The County Service Area R-7A (CSA R-7A) also known as Alamo Parks & Recreation, provides park maintenance, improvements, and events in the Alamo area.
- Alamo School Sports Field and Batting Cages (PDF)*
- Andrew H. Young Park (PDF)
- Hap Magee Ranch Park (PDF)
- Livorna Park (PDF)
- Rancho Romero School Sports Field and Park (PDF)*
- Alamo Parks Brochure (PDF)
*Open to the public only after school hours.
Alamo Municipal Advisory Council (MAC)
The Alamo Municipal Advisory Council is comprised of seven members and one alternate that serve as an advisory body to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and the County planning agency. Members are appointed to the council by the Board of Supervisors to serve the unincorporated area of Alamo.
MAC responsibilities include parks and recreation, lighting and landscaping, land-use and code enforcement, public safety, transportation, and other county services.
Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Find agendas here.
Alamo MAC 2021
Sharon Burke, Chair: has lived in Alamo since 1982, raising her three children here who all attended local schools. She has been active in community affairs, serving on Alamo's Boulevard of Trees Committee and Zone 36 Beautification Committee, and was a PTA President and served on the school district Schools Facilities Committee when her children were in school. She has a communications degree from the University of San Francisco. She had a 20-year career in association management and retired as Executive Director of the California Christmas Tree Growers Association. Her most recent public service was as an alternate public member on Contra Costa Local Agency Formation Commission from 2009-2017.
Heather Chaput, Vice Chair: has lived in Alamo for 14 years and has served in several community organizations during that time. She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and began her career in technology sales and business development with Texas Instruments Semiconductor Group and technology analyst firm, The Yankee Group. Over the past 15 years, she has served in various volunteer positions at Rancho Romero Elementary, Stone Valley Middle School PTA, Women’s Ministries at Community Presbyterian Church and she currently leads a Youth Ambassador service group through Pledge To Humanity. Heather and her husband are both Partners in the Napa Valley wine label, Rudius Wines. She is the mother of two active teenage boys and you’ll often find her enjoying exercise on the Iron Horse Trail and frequenting local restaurants.
Anne Struthers: has lived in Alamo for over twenty years and has served on numerous local PTA boards. She is currently President of the Regional Center of the East Bay, and recently retired as a Division Manager for Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services. She brings knowledge of human services and community needs to the MAC.
Cecily Barclay: Cecily Barclay has been a resident of Alamo for 16 years. She is a practicing attorney who specializes in land use and entitlements, real estate acquisition and development, and local government law. She regularly assists landowners, developers, and public agencies throughout California in all aspects of acquisition, entitlement, and development of land, including land use application processing, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, negotiating and securing the approval of development agreements, general plan amendments, specific plans, planned development zoning, annexations, initiatives and referenda, and tentative and final subdivision maps. For eight years, Cecily was the President of the Board for Saint Columba Development Corporation and Percy Abrams Housing Corporation, both non- profit corporations operating affordable housing communities for seniors.
Robert Brannan: Robert Brannan has lived in the Bay Area since 1984, moving to Alamo with his family to raise their son, now a middle schooler, in 2011. He has been the Principal Owner of Network Professionals, an e-Commerce and IT Services company for the past 20 years. He has served on the boards and commissions of numerous organizations, representing both the general citizenry as well as local businesses. He served as a City Recreation and Parks Commissioner for five years, Board VP of Marketing and Board Chair of a large Chamber of Commerce, served 5 years on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club, has been an active volunteer most recently in Boy Scouts, and served as Den Leader and on Leadership Committee for Cub Scout Pack 800. He volunteered with the Rancho Romero Ed Fund as Online Auction Chair and System Admin for 3 years, and completed projects for the Rancho Romero PTA. He has also served on the Citizen’s Oversight Committee for a School Bond. Robert enjoys spending time bike riding, camping, and traveling with his wife, son, and friends, as well as taking advantage of all the wonderful events and opportunities our local area has to offer. He is honored to be selected to serve our wonderful community on the Alamo Municipal Advisory Committee and looks forward to contributing his time, experience, and energy to give back to this incredible town they call their forever home.
Robert Mowat: was born and raised in the Bay Area is a former resident of Danville for 23 years and currently living in Alamo for the past 3 years. He is Principal for the award-winning landscape architecture and land planning firm Robert Mowat Associates located in Walnut Creek and the Napa Valley. His community experience includes past Commissioner and President for the City of South San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission for 8 years. He has been involved in charitable fundraising projects for the 1989 earthquake and the 9-11 Flight 93 Memorial in Union City, California. Robert Mowat is actively involved in the California State Licensing Board (LATC) writing and vetting exam questions along with being a grader for the National Landscape Architecture Exam (UNE). He has served as a volunteer on numerous civic commissions and panels interviewing potential candidates and design teams for upcoming public works projects and positions. He frequently serves at universities as a guest speaker for students of landscape architecture. Mr. Mowat served as an HOA Board member as past President, Vice President, and Treasurer. He initiated and developed several capital improvement programs and reserve studies for the HOA. He has served on several civic and public water conservation boards and panels.
