Marin County Parks and Open Space Department

San Geronimo Property Project

The County of Marin is moving forward in acquiring a 157-acre property in West Marin, with the help of national nonprofit The Trust for Public Land (TPL). Short-term management and long-term planning for the site will take place in collaboration with the San Geronimo community.  Contact Project Manager Tara McIntire for more information.

Board Meeting Updates

MARCH 27, 2018

Parks was awarded a $150,000 grant from the State Coastal Conservancy to support a community engagement and visioning process related to the purchase and planning of the San Geronimo Property. The Board voted to accept the grant.

The Board also authorized a management agreement with Touchstone Golf LLC for the interim management and operation of the San Geronimo golf course.

JANUARY 30, 2018

Parks requested the execution of a lease and management agreement with the Trust for Public Land, which was approved by the Board. This agreement allows Parks to maintain and manage during the escrow period as well as to contract with a third-party vendor to operate the golf course property for an interim period.

DECEMBER 12, 2017

The Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a resolution confirming the County’s agreement with TPL for the San Geronimo Golf Course property purchase.

NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Parks requested the Board to adopt a resolution authorizing the purchase of the San Geronimo Golf Course from the Trust for Public Land and finding that the purchase is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), and authorize the execution of a purchase and sale agreement.

OCTOBER 31, 2017

The Board of Supervisors meeting was rescheduled to create more time for community feedback and to ensure the Board had an opportunity to address residents’ questions and concerns. At this meeting, the purchase of the golf course remained as an information item only.

OCTOBER 10, 2017

The Board of Supervisors voted to exempt the purchase of the golf course property from the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) and voted to issue public notice of intent to purchase the golf course from The Trust for Public Land (TPL) This notice of intent formalized the County’s interest in acquiring the land from TPL.

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