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Staff Report PREPARED BY: JENNIFER ARMER Associate Planner Reviewed by: Town Manager, Town Attorney, Community Development Department Director, and Finance Director 110 E. Main Street Los Gatos, CA 95030 ‚óŹ 408-354-6832 www.losgatosca.gov TOWN OF LOS GATOS COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT MEETING DATE: 09/05/2017 ITEM NO: 3 DATE: AUGUST 3, 2017 TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL FROM: LAUREL PREVETTI, TOWN MANAGER SUBJECT: ANNEXATION APPLICATION AN17-002. PROJECT LOCATION: 15215 SHANNON ROAD. PROPERTY OWNER/APPLICANT: FRED SAHADI. ADOPT A RESOLUTION MAKING DETERMINATIONS AND APPROVING THE REORGANIZATION OF TERRITORY DESIGNATED AS SHANNON ROAD NO. 28, APPROXIMATELY 12.95 ACRES ON PROPERTY PRE-ZONED HR-2½:PD. APN 537-25-002. RECOMMENDATION: Adopt a resolution (Attachment 2) making determinations and approving the reorganization of territory designated as Shannon Road No. 28, approximately 12.95 acres, located at 15215 Shannon Road (APN 537-25-002). BACKGROUND: The Town has an agreement with Santa Clara County that requires annexation of any property located within the Town's Urban Service Area boundary that is either contiguous to a Town boundary or within 300 feet of a Town maintained roadway if a use is proposed to intensify. The subject property is contiguous to a Town boundary. A nnexation has been requested in conjunction with a proposal to subdivide the property into five parcels. The total annexation area (12.95 acres) includes no County street right-of-way. Section 56757 of the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 gives cities in Santa Clara County the authority to annex territory without application to and hearing by the Santa Clara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO). The Town is required to hold a protest proceeding even if the area proposed for annexation is uninhabited and all property owners have consented to the annexation. This annexation was PAGE 2 OF 2 SUBJECT: SHANNON ROAD NO. 28/AN17-002 AUGUST 3, 2017 S:\COUNCIL REPORTS\2017\09-05-17\Shannon Road No. 28\Staff Report - 15215 Shannon Rd. Final.docx 8/30/2017 4:11 PM BACKGROUND (Continued): introduced at the August 1, 2017 Town Council meeting and the protest proceedings are set for September 5, 2017. DISCUSSION: The Town has received a petition requesting annexation to the Town of Los Gatos from Fred Sahadi, owner of the property at 15215 Shannon Road. The property is located north of Shannon Road in an unincorporated County pocket. The property is in the Town's Urban Service Area, is contiguous to the Town boundary, and is pre-zoned HR-2½:PD (Hillside Residential, Planned Development). Annexation would allow Town services to be extended to the property and reduce an existing County pocket. Since this is an 100 percent consent, uninhabited annexation (less than twelve registered voters), a public hearing is not required. Required notice of the annexation was provided to Santa Clara County Planning and the County Library Service Area. FISCAL IMPACT: Once the annexation is certified by the State Board of Equalization, the Town will receive 9.6 percent of the property taxes. COORDINATION: The preparation of this report was coordinated with the Santa Clara County Library District, LAFCO, County of Santa Clara County Assessor, County of Santa Clara County Surveyor, and the Santa Clara County Planning Division. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT: This is a project as defined under CEQA, but is Categorically Exempt under Section 15061(b)(3). A Notice of Exemption will not be filed. Attachments: 1. Location Map 2. Resolution (including Exhibits A and B) Distribution: Fred Sahadi, 15215 Shannon Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032