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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 
420 LITHO STREET 
SAUSALITO, CA 94965 
(415) 289-4128

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
6:30 P.M. in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS at 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO

Actions Taken

Approved Minutes

The Planning Commission 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 Commission 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; 4) State views succinctly, and; 5) Limit presentations to three minutes.

CALL TO ORDER
Chair Joan Cox
Vice-Chair Bill Werner
Commissioner Stafford Keegin
Commissioner Stan Bair *
Commissioner Richard Graef
* Absent

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
February 6, 2013 - No action

PUBLIC HEARINGS – Declarations regarding Planning Commissioner Public Contacts

1. SPRINT WIRELESS / RODEO AND HIGHWAY 101 (CUP/DR 97-03)
Staff: Schinsing
Alyse Mathis (Applicant) 
California Department of Transportation (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Amendments to an existing Design Review Permit and Conditional Use Permit (CUP/DR 97-03) to replace three antennas and associated equipment on an existing PG&E utility pole and add equipment cabinets in an existing underground vault within an existing lease area at an existing wireless communications facility at Rodeo and Highway 101 within a portion of California Department of Transportation Highway 101 right-of-way. Continued from the January 9, 2013 Planning Commission meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve, subject to conditions
Late Correspondence: Osborn 02-19-13, Osborn 02-20-13  
ACTION TAKEN:
VOTE: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1, Abstain-0 


2. ROBIN’S NEST PRESCHOOL/630 NEVADA STREET (CUP 12-178)
Staff: Schinsing
Robin’s Nest Preschool (Applicant) 
Sausalito-Marin City School District (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Review of the conditions of approval for Conditional Use Permit CUP 12-178 for Robin’s Nest Preschool, which serves 45 preschool age children at 630 Nevada Street (APN 064-332-01). Robin’s Nest was granted a Conditional Use Permit to operate their preschool on July 25, 2012. Pursuant to Conditional of Approval 4 in Resolution No. 2012-21, the Planning Commission must review the conditions of approval at a noticed public hearing six months after the commencement of day care center operations. Based on evidence provided at the public hearing, the Planning Commission may consider modifications to conditions of approval such as hours of operation, hours of outdoor play, landscaping and staggered drop-off/pick-up times. The Planning Commission will have the ability to add conditions of approval, remove conditions of approval, or modify conditions of approval.
RECOMMENDATION: Review the conditions of approval in CUP 12-178; no additional action necessary
ACTION TAKEN: No action taken; action not necessary

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

3. PRIORITIZED PROJECT LIST - FY 2013-14

Staff: Graves
DESCRIPTION: Suggestions for FY 2013-14 Prioritized Project List
RECOMMENDATION: Submit written suggestions for projects which should be placed on the FY 2013-2014 Prioritized Project List.
ACTION TAKEN: No action necessary

4. NEIGHBORHOOD OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR GUARDRAILS
Staff: Thornberry-Assef
DESCRIPTION: The Community Development Department and Department of Public Works procedures for neighborhood outreach regarding vehicular traffic safety guardrails.
RECOMMENDATION: Information only – no action necessary
ACTION TAKEN: No action necessary

COMMUNICATIONS
STAFF
PLANNING COMMISSIONERS

ADJOURNMENT – 7:42 p.m.

APPEALS: Any decision of the Planning Commission may be appealed by filing an appeal form and the required appeal fee with the Community Development Department within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision. If you challenge a decision of the Planning Commission in court you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the hearing or on appeal to the City Council.
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 289-4128 or 289-4165. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.
AGENDAS are available on the Friday prior to the Planning Commission meeting at the City Hall entrance at 420 Litho Street.
STAFF REPORTS are available for review on the Saturday prior to the Planning Commission 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 Planning Commission 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 Planning Commission 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  
Joan Cox, Chair
Bill Werner, Vice-Chair
Stafford Keegin, Commissioner
Stan Bair, Commissioner
Richard Graef, Commissioner
Jeremy Graves, Community Development Director
Mary Wagner, City Attorney
Heidi Burns, Associate Planner
Lilly Schinsing, Associate Planner
Alison Thornberry-Assef, Assistant Planner
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I 

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