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The A’s are starting to push their pitch to the public this week and next. Part of the plan is to form a community benefits agreement to firm up the public benefits of the project.

Rendering of arrival at Howard Terminal ballpark

The city of Oakland is holding a series of community engagement meetings in Oakland to educate the public about the new ballpark proposal and process. A’s fans can attend to learn more and show their support.

Upcoming Community Engagement Meetings on the Howard Terminal Ballpark

Howard Terminal Community Meeting in Prescott Neighborhood

Thu, Nov 14 | 7 - 8 pm

Sullivan Community Space | 1671 8th Street | Oakland, CA 94607

This meeting will take place as an agenda item for the Prescott NCPC meeting.

Howard Terminal Community Meeting in West Oakland

Sat, Nov 16 | 10 am - 12 pm

West Oakland Senior Center Multi-Purpose Room | 1724 Adeline Street | Oakland, CA 94607

Howard Terminal Community Meeting in Old Oakland

Tue, Nov 20 | 7 - 8:30 pm

Old Town Square Community Room | 555 Clay Street (at 10th Street) | Oakland, CA 94607

This meeting will take place as an agenda item for the Old Oakland Neighbors NCPC meeting.

Howard Terminal CBA Steering Committee Information Session

Thu, Nov 21 | 6 - 8 pm

West Oakland Senior Center Multi-Purpose Room | 1724 Adeline Street | Oakland, CA 94607


Description from the City:

The Howard Terminal project proposal will include a comprehensive community benefits package with can include local employment and job training programs, local business and small business policies, public access and open space, affordable housing, transportation infrastructure, increased frequency of public transit and transit accessibility and sustainable and healthy development measures for the surrounding community.

The Howard Terminal Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) will be developed collaboratively by a Steering Committee that will be composed of community members and various stakeholders. Prospective members will learn about the responsibilities of the Steering Committee and subcommittees, what the Community Benefits Agreement process entails, and the time commitment.