Please mark your calendars for these upcoming City Council meetings. We’ll need strong turnouts

at all of them to show our Councilors that we care about a RightSized Riverside.  

Your voices and presence make a difference!


Upcoming Events

The City Council's Land Use Committee is holding a series of public hearings on Mark Development’s proposal, including traffic, site design, fiscal and school impact, and sustainability.

Public comment IS allowedPlease share your thoughts, questions, and concerns

Here is the latest schedule with planned topics. Hearings are now being held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, April 7 

By Zoom, at 7 p.m.

Transportation (second hearing), including traffic impacts, shared parking, and the project's transportation demand management plan

To watch, please use this link:

Tuesday, April 28

Construction phasing, construction management, project recap (description of construction and its related impacts, and review of project to date)

Public comment WILL be allowed at these meetings, and the council will give instructions on how to speak. You may also submit your comments by email to

Please mark your calendars for these meetings!

Check out Riverside design plans in the News Updates section of our website. 

You may view Mark Development’s special permit filing for Riverside here. 

Thank you for your continued support!

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Past Events

Tuesday, March 24

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.

This hearing focused on Design Guidelines, including building architecture and signage

Thursday, March 5

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.

This hearing focused on Civil Engineering and Sustainability, including  stormwater, utilities, efforts to conserve natural resources

Tuesday, Feb. 25 

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.

This hearing focused on Transportation, including review of traffic impacts, shared parking analysis, and public transportation planning. 

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.

This hearing focused on Housing and Fiscal Impact, including residential and commercial programs and a fiscal impact analysis. 

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m. 

This hearing focused on Site Design and Open Space. 

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Land Use Committee, 7 p.m.

Mark Development presented an overview of the updated project. There was no public comment, but the LFIA Riverside Committee sent the City Council a letter detailing questions and concerns about the special permit application.

Monday, Nov. 18

Full City Council Meeting, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Land Use Committee at 6:30 p.m. & Zoning and Planning Committee (ZAP) at 7 p.m. 

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