City Council Meetings – Week of February 3rd

Land Use Committee:  The Land Use Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to extend the habitable space above an existing attached garage, creating an FAR of .36 where .34 is allowed and .34 exists at 11 Village Circle
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to waive 15 parking stall, waive interior landscaping requirements of a parking facility associated with a day care center in a residential zone to support the proposed day care center at 1440 – 1450 Washington Street
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to convert an existing 2.5 story structure into a 8-bedroom hotel with a ground floor restaurant at 1170-1176 Walnut Street
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to convert a two-family dwelling into a three-unit multi-family dwelling by converting the existing attic space, allow parking within 5 feet of residential dwelling units, waive the minimum aisle width, driveway width and lighting requirements at 20-22 Circuit Avenue
  • Request for a Special Permit/Site Plan Approval to allow the expansion of a non-conforming multi-family dwelling use by constructing a three-story multi-family development 32.6 feet in height in a manufacturing district with greater than 20,000 sq. ft. new gross floor area, allowing a non-conforming front setback, allow a reduction in the parking requirement, waive maneuvering space for restricting parking stalls, allow tandem parking and retaining walls greater than 4 feet in height in the setback at 182-184 and 166 California Street
  • Request for a Class 2 Auto Dealer License for Sonoma Classics, LLC

 

Programs and Services Committee:  The Programs and Services Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 211. The agenda includes the following:

  • Re-appointments of Amy Sangiolo (that’s me!), Julia Malakie, Beth Wilkinson to the Urban Tree Commission
  • Proposed amendments to the Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance revising the definition of “reusable bag,” revising the definition of retailers to include establishments less than 3500 sq. ft., and adding a $0.10 fee for paper bags provided by the retailer – Please Note: there is another similar item which the Clerk has recommended to No Action Necessary as it is redundant.

Public Facilities Committee:  The Public Facilities Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 204. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request to transfer $500,000 from Budget Reserve – Snow and Ice Removal Account to the following accounts:  Rental – Vehicles and Regular Overtime
  • Request to amend the Stormwater Use Charge Ordinance by deleting the current rate structure and replacing it with the following:  $100 for 1-4 family dwellings and $0.0425 per sq. ft. of impervious surface area, except if the sq. footage charge multiplied by the total impervious area of the parcel equals a sum less than $150, then the annual fee shall be $150
  • Request authorization to enter into negotiations for the potential lease of 18 municipal and school properties for purposes of third-party construction, ownership, and operation of on-site renewable solar energy generation from which the City will purchase electric output or net metering credits

Public Safety and Transportation Committee:  The Public Safety and Transportation Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m. in Room 205. The agenda includes the following:

  • Request amendments to Chapter 24, Section 24-11 Supplemental Traffic Control Detail and amend Section 19-46 to include the new Supplemental Traffic Control Detail appointees
  • Request to end the winter parking ban on select streets in Ward 2 and Ward 3