Friday, August 7, 2020

City Council meeting, Monday August 10, 2020


This City Council meeting will be televised on local Pacific Coast Television PCT/Pacifica Channel 26 PCT also links their program calendar, and recent coastside civic meeting videos.   The City website will also livestream to this meeting.   Complying with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Notice (fully detailed on page 1 of the City Council PDF link below):  this civic meeting will not be physically open to the public, and will be held by through teleconferencing.   
Public comments, see pages 1 and 2 of the pdf agenda below.  1) Live access is available through Zoom and dial-in: during the public comment period, press 9 to raise your hand; when called upon, provide the last 4 digits of your phone number.   Or, 2) comments for the record only prior to 4 pm date of the meeting may be submitted to publiccomment@ci.pacifica.ca.us.  1) In the subject line be sure to specify whether oral communications or an Agenda item and the number, 2) in the text include your full name, 3) limit your text to no more than 350 words. 


 Interactive City Council agenda, 8/10/20.    City Council agenda, 8/10/20, pdf pages 248.  

1567 Beach Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044 - Land Property for Sale ...
Item 12, Consideration. Plan to save Beach Boulevard,
and the neighborhood, or not.... this is Pacifica.
Open Session, 7:00 p.m.  Administrative: call to order, roll call, flag salute.  Special Presentations, none. 
Consent Calendar    
1.   Approval of financial disbursements (checks), FY 2019-2020:  a) FY 2019-2020, 6/17/20 - 6/29/20.  b) FY 2019-2020, 7/8/20 - 7/15/20.  c) FY 2020-2021, 7/2/20 - 7/15/20.
2.   Approval of City Council Minutes:  a)
Regular meeting, 7/13/20.  b) Special meeting, 7/15/20.
3.   Quarterly investment report, Staff summary.  a) Report spreadsheet.
4.    Proclamation confirming existence of a local emergency:  Coastline from Westline Drive to the end of Beach Boulevard, report.
5.    Proclamation confirming existence of a local emergency:  at Anza Pump Station, report.
6.    Accept proclamation continuation confirming existence of a local emergency: Novel (new) Coronavirus (COVID-19).
7.    Approve renewal of reseller Dell Marketing L.P. three year Microsoft Enterprise CA cities government licensing agreement, 9/1/20, amount $106,923.18 ($35,641.06 annually), report.  a) Enterprise Agreement (EA).  b)  EA master extension amendment.  c) EA/Dell: Pacifica renewal. 
8.    Notice of Completion:  Cabrillo school pedestrian crossing improvement project, report/Resolution.  a) Notice of Completion.
9.    Notice of Completion:  Playground Improvement project, phase 1, report/Resolution.  a) Notice of Completion.
10.  Resolution authorizing participation in the Post-Employment Benefits Trust Program, administered by Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) and U.S. Bank, report/Resolution.  a) PARS Trust administrator agreement. 
Public oral communications (through Zoom and telephone)

Public Hearings
11.   Consider continuing the appeal of the Verizon wireless communications facility installation (intersection of Redwood Way and Lerida Way) to September 14, 2020, report. 
Consideration
12.   Discuss community engagement for the Beach Boulevard infrastructure resiliency project (formerly Beach Boulevard seawall replacement project), report.
13.    Receive report and provide direction regarding temporary closure of beaches and beach parking facilities during Coronavirus local emergency (example, recent three day closure for July 4th long weekend) , report.
14.    Consider City adoption of an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium extension on commercial tenant evictions for non-payment of rent for tenants impacted by the COVID-10 pandemic, report.  a) CA State Governor's executive order, 6/30/20.
15.    Designation of a voting delegate for the 2020 League of CA Cities Annual Conference, report.  a) Voting procedures and delegate/alternate form. 
Adjourn. 
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Other City News. Connect with Pacifica/Kevin Woodhouse, City Manager, 8/7/20.  Note: Plan Pacifica Learning Session on Zoom Thursday, 8/13/20, 6 pm.   
Photograph of Beach Boulevard, neighborhood, and Pacific ocean by John Hansen/Sequoia Realty, Loopnet Listing. 
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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Democrats discuss CA November Ballot Measures, Saturday, August 15, 2020


