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01-19-2021 Agenda Summary PLANNING COMMISSION REVISED AGENDA SUMMARY TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 REGULAR MEETING – 7:00 PM TELECONFERENCE: ZOOM WEBINAR: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87319838998 Zoom dial in phone number: 1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: 873 1983 8998 1. CALL TO ORDER 7:00 PM 1.01 Roll CallErik Bjorklund, Chairperson Jacob Anderson, Vice Chairperson Gina Bonanno, Commissioner Steven Dunbar, Commissioner John Stein, Commissioner All present. 1.02 Pledge of Allegiance 2. CITIZENS FORUM James Hutchins wrote that he believes the changes to the Eden Housing project are unacceptable because of the doubling of the number of buildings from two to four, the project’s mass, and reduction of the park and green spaces, and he doubted the financial requirements had changed over the last three years. Deborah McQueen wrote and asked that the Commission consider a new location for the Eden Housing project. 3. CONSENT CALENDAR– None. PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – Summary JANUARY 19, 2021 4.PROJECT REVIEW–None. 5. PUBLIC HEARINGS 5.01 Hearing to consider an application for a Conditional Use Permit 20-011 to authorize an indoor non-profit volleyball club training facility including four full courts, training area, office space, and storage within an approximately 22,000 square foot space within an existing building. Location: 789 N. Canyons Parkway Site Area: 10± acres Applicant: Meg Herr - NorCal Volleyball Application Number: Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 20-011 Public Improvements: None Zoning: (formerly) Planned Development - Industrial (PD-I) 00-181 (current) Isabel Neighborhood Specific Plan (INSP) General Plan: (formerly) Business and Commercial Park (BCP) (current) Isabel Neighborhood (IN) Historic Status: None CEQA: Recommend finding this project is Categorically Exempt under the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), per CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(a), Existing Facilities. Project Planner: Kam Purewal, Assistant Planner Recommendation:Staff recommends the Planning Commission adopt a resolution instructing staff to file a Notice of Exemption and approving Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 20-011, subject to conditions. nd Motion by Bonanno, 2 by Stein, to adopt Resolution No. 01-21, approving staff’s nd recommendation (4-0-1 Bjorklund-recused). Amending motion by Dunbar, 2 by Bonanno to explore alternate pedestrian path of travel from the project driveway on No. Canyons Parkway and add directional signage indicating the location of the volleyball facility on site (4-0-1 Bjorklund-recused). 5.02Hearing to consider a proposal to amend the Downtown Specific Plan regarding parking stall dimensions in parking structures. Location: Downtown Specific Plan Area Site Area: Various Applicant: City of Livermore Application Number: Specific Plan Amendment (SPPA) 20-003 Public Improvements: None Zoning: Downtown Specific Plan (DSP) General Plan: Downtown Area (DA) Historic Status: None CEQA: Recommend finding the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act under Section 15061(b)(3) that the activity is covered by the commonsense exemption that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. Where it can be seen with certainty that there is no PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – Summary JANUARY 19, 2021 possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA. Project Planner: Steve Riley, Principal Planner Recommendation: Staff recommends the Planning Commission adopt Specific Plan Amendment (SPPA) 20-003. nd Motion by Anderson, 2 by Dunbar to adopt Resolution No. 02-21, approving staff’s nd recommendation (5-0). Amending motion by Bonanno, 2 by Bjorklund to reduce the maximum percentage of 8-foot wide parking space allowed from 50% to 35% of the total spaces provided in public or private structured parking in the Downtown Core Plan Area (3-2 Anderson & Dunbar). 6. MATTERS FOR CONSIDERATION 6.01Election of 2021 Chairperson and Vice Chairperson nd Motion by Bonanno, 2 by Stein, to appoint Erik Bjorklund as Chairperson (5-0). nd Motion by Bonanno, 2 by Bjorklund, to appoint Jacob Anderson as Vice Chairperson (5-0). 7. MATTERS INITIATED BY PLANNING COMMISSION AND STAFF 7.01 Completed Matters Initiated MIP19-012: In-Lieu Fee Tracking and Expenditure 7.02 Completed Matters Initiated MIP20-004: Collapsed Culvert at Isabel Avenue between Vineyard Avenue and Concannon Road 7.03 Completed Matters Initiated MIP20-009: Signage at the entrance of Sycamore Grove and Arroyo Road See Minutes for details. 8. ADJOURNMENT –9:07 p.m. to aregular Planning Commission meeting February 2, 2021at 7:00 p.m.,held virtually via Zoom. PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – Summary JANUARY 19, 2021