Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2022-2108   
Type: Minutes
Body: Planning Board
On agenda: 6/13/2022
Title: Draft Meeting Minutes - March 14, 2022
Title

Draft Meeting Minutes - March 14, 2022

Body

DRAFT MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING OF THE
CITY OF ALAMEDA PLANNING BOARD
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2022

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

*Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361, codified at Government Code Section 54953, Planning Board members can attend the meeting via teleconference.

2. FLAG SALUTE
Board Member Alan Teague led the flag salute.

3. ROLL CALL
Present: President Saheba, Vice President Ruiz, and Board Members Curtis, Rothenberg, Cisneros*, Hom* and Teague.
Absent: None.

*Board Members Cisneros and Hom arrived after roll call.

4. AGENDA CHANGES AND DISCUSSION
None.

5. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
None.

6. CONSENT CALENDAR
None.

7. REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS
7-A 2022-1832
A Public Hearing to Review and Comment on 1) General Plan and Housing Element Annual Report, 2) the Draft Housing Element Update Zoning Code Amendments Related to the R-1 through R-6 Residential Zoning Districts, and 3) Zoning Code Amendments Related to Design Review exemptions as required by State law and to streamline the review of special needs housing projects

Andrew Thomas, Director of Planning Building and Transportation, introduced the item and gave a presentation. The staff report and attachments can be found at https://alameda.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=5518152&GUID=5B2535F9-8F4E-4AAC-82A6-BC2933C32815&FullText=1.
President Saheba opened the board clarifying questions.

Board Member Teague wanted to know the how No Net Loss requirements in the state statutes applied, and specifically the repercussions for the City when it takes action that results in a net loss in housing units. He also wanted to understand the timing of when a net loss determination is made. He asked the City's Attorney's office for guidance on these changes since State law would be overriding the City's Charter.

Director Thomas explained the implications and repercussions of No Net Loss, and that the City would b...

Click here for full text