2016 Community Meeting


OAKLAND:  Hope Reigns

When:  Monday, 1/25/16 

Time:    6 to 9:00 p.m. 

Place:  Chabot Space & Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland


6 - 7 p.m. Rotunda

  • Check in, pay dues (or, sign in to Member Center to pre-pay and avoid check-in line)
  • Expo 
  • Light snack & beverages:  Celebrate Phase 1 undergrounding completion!
    • Based on member feedback, we're providing a light snack: an Aram sandwich, a dessert bar, and lemonade or water (FREE, thanks to PG&E's generous donation)
    • Wine is available at  only $5 per glass, thanks to Kelly and Marvin Deal, our wine sponsors.

6:30 Megadome Theater

  • Special screening of local filmmaker Stan Dodson's Trailhead documentary for those who missed the premiere.  

7:00   Megadome Theater Annual Community Meeting

Welcome:  Teresa Costantinidis

Keynote with audience Q&A:  Mayor Schaaf

7:40    Panel with audience Q&A

  • Infrastructure:  Director Brooke Levin (potholes, paving, storm and sewer lines, septic upgrade regulations, utility undergrounding...)
  • City Council: District 4 Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington (2015 major issues, 2016 major plans)
  • Police: Chief Sean Whent (2015 progress, 2016 priorities, trends in Montclair/Oakland

8:20    Guest briefs

Wildfire prevention, Resilient Oakland initiative, Village updates, Gateway Beautification, Utility Undergrounding

PPNA updates -- see mailed newsletter for updates...these presentations will be brief

  • Organizing our neighborhoods for safety and emergency response
  • 2015 feats, 2016 focus
  • Finance and elections


  • 2 luxury-box tickets to Warriors vs Rockets game on 2/9/16 will be raffled. (Howard Neal won!) Buy one chance to win for 10; 6 chances for $50.  The pair of tickets is valued at $2,000! Thank you Annie Campbell Washington for making these tickets available to two lucky Piedmont Pines residents while helping us offset the cost to rent Chabot.
  • Golden Pine Cone to VERY select individuals(s) who've helped make PPNA golden

9:00 Adjourn