News Release
  October 17, 2005


A draft report evaluating the potential impacts of Mission College’s Facilities Master Plan and proposed public recreation improvements has been released.

The draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is available for review at several locations, including the Mission College website ( ).

Mission College’s master plan would expand college facilities and provide needed recreational amenities in the El Cariso Park area. A central component of the plan would make available to Mission College 9 acres of parkland for expansion, in exchange for 16 acres of land owned by the Los Angeles Community College District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The draft report examines the potential impacts of this proposed development.

In addition to being available on-line, the draft report may also be viewed in hard copy form at several locations:

Los Angeles Mission College Library, 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar.
L.A. Public Library / Sylmar Branch, 14430 Polk Ave., Sylmar.
L.A. Public Library / Pacoima Branch, 13605 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima.
L.A. Public Library / Sunland-Tujunga Branch, 7771 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga.
L.A. Public Library / Mid-San Fernando Valley Branch, 16244 Nordhoff St., North Hills.

Two public hearings are scheduled to receive comment on the plan: October 25 and November 10. Both will be held in the Mission College Campus Center beginning at 7 p.m.

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