Weekly Review – August 9 – 14

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NOTE: In response to State, County and City Covid-19 restrictions, meetings are generally accessible to the public by remote teleconference only. Public participation at some meetings, including all County Commission meetings, are restricted to audio teleconferencing only. The public cannot view these meetings by video teleconference. Check meeting agendas for specific instructions for public participation.

This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, August 8 at Noon. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Board of Supervisors will hold Revised Budget Hearings on the following days:

  • Monday, August 10 at 9:00 am
  • Tuesday August 11 at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 12 at 9:00 am
  • Thursday, August 13 at 9:00 am

Meetings will be at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Governmental Center, 701 Ocean St, Rm. 525 in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agendas and instructions for public participation for all meetings.


The County Commission on Disabilities will meet Thursday, August 13 at 12:30 pm by Microsoft Teams teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission will meet Thursday, August 13 at 5:30 pm by Microsoft Teams teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Council will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 9:00 am by Zoom Teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

9:00 am – Closed Session

12:30 pm – Consent Agenda

  • Resolution Extending Emergency Declaration in Connection with COVID-19 Pandemic by Sixty (60) Days and ratifying/Confirming Director of Emergency Services Executive Order Nos. 2020-13 through 2020-15

General Business

  • 914 & 916 Seabright Ave. – Tentative Map, Design Permit and Residential Demolition Authorization Permit to Demolish Three Residential Units and Construct a Nine-unit Townhouse Development on a 21,237 Square Foot Parcel Located in the R-L Zone District. Continue this item to the August 25, 2020 City Council agenda.
  • Senate Bill 946 Pertaining to Sidewalk Vendors

7:00 pm – Oral Communications

7:30 pm – General Business

  • Community Advisory Committee on Homelessness (CACH) Final Report to the City Council

The SC City Arts Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 12 is CANCELLED.

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Art & Cultural Commission will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 6:30 pm at Capitola City Hall, 420 Capitola Ave Downstairs, Capitola. This meeting is not open to the public. Public participation is by email only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for email public comments.


The Capitola Architectural & Site Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday August 12 is CANCELLED.


The Capitola Commission on the Environment is scheduled to meet Wednesday, August 12 at 6:00 pm. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley Unified School District Board will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 6:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Arts Commission is scheduled to meet Wednesday, August 12 at 5:30 pm. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, August 12 at 6:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Planning Commission will meet Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 227 Mount Hermon Road – Consideration of a Design Review application DR20-002 and a Sign Design Review DR20-003 for an exterior remodel of an existing 2,340 square foot restaurant building (Burger King) including new parapet walls, new finishes and new signage.

 

Other Organizations

The Animal Services Authority Board of Directors will meet Monday, August 10 at 11:00 am at the Redwood Room and Coastlines Room, Fifth Floor, 701 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for Microsoft Teams public participation.


The Regional Transportation Commission Bicycle Advisory Committee will meet Monday, August 10 at 6:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Soquel Creek Water District Public Outreach Committee will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 10:30 am by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Regional Transportation Commission Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 1:30 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Measure D: Five-Year Programs of Projects for Regional Projects and Community Bridges Lift Line
  • 2045 Regional Transportation Plan and 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy
  • Pedestrian Projects Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Safe Intersection Design Presentation

The Central Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 2:00 pm by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Administration and Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, August 11 at 2:00 pm by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees Special Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 12 at 6:00 pm. The agenda is not available online. Click HERE for instructions for public participation.


The Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, August 13 at 5:00 pm by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review August 2 – 8

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NOTE: In response to State, County and City Covid-19 restrictions, meetings are generally accessible to the public by remote teleconference only. Public participation at some meetings, including all County Commission meetings, are restricted to audio teleconferencing only. The public cannot view these meetings by video teleconference. Check meeting agendas for specific instructions for public participation.

This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, August 1 at 11 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Monday, August 3 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Public participation is by audio telephone conference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • SlowStreets Santa Cruz presentation

The County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday, August 4 at 9 am at the Board Chambers & Community Room, Governmental Center , 701 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the interactive agenda, click HERE for instructions for public participation, and click HERE for instructions to how to submit comments on agenda items. Agenda items include:

Consent Agenda

  • Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 5.47 of the Santa Cruz County Code, delaying implementation of the mandatory charge for single-use disposable cups and making findings of exemption from CEQA (approved in concept June 30, 2020).
  • Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 7.128 of the Santa Cruz County Code, relating to non-retail commercial cannabis regulations outside of the coastal zone (approved in concept June 30, 2020).
  • Schedule a jurisdictional hearing on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter to consider whether to take jurisdiction of an appeal regarding Planning Commission decision on Application 181024, a proposal for demolition and replacement of an existing dwelling on property located at 379 Beach Drive in Aptos.

