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• SUMMARY OF ACTIONS •

 

This document is prepared as a Summary only and is not intended to be an official record of Council and Authority Actions.

The official Minutes of the meeting are available in the City Clerk’s Office approximately four weeks following the meeting.

 

CITY COUNCIL

STADIUM AUTHORITY

SPORTS AND OPEN SPACE AUTHORITY

HOUSING AUTHORITY

 

November 29, 2016

 

 

2:15 PM CLOSED SESSION

5:00 PM STUDY SESSION

7:00 PM SPECIAL MEETING

City Hall Council Chambers

 

 

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AB23 ANNOUNCEMENT: Members of the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, Sports and Open Space Authority and Housing Authority are entitled to receive $30 for each attended meeting.

 

Note: The City Council and its associated Authorities meet as separate agencies but in a concurrent manner. Actions taken should be considered actions of only the identified policy body.  

 

LEGEND: City Council (CC); Stadium Authority (SA); Sports and Open Space Authority (SOSA); Housing Authority (HA); Successor Agency to the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency (SARDA)

 

1.

2:15 PM CLOSED SESSION CALL TO ORDER:

 

A.

Confirmation of Quorum.

CC

 

2.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION:

 

A.

Public Employee Performance Evaluation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957; Title: Acting City Manager.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

No Reportable Action

 

 

B.

Public Employee Performance Evaluation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957; Title: City Attorney.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

No Reportable Action

 

 

3.

PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CLOSED SESSION:

 

A.

Deborah Bress expressed comments of concern.

 

 

4.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (Council Conference Room):

 

5.

5:00 PM STUDY SESSION CALL TO ORDER:

 

A.

Confirmation of Quorum.

CC HA

 

6.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF STUDY SESSION:

 

A.

Update on the Proposed Santa Clara Sustainable development of 90 North Winchester Boulevard (former Bay Area Research Extension Center (BAREC) site).

CC HA

 

7.

7:00 PM SPECIAL MEETING CALL TO ORDER:

 

8.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND STATEMENT OF VALUES:

 

9.

ROLL CALL:

 

A.

Present: Members Caserta, Davis, Kolstad, O'Neill, Watanabe and Mayor/Chairperson Gillmor.  Absent: Member Marsalli.

 

 

10.

CONTINUANCE/EXCEPTIONS:

 

11.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

[Possible Reconsideration of Actions Taken at Immediately Preceding Meeting. (See Summary of Actions for potential reconsideration, which is in the Agenda Packet Binder in the Council Chambers.)]

 

 

12.

ITEMS SET FOR HEARING:

 

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A.

Lawrence Station Area Plan (LSAP):
Adoption of a Resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the Lawrence Station Area Plan (LSAP) (SCH #2015022059), including a statement of overriding considerations; adoption of a Resolution adopting the LSAP, a Specific Plan consistent with Government Code Sections 65450-65457; adoption of a Resolution adopting a General Plan text amendment creating the Very High Density Residential land use designation (51-100 dwelling units/acre), updating the Climate Action Plan to recognize the new Very High Density Residential land use designation, and amending the General Plan Land Use diagrams for Phases II and III to reflect the land use designations in the LSAP; and pass to print an Ordinance creating the LSAP zoning district, creating standards for bicycle parking spaces and other clarifying changes (PLN2014-1055 and CEQ2015-01187).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 16-8384, adopted Resolution No. 16-8385 with the addition to include that the County of the Santa Clara and the City review options to modify the design of the Ryder Street connection between Lawrence Expressway and Central Expressway; adopted Resolution No. 16-8386; and Pass to Print Ordinance No. 1961.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

 

B.

