TREES & VIEWS COMMITTEE AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
420 LITHO STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011
6:30 P.M. – CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO
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 – January 6, 2011
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA
1. KURTZIG VIEW CLAIM / 297 SOUTH STREET (TR 10-392)
Sara and Andy Kurtzig (Claimants)
Linda Pfeifer (Tree Owner)
DESCRIPTION: A view claim regarding the obstruction of views from the Claimant’s property at 297 South Street (APN 065-293-41) by trees located on the Tree Owner’s property at 211 South Street (APN 065-293-07). The Claimants seek an advisory decision regarding the restoration of water views from their property at 297 South Street.
RECOMMENDATION: Trees and Views Committee to conduct a fact finding meeting and make an advisory decision regarding the view claim.
2. REVIEW OF PROCEDURES FOR REMOVAL OF TREES ON PUBLIC PROPERTY – 1 SAN CARLOS AVENUE – Oral report by City Attorney Mary Wagner
NEW BUSINESS – None
STAFF -- Tree Activity Performed and Pending – January 2011
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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