Land Use & Community Services

  • Defer to August 18, 2020, consideration of proposed ordinance amending Santa Cruz County Code section 13.10.694 Vacation Rentals, and use charts within sections 13.10.312, 13.10.322, 13.10.352 and 13.10.372 to implement amendments to 13.10.694 (proposed amendments in the Coastal Zone require review and certification by the California Coastal Commission), as recommended by the Planning Director.
  • Schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider amendments to various sections of Chapter 13.10 of the Santa Cruz County Code (Local Coastal Program Implementing Ordinance) and CEQA Notice of Exemption regarding Temporary Uses and Structures, Accessory Structures, Home Occupations, and Hosted Rentals; and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director.
  • Schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, to consider application 28381, a proposal to rezone three contiguous parcels totaling approximately 60 acres from the Special Use (SU) zone district to Timber Production (TP) on parcels located approximately one mile south of the intersection of Buzzard Lagoon Road and Summit Road in the Summit Planning area, as recommended by the Planning Director.

Regular Agenda

  • Public hearing to consider proposed easement by condemnation (APN 041-081- 18, 041-081-19, 041-081-20, 041-081-21) to support the Valencia Road 2017 Storm Damage Repair project, and adopt Resolution of Necessity authorizing County Counsel to institute eminent domain proceedings to obtain possession of the required real property interests, as outlined in the memorandum of the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works.
  • Consider resolution issuing Emergency Regulation No. 2020-01 to temporarily suspend single-use bag charges in the unincorporated area of Santa Cruz County, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer.

1:30 pm Scheduled Item

  • Public Hearing de novo to consider Application No. 181556, a proposal to construct a small parking lot and restroom improvements and to operate a business that would allow clients to spread cremated remains at selected trees and to visit by appointment, within a property zoned for Timber Production (TP) and Special Use (SU) in the Eureka Canyon area (Assessor’s Parcel Number 106-291- 16) under a Less Than Three-Acre Timber Conversion Exemption, and confirm the project is exempt from requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director.

The County Commission on the Environment will meet Tuesday, August 4 at 5:00 pm by Microsoft Teams teleconference. Public participation is by telephone teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Water Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, August 5 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference. Public participation is by audio telephone conference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Integrated Community Health Center Commission will meet Thursday, August 6 at 11:00 am by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Parks & Recreation Commission will meet Monday, August 3 at 4:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Parks Master Plan 2030 and Environmental Impact Report – The Parks & Recreation Commission recommend City Council adopt the following resolutions: (1) a resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (Attachment 1); (2) a resolution including Findings of Fact and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program (Attachment 2); and (3) a resolution approving the Parks Master Plan 2030 (Attachment 3).

The SC City Zoning Administrator will meet Wednesday, August 5 at 10:00 am by remote teleconference. Public participation is by audio telephone conference only. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:


The SC City Historic Preservation Committee will meet Wednesday, August 5 at 11:00 am by remote teleconference. Public participation will be by telephone conference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 418 and 428 Front StreetNonresidential Demolition Authorization Permit to demolish two historic commercial buildings to facilitate the construction of a seven-story, mixed-use building with 175 residential condos and 11,498 square feet of ground floor and levee front commercial space on property located within the CBD/CZ-O/FP-O (Central Business District/Coastal Zone Overlay/Floodplain Overlay) zone district and within the Front Street/Riverfront area of the Downtown Plan.

The SC City Planning Commission will meet Thursday, August at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Beekeeping on Residential and Non-Residential Property Citywide – Amendment of Municipal Code Section 24.12.650 relating to keeping of honeybees on residential and non-residential property. The Amendment will facilitate the creation of apiaries for honeybees in the City without the need to acquire a permit provided beehives comply with proposed standards. CEQA: Exempt
  • Amendments to the City of Santa Cruz Municipal Code to Exempt Electric Vehicle Charging Stations from Historic Alteration Permits and to Revise the Variations to District Regulations Allowed as Incentives for Historic Properties.
  • Code Amendments to Parking for Residential and Nonresidential Land Uses-Citywide.
  • Code Amendments to Comply with State Law, Remove Obsolete Sections,  and Streamline Planning Application Process.

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Historical Museum Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Tuesday, August 4 at 5:30 pm at the City Hall Community Room, 420 Capitola Avenue in Capitola. No information is available online for public participation. Click HERE for information.

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley City Council will meet Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public comment. Agenda items include:

  • PUBLIC HEARING: Pinewood Estates Landscape Maintenance Assessment District: Resolution No. 1213.34; Annual Engineer’s Report Pinewood Estates.
  • PUBLIC HEARING: Skypark Open Space Maintenance Assessment District No. 1: Resolution No. 1555-SP-032; Annual Engineer’s Report Skypark.

The Scotts Valley City Council will meet in Special Closed Session Wednesday, August 5 at 6:45 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public comment.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville Draft Local Hazard Mitigation Plan and its Appendices are ready for public comment. Public Comments are due Monday, August 10. Click HERE for information.


