LAKE COUNTY, California — A proposal to build 176 new housing units — including apartments and homes — adjacent to Westside Community Park will be returned to the Lakeport City Council this week.
The Council meets Tuesday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St.
You can find the agenda here.
The council chambers are open to the public during the session. Masks are highly recommended if the 6ft distance cannot be maintained.
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On Tuesday, the council will meet new Public Works employees Cody Morland and Lucy Avilez.
The focus of the meeting will be the public hearing on the Waterstone Residential plan, 128 apartments and 48 townhouses on Craig Ave. To be built in 1310 adjacent to the original Parkside subdivision near Westside Community Park.
The council discussed the matter in September and withheld a decision to give the developer additional time to speak to neighbors about their concerns.
The staff are presenting the Council with the option of a mitigated negative pledge and mitigation monitoring and reporting program for changes to the Parkside housing project’s general plan, zoning change and other necessary permissions for the project based on the information and findings contained in the original study to adopt. environmental assessment.
The council will consider the project’s general plan change to revise the existing land use classification from residential to high-density residential for a 3.42-hectare portion of the property.
Council members will also consider introducing a proposed zoning change that will revise the basic zoning of the property from low-density residential to high-density residential and schedule a public hearing for the second reading of the zoning change on December 6.
As a further measure, the council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to introduce the draft regulation amending the city’s outdoor catering design guidelines and schedule a second reading for December 6 and adopt the draft resolution establishing the city’s outdoor catering design guidelines.
As part of the council’s business, the council will consider passing an ordinance authorizing the city to submit an application to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for funding under the CPLHA program for competitive permanent local housing allocation and, if elected, the city manager to Execution authorizes the agreement and other necessary documents and approves the appropriate budget revenue and expenditure changes.
On the assent agenda—items usually passed as a slate with a vote—are regulations; Minutes of the regular council meeting on Nov. 1; Passing a resolution authorizing the continuation of remote teleconferencing meetings of Lakeport City Council and its Legislatures pursuant to Section 54953(e) of the Government Code; confirm the persistence of a local emergency for the COVID-19 public health emergency; conduct a second reading and adopt the ordinance amending Chapter 15.04 of the Lakeport Municipal Code with respect to the text of the 2022 Building Code Acceptance; Adopting a Resolution Approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Lakeport Police Officers’ Association for the Period of November 15, 2022 to June 30, 2025; and approve the hiring of an administration specialist or approvals engineer in the community development department.