TREES & VIEWS COMMITTEE AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
420 LITHO STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
6:30 P.M. – CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO
Agenda (pdf 35kb)
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. The Committee requests that applicants, Tree Owners, and Claimants limit presentations to 15 minutes and that neighbors and other interested limit presentations to 3 minutes.
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
September 7, 2010 (pdf 30kb)
September 10, 2010 (pdf 24kb)
September 13, 2010 (pdf 44kb)
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA
1. BACK VIEW CLAIM/230 GLEN DRIVE (TR 10-170)
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: Approve draft resolution regarding advisory decision supporting restoration of unobstructed water views.
Staff report (pdf 1.3mb)
2. ARMSTRONG RESIDENCE/63 CENTRAL AVENUE (TR 10-192)
Chris Lamb (Applicant)
Kelly Armstrong (Property Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Removal of one Coast Live Oak tree located 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 2.6mb)
3. TREES AND VIEWS COMMITTEE PROCEDURES
a. Review of Trees and Views Regulations (pdf1.2mb)
b. Discussion of Site Visit Policy (pdf 290kb)
c. Discussion of Related Committee/Staff Procedures
d. Rosenberg’s Rules of Order (pdf 2.5mb)
e. Meeting Procedures (pdf 384kb)
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
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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