The Watsonville Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Monday, August 3 at 6:30 pm by GoToMeetings teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

Other Organizations

The Felton Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Monday, August 3 at 7 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and click HERE for instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Budget & Finance Committee will meet Thursday, August 4 at 9:00 by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 4 is CANCELLED.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Administration Committee will meet Wednesday, August 5 at 9:15 am by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission will meet Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 am by Community TV Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Santa Cruz Public Library Joint Powers Authority and Libraries Facilities Financing Authority will meet Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Engineering Committee will meet Thursday, August 6 at 1:30 pm by GoToMeeting teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, August 6 at 6:30 pm by Zoom teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review July 26 – August 1

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, July 25 at 11 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

NOTE: There are no meetings scheduled this week for the County of Santa Cruz and the cities of Santa Cruz, Capitola and Scotts Valley.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville City Council will meet Tuesday, July 28 at 1:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Closed Session – Conference with legal council

 

Other Organizations

The Soquel Creek Water District Finance and Administrative Services Committee will meet Monday, July 27 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

The Santa Cruz Port Commission will meet Tuesday, July 28 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Projects & Facility Operations Committee will meet Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review July 19 – 24

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, July 18 at Noon. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

County of Santa Cruz

The County Assessment Appeals Board will meet Monday, July 20 at 3:30 pm at the Governmental Center Building, 701 Ocean Street, Room 525, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. There are no instructions online for public participation. Email assessmentappeals@santacruzcounty.us for information.


The County of Santa Cruz Sustainability Policy and Regulatory Update EIR Scoping Meeting will be held Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for information on the meeting. Click HERE to join the teleconference.


The County Hazardous Materials Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 9:00 am at the Capitola Community Room, 420 Capitola Avenue in Capitola. The agenda will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting. No information is available online for public participation.


The County Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 9:00 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for information on public participation. Click HERE for the agenda. Agenda items include:

  • 682 Buena Vista Dr., Watsonville – Continued from the July 08, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting: Appeal of the Zoning Administrator denial of application 171213. Proposal to construct a new 65-foot tall mono-eucalyptus wireless communication facility (WCF) for Verizon with an initial installation of 9 panel antennas and 9 remote radio units (RRUs). Associated equipment located within a 784 square foot, 8-foot high fenced enclosure including two equipment cabinets, a utility H-Frame, a 7-foot tall Verizon cable ice bridge, a generator, and a 132-gallon diesel fuel tank on a 50 square foot concrete pad, located in the A (Agriculture) zone district at 682 Buena Vista Drive. Requires a Commercial Development Permit and Over-Height Fence Certification, and a determination that this project is exempt from further environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Property located on the north side of Buena Vista Drive approximately 650 feet northwest of Buena Vista Drive at 682 Buena Vista Drive.
  • 10110 Soquel Dr., AptosPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from C-4 to C-4-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a commercial development permit, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. 
  • 14630 Two Bar Rd., Boulder CreekPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from R-1-15 to R-1-15-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a residential development permit, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • 13320 Hwy 9, Boulder CreekPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from SU to SU-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a residential development permit, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.  
  • 6154 Hwy 9, FeltonPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from C-2 to C-2-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a commercial development permit, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • 4700 Hwy 9, FeltonPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from CT-L to CT-L-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a commercial development permit, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. 
  • 8041 Soquel Dr., AptosPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from C-2-L to C-2-L-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a commercial development permit, an amendment to use permit #85-661, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. 
  • 165 East St., AptosPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from RM-3 to RM-3-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a residential development permit with an exception to the PRH Parking requirements, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. The rezoning constitutes an LCP amendment and will require Coastal Commission Certification after County adoption.
  • 222 Santa Cruz Ave., AptosPublic hearing to review and provide a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding a proposal to rezone property from RM-1.5 to RM-1.5-PRH (Permanent Room Housing Combining Zone District) and to allow Permanent Room Housing as an additional use. Requires a rezoning to add the PRH combining zone district, a residential development permit, an amendment to permits #04-0468 and 934-U, and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. The rezoning constitutes an LCP amendment and will require Coastal Commission Certification after County adoption.
  • Public hearing to review and provide recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding: Proposed amendments to Santa Cruz County Code sections 13.10.332, 13.10.342, 13.10.611, 13.10.612, 13.10.613, 13.10.616, and 13.10.700 to establish and amend regulations for temporary uses and structures, residential accessory structures, and home occupations; and amendment of section 13.10.690 to align hosted rental regulations with vacation rental regulations; and an associated CEQA Notice of Exemption. Amendments to Chapter 13.10 are Coastal implementing and will require Coastal Commission Certification after County adoption.

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Downtown Commission will meet Thursday, July 23 at 8:30 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Ad Hoc Committee Recommendation to Adjust the Parking Deficiency Fees

City of Capitola

The Capitola City Council will hold a Special Meeting Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Continued Zoning Code Items –  Accept staff presentation, provide direction on the three zoning code topics, and direct staff to prepare the zoning code update for adoption hearings.

The Capitola Architectural & Site Review Committee will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 3:30 pm by remote teleconference. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Capitola City Council will meet Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley Water District Water Resources & Engineering Committee will meet Monday, July 20 at 10:00 am by remote access only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Water District Finance and Personnel Committee will meet Tuesday, July 21 at 4:00 pm by remote access only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 207 Oakland AppealUphold the appeal and reverse the action of the Planning Commission with revisions to the front yard landscape and decrease in wall height.

Other Organizations

The Santa Cruz Public Library Library Advisory Commission will meet Monday, July 20 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Library Operational Recommendations under Covid-19
  • Review of Library Facilities

The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, July 21 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Consent Agenda

  • Approve CEQA Preliminary Environmental Assessment and Categorical Exemption Finding, and Direct Staff to File a Notice of Exemption for Electrical Service to Canon Del Sol Tank Site Project, CWO 18-49.

