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MINUTES OF THE
PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
 April 15, 2014

A regular meeting of the Planning Commission for the City of San Ramon was called to order by Chair Wallis at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Council Chambers, 2222 Camino Ramon, San Ramon CA.

ROLL CALL

Present: Commissioners; Kerger, Marks, Viers, Vice Chair Benedetti, Chair Wallis

Absent:  None          

Staff:  Phil Wong, Planning Director; Debbie Chamberlain, Division Manager; Lauren Barr, Senior Planner; Cindy Yee, Associate Planner; Alicia Poon, Deputy City Attorney; Luisa Amerigo, Recording Secretary.

Audience:    43

 1.  CALL TO ORDER                    

 2.  ROLL CALL

 3.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE     

4PUBLIC COMMENTS OR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: At this time those in the audience are encouraged to address the Planning Commission on any item not already included in tonight’s agenda.  If possible, comments should not exceed five (5) minutes. (Audio 00:02)

5ADDITIONS AND REVISIONS             

6.  CONSENT CALENDAR (Audio 1:04)

6.1 Minutes from March 4, 2014 meeting approved with modifications.     

7.   CONTINUED ITEMS AFTER CLOSING OF PUBLIC HEARING –None-

8.   CONTINUED ITEMS – OPEN PUBLIC HEARING  (Audio 1:42)
8.1  Revised Faria Preserve Project (VTM 9342) DPA 12-310-003, MJ 12-900-002, AR 200-046 and IS 12-250-004. Staff Report by: Cindy Yee, Associate Planner.

Cindy Yee, Associate Planner gave a report and stated that the Planning Commission continued the public hearing to April 15, 2014 to allow time for the re-circulation of the environmental document and the preparation of draft project Conditions of Approval for the Commission’s consideration.

Pat Toohey from Lafferty Communities provided a background report on the project.

Chair Wallis opened the public comment.

Dennis Noh San Ramon resident thanked the Planning Commission for their hard work and acknowledging residential concerns.

Robert Klingner San Ramon resident expressed his concerns about the project and the impact it would have.

Paul Reed San Ramon resident stated he would like to see less density.

Larry Tong Regional Manager with East Bay Regional Park District stated he was pleased to report the positive progress working with city staff and the developer.

Chair Wallis closed the public comment.

The motion was made by Planning Commissioner Kerger and seconded by Planning Commissioner Viers to continue to the Public Hearing to May 6, 2014 and directed staff to prepare a draft resolution and conditions of approval for consideration by the Planning Commission. 

YES:            Commissioners: Kerger, Viers, Marks, Vice Chair Benedetti, Chair Wallis

NOES:            None

ABSENT:         None

ABSTAIN:        None

9.  PUBLIC HEARING – NEW ITEMS – None -

10.  NON-PUBLIC HEARING ACTION ITEMS (Audio 2:12:24)

10.1 Informational Item: 2014 General Plan 2030 Implementation Annual and Work Plan Schedule.  Staff Report by: Cindy M. Yee, Associate Planner.

Cindy Yee, Associate Planner provided a report on the 2014 General Plan 2030 annual report.

10.2 Informational Item: 2014 Climate Action Plan Annual Report. Staff Report by: Lauren Barr, Senior Planner.

Lauren Barr, Senior Planner provided a report on the 2014 Climate Action Plan Annual Report.

After discussion, the Planning Commission accepted both reports and forwarded the reports to the City Council for consideration.  

11. STUDY SESSION/COMMISSIONER LIAISON REPORT AND INTEREST   TERMS/STAFF REPORTS.
(Audio 2:32:19)

12.  ADJOURNMENT There being no further discussion Chair Wallis adjourned the meeting at 10:10 p.m.  (Audio 2:45:40)

Submitted by:

Luisa Amerigo
Recording Secretary