Thank you to our supporters!
After 7 years and 16 technical studies, the Safeway Gas Station at Washington Square was approved April 1, 2019.
We look forward to bringing new union jobs and affordable gas to Petaluma.
More updates to come.
September 6, 2019
General information regarding upcoming project, including preliminary schedule, contact information, and what to expect during construction.
April 1, 2019
Safeway Gas Station Approved to Move Forward
City Council votes to deny the SPAR appeal of the project. With this decision, Safeway may move forward with development of the Safeway Gas Station.
March 28, 2019
Safeway's legal team outlines bias in handling of Safeway Gas Station project.
January 2, 2019
Safeway's legal team identifies violations of the Brown Act ("Open Meeting Law") made by the City at the December 3, 2018 public hearing on the project.
New Safeway Gas Station Animation Released
November 13, 2018
Region's top air quality agency supports Safeway's air quality findings.
September 21, 2018
Podcast interview with Safeway Senior Real Estate Manager Natalie Mattei.
September 13, 2018
Staff Report: "...it is recommended that the City Council adopt a resolution denying the appeal and upholding the Planning Commission’s approval..."
September 6, 2018
North Bay Children's Center's independent analysis concludes they are "satisfied that the proposed Safeway project does not place the health and safety of the children and staff of NBCC at increased risk."
August 29, 2018
Join Safeway representatives to learn more about project details and benefits.
August 14, 2018
Petaluma's top voice for business formally endorses project.
July 13, 2018
Washington Square Shopping Center owner Mark Friedman's op-ed in Argus-Courier laying out case for Safeway gas station.
July 13, 2018
Update on Safeway gas station and appeal.
July 9, 2018
Appeal of June 26th Planning Commission SPAR approval of Safeway gas station.
June 28, 2018
Update on the Planning Commission's vote to approve the Safeway gas station.
June 26, 2018
Staff Report recommending project approval.