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Staff Report.Study Session Minutes 040622 110 E. Main Street Los Gatos, CA 95030 ‚óŹ 408-354-6832 www.losgatosca.gov TOWN OF LOS GATOS COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT MEETING DATE: 04/19/2022 ITEM NO: 3 DRAFT Minutes of the Town Council, Planning Commission, and Housing Element Advisory Board Joint Study Session Special Meeting April 6, 2022 The Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos conducted a special meeting utilizing teleconference and electronic means consistent with Government Code Section 54953, as Amended by Assembly Bill 361, in response to the state of emergency relating to COVID-19 and enabling teleconferencing accommodations by suspending or waiving specified provisions in the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code § 54950 et seq.) and Town of Los Gatos Resolution 2021-044 Wednesday, April 5, 2022, to hold a Joint Study Session with the Planning Commission and Housing Element Advisory Board (HEAB) at 6:00 p.m. STUDY SESSION CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:03 P.M. ROLL CALL Present: Mayor Rob Rennie, Vice Mayor Maria Ristow, Council Member Mary Badame, Council Member Matthew Hudes, Council Member Marico Sayoc, Planning Commission Chair and HEAB Chair Melanie Hanssen, Planning Commission Vice Chair Jeffrey Barnett, Planning Commissioner and HEAB Vice Chair Kathryn Janoff, Planning Commissioner Kylie Clark, Planning Commissioner Steven Raspe, Planning Commissioner Emily Thomas (arrived 6:30 p.m.), HEAB Member Joseph Mannina, HEAB Member Steve Piasecki, HEAB Member Randi Chen, HEAB Member Adam Mayer, HEAB Member Rob Moore, and HEAB Member Ryan Rosenberg (arrived 6:25 p.m.) (all participating remotely). Absent: Planning Commissioner Reza Tavana, HEAB Member Todd Jarvis, and HEAB Member Susan Burnett. Panelists Present: Josh Selo, West Valley Community Services; Barbara Kautz, Goldfarb & Lipman; Chris Neale, The Core Companies; Andrea Osgood, Eden Housing; and Don Capobres, Harmonie Park Development (all participating remotely). Staff Present: Town Manager Laurel Prevetti, Interim Town Attorney Robert Schultz, Director of Community Development Joel Paulson, and Town Clerk Shelley Neis (all participating remotely). VERBAL COMMUNICATIONS Ali Miano - Commented in support of affordable housing. PAGE 2 OF 2 SUBJECT: Draft Minutes of the Town Council, Planning Commission, and Housing Element Advisory Board Joint Study Session Special Meeting of April 6, 2022 DATE: April 6, 2022 S:\COUNCIL REPORTS\2022\04-19-22\03 Minutes SS\Staff Report.Study Session Minutes 040622.docx 4/14/2022 11:32 AM STUDY SESSION 1. Nuts and Bolts of Affordable Housing Laurel Prevetti, Town Manager, thanked Community Development Director Paulson and residents David Weissman, Jak Van Nada, Rick Van Housen, Lee Fagot, and Phil Koen for assisting in coordinating the study session and introduced the panelists. The panelists answered questions that were provided in advance by residents. The Council, Commissioners, and Board Members discussed the matter. STUDY SESSION ADJOURNED Study Session adjourned at 8:15 p.m. _____________________________________ Shelley Neis, Town Clerk