Concept plans: The council discussed the status of the city's two concept plans. The plans, which the city is developing for the neighborhoods around East Meadow Circle/Fabian Way and California Avenue, seek to change the city's land-use vision for these neighborhoods. The plans are part of the city's update to its Comprehensive Plan. Action: None
Finance Committee (Oct. 5)
Audit report: The committee discussed a report from the City Auditor's Office about the status of prior audit recommendations. The committee recommended changes in the report's format and requested an updated report in six months. Yes: Unanimous
Historic Resources Board (Oct. 6)
405 Lincoln Ave.: The board approved, with conditions, an Environmental Impact Report for a proposal to demolish an existing building at 405 Lincoln Ave., and build a three-story home in the city's Professorville neighborhood. The board recommended a project alternative that would modify, rather than demolish, the existing building. Yes: Bernstein, Bower, Di Cicco, Kohler, Makinen Absent: Loukianoff Abstained: Bunnenberg
Utilities Advisory Commission (Oct. 7)
Water studies: The commission discussed a recently completed Water Utility Benchmark Study and the rate structure for water and wastewater collection. Action: None
Gas utility: The commission approved an "implementation plan" for the Utility Department's Gas Utility Long-Term Plan. Yes: Unanimous
High-Speed Rail Committee (Oct. 8)
High-speed rail: The committee discussed eminent domain and California High-Speed Rail Authority's correspondence with Caltrain about a proposal to build the high-speed rail in phases. Action: None
Architectural Review Board (Oct. 8)
College Terrace Centre: The board approved with conditions a proposal by Carrasco and Associates on behalf of the Clara Chilcote Trust for a mixed-use development at 2180 El Camino Real. Board members asked the applicant for more details about landscaping around a transformer and indicated they'd like to see shorter fences near the residential porches in the development. Yes: Lew, Wasserman, Young Absent: Malone Pritchard Abstained: Lee
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