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Facilities Master Plan Community Forums in Salinas and Soledad

March 6th, 2014

SALINAS, Calif. - Hartnell Community College District is holding three community forums regarding the development of the next Facilities Master Plan (FMP). We had a successful community forum in King City this week and received valuable input from a large group of students, members of the community, and faculty.

These forums provide an open outlet to exchange information, expand on developing ideas and views, and promote discussion regarding the current and future needs of the College and community. The next two forums will be 6:00 p.m. at:

Hartnell Main Campus
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Steinbeck Hall-Student Center
411 Central Avenue

Salinas, CA 93901 Soledad High School
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Multipurpose room
425 Gabilan Drive
Soledad, CA 93960

These are the forum objectives:

  • Evaluate existing facilities qualitatively to identify the extent of renovation required to provide cost efficient and serviceable buildings to meet educational needs.
  • Evaluate existing facilities quantitatively for the purpose of evaluating the efficient utilization of space to meet educational needs.
  • Develop a plan that addresses facility modifications, renovations, and expansion that support the mission and goals of Hartnell College.

The design team at Lionakis is currently reviewing all existing documentation including the strategic plan, the previous master plan, and all other documentation pertaining to the planning for the College. This master plan is a useful tool that will enable Hartnell to achieve its current and future goals providing a guide for future campus development.

Hartnell Community College District

The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.