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File #: 2020-8475   
Type: Council Referral
Body: City Council
On agenda: 11/17/2020
Title: Consider Directing Staff to Address Zoning and General Plan Alignment with City Charter Article 26 as Part of the Association of Bay Area Government (ABAG) Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Agenda Item. (Vice Mayor Knox White)
Attachments: 1. Correspondence - Updated 11-17

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Consider Directing Staff to Address Zoning and General Plan Alignment with City Charter Article 26 as Part of the Association of Bay Area Government (ABAG) Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Agenda Item.  (Vice Mayor Knox White)

 

 

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COUNCIL REFERRAL FORM

 

The Council can take any of the following actions:

1) Take no action.

2) Refer the matter to staff to schedule as a future City Council agenda item.

3) Take dispositive action if sufficiently noticed such that the public and Council have been provided sufficient information by the published agenda, and no formal published notice of a public hearing is required.

 

Name of Councilmember requesting referral: John Knox White

 

Date of submission to City Clerk (must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on the Monday two weeks before the Council meeting requested): 11/4/2020

 

Council Meeting date: 11/17/2020

 

Brief description of the subject to be printed on the agenda, sufficient to inform the City Council and public of the nature of the referral:

 

With Measure Z’s demise, staff should return to the meeting on ABAG RHNA methodology with steps to ensure that our zoning and general plan are aligned with our recently re-affirmed City Charter. These would include:

 

                     Return at the special meeting with what steps would be needed to take action towards compliance

                     Identify communications necessary to region and state re: ability to remain compliant with housing law and meet our current and future RHNA numbers

                     Identify community impacts related to complying with recent vote

                     Identify legal risks that can be disclosed to the public for complying and not complying with Article 26

 

 

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