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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING – WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS
100 CIVIC CENTER WAY, CALABASAS
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CLOSED SESSION – CONFERENCE ROOM – 6:00 P.M.

1. Public Employee Performance Evaluation Gov. Code §54957
Title: City Manager

2. Conference with Legal Counsel; Existing Litigation: Gov. Code §54956.9(d)(1) Zeesman et al vs. State of California et al, Case number BC681331

3. Conference with Legal Counsel; Existing Litigation: Gov. Code §54956.9(d)(1) Brown vs. City of Calabasas et al, Case No. BC 689511

4. Conference with Legal Counsel; Existing Litigation: Gov. Code §54956.9(d)(1) Calabasas vs. Hamai, et al; L.A. Superior Court Case No. BS 157268

OPENING MATTERS – 7:00 P.M.

  • Call to Order/Roll Call of Councilmembers

  • Pledge of Allegiance by Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1826

  • Approval of Agenda

ANNOUNCEMENTS/INTRODUCTIONS – 7:10 P.M.

PRESENTATIONS – 7:20 P.M.

  • To Susie Cakes, Corner Bakery and Le Pain Quotidien for their contributions to the Senior Center

ORAL COMMUNICATION – PUBLIC COMMENT – 7:30 P.M.

CONSENT ITEMS – 7:40 P.M.

1. Approval of meeting minutes from January 24, 2018

Minutes from January 24, 2018

2. Approval of Articles of Agreement for construction of Las Virgenes Creek Restoration Project - Phase II, Project Spec. No. 17-18-02, to GMZ Engineering, Inc. in the amount of $1,771,375

Item 2 - Staff Report
Attachment - Articles of Agreement with GMZ Engineering, Inc.

PUBLIC HEARING 7:50 P.M.

3. Introduction of Ordinance No. 2018-360 and adoption of Resolution No. 2018-1576, (1) adopting the final Mitigated Negative Declaration; and (2) approving File No. 150000964, and application, inclusive of a Site Plan Review, Conditional Use Permit, Oak Tree Permit, Zone Change, General Plan Land Use Amendment and Lot Merger to demolish an existing two-story office complex and re-develop the site with a 48,154 square-foot mixed-use project. The proposed mixed-use project includes 42 residential units (age restricted for 55 years old and greater) located in a 46,563 square-foot four-story building and commercial/retail uses in a 1,591 square-foot one-story building. The applicant is requesting to change the General Plan land use designation from Business-Professional Office (B-PO) to Mixed Use 0.95 (MU 0.95) and the zoning designation from Commercial Office (CO) to Commercial Mixed Use (CMU). The project includes five (5) affordable housing units on-site, designated for very low income seniors (55+). The applicant is requesting a height concession and a density bonus for providing more than 10% very low income units. The subject site is located at 23480 Park Sorrento (APN: 2068-005-012 and 2068-005-011), within the Commercial Office Zoning District.

The Planning Commission recommended approval of the project and adoption of the Final Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration at a public hearing held on January 18, 2018.

Item 3 - Staff Report
Attachment A - City Council Resolution No. 2018-1576
Attachment B - City Council Ordinance No. 2018-360
Attachment C - Planning Commission Resolution No. 2018-660
Attachment D - Planning Commission Staff Report and Associated Exhibits A-J
Attachment E - Powerpoint Presentations Provided to the Planning Commission
Attachment F - Parking Memo from ATE, dated January 16, 2018
Attachment G - Public Correspondence

Correspondence received

NEW BUSINESS – 8:30 P.M.

4. Council discussion and consideration of Senate Bill 827 (Weiner) regarding planning and zoning: transit-rich housing bonus

Item 4 - Staff Report
Attachment A - SB827 Text
Attachment B - SB827 Fact Sheet
Attachment C - Transit Route Maps and Schedules
Attachment D - League of California Cities Opposing Letter
Attachment E - Sample Opposition Letter

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS – 9:10 P.M.

5. Check Register for the period of January 17-31, 2018

Item 5 - Check Register Report

TASK FORCE REPORTS – 9:15 P.M.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – 9:20 P.M.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – 9:25 P.M.

Future Agenda Items

ADJOURN – 9:30 P.M.

The City Council will adjourn to their next regular meeting scheduled on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

A copy of the City Council agenda packet is available for review at City Hall and the Calabasas Library. Materials related to items on this agenda submitted to the Council after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the City Clerk’s Office, 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the City of Calabasas website at www.cityofcalabasas.com  subject to the City staff’s ability to post the documents before the meeting. The City of Calabasas, in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), requests individuals who require special accommodations to access, attend and/or participate in the City meeting due to disability, to please contact the City Clerk’s Office, (818) 224-1600, at least one business day prior to the scheduled meeting to ensure assistance is provided.

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