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File #: 2021-1113   
Type: Minutes
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 7/12/2021
Title: Draft Meeting Minutes - May 24, 2021
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Draft Meeting Minutes - May 24, 2021

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DRAFT MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
CITY OF ALAMEDA PLANNING BOARD
MONDAY, MAY 24, 2021

1. CONVENE
Vice President Asheshh Saheba convened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

2. FLAG SALUTE
Board Member Rona Rothenberg led the flag salute.

3. ROLL CALL
Present: Board Members Curtis, Hom, Rothenberg, Cisneros, Ruiz, and Saheba.
Absent: President Teague

4. AGENDA CHANGES AND DISCUSSION
The agenda was revised on May 17, 2021, at 1:15 pm to continue item 7B to June 14, 2021. The applicant had requested this continuation.

5. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
None.

6. CONSENT CALENDAR
6-A 2021-948
Make a Determination that the Proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 and 2022-2023 Capital Budget is Consistent with the General Plan. CEQA Determination: Not a Project.

Attachments can be found at
https://alameda.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4953599&GUID=8C6E3E0F-4CF9-4325-9399-DDAC067D1905&FullText=1.

Vice President Saheba opened public comment.

Carmen Reid addressed that the budget included 1.4 million dollars for painting the Big Whites at Alameda Point and this item had been discussed at a City Council meeting where the City Manager stated he would get back to the Council with more details. She asked that this specific line item be removed until it had been reviewed by the City Manager. She wanted to know more about how many homes this included and when was the last time these homes were painted. She felt that this was a very excessive expense.

Andrew Thomas, Director of Planning, Building, and Transportation, explained what the board's role was. They simply had to confirm the staff's findings that the Capital Improvement Program was consistent with the General Plan. The City Council's role was to approve the budget. The preservation of the 17 historic homes was consistent with the General Plan. The speaker's questions were great and would be for the City Council to answer.

Someone messaged the board. Why is there a spec...

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