East Sacramento Asked These Questions About McKinley Village, Timeline for Answers: Unknown

Riverview Capital Investments representatives Megan Norris and Bret Hogge met with more than 25 neighbors to discuss the McKinley Village/Lanatt development.

The developers presented no new plan, but did ask for feedback on how to make a previous plan better. Because of limited time, ESP framed the meeting as a “question session” and requested that Riverview research the questions and give us the answers at a later time.

ESP will publish the answers as soon as we receive them. Below are the questions. If you have any additional comments or questions, please forward them to ESP and we will direct them to the developer.

What is your timeline for this project?

Who is building the homes, The New Home Company?

Will there be a traffic study?

Are there protected vernal pools or endangered species in the area?

What firm will do the biological studies?

Can the neighborhood pick the firm?

Can an entrance come from the freeway?

Can we change the name of the project so it has its own identity?

What are you going to do about flooding?

Is using the McKinley Park sewer wise? The system/pumping station is overused now.

What will be the housing types: all two stories?

Can there be more entrances?

What are the plans for the church area?

Are you going to coordinate with the Sutter’s Landing development?

How will you compensate for heavier traffic?

How will you connect to public transportation?

How many garages for each unit and which way will they face?

May we have a list of the design elements that are smart/green?

Do you need to label the project “green?”

Who would like to live in this development when you could buy in East Sac for the same price?

How will you accommodate baby boomers that don’t want to climb stairs…?

Won’t railroad tracks be bothersome?

What if the units don’t sell?

Are there porches on the house plans?

Who owns the property?

Are there plans for gardens, habitat restoration/marshes in free areas?

What will the zip code be?

What is your best idea for sound buffering?

Who will do your noise study?

Will there be bike trail access?

Will the coming high-speed rail run through these tracks?

How will you create access to Sutter’s Landing?

Who will pay for a pool or park? The city?

Will lower income housing be included?

Can you confirm the school district?

Can we annex this to Sac City district?

Will there be CCRs?

Will you keep to your price point?

Can the homes be torn down or remodeled by the owners?

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3 Responses to East Sacramento Asked These Questions About McKinley Village, Timeline for Answers: Unknown

  1. Jolene Eveland says:

    I suppose this is not the place to make comments against this project, but perhaps this could also be considerd the biggest question: Why place any buildings on the site and not leave it as it is now, a green, open space that gives relief to all who pass by on the interminable freeways and gridlock? Of course the obvious answer is that this is a development group with profit margins and a need to build without concerns for the overall community effects of more unnessesary development with its concurrent traffic problems and issues.
    My first involvement in community issues was fostered by the outcry against the original development on this 48 acre space then called Centrage. Later there was a second and perhaps third try at development in that spot. Is there any community disagreements and outrage over this current one? Thank you for any and all responses to my concerns.

  2. Jay Leek says:

    I have yet to hear from any residents in East Sacramento or Midtown who are not against this project.

    Based on the information provided, it will be a bad choice for it’s residents and the traffic will significantly impact the quality of life for East Sacramento residents. Particularly those, like me, who live on the periphery.

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