Planning Commission Minutes
MINUTES OF THE
Present: Commissioners; Kerger, Marks, Viers, Vice Chair Benedetti, Chair Wallis
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.
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
5. ADDITIONS 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)
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
9. PUBLIC HEARING – NEW ITEMS – None -
10. NON-PUBLIC HEARING ACTION ITEMS (Audio 2:12:24)
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.
12. ADJOURNMENT There being no further discussion Chair Wallis adjourned the meeting at 10:10 p.m. (Audio 2:45:40)