle Hills regarding how you best see the holiday light event functioning in the future. We understand that many residents feel the event has grown to a point that some controls may be desired regarding traffic, vending, and perhaps other issues we may not be aware of at this time. That said, the City very much respects this as a residential neighborhood event and does not desire to impose unnecessary or unwanted controls. We do want to promote safe and positive activities. To that end, we need your input.

Staff will be conducting a neighborhood input meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 6 pm at the North Hills Church, 3100 E. Birch Street, Brea, CA 92821 (Community Room, south side of the building—for those of you that attended the Maintenance District meeting a few months ago, it’s the same room!). This first “general” meeting is an opportunity to share your experiences and any ideas you may have for the future of the event with your neighbors and City staff. We hope to then gather a group of 6 to 12 resident volunteers to serve as an Advisory Committee to take all that input and create a set of policy guidelines or standards to be observed by event participants for the future. A presentation of the draft Policy Document would eventually be put forward for review and consideration by the neighborhood. Finally, a presentation of the endorsed Policy Document would be provided to the City Council for its consideration and support of your goals. The entire process is envisioned to be completed within approximately three months. We anticipate possibly three or four meetings for Advisory Committee members/

I encourage you to attend the August 1 meeting. If you cannot attend, but have ideas you’d like to share with your neighbors and the City staff, please forward them to me and I’ll gladly raise them in the discussions. Finally, please be encouraged to share this email with your Eagle Hills neighbors—the more input, the better the process (we’ll also be providing an invitation to all the Eagle Hills residents via door hangers later this week). Ideally, we’d hear from everyone with something to say on this important issue! Please feel free to reach me via email or using my other contact information below.

Sincerely, David

David M. Crabtree, AICP, Deputy Director/City Planner

Community Development Department

phone: 714.990.7674 fax: 714.990.2258


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