TOPIC:  MEMBER PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF THE NOVEMBER 2020 CALIFORNIA BALLOT MEASURES

DATE:  Saturday, AUGUST 15th
TIME:  9:30am


Submitted by Suzan Getchell, President, Pacifica -  Daly City Democrats Club 

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Reference. Ballotpedia, "On the ballot"
November 3, 2020:
Type Title Subject Description
CISS Proposition 14 Bonds Issues $5.5 billion in bonds for state stem cell research institute
CICA Proposition 15 Taxes Requires commercial and industrial properties to be taxed based on market value and dedicates revenue
LRCA Proposition 16 Affirmative Action Repeals Proposition 209 (1996), which says that the state cannot discriminate or grant preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, education, or contracting
LRCA Proposition 17 Suffrage Restores the right to vote to people convicted of felonies who are on parole
LRCA Proposition 18 Suffrage Allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 at the time of the next general election to vote in primaries and special elections
LRCA Proposition 19 Taxes Changes tax assessment transfers and inheritance rules
CISS Proposition 20 Law Enforcement Makes changes to policies related to criminal sentencing charges, prison release, and DNA collection
CISS Proposition 21 Housing Expands local governments' power to use rent control
CISS Proposition 22 Business Considers app-based drivers to be independent contractors and enacts several labor policies related to app-based companies
CISS Proposition 23 Healthcare Requires physician on-site at dialysis clinics and consent from the state for a clinic to close
CISS Proposition 24 Business Expands the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and creates the California Privacy Protection Agency to implement and enforce the CCPA
VR Proposition 25 Trials Replaces cash bail with risk assessments for suspects awaiting trial

Reference, Propositions 14 - 25.  Alex Padilla, CA Secretary of State, "Qualified Statewide Ballot Measures.. November 3, 2020, Statewide Ballot Measures".
Related California ballot information and articlesCal Matters, Ben Christopher, 6/29/20, ".. Props to you... a preview... ."  Politico, Alex Nieves, Jeremy B. White, Beatrice Jin, 7/29/20, "... a blockbuster year.. ."  Sacramento Bee/Andrew Sheeler, 7/3/20, "... ballot is set. .."  SF Chronicle, Dustin Gardiner, 7/3/20, "Here are the 12 measures.." 
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Friday, July 31, 2020

Planning Commission meeting, Monday August 3, 2020


This Planning Commission  meeting will be televised on local Pacific Coast Television PCT/Pacifica Channel 26 PCT also links their program calendar, and recent coastside civic meeting videos.   The City website will also livestream this meeting.   Complying with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease Notice (fully detailed on page 1 of the Planning Commission PDF link below):  this civic meeting will not be physically open to the public, and will be held by through teleconferencing.   
Public comments, see pages 1 and 2 of the pdf agenda below.  1) Live access is available through Zoom and dial-in: during the public comment period, press 9 to raise your hand; when called upon, provide the last 4 digits of your phone number.   Or, 2) comments for the record only prior to 4 pm date of the meeting may be submitted to publiccomment@ci.pacifica.ca.us.  1) In the subject line be sure to specify whether oral communications or an Agenda item and the number, 2) in the text include your full name, 3) limit your text to no more than 350 words.
 

Interactive Planning Commission Agenda, 8/3/20.   Planning Commission Agenda, 8/3/20, pdf pages 209. 

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Item 1.  Vista Mar Project (4 duplex townhouses)  
Open Session, 7 p.m.  Administrative:  Approval of order of agenda.  Minutes (draft): a) 4/20/20 (not viewable to date), b) 5/18/20,  c) 7/6/20.
Designation of liaison to City Council meeting, 8/24/20:  Single-family residence, Lots 4-12 Oddstad Way.  Consent items, none. Consideration items, none. 
Public oral communications  (through Zoom and phone). 


Continued Public hearings
1.   File 2002-01.  PSD-714-02, UP-904-02, Tentative SUB-204-02; authorizations for heritage tree removal and logging operations 7 heritage trees and 50 non-heritage trees): Construction of "Vista Mar Project":  four new townhouse duplex buildings (two dwelling units each), and associated subdivision for condominium purposes.  The undeveloped lot is 53,000 sf (1.217 acres). located 250 feet south-east side of Monterey Road and Hickey Boulevard intersection (APN 009-381-010), Westview/Pacific Highlands, report.  a) Resolution and COAs (draft).  b) Land use/zoning.  c) Project plans (received 07-27-2020).  d) Project renderings.  e) Driveway corner sight distance analysis.  f) a not used link.    IS/MND: g) Responses to comments.  h) Errata.  i) Mitigation monitoring and reporting program.  j) Arborist report.  k) Public Comment. 

