Sunday, July 17, 2011

Surfers Point Opening Ceremony

Ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of Phase 1. In this photo, L to R, Paul Jenkin, Surfrider Foundation; Kara Kemmler, CA Coastal Conservancy; Mayor Bill Fulton; Councilmember Brian Brennan; Janis Berk, Fair Board President (cutting the ribbon); Darren Kettle, Ventura County Transportation Commission; Rick Raives, City Engineer.

The City of Ventura organized the event and displayed informational posters such as this;

In the news:
"While the path appears to be a 16-foot-wide concrete bikeway surrounded by sand, it is a highly sophisticated filtration system, while providing a barrier to further erosion."

Mayor Fulton accepts the 'Friends of the Coast Award' presented by Steve Aceti, CalCoast as Brian Brennan looks on.

The 'rock garden' is a public art component of the project.