Bellevue Corridor Community Plan receives APA award

The Central Section of the California Chapter of the American Planning Association has announced that Merced's Bellevue Community Plan has received the 2015 Outstanding Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning by a Small Jurisdiction. The award recognizes the work of the City of Merced, Lisa Wise Consulting, Sargent Town Planning; Tony Perez Associates; Nelson Nygaard; and Economic & Planning Systems, Inc. The team worked closely with a Community Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee to craft this long-term plan for the phased development of over 2,000 acres as walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods, community centers and employment districts connecting the City of Merced to the University of California Merced.