The Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) is seeking grant funding from the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division to improve off-highway riding by purchasing equipment. The California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle RecreationDivision is funding the planning efforts through an off-highway vehicle planning grant. The state program supports off-highway vehicle recreation in California by distributing more than $35 million annually collected from gas tax, entrance fees and off-highway vehicle sticker registrations. The program supports off-highway vehicle recreation in California by providing financial assistance to cities, counties, districts, federal agencies, state agencies, educational institutions, and federally recognized Native American Tribes and non-profit entities.
The public is invited to provide feedback to the SRPD that will help identify find safer solutions for shared trails, provide greater public access, and offer a more enjoyable experience. Anyone interested can review and comment on the preliminary applications from March 5, 2024 to May 6, 2024 by visiting the grants section at https://ohv.parks.ca.gov/