Communications:  Planning Commission, Staff.   Adjourn.  
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Related Vista Mar Project. City of Pacifica District News/Public Review, 1/13/20 - 2/13/20..  CA.Gov CEQA, review 1/13/20 -2/11/20.  Older: See Pacifica Riptide,"Vistamar development proposed on Monterey Road", 11/5/15, links to 1) initial City Press Release/Request for Proposals, 11/6/15;  2) Vistamar Townhomes website, 3) Title report, updated/amended 5/30/14.  Note graphic from the Pacifica Riptide posting, see the Vistamar website for more.

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ReferencePlanning acronyms highlighted as used in today's meeting.  ADU, Accessory dwelling unit. APN, Assessor's parcel number. CCC, CA Coastal Commission. CDP, Coastal Development permit.  COAs, conditions of approval.  CPUC, California Public Utilities Commission.  CZ, (Coastal Zone Combining) zoning districts. DA, development agreement. DP, development permit. ECR, Existing Conditions Report.  ESHA, environmentally sensitive habitat areas. GPA, General Plan Amendment. HDR, high density residential. IP, implementation plan. IS, initial study.  JADU, Junior accessory dwelling unit. LCP, Local Coastal Program.  LDR, low density residential.  LLC, limited liability company.  LUP, Land Use Plan. MDR, medium density residential.  PD, Planned Development.  PDA, Priority Development Area. PE, Parking Exception.  PSD, Site Development permit. PUE. Public utilities easment. PV, Permit Variance.  RIA, Rent Increase Application.  RZ, rezoning.  S, Sign permit. SE, Sign Exception. SF or sf, square foot. SP, Specific Plan.  SUB, Subdivision. TA, text amendment (ordinance).  TBD, to be determined. TDR, transfer of development rights (urban planning).  TUP, Temporary use permit.  UP, Use permit.   CA code, accessory (second residential) dwelling units, 65852.2. WCF, Wireless communication facility.  Zoning: California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  CA CEQA: Guidelines (Adoption of Coastal Plans and Programs), Article 19, Categorical Exemptions:  Section 15265, CEQA does not apply to activities and approvals pursuant to the CA Coastal Act, but shall apply to certification of a local coastal program by the CCC.  Class 1 categorical exemptions:  existing facilities, section 15301; no significant effect section 15061 (b)(3); not a project, a review, section 15378, see (b)(4); Class 2, section 15302. Class 3.  Class 4, section 14394, minor alterations to land.  B-5, lot size overlay. Freestanding single-family residences set-back and parking, C-1, neighborhood commercial.  C-2, Commercial/Office (within 100  ft. of a residential zone) C-3, Service Commercial. Class 3 categorical exemption, section 15303.  Class 32, Infill Development projects, section 15332. IS/MND, Initial study/mitigated negative declaration. LCLUP, Local Coastal Land Use Plan.  MND, Mitigated negative declaration. MMRP, Mitigation monitoring and reporting program.  MOD, modification of subdivision regulations.   Cannabis/Marijuana:  CAP, Cannabis Activity Permit. CMO, Cannabis Manufacturing Operation. CO-RB, Cannabis Operation, Rockaway Beach Overlay District. CO-SP, Cannabis Operation, Sharp Park Overlay District.  CPSL, Cannabis Public Safety License.  CRO, Cannabis retail operation.  MPSLs, Marijuana public safety licenses.  MO-RB, Marijuana operation-Rockaway Beach Overlay District. MO-SP, Marijuana operation, Sharp Park overlay district. MRO, Marijuana retail operation. MUPs, Marijuana Use Permits and related zoning.   City:  APR, annual progress report. GPA, General Plan amendment.  LCLUP, Local Coastal Land Use Plan, updated documents.  CIP, capital improvement program, Title/Ordinances/Municipal Code. GP, General Plan, update documents, background history.  PMC, Pacifica Municipal Code.  R, residential. R1, single-family residential, Reference.com.  R1H, single-family residential hillside. R-2, two-family residential; R-3, multi-family residential; R-3G, multiple-family residential garden district. RIA, rent increase application.  S, City of Pacifica Sign ordinance.  SPSP, Sharp Park Specific Plan. VLDR, Vary low density residential. Zoning/Planning Handouts, City of Pacifica.
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