SummerHill Housing Group Lawrence Station Project, 3505 Kifer Road, et al.:
Adoption of a Resolution granting Architectural Review approval of the development proposal to construct 988 dwelling units, and 39,225 square feet of retail and amenities space; and adoption of a Resolution approving a Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map, subject to conditions (APN: 216-34-041, -072, -066, -073, -051, -070, -045, -046, -047, -074, -075, -036, -069, -005) (PLN2016-12199, PLN2015-10947, CEQ2015-01187).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 16-8387 with the following additions; (1) Summerhill Housing Group is required to enter into an Affordability Agreement for 98 moderate income rental housing units; 52 units in Building A and 46 units in Building B with 10% of those units being offered as Below Market Rate (BMR) units to low income levels and that the remaining moderate income rental units be constructed at the same standards as market rate units; (2) Building C is developed with 6 live-work units; (3) $1.9 million is voluntarily contributed to the Santa Clara Unified School District; (4) increase the Vehicles Miles Traveled (VMT) reduction by 5% for the project beyond the Climate Action Plan standards, including a corresponding increase in Transportation Demand Management (TDM) percentages by 5%; (5) increase the required bike spaces consistent with the applicant's statement noting the applicant's revisions to propose an increase of 75 Class 1 bike spaces in Building A and an increase of 89 Class 1 bike spaces in Building B; and adopted Resolution No. 16-8388.

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

 

C.

3305 Kifer Road:
Adoption of a Resolution approving the Architectural Review of the 45 for-sale townhomes development with ten percent affordable housing and adoption of a Resolution approving the Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map to create eight for-sale residential lots for residential condominium purposes, two common areas, and three private street lots, subject to conditions (APN: 216-33-001 and 216-33-030) (PLN2015-11031, PLN2016-11283 and CEQ2015-01187).

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Adopted Resolution No. 16-8389 and adopted Resolution No. 16-8390, including the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plan as laid out by True Life Company. 

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

 

13.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

[Items listed on the CONSENT CALENDAR are considered routine and will be adopted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of the items on the CONSENT CALENDAR unless discussion is requested by a member of the Council, staff, or public. If so requested, that item will be removed from the CONSENT CALENDAR and considered under CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION.]

 

 

A.

Agreements

 

 

1.

Approval of appropriations for an additional $84,668 to the Lawrence Station Area Plan project, funded by a transfer from the Building Inspection Reserves account; and approval of Amendment No. 4 to the Professional Services Agreement with CallisonRTKL Inc. (formerly RTKL Associates Inc.) to complete the Lawrence Station Area Plan and Environmental Impact Report (EIR), increasing the not-to-exceed cost by $84,668 to a revised total of $981,522.

CC

 

·         ACTION:

Approved

 

 

·         ASSIGNMENT:

Dir. Community Development

 

 

14.

CONSENT ITEMS PULLED FOR DISCUSSION:

 

15.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

[This item is reserved for persons to address the Council/Stadium Authority/Sports and Open Space Authority/Housing Authority on any matter not on the agenda that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City or Authorities. The law does not permit action on, or extended discussion of, any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. The governing body, or staff, may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed, and appropriate body may request staff to report back at a subsequent meeting. Although not required, please submit to the City Clerk your name and subject matter on speaker cards available in the Council Chambers.]

 

 

16.

REPORTS OF MEMBERS AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES (CC SA SOSA HA):

 

A.

Reports regarding conference attendance, if any.

CC SA SOSA HA

 

B.

Member O’Neill noted the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 2, 2016.   She also noted the City as a partner of the Firehouse Run on Sunday, December 4, 2016 , established by the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation, and that the proceeds of the event would be donated to the Santa Clara Foundation to support schools.

 

 

17.

CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORTS:

 

A.

The Acting City Manager specified that the Tree Lighting Ceremony was from 5:00 - 9:00 pm and that the outdoor ice rink would be open to the public.  He also noted that the Monthly Informational Joint City Council Meeting would be with Senior Advisory Commission on December 6, 2016.

 

 

18.

REPORTS OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION MATTERS:

 

19.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

A.

The next regular scheduled meeting is on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, in the City Hall Council Chambers.

CC SA SOSA HA