TREES & VIEWS COMMITTEE AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
420 LITHO STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
6:30 P.M. – CITY HALL 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 Mary Lee Bickford
Vice-Chair Betsy Elliott
Committee Member Peter Montagne
Committee Member Ellen Rosenstein
Committee Member Tom Wilhite
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA
APPROVAL OF MINUTES – None
PUBLIC HEARINGS –
1. LOWENTHAL TREES / 104-106 GLEN DRIVE (TRP 13-024)
Kathleen Lowenthal (Applicant/Tree Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of two hazardous California Bay Trees located near the southwest corner of the site at 140 Glen Drive (APN 065-103-30).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve, as conditioned.
OLD BUSINESS – None
2. TREES AND VIEWS ORDINANCE UPDATE
DESCRIPTION: Committee member feedback regarding potential amendments and modifications to the current Trees and View Regulations.
RECOMMENDATION: Review and discuss items submitted by committee members, and compile suggestions.
3. PRIORITIZED PROJECT LIST - FY 2013-14
DESCRIPTION: Suggestions for FY 2013-14 Prioritized Project List
RECOMMENDATION: Submit additional written suggestions for projects which should be placed on the FY 2013-2014 Prioritized Project List.
4. MEETING CALENDAR – 2013
RECOMMENDATION: Review the calendar, make any appropriate modifications, and approve the calendar.
• Department of Public Works Tree Maintenance Activities – February 2013
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-Assef, Assistant Planner – Trees and Views Committee Staff Liaison
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I
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