How large should San Joaquin County grow?
What passes for downtown Farmington, population 320, nine miles north of Escalon and 17 miles east of Stockton on Highway 4. Downtown has a grill and bar establishment, a general store, a convenience store/gas station, a Post Office and an elementary school.
- TODAY'S MEETING
Who: San Joaquin County Board of
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Board chambers, 44 N. San Joaquin St.,
sixth floor, Stockton.
More information: www.sjcgpu.com.
- FUTURE MEETINGS
Public meetings will be held in Stockton in late March. They
will be based on different topics within the 2030 General Plan.
- March 29: 10:15-11:45 a.m. — Services, utilities, safety;
1:15-2:45 p.m. — Natural resources and the Delta; 3-4:30 p.m. —
Transportation and traffic circulation.
- March 31: 1:15-2:45 p.m. — Land use/housing/economic
development; 3-4:30 p.m. — Agriculture.
Meetings will be in the county Public Health building, 1601 E.
Hazelton Ave., Stockton. Community meetings will be scheduled for
April. Dates and locations have not been set.
— Source: San Joaquin County
Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 12:00 am
As the name implies, Farmington is a farming community. The
closest thing to a downtown includes a general store, a bar and
grill establishment, a convenience store with a Shell station, a
Post Office, an elementary school and a Methodist church.
All within walking distance.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 12:00 am.