The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Governance Training

The Santa Clara/Santa Cruz Counties Airport/Community Roundtable will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 1:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm  Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Public Advisory Committee on Facilities will meet Thursday, July 23 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Board of Directors will meet Thursday, July 23 at 5:30 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Communication and Outreach Plan, Interconnected Surface Water, Degraded Groundwater Quality, and Chronic Lowering of Groundwater Levels

The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Public Advisory Committee on Facilities will hold a Special Meeting Saturday, July 25. Click HERE for the agenda. The Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. at the front door to the Operations Building located at 13057 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA. District Manager, Rick Rogers, will lead the Committee through the 3 buildings and grounds of District properties in Boulder Creek. Masks and your own transportation are required. Agenda items include:

  • Review of District Administrative and Operational Facilities

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review July 11 – 17

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, July 11 at Noon. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Human Services Commission will meet Wednesday, July 15 at 8:30 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for instructions for public participation.


The County Fire Department Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, July 15 at CAL FIRE CZU Headquarters, Conference Room, 6059 Highway 9, in Felton. The agenda and instructions for public participation are not available online. Click HERE for information.


The County Mobile & Manufactured Home Commission will meet Thursday, July 16 at 9:30 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Reasonable Rate of Return on Capital Improvements Recommendation
  • CPI Adjustment Letters
  • Space Fee Recommendation
  • HCD Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program Implementation

The County Mental Health Advisory Board will meet Thursday, July 16 at 3:00 pm by audio teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Office of Education Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, July 16 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Sister Cities Committee will meet Monday, July 13 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The SC City Historic Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday, July 15 at City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street, in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Information about public participation is not available online. Agenda items include:

Public Hearings

  • Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance/Local Coastal Program Related to Historic Preservation Citywide – An ordinance of the City of Santa Cruz 1) amending Chapter 24.08 of the City of Santa Cruz Municipal Code/Local Coastal Program to exempt the installation of an electric vehicle charging station from the requirement for an Historic Alteration Permit in compliance with State law; and 2) amending Chapter 24.12 of the City of Santa Cruz Municipal Code/Local Coastal Program to revise the variations to district and parking regulations allowed as incentives for historic properties. CEQA: Exempt per Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines.

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Art & Cultural Commission will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 pm. The meeting will not be physically open to the public and in person attendance cannot be accommodated. Remote participation is possible in the form of emailed public comment. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Capitola Planning Commission will meet Thursday, July 16 at 7:00 pm. Information about public participation is not available online. Click HERE for the agenda. Agenda items include:

Consent Calendar

  • 111 Saxon AvenueDesign Permit for the conversion of an attached garage to living space and a new detached carport for an existing, two-story, single-family residence located within the R-1 (Single- Family Residential) zoning district. This project is in the Coastal Zone but does not require a Coastal Development Permit. Environmental Determination: Categorical Exemption

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 15 is CANCELLED.


The Scotts Valley Parks & Recreation Commission is scheduled to meet Thursday, July 16 at 6:00 pm. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Public Hearings

  • Application for a Special Use Permit to allow the establishment of an on-sale general-restrictive service beer, wine, and distilled spirits ABC license for a proposed hotel (Hampton Inn and Suites) located at 75 Lee Road.
  • Application for a Special Use Permit and Environmental Review to allow tenant improvements within Tractor Supply Co. by converting existing storage space into a new veterinarian clinic at 580 Auto Center Drive.
  • Application for a Special Use Permit with Design Review and Environmental Review to allow the establishment of a propane storage and transfer facility (aka bulk propane plant) on a 0.7± acre property located at 950 West Beach Street.

 

Other Organizations

The Central Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, July 14 at 2:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Administration and Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, July 14 3:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Environmental Committee will meet Thursday, July 16 at 9:45 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review July 5 – 11

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, July 4 at 9:30 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, July 8 at 9:00 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 682 Buena Vista Dr., WatsonvilleAppeal of the Zoning Administrator denial of application to construct a new 65-foot tall mono-eucalyptus wireless communication facility.
  • 379 Beach Dr., AptosAppeal of Zoning Administrator’s denial of Application 181024, a proposal to demolish an existing three-story single-family dwelling and construct a new three-story replacement single-family dwelling.
  • Proposal to rezone three (3) contiguous parcels totaling approximately 60 acres in size from Special Use to Timber Production. Requires a rezoning and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. Project located at the north end of Buzzard Lagoon approximately 1 mile south of the intersection with Highland Road.
  • 70 Fair Ave., DavenportProposal to divide an existing 17,481 square foot lot with one existing single-family dwelling into two parcels of 6,001 (Lot A) and 11,480 (Lot B) square feet that allows for a reduced front yard setback at Fair Avenue from 20 feet to 15 feet to preserve existing trees on site. Requires a Minor land Division, an Environmental Setback Reduction and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.
  • 371 Calabasas Rd., Watsonville – Planning Commission Use Determination for potential 500,000 gallon distillation facility at 371 Calabasas Road (Watsonville) in the Commercial Agricultural (CA) zoning district.

The County Housing Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, July 8 at 1:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for instructions for public participation.


