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TREES & VIEWS COMMITTEE AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
 
420 LITHO STREET 
SAUSALITO, CA 94965 
(415) 289-4128

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
NOTE CHANGED MEETING LOCATION AND TIME
7:00 P.M. – EDGEWATER ROOM, 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO
 

Agenda (pdf 34kb)

The Trees and Views Committee may, at its discretion, consider agenda items out of the order in which they are listed. The public may comment on any item on the agenda that has not previously been subject to public comment. To give everyone an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of different points of view, the Committee requests that members of the audience who speak: 1) Fill out a Speaker Card and submit it to staff; 2) Always address the Chair; 3) State his or her name and address; and 4) State views succinctly.

CALL TO ORDER 
    Chair Grant Colfax 
    Vice-Chair Mary Lee Bickford 
    Committee Member Betsy Elliott 
    Committee Member Wingham Liddell 
    Committee Member Ronald Reich

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – None

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA

PUBLIC HEARINGS
1. BACK VIEW CLAIM/230 GLEN DRIVE (TR 10-170) Staff: Thornberry
Nicole Back (Claimant) Richard Dodder and Suzanne Lempke (Tree Owners)
DESCRIPTION: A view claim regarding the obstruction of views from the Claimant’s property at 230 Glen Drive (APN 065-141-09) by trees located on the Tree Owner’s property at 240 Glen Drive (APN 065-141-44). The Claimant seeks an advisory decision regarding the restoration of unobstructed water views from 230 Glen Drive.
RECOMMENDATION: Conduct a fact finding meeting and make an advisory decision regarding the view claim.
Staff Report (pdf 9.7mb)

NEW BUSINESS

2. ARMSTRONG RESIDENCE/63 CENTRAL AVENUE (TR 10-192) Staff: Thornberry
Chris Lamb (Applicant)
Kelly Armstrong (Property Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Removal of one Coast Live Oak tree located on the property at 63 Central Avenue (APN 065-201-11).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve the attached resolution which makes the required determinations for approval of a tree removal permit.
Staff Report (pdf 9mb)

OLD BUSINESS

3. TREES AND VIEWS COMMITTEE PROCEDURES 
    a. Review of Trees and Views Regulations 
    b. Discussion of Site Visit Policy 
    c. Discussion of Related Committee/Staff Procedures

COMMUNICATIONS 
    STAFF 
    COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ADJOURNMENT

SPECIAL NEEDS: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (29 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title 11), if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Community Development Department at 289-4112. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

STAFF REPORTS are available for review prior to the Trees and Views Committee meeting at the Sausalito Library at 420 Litho Street and at the City’s website, www.ci.sausalito.ca.us. Staff reports are also available at the Community Development Department at City Hall during normal business hours and at the Trees and Views Committee meeting. Materials related to an item on this agenda which are submitted after the distribution of the agenda packet are available for public review at the Community Development Department during normal business hours, at the Trees and Views Committee meeting, and at the City’s website (subject to staff’s ability to post the documents prior to the meeting).


City of Sausalito
Community Development Department

420 Litho Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-4128
www.ci.sausalito.ca.us  
Jeremy Graves, AICP Community Development Director
Mary Wagner, City Attorney
Heidi Burns, Associate Planner
Lilly Schinsing, Associate Planner
Alison Thornberry, Assistant Planner
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I

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