Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
Date: 2/28/2012 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Albany City Hall - Council Chambers
1000 San Pablo Avenue
Albany, California 94706
Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 7:30pm, Albany City Hall, Council Chambers, 1000 San Pablo Ave.
This meeting will include discussion of Design Review/Conditional Use Permit for 1035 San Pablo - wireless facility, update on parking discussion & phone survey, update on "One Bay Area" Sustainable Community Strategy, the Alameda Countywide Transportation Plan, and the Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan.
*** AGENDA ***
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. CONSENT CALENDAR
(Consent Calendar items are considered routine and will be enacted by one motion. By approval of the Consent Calendar, the staff recommendations will be adopted unless otherwise modified by the Commission. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Commission Member or a member of the audience requests removal of the items from the Consent Calendar.)
A. Meeting Minutes from December 13, 2011 Planning & Zoning Commission meeting
5. PUBLIC COMMENT
For persons desiring to address the Commission on an item that is not on the agenda please note that each speaker is limited to three (3) minutes. The Brown Act limits the Commission ability to take and/or discuss items that are not on the agenda; therefore, such items are normally referred to staff for comment or to a future agenda.
6. DISCUSSIONS & POSSIBLE ACTION ON MATTERS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
A. PA08-038: 1035 San Pablo Ave. AT&T Roof Mounted Antennas Conditional Use Permit & Design Review - The applicant is seeking Design Review and Conditional Use Permit approval to allow nine (9) new roof-top mounted panel antennas on an existing office building. The equipment will be housed in new fiberglass enclosures behind the existing parapet wall. The south facing enclosure is approximately 55 sq. ft. and will house six (6) antennas. The north facing enclosure is 20 sq. ft. and will house three (3) antennas. Both enclosures will be stealthed to match the existing roof penthouse.
Recommendation: Approve the use permit and design review request subject to the findings and conditions contained as an attachment to the staff report.
If the Commission moves to deny the application, the hearing must be continued to a date certain so that staff may craft findings of denial for review and action by the Planning & Zoning Commission.
2012-2-28 PZ SR 1035 San Pablo Wireless
Attachment_11_d_Correspondence received 2.24.12
Attachment_12_Meeting Minute Excerpt 10.26.10
Attachment_13_Photos of the Site
Attachment_14_Staff prepared Cover letter & Letter from AT&T Legal Counsel
Supplemental Memo AT&T
7. NEW BUSINESS
a. Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing Date Changes for 2013-Due to scheduling conflicts with public holidays and other meeting schedules, the Commission will need to review an alternative meeting schedule for selected dates in January, February, March, and April of 2013.
2013 Planning & Zoning Commission Hearing Date Changes
b. Update on Parking Discussion & Phone Survey- brief verbal update on the recently approved phone survey and questions related to Measure D.
c. Staff Update on "One Bay Area" Sustainable Community Strategy, the Alameda Countywide Transportation Plan, and the Alameda County Transportation Expenditure Plan.
Recommended Action: For information.
2012-02-28 P&Z SR 7c SCS TEP
2012-02-28 P&Z SR 7c SCS TEP Att 1
2012-02-28 P&Z SR 7c SCS TEP Att 2
a. City of Albany Planning and Zoning Update "E-Notification"
b. Update on City Council agenda items related to Planning and Zoning activities.
c. Review of status of major projects and scheduling of upcoming agenda items.
9. FUTURE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA ITEMS
a. Next Planning and Zoning Commission hearing scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
(Staff discussion and Commission member announcement of status of previous agenda items and requests for future agenda items. No public comment will be taken on requests for future agenda items).
As a general policy, the Commission will not begin discussion or consideration of an agenda item after 11:00 pm.
The Commission/Committee/Board packet is available for public inspection at the Albany Community Center/Library, Fire Department and at Community Development Department offices at 1000 San Pablo Avenue. The agenda and supporting staff reports can be found on our web page at www.albanyca.org.
Please note that if you provide your name and address when speaking before the Commission it will become part of the official public record, which will be posted on the Internet. Agenda related writings or documents provided to a majority of the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Community Development Department.