Willow Street-Frank Bramhall Park

Update & Presentation as of July 2018

At the WGNA Board Meeting on Thursday, July 12, 2018, an update and presentation was made on Willow Street-Frank Bramhall Park.   The meeting also dicussed Willow Glen Planning Area updates on a number of other items.

Two years ago, in WGNA's July 28, 2016 Board Meeting, issues relating to the park were presented by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village (SGV), then with a follow-up walk-through of the park happening that August.  By November 2016, Dave Mitchell from San Jose's Department of Parks, Recreation, & Neighborhood Services (PRNS) visited WGNA's Board Meeting for a response and presentation.  This July 2018, we reviewed the issues from the last two years, gave updates on the progress, and engaged feedback on current and future needs.

See the recent July 2018 presentation on Bramhall Park here at the Stakeholders SGV website.

The Willow Glen Planning Area is one of fifteen large sub-areas in the City of San Jose's "Greenprint".  The Planning Areas are used by the city in a number of ways, including how the Planning Division or the Parks Department monitors the supply and absorption of vacant land and to track and forecast development activity.

The Greenprint, in itself, is "a long-term plan that sets goals and strategies for how San José's parks, trails, and community centers will change over the next 20 years.  City staff and policymakers use the Greenprint as a guide as they explore the ways the parks system can help people in San José be healthier and happier.  The City is working on a major update of its existing Greenprint, which was accepted by City Council in 2009. The new Greenprint Update is expected to be complete in Spring 2018."

The 2009 version of the Willow Glen Planning Area and "Greenprint" is what defines the Willow Glen Neighborhood Association's area of membership and advocacy, as noted in our Bylaws and Policies.  See the "Planning Maps" page of our website, and an annotated 2009 Willow Glen Planning Area here.  

Online View & Presentation of "Structural Changes in Willow Street-Frank Bramhall Park"

Please visit our page for Meeting & Presentations to see the content from Thursday 28 July 2016 which regards "Structural Changes in Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park".

Poster the meeting on 28 June 2016







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