Michaela Straznicka MD, FACS, Michaela was born and raised in Brooklyn NY, and came to the west coast for fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at UC Davis. She completed her fellowship in 2002, and proceeded to MD Anderson in Houston TX for additional training in Thoracic Oncology. She then returned to the east bay in CA and started her professional career at John Muir Medical Center in late 2003. She was the Medical Director of the Thoracic Oncology program for 16 years, and maintains a full-time practice in thoracic surgery at John Muir Medical Center, Eden Medical Center and Sutter Delta Medical Center. She has served on the board of her private practice medical group BASS (Bay Area Surgical Specialists), as well as leadership positions in thoracic oncology. She moved in with her fiancé in Alamo just before the birth of their daughter in 2012, and welcomed their son in 2014. They have enjoyed raising their children in the Alamo community, with their daughter excelling at figure skating and their son loving ice hockey and baseball. As part of her entrepreneur spirit, Michaela opened a coffee shop 2019 in the Shadelands areas, named “Micki’s Mochas.” The goal of the coffee shop was to serve the employees and patients in the BASS building, and well as local customers in the Shadelands community. Michaela is excited about the opportunity to be a public servant for her Alamo community. She is excited to participate in local legislation and wants to be a positive example to her children and their futures.
Alamo MAC Meeting Agendas
|Date||Committee||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|March 2, 2021||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|February 23, 2021||Special MAC Meeting||Agenda|
|February 2, 2021||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|January 19, 2021||Land Use Subcommittee||Agenda|
|January 5, 2021||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|December 1, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|November 30, 2020||Parks and Rec Subcommittee||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|November 10, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|October 6, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|September 8, 2020||Parks and Rec Subcommittee||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|September 2020||Alamo MAC||No Meeting|
|August 4, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|July 7, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|June 2, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|May 5, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|April, 2020||Alamo MAC||No Meeting|
|March 3, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|February 4, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|January 16, 2020||Land Use Subcommittee||Agenda|
|January 7, 2020||Alamo MAC||Agenda||Record of Actions|
ALAMO POLICE SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (P2B)
The P2B District covers the west side of Alamo – below Hillgrade Avenue, all neighborhoods off of Livorna Road and Miranda Avenue, and the Stone Valley Road neighborhoods up to Round Hill Country Club on the north side of Stone Valley, and all the way to Monte Vista on the south side. There are approximately 3,400 homes in the P2B District.
P2B Meetings are held at 5pm on the 1st Monday of each month in the Alamo Plaza.
P2B Committee 2021
Joe Rubay (Chair), Christy Campbell (Vice Chair), Ross Hillesheim (Treasurer) Dr. Alden Harken, Bill Nelson, Karen McPherson, Robert Brannan (MAC Representative) and Larry Shields.
There is currently one alternate seat available on the P2B Committee. Please click here if you are interested in applying.
|August 16, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING||Agenda|
|July 12, 2021||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|Record of Actions|
CITIZEN’S POLICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE Round Hill (P-5)
The P5 District includes Round Hill, Alamo Glen, Stone Valley Oaks, Monte Sereno, Whitegate and Bryan Ranch. P5 includes approximately 740 homes.
P5 Meetings are held at 7pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Round Hill Country Club.
P5 Committee 2021
Rick Kopf (Chair), Jason Hill, Lee Mlejnek, Linda Shultz, Mark Young, Jason Dudum, Mark Cordone, Don Magalhaes, Tyker Fagg.
There are currently two vacancies on the P5 Committee. Please click here if you are interested in applying.
|Date||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|November 10, 2021||Agenda|
|October 13, 2021||Agenda|
|September 8, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|August 16, 2021 SPECIAL MEETING||Agenda|
|August 11, 2021||Agenda||Record of Actions|
|July 14, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|June 16, 2021 ||Agenda||Minutes|
|May 19, 2021 - CANCELLED||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes|
|April 21, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|March 17, 2021||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes|
|February 27, 2020 (Special Meeting)||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes (PDF)|
|February 17, 2021||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes|
|January 20, 2021 - CANCELLED||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes (PDF)|
|December 16, 2020||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes (PDF)|
|October 14, 2020||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes (PDF)|
|September 9, 2020||Agenda (PDF)||Minutes (PDF)|
|June 10, 2020||Agenda (PDF)|