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February 12 , 2009
|Joseph Contreraz||Darrel Woo, Chair||Chris Givens|
|Joseph Yee, AIA||Jodi Samuels||Barry Wasserman|
|Michael Notestine, Vice Chair||Michael Mendez, MCP||Panama Bartholomy|
Tom Pace, Long Range Planning Manager
Sabina Gilbert, Senior Deputy City Attorney
New City Hall
915 I Street, 1st Floor- Council Chambers
February 12, 2009- 5:30 P.M.
The City Planning Commission was created by the City Council. Its powers and duties include: to develop and maintain the General Plan; to make recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the General Plan and the City’s zoning code and on zoning changes; to act upon applications for tentative subdivision maps, special permits and variances; and to make environmental determinations associated with these actions.
Notice to the Public
You are welcomed and encouraged to participate in this meeting. Public comment is taken (3 minutes maximum) on items listed on the agenda when they are called. Public Comment on items not listed on the agenda will be heard at the end of the meeting as noted on the agenda. Comments on controversial items may be limited and large groups are encouraged to select 3-5 speakers to represent the opinion of the group.
Notice to Lobbyists: When addressing the Commission you must identify yourself as a lobbyist and announce the client/business/organization you are representing (City Code 2.15.160).
Speaker slips are located in the lobby of the hearing room and should be completed and submitted to the Commission Secretary.
Government Code 54950 (The Brown Act) requires that a brief description of each item to be transacted or discussed be posted at least 72 hours prior to a regular meeting. The City posts Agendas at City Hall as well as offsite meeting locations.
The order of agenda items is for reference; agenda items may be taken in any order deemed appropriate by the Commission. The agenda provides a general description and staff recommendations; however, the Commission may take action other than what is recommended. The agenda is available for public review on the Friday prior to the meeting. Hard copies of the agenda, synopsis, and staff reports are available from the Planning Department at New City Hall, 915 I Street, 3rd Floor (25 cents per page), during regular business hours or can be downloaded at www.cityofsacramento.org/dsd.
Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special assistance to participate in the meeting, notify the Planning Department at (916) 808-8704 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
All items listed are heard and acted upon by the Planning Commission unless otherwise noted.
Call to Order – 5:30 p.m.
All items listed under the Consent Calendar are considered and acted upon by one motion. Anyone may request that an item be removed for separate consideration.
- Approval of Minutes for December 18, 2008
Recommendation: Approve Commission Minutes from December 18, 2008
Contact: Tom Pace , Long Range Planning Manager, 916-808-6848
Public hearings may be reordered by the Chair at the discretion of the Committee. If you challenge the decision of this Commission you may be limited to raising only those issues that are raised in this hearing or in written correspondence received by the agency prior to the hearing.
- M07-070 Check Cashing Centers (Noticed on 1/09/09, Continued from 1/22/09)
Recommendation: Forward Recommendation of Approval to City Council- Item A: Environmental Exemption (Per CEQA 15061(b)(3); Item B: Ordinance amending sections 17.16.010, 17.94.030, 17.98.030, 17.100.030, 17.108.020, 17.108.030, and 17.124.040 of Title 17 of the Sacramento City Code (the Zoning Code) in relation to check cashing centers and facilities, repealing Ordinance No. 2007- 080, as extended by Ordinance No. 2007-089 and Ordinance No. 2008-048.
Contact: Jennifer Glen, Assistant Planner, 916-808-4771; Joy Patterson, Zoning Administrator, 916-808-5607
Staff reports include oral presentations including those recommending receive and file.
- Development Oversight Commission (DOC) Streamlining Recommendation (Oral Report)
Recommendation: Review and Comment-regarding DOC streamlining recommendation
Contact: Bill Thomas, Director of Development; David Kwong, Planning Manager, 808-2691; DOC subcommittee members
Letter from DOC
- Inclusionary Housing Workshop
Recommendation: Review and Comment-Review results of economic analysis and neighborhood research. Provide direction on potential framework for changes to Mixed Income Housing (Inclusionary) Ordinance.
Contact: Lisa Bates, Deputy Executive Director, SHRA, 440-1330, Cindy Cavanaugh, Assistant Director, SHRA, 440-1317
- M08-037 Planning Commission Administrative Polices and Procedures: Amendment to Planning Commission Rules of Procedure
Recommendation: Adopt amendment to Rules of Procedure to add advisory notes.
Contact: Sabina D. Gilbert, Senior Deputy City Attorney, 808-5346
Public Comments- Matters Not on the Agenda
- To be announced.
Questions, Ideas and Announcements of Commission Members
- To be announced.