Council Recap

 April 26, 2016
 – Highlight of City Council Action

  • Proclaimed May 15 -21, 2016 Public Works Week
  • Received California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CalACT) Outstanding Transportation Program/Outstanding Coordination Award on behalf of the City
  • Conducted public hearing regarding FY 2016-17 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan and FY 2016-17 Social Services Ad Hoc Committee Grant Recommendations; approved FY 2016-17 CDBG Action Plan totaling $645,124 ($599,524 2016 funds; $45,600 unexpended funds from prior years) for submittal to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and, as recommended by 2016 Social Services Ad Hoc Committee, approved FY 2016-17 social services grants budget totaling $193,399, including $89,928 in federal CDBG funds and $103,471 from City’s Social Services Endowment Fund (excluding funding for Many Mansions’ Richmond Terrace Apartments and Case Management Program pending discussion regarding Head Start Program); authorized City Manager to proportionately adjust proposed allocations should HUD revise amount of City’s 2016 CDBG grant
  • Conducted public hearing (continued from April 12, 2016) relating to appeal of Planning Commission decision that denied modifications to Uniform Sign Program (USP) and denied on-building signs that exceeded maximum size allowed by approved USP and Municipal Code; Located: northwest corner Grande Vista Drive and Academy Drive; Applicant/Appellant: Academy Road LLC; granted appeal in part and will return with confirming resolution at future meeting
  • Conducted public hearing regarding Amendment to Specific Plan No. 16 (Amgen Center) removing Planning Unit “U”; introduced ordinance adopting Amendment 1 to Specific Plan No. 16 (Amgen Center) to detach property on southeast corner of Rancho Conejo  Boulevard and Hillcrest Drive (Planning Unit “U”); Located: 2150 West Hillcrest Drive and 518 Rancho Conejo Boulevard; Applicant: Amgen, Inc.
  • Conducted public hearing relating to appeal of Planning Commission decision to deny request to subdivide approximately 24 acres into three residential lots, establish development standards for future residences, allow encroachment into protected zone of three oak trees, and pruning of two oak trees; Adopted resolutions to approve appeal, including revised Tentative Tract Map and revised conditions, thereby reversing Planning Commission’s decision; Located: approximately 400’ south of 2123 Highgate Road; Applicant/Appellant: Jemstreet Properties
  • Mayor Price presented update on League of California Cities Channel Counties Division Meeting April 15, 2016
  • Meeting adjourned to next City Council Meeting (Goal Setting) May 10, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

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