The County Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission will meet Thursday, July 9 at 5:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Parks & Recreation Commission will meet Monday, July 6 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Oral Communications

General Business

  • Frederick Street Park – Dog Park – Information Report

The SC City Water Commission will meet Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

Consent Agenda

  • Size and Probability of Potential Future Water Shortages and Water Shortage Contingency Plan Demand Reduction Strategy

The SC City Arts Commission will meet Wednesday, July 8 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

 City of Capitola

The Capitola Historical Museum Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30 pm at City Hall Community Room, 420 Capitola Avenue in Capitola. The agenda will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley Arts Commission is scheduled to meet Wednesday, July 8 at 5:30 pm at Skypark, 361 Kings Village Road in Scotts Valley. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Scotts Valley Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 9 is CANCELLED.


The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, July 9 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Monday, July 6 at 4:30 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Parks and Community Services Strategic Action Plan

The Watsonville City Council will meet Tuesday, July 7 at 1:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

Other Organizations

The Felton Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Monday, July 6 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors scheduled for  Tuesday, July 7 is CANCELLED.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Budget & Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, July 7 at 9:00 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review June 28 – July 4

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, June 27 at 11:00 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Regional Transportation Commission will hold a Special Meeting Monday June 29 at 9 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. 


The County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday, June 30 at 9 am at the Board of Supervisors Chambers & Community Room, Governmental Center , 701 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Agenda items include:

Consent Agenda

  • Accept and file annual report on pesticide use and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) activities, and approve the amended IPM Policy.
  • Accept and file report on COVID-19 Emergency Response costs, anticipated federal and state reimbursements, and other funding opportunities, and direct staff to return on or before September 15, 2020 with a bi-monthly status report.
  • Approve Cooperative Agreement between Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission and County of Santa Cruz in the not-to-exceed amount of $4,000,000 to support work on the Rail Trail project Segments 10 and 11, and take related actions.

Regular Agenda

  • Consider urgency ordinances and non-urgency ordinances amending Santa Cruz County Code Chapters 7.128 and 13.10 relating to non-retail commercial cannabis regulations, and making findings of exemption from CEQA; schedule the non-urgency ordinances for second reading and final adoption on August 4, 2020, and take related actions.
  • Consider ordinance amending the Santa Cruz County Code (SCCC) by adding Chapter 5.51 regarding a recycling program for plastic contact lenses and making findings of exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); consider ordinance amending SCCC 5.47 to delay implementation of a charge on single-use disposable cups until January 1, 2021; schedule the ordinances for final adoption on August 4, 2020; provide additional direction on a possible ballot measure regarding the use of single-use disposable cup charges, and consider report on additional measures to address plastic pollution.
  • Consider ordinance amending Santa Cruz County Code section 13.10.694 Vacation Rentals, and uses charts within sections 13.10.312, 13.10.322, 13.10.352, and 13.10.372 to implement amendments to 13.10.694 (proposed amendments in the Coastal Zone require review and certification by the California Coastal Commission) and making findings of exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and schedule the ordinance for second reading and final adoption on August 4, 2020.

County Budget Hearings continue Tuesday, June 30 at 1:30 pm at the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean Street, Room 500 in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.


The County Integrated Community Health Center Commission will meet Thursday, July 2 at 11:00 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Zoning Administrator is scheduled to meet Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 am at City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for information.


2035 North Pacific 2nd Virtual Community Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 30 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for information. The applicant, Peter Bagnall, is seeking a Design Permit and Slope Variance to construct a mixed-use building that includes 4,300 square feet of ground floor office space and 26 units above within 20 feet of a 30 percent slope, and a Variance to sidewalk width in the CBD (Central Business District) zone district.

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 1 is CANCELLED.

 

Other Organizations

The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Administration Committee will meet Wednesday, July 1 at 9:15 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Engineering Committee will meet Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review June 21 – 26

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, June 20 at 12:30 pm. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

County Budget Hearings will be held Monday, June 22 at 9:00 am at the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean Street, Room 500 in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Budgets to be reviewed include:

Public Comment

Consent Agenda

    General Government

  • Assessor-Recorder
  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • Auditor-Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Cannabis Licensing Office
  • County Administrative Office
  • County Clerk-Elections
  • Office of the County Counsel
  • Office for Edonomic Development
  • General Services Department
  • Information Services Department
  • Personnel and Risk Management
  • General County Revenues
  • Debt Service
  • Contingencies
  • Technology Fund
  • Department of Child Support Services
  • Homeless Services Coordination Office
  • Collective of Results and Evidenced-Based Investments (CORE)

Regular Agenda

  • Health Services Agency
  • Human Services Department

The County Budget Hearings will continue Monday, June 22 at 7:30 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Continued Budget Hearings

Public Comment


County Budget Hearings continue Tuesday, June 23 at 9:00 am at the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean Street, Room 500 in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Budgets to be reviewed include:

Public Comment

Consent Agenda

    Land Use and Community Services

  • Agricultural Commissioner
  • Agricultural Cooperative Extension
  • Local Agency Formation Commission
  • Library Fund
  • Monterey Bay Air Resources District
  • Parks, Open Space & Cultural Services
  • Redevelopment Successor Agency
  • Plant Acquisition section of Ca[pital Projects
  • 911 Communications Cente
  • Animal Control Services
  • Contribution to Superior Court
  • District Attorney-Public Administrator
  • Office of Emerbency Services
  • Grand Jury
  • Probation Department
  • Public Defender
  • Sheriff-Coroner 

Regular Agenda

  • County Fire Protection
  • Planning Department and Housing Funds
  • Department of Public Works

The County Workforce Development Board will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 8:30 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


County Budget Hearings scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 are CANCELLED.


