Civic Center/Library Facilities Master Plan Task Force


In February 2015, the City Council confirmed an 11-member Civic Center/Library Facilities Master Plan Task Force to:

  • Assess City space needs and community expectations/vision regarding the location and scope of City civic center facilities
  • Explore a range of options capable of meeting traditional civic center needs including consideration of off-site locations, such as the Bernal Property and if available, the 3.3 acre Old Bernal site owned by the City and County of San Francisco
  • Expand the previous studies to include the Police Department building
  • Develop preliminary site(s) design, cost estimates, fiscal impact analysis, including fiscal impact to the Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, and funding options

The Task Force is composed of:

  • One (1) Parks and Recreation Commissioner
  • One (1) Youth Commissioner
  • One (1) Library Commissioner
  • One (1) Planning Commissioner
  • One (1) Economic Vitality Committee Member
  • One (1) Pleasanton Downtown Association Representative
  • Three (3) Community Members-at-Large Representatives
  • Mayor Thorne and Vice Mayor Brown

For additional information on this Task Force or to be added to the email list for regular updates, please contact Lisa Tarnow, Executive Assistant, by phone at (925) 931-5003 or by email at

Meeting Schedule and Agendas