City of Sebastopol, California

Population (Year): 7448  (2021)

The City of Sebastopol faces several infrastructure challenges, such as aging water and wastewater systems that require maintenance and upgrades to ensure their reliability and efficiency. The city also has an aging road and sidewalk network that needs repair and reconstruction to ensure safe transportation for residents. Another challenge is the lack of affordable housing, which affects the city’s ability to attract and retain a diverse workforce. The city is also susceptible to natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes, which requires ongoing efforts to enhance the resilience of its infrastructure.

City of Sebastopol

Sample Highlights from the Capital Improvement Plan

Project ID

Project Title

Project Start Year

Project Description

Project Spend Total

Page Ref

Project Satus


Bodega Ave. Bicycle Connection Ragle Rd. to Atascadero Creek


Bodega Avenue Class I Multi-Use Trail (from Ragle Road to Valley View Drive on existingCity planter strip right-of-way), marked two-way bike/ped crossing at intersection with Valley View Drive, andClass IV striped two-way bike facility on south shoulder of Bodega Avenue with raised separator (betweenValley View Drive and existing terminus of County trail). The City will be applying for ATP Cycle 6 grant andwill assume that no local match is required for purposes of this estimate.



Not Started


Ragle Road West Side Bicycles and Pedestrian Access


Provide bicycle lanes and sidewalks/pedestrian paths on Bodega Ave – from Jewell Ave to Ragle Road; RagleRd – from Bodega Ave to Mill Station Rd; Mill Station Rd – from Ragle Rd to SR 116. This is a joint City/Countyendeavor. City applied for ATP grant in 2018 but was not awarded. Staff will be applying for ATP cycle 6 grant.A local match was not assumed as part of this estimate.



Not Started


S Main St & Burnett St Flashing Lights Crosswalk


Pedestrian safety improvements include dual pedestrian crossing signs with pedestrianactivated beacons and curb extensions on all four corners to shorten crossing distance. Staff will be pursuing a grant for this project.



Not Started


Gravenstein Hwy S & Fellers Ln Flashing Lights Protected Crosswalk


Install a new pedestrian crosswalk on the north leg of the intersection (to avoid conflicts with northbound left-turn movements). Pedestrian safety Improvements would include double sided pedestrian crossing signs with pedestrian-activated beacons and a curb extension on the east side to shorten crossing distance. Staff has been working with Caltrans and SCTA to include this as a SHOPP (State Highway Operations and Protection Program) project.



Not Started


NEW: Undergrounding Overhead Utilities


The project is for undergrounding overhead utilities along Bodega Avenue. The specific segment to be undergrounded will be based on funding availability and feasibility



Not Started

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