SPECIAL MEETING

AGENDA

COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO

700 H STREET SUITE 1450

SACRAMENTO, CA 95814

 

MONDAY                                November 02, 2009                                 5:30 PM

COMMISSIONERS:  JOE DEBBS, ALEX LAIEWSKI, GREG PETERSON, HOWARD YEE,

KATHILYNN CARPENTER

 

 

The on-line version of the agenda and associated materials are posted for your convenience at http://www.saccountytv.saccounty.net/default.htm.  Some documents may not be posted on-line because of their size and/or format (maps, site plans, and renderings).  As they become available, hard copies of all documents are available at the Clerk of the Board’s Office, 700 H Street, Room 2450.

SUMMARY OF RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

AGENDA: The Chairperson may reschedule items on the agenda.  Order of the agenda will be: non-contested matters, contested matters, then staff presentations.

CONDUCT OF HEARINGS: The sequence for a contested matter is: (1) staff report and environmental document discussion; (2) testimony of proponent(s); (3) public testimony; (4) rebuttal by applicant; (5) close of public hearing; (6) Commission discussion and vote.

LIMITED TIME FOR DISCUSSION: A principal proponent will be allowed a 5-minute statement.  Other proponents and opponents are allowed 3-minute statements except that a spokesperson for any group may be allowed 5 minutes.  The principal proponent shall have a 3-minute rebuttal.

VOTING: Any action or recommendation of the Commission requires a majority (3 votes) of the Commission to concur therein.  Any motion for approval or disapproval of a matter which results in a tie vote shall be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors with no recommendation.

ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION: Any person addressing the Commission shall, when recognized by the Chairperson, step to the rostrum and give their name and address.  Statements which lack factual support and repeated or cumulative testimony should be avoided.  Groups of people with similar viewpoints are urged to appoint a spokesperson to represent their views.

EXHIBITS OR DOCUMENTS: Documentary evidence submitted to the Commission becomes the property of the Commission.

CONTINUANCES: The Commission may continue any matter at its discretion.

 

Matters under the jurisdiction of the Commission and not on the posted agenda, may be addressed by the general public following completion of the regular agenda and any off agenda matters before the Commission for consideration.  The Commission limits testimony on matters not on the agenda to three minutes per person and not more than fifteen minutes for a particular subject.

 

COMPLETE RULES OF PROCEDURE

ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE COMMISSION SECRETARY.

 

Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities.  Requests for interpreting services, assistive listening devices or other considerations should be through the Clerk of the Board's office by calling (916) 874-5411 (voice) and CA Relay Services 711 (for the hearing impaired), no later than five working days prior to the meeting.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

HEARING MATTERS

 

 

1.

2002-GPB-0105 - (COUNTY-WIDE/DEFANTI)

GENERAL PLAN UPDATE

(Approval by the Planning Commission is a recommendation. Final Approval is by the Board of Supervisors)

 

APPLICANT: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Contact: David Defanti, Senior Planner - This project proposes adoption of an updated General Plan for the County of Sacramento that will guide growth within the unincorporated County through the year 2030. Approximately 20,000 acres are evaluated for a mixture of development and open space in several new growth areas including: an area west of Watt Avenue in the North Highlands community plan area; the Jackson Highway Corridor, north and south of Jackson Highway in the Rancho Cordova and Vineyard community plan areas; and the Grant Line East area which is east of the City of Rancho Cordova in the Cosumnes community plan area. The land use diagram will also consider a new Commercial Corridor strategy to revitalize a number of key roadway corridors with improvements and additional development. (Continued from 10/5/09, #1)

 

ASSESSOR'S PARCEL NOS.:

County-wide

 

PROJECT NAME:

GENERAL PLAN UPDATE

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DOC.:

Draft Environmental Impact Report

 

REQUEST:

Receive public testimony and make recommendations on the following outstanding issues regarding the Draft 2030 General Plan:

a.       Growth Management

b.       Natomas Joint Vision Overlay Designation

c.       Policy AG-5

d.       Alternative Public Facilities Element Parks Section

e.       Alternative Conservation Element Water Section

f.        Mather Noise Contour Methodology

g.       New section on Airports in the Land Use Element

h.       Roadway Downgrade Alternatives

After June 15th:

a.       Close the public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Report

b.       Determine that the environmental analysis is adequate and complete and that the Draft Environmental Impact Report is appropriate

c.       Direct staff to prepare the Final Environmental Impact Report

Forward recommendations on the Draft 2030 General Plan to the Board of Supervisors

 

PREVIOUS ACTION:

On July 27, 2009 the Commission closed the public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Report, directed the Department of Environmental Review and Assessment (DERA) to respond to comments received and further directed DERA to prepare the Final Environmental Impact Report and continued from 7/27/09, #5.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

2.

PLANNING COMMISSION MATTERS

 

 

3.

MISCELLANEOUS SCHEDULING MATTERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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