FPA Town Meetings
FPA Town Meeting 2005Town meetings occur 2-3 times a year. These are to update the community on issues affecting the town and/or developments planned for Forestville. The meetings also provide a forum for dialogue and communication among Forestville citizens.

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• Report: May 20, 2018 Town Meeting

On May 20, 2018 Supervisor Lynda Hopkins, together with the Forestville Planning Association and Forestville Chamber of Commerce, held a town hall meeting in Forestville at the El Molino High School Library to discuss potential infrastructure improvements that could be funded by $4.5 million in quarry mitigation funds.

• Report: March 26, 2017 Town Meeting

A special guest, our new 5th District Supervisor Lynda Hopkins, fielded questions for over an hour. Community news and announcements rounded out the afternoon. Continue to read the details. 

• Report: May 3, 2015 Town Meeting

About sixty-five people took two hours on a beautiful spring afternoon to attended the Forestville Town Meeting on May 3 to review site plan designs suggested by the Town Square Planning Group (TSPG) for the new Town Square and Open Space Park and to hear a report from Supervisor Carrillo.

• Report: April 6, 2014 Town Meeting

Over 60 people attended the Town Meeting on April 6 to review 4 concepts of the Downtown Square & Park suggested by the Town Square Planning Group (TSPG).

Each of the 4 concepts attempted to incorporate the priorities of use and facilities that had been identified at the February Town Meeting.


  • Use
  • Parking
  • Extension of West County Trail
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Buildings
• Report: February 9, 2014 Town Hall Meeting

About 70 of your neighbors attended a Town Meeting on Sunday, 2/9, hosted by the Forestville Planning Association. The purpose of the meeting was to celebrate the Town’s acquisition of property for a long-desired Town Square and open space park that would allow the West County trail to connect directly with Forestville.

See the list of suggestions.

• February 9, 2014 Town Hall Meeting

When: Sunday, February 9, 2014
Time: 3-5PM
Where: Oddfellows Hall (corner of 116 & Covey)

• May 18, 2013 Town Hall Meeting

When:Saturday, May 18, 2013
Time: 4-6PM
Where: Oddfellows Hall (corner of 116 & Covey)
Topic: Purchase of the Downtown Open Space Park.

• June 27, 2012 Town Hall Meeting
  • Possible Acquisition of Downtown Open Space
    The land, history, current opportunity, spontaneous ideas, costs, financing.
  • The Roundabout
    Construction starting next summer.
  • Forestville Community Fund
    10 applications have been made.
• Town Meeting Notes from April 19, 2009 and Poll

Water, Growth, Traffic Issues and more discussed and polled.

• April 19, 2009 Town Hall Meeting

Over 50 people attended the Town Meeting on April 19. First we brainstormed in small groups about the visions we have for Forestville in the next couple of years. The results were gathered and can be seen at Town Meeting Notes 4-09.

• November 2008 Town Hall Meeting

Report from outgoing County Supervisor Mike Reilly.

Candidates’ forum for retiring county Supervisor Mike Reilly.

• September 16, 2008 Town Hall Meeting

Sponsored a forum for candidates to speak and answer questions: for retiring county Supervisor Mike Reilly’s seat. The candidates were Rue Furch and Efren Carillo.

• January 16, 2008 Town Hall Meeting

Met with consultants Laura Hall and Robert Alminana to review the design of the proposed development of the Crinella property. Town Square Design Review.

• October 28, 2007 Town Hall Meeting

Roundabout Discussion: The County had proposed a 4 way traffic signal at Mirabel and 116 because of increased traffic.

• May 2007 Town Hall Meeting

Co-sponsored  with Chamber of Commerce a “Voice Your Opinion” meeting re: Theissen’s development plans. A lively and diverse discussion was held.

• October 2006 Town Hall Meeting

Our county supervisor Mike Reilly updated us on the proposed bypass, as well as other county issues.

• February 2006 Town Hall Meeting

Topic:  Presentation by Orrin Thiessen about his plan to develop the Crinella property.

• August 24, 2005 Town Social Announcement

Fun, food and a “sneak preview” of our new Town Square.

• January 29, 2005 Town Meeting Announcement

Water Issues
How Secure is Our Drinking Water?
Come to the town hall meeting and find out where we stand, ask questions, be informed.

• January 24, 2004 Town Hall Meeting

Reprinted courtesy of West County Gazette, February 2004

More than 100 residents came to the Forestville Planning Associations January Town Meeting to learn the current status of the issues facing Forestville and to learn how they, as concerned community citizens can influence those issues.

• January 2004 Photo Essay

FPA volunteers setting up, noted speakers.
Photos by Birgit Carstensen

• September 26, 2002 Town Hall Meeting

The meeting attendees were split up into six groups, each identified by color.

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P.O. Box 184
Forestville, CA 95436

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  • 5:30-7:30PM
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