The County Planning Commission will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 9:00 am at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean St # 500A in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Agenda items include:

  • 379 Beach Dr., AptosAppeal of Zoning Administrator’s denial of Application 181024, a proposal to demolish an existing three-story single-family dwelling and construct a new three-story replacement single-family dwelling. The project includes excavation of the toe of the coastal bluff, construction of several coastal bluff stabilization features including two retaining walls (9 and 11-feet high respectively) in the rear yard, as well as a 10-foot high geobrugg debris flow fence located 30-40 feet upslope from the proposed home. Requires a Coastal Development Permit and Variances to reduce the minimum 20 foot front yard setback to 10 feet, to increase the maximum height of 28 feet to 32.5 feet, to increase the maximum number of stories from two to three and to increase the allowed 50% floor area ratio to approximately 60%.
  • No Situs Address APNs: 106-251-33 & -34, -35 – Proposal to divide an existing 17,481 square foot lot with one existing single-family dwelling into two parcels of 6,001 (Lot A) and 11,480 (Lot B) square feet and to and to define a building envelope on Lot B that allows for a reduced front yard setback at Fair Avenue from 20 feet to 15 feet to preserve existing trees on site. Requires a Minor land Division, an Environmental Setback Reduction and a determination that the project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act. Property located at the intersection of Fair Avenue and Old Coast Road (70 Fair Avenue).
  • 371 Calabasas Rd., WatsonvillePlanning Commission Use Determination for potential 500,000 gallon distillation facility at 371 Calabasas Road (Watsonville) in the Commercial Agricultural (CA) zoning district.

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz Board of Commissioners will meet Wednesday, June 24 at the Housing Authority Offices 2160 41st Avenue in Capitola. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Library Financing Authority will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 6:00 pm at the Redwood Conference Room Government Center Building, 701 Ocean Street, 5th Floor, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.


County Budget Hearings scheduled for Thursday, June 25 are CANCELLED. Budget hearings will conclude on Tuesday, June 30.


The SC Metro Finance, Budget and Audit Standing Committee will meet Friday, June 26 at 8:00 am at the METRO Administration Office, 110 Vernon Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.


The County In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Commission will meet Friday, June 26 at 1:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Santa Cruz Metro Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Friday, June 25 at 9:00 am by remote teleconference only. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Council will meet Tuesday, June 23 at 12:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Consent Agenda

  • Resolution Extending Emergency Declaration in Connection with COVID-19 Pandemic by Sixty (60) Days and Ratifying/Confirming Director of Emergency Services Executive Order Nos. 2020-10 through 2020-12.
  • Emergency Ordinance Temporarily Extending Moratorium Preventing Residential or Commercial Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent as a Result of Economic Losses Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
  • San Lorenzo River Lagoon Management – Approve Plans, Advertise for Bids and Authorize Execution and Award Contract.

Consent Public Hearings

  • 2nd Reading and Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 2020-13 Amending Chapter 6.91 – Cannabis Retailer Licenses to Allow License Transfers.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station Expedited Processing Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance Amendments for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, and Amendment to the Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan.

Public Hearings

  • 914 & 916 Seabright Ave. –  Tentative Map, Design Permit and Residential Demolition Authorization Permit to Demolish Three Residential Units and Construct a Nine-unit Townhouse Development on a 21,237 Square Foot Parcel Located in the R-L Zone District.

General Business

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Options for Consideration to Assist Local Residents and Businesses.
  • Surveillance Ordinance:  Facial Recognition Technology and Predictive Policing.

6:00 pm – Oral Communications

6:30 pm – General Business

  • Recommendation to Proceed with the Mixed Use Downtown Library Project

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Architectural & Site Review Committee will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 3:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 1745 49th AvenueAdministrative Design Permit for modifications to an existing single-family residence in the R-1 (Single-Family Residential) Zoning District.
    This project is within the Coastal Zone but does not require a Coastal Development Permit. Environmental Determination: Categorical Exemption

The Capitola City Council will meet Thursday, June 25 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Real Property Negotiations Easement Grant to Pacific Gas and Electric Company 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola CA 951010  City Hall Property – Authorize the City Manager to negotiate the terms and execute an Easement Deed granting Pacific Gas and Electric Company a non-exclusive utility easement for installation of a new underground box and above ground cabinet and antenna on City owned property located at 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola.
  • Approve the Plans, Specifications and Construction Estimate for the Flume and Jetty Rehabilitation Project.

     

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley City Council will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Consideration of a resolution to certify a Final Environmental Impact Report and a resolution to deny a General Plan Amendment for the property located at 440 Kings Village Road and 467 Bean Creek Road.
  • Scotts Valley Police Department 2019 Annual Report and Use of Force Policy Review

     

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville City Council will meet Tuesday, June 23 at 5:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

Oral Communications

Consent Agenda

  • Resolution accepting $67,127 grant from State Homeland Security Grant Program for FY2019 to the Watsonville Police Department, for purchase of body armor.
  • Resolution urging Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission to implement passenger rail service on the Santa Cruz branch rail line

6:30 pm – Public Hearings, Ordinances & Appeals

  • Consideration of Mitigated Negative Declaration & approval of a lot line adjustment, density bonus, planned development, & special use permit with design review & environmental review to allow construction of the Miles Lane Project on a 4.7± acre site at 139, 141, 161 Miles Lane & 201 Kimberly Lane.

 

Other Organizations

The Santa Cruz Port Commission will meet Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. 


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Projects & Facility Operations Committee will meet Wednesday, June 24 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. 


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Public Advisory Committee on Facilities will meet Thursday, June 25 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. 


The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Board is scheduled to meet Thursday, June 25 at 5:30 pm at the Scotts Valley City Council Chamber, 1 Civic Center Dr. Scotts Valley. The agenda will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review June 14 – 19

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, June 13 at 10:30 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The County Emergency Medical Care Commission is scheduled to meet Monday, June 15 at 8:30 am at the Aptos/La Selva Fire Conference Room, 6934 Soquel Dr. in Aptos. There is no agenda available online.


The County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday, June 16 at 9:00 am at the County Board of Supervisors Chambers & Community Room, Governmental Center , 701 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Agenda items include:

9:00 am – Public Comment

Consent Agenda

  • Schedule special meetings on August 10-13, 2020 and September 29, 2020, set August 10, 2020 as the beginning date for public hearings on the 2020-21 Revised Budget, and take related actions, as recommended by the County Administrative Officer.
  • Adopt resolution establishing vehicle miles traveled thresholds as the new metric for measuring transportation impacts for the purposes of meeting requirements of Senate Bill 743 (2013) relating to the California Environmental Quality Act, as recommended by the Planning Director.

Regular Agenda

  • Public hearing to consider ordinances amending Santa Cruz County Code Chapters 7.128 and 13.10 relating to non-retail commercial cannabis regulations, and making findings of exemption from CEQA; schedule the ordinances for second reading and final adoption on June 30, 2020, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer.
  • Public hearing to consider whether to take jurisdiction of appeal of Planning Commission’s denial of Application 181556, a proposal by Better Place Forests to operate a business on property located on Buzzard Lagoon Road in the Eureka Canyon area (Assessor’s Parcel Number 106-291-16) and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director.
  • Public hearing to consider the proposed Five-Year Plan for Permanent Local Housing Allocation funds and adopt resolution to authorize the submittal of an application for funding to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director.
  • Public Hearing to consider resolution authorizing submittal of application for State of California Community Development Block Grant CARES ACT (CDBG-CV) program funds, consider selection of activities to be included, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director.
  • 1:30 pmPublic hearing de novo to consider Application 171365, a proposal for a Wireless Communications Facility on property located at 1931 Soquel San Jose Road (Assessor’s Parcel Number 102-081-95); confirm proposal is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director.

The County Seniors Commission will meet Tuesday, June 16 at 12:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County RTC Transportation Policy Workshop scheduled for Thursday, June 18 is CANCELLED.


The County RTC Interagency Technical Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 18 is CANCELLED.


The County Mental Health Advisory Board will meet Thursday, June 18 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Office of Education Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, June 18 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Women’s Commission will meet Thursday, June 18 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC Transportation and Public Works Commission will meet Monday, June 15 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Future of Bike Share, Scooters, and Shared Mobility – Motion that the Transportation and Public Works Commission deliberate the benefits and tradeoffs of future shared mobility system options and provide input on desired next step actions.
  • Slow Streets Recommendation – Motion that the Transportation and Public Works Commission recommend that the City Council of Santa Cruz adopt a Slow Streets program to promote public health during the COVID-19 pandemic and direct the Transportation and Public Works Commission to develop program guidelines with guidance from Public Works Staff.

The SC City Zoning Administrator will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 10:00 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 1605 & 1625 Soquel AvenueDesign Permit, Administrative Use Permit and Non-Residential Demolition Authorization Permit to demolish two existing commercial buildings and replace them with a new commercial building for an automobile dealership (Jeep) on a property located in the CC (Community Commercial) zone district. (Environmental Determination: Categorical Exemption)
  • 252 4TH Avenue CMNCoastal Permit to remove three heritage trees on a parcel located within the R-1-5/CZ-O/SP-O (single family residential/coastal zone overlay/shoreline protection overlay) zone district. This project requires a Coastal Permit which is appealable to the California Coastal Commission after all possible appeals are exhausted through the City.

The Santa Cruz City Schools Board of Education will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The SC METRO Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The SC City Planning Commission will meet Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for  instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • 101 Seton WaySlope Variance to construct a new in-ground pool and patio within 10 feet of a slope exceeding 30 percent in a property in the R-1-7 (Single Family Residential) zone district. (Environmental Determination; Categorical Exemption)

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Finance Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 18 is CANCELLED.


The Capitola City Council/Successor Agency Special Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 18 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley Water District Water Resources & Engineering Committee will meet Monday, June 15 at 10:00 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Water District Executive and Public Affairs Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, June 15 is CANCELLED.


The Scotts Valley Water District Finance and Personnel Committee will meet Tuesday, June 16 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Unified School District Board will meet Tuesday, June 16 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda. Click HERE for instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley City Council will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

  • Closed session – Conference with labor negotiator re employee negotiations with Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Mid-Management Group, Management Group, Scotts Valley Police Bargaining Unit and the Scotts Valley Police Supervisors Association.

The Scotts Valley Parks & Recreation Commission will meet Thursday, June 18 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville Minor Land Division Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, June 15 is CANCELLED.

 

Other Organizations

The Soquel Creek Water District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, June 16 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, June 17 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Environmental Committee will meet Thursday, June 18 at 9:45 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, June 18 at 5:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Branciforte Fire Protection District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm at Branciforte Fire Station, 2711 Branciforte Drive in Santa Cruz. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Mid-County Groundwater Agency Board of Directors will meet Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

The information on Santa Cruz Online is valid at the time of publication. Click HERE for additions, updates and corrections.

Weekly Review June 7 – 13

NOTE: In response to City and County orders to shelter in place, many meetings are  cancelled or teleconferenced. This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, June 6 at 12:30 pm. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Santa Cruz Online website.

 

County of Santa Cruz

The RTC Bicycle Advisory Committee will meet Monday, June 8 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The County Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Monday, June 8 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The RTC Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 9 is CANCELLED.


The County Commission on Disabilities will meet Thursday, June 11 at 12:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Santa Cruz

The SC City Council will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 11:00 am by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

11:00 am – Closed Session

2:00 pm – Consent Agenda

  • Resolution Ordering an Election for Four Council Seats on the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

Consent Public Hearings

  • 2nd Reading and Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 2020-10 Amending Sections of Chapter 2.10 of the Santa Cruz Municipal Code Related to Election Campaign Expenditure and Contribution Limits
  • Downtown AssociationParking and Business Improvement Area Assessments for FY 2021

Public Hearing

  • Amendments to Chapter 6.91 – Cannabis Retailer Licenses to Allow License Transfers

6:00 pm – Oral Communications

General Business

  • Interim Recovery Planning and Prioritization within the Context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The Santa Cruz City Schools Board of Education will meet Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference only.  Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

City of Capitola

The Capitola Finance Advisory Committee Special Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 9 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Capitola Art & Cultural Commission will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Capitola Architectural & Site Review Committee is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 10 at 3:30 pm. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Capitola City Council will meet Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

7:00 pm – Public Comments

Consent Calendar

  • Consider a Resolution of Intention to Levy Business Improvement Assessments for Fiscal Year 2020-21

General Government/Public Hearings

  • Receive Update on the City’s Pandemic Response

 

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley Arts Commission is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 10 at 5:00 pm. The agenda and instructions for public participation will be available HERE 72 hours before the meeting.


The Scotts Valley Planning Commission is will meet Thursday, June 11 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

6:00 pm – Public Comments

Public Hearing Agenda

  • Bay Mountain Mixed-Use Project4803 Scotts Valley Drive – Consideration of a one year time extension for Use Permit and Design Review to allow construction of a new 11,592 square foot, three-story, mixed-use development on a 0.41-acre site in the C-S Service Commercial Zone at 4803 Scotts Valley Drive.
  • 76 Gas Station and 7-Eleven Store – 5451 Scotts Valley Drive – Consideration of Use Permit and Design Review applications to allow the removal of the existing gas station, canopy and convenience store, and the construction of a new gas station, canopy and convenience store, and new signage on a 0.7- acre site in the C-S Service Commercial Zone located at 5154 Scotts Valley Drive.

 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville City Council will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation. Agenda items include:

4:00 pm – Closed Session

Oral Communications

Consent Agenda

  • First Amendment to Consultant Contract with Raimi & Associates, Inc. increasing amount by $74,998, for additional services for the Downtown Watsonville Specific Plan and Downtown Watsonville Specific Plan EIR for additional public outreach and engagement with the community.

6:30 pm – Public Hearings Ordinances and Appeals

  • Public Hearing to Consider Text Amendments to Title 14 (Zoning) of the Watsonville Municipal Code (WMC) Chapters 14-16 (District Regulations) and 14-53 (Cannabis Facilities) regarding the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, delivery and retail sales of cannabis and cannabis products

 

 

Other Organizations

The Animal Services Authority Board of Directors will meet Monday, June 8 at 11 am at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean St # 500A in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.


The Soquel Creek Water District Public Outreach Committee will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 10:30 am by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Central Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 2 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Administration and Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 3:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Soquel Creek Water District Water Resources Management and Infrastructure Committee will meet Tuesday, June 9 at 4:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, June 10 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for information and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, June 10 at 6:00 pm by remote teleconference. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.


The Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Board of Directors is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm at 13333 Middleton Avenue – Behind the fire station in Boulder Creek. Click HERE for information and instructions for public participation.


The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors will meet Thursday, June 11 at 5:00 pm by remote teleconference only. Click HERE for the agenda and instructions for public participation.

 

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