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1pW N OF <br />~'1••' s COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />~S GASp <br />DATE: August 10, 2010 <br />MEETING DATE: 08/16/10 <br />ITEM NO: ~-g <br />T0: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGE <br />SUB7ECT: DRAFT LOS GATOS 2020 GENERAL PLAN AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL <br />IMPACT REPORT ON TI-IE DRAFT LOS GATOS 2020 GENERAL PLAN <br />UPDATE <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />1. Complete review of the Draft 2020 General Plan. <br />2. Review the attached Draft Resolution, which contains the Findings of Facts and Statement of <br />Overriding Considerations related to the Enviromnental Impact Report. <br />3. Open and hold the public hearing and receive public testimony on the Draft: 2020 General <br />Plan and Environmental Impact Report. <br />4. Close the public hearing. <br />5. Continue the item to the August 18, 2010, Town Council meeting if necessary, or if review is <br />concluded, adopt the Draft 2020 General Plan and Certify the Final Enviromnental Impact <br />Report on the 2020 General Plan <br />BACKGROUND: <br />On August 2, 2010, the Town Council conducted a thorough review of three of the six Draft <br />General Plan Elements that contain the changes to the General Plan associated with inclusion of <br />Goals, Policies, and Actions relative to the four Focus Areas (Youth Needs; Senior Needs; <br />Environment and Sustainability; and Open Space, Parks, and Recreation). These elements <br />included Land Use, Community Design, and Transportation. The tluee remaining Focus Area <br />elements the Council has not reviewed are Open Space, Parlcs, and Recreation; Enviromnent and <br />Sustainability; and Human Services. These three elements will comprise the focus of the August <br />16, 2010, Town Council General Plan review. <br />PREPARED BY: v W~endie R. Rooney, Director~Conunmlity Development <br />Reviewed by: Assistant Town Manager <br />Clerk Administrator Finance <br />N:\DEV\CNCLRPT512010\2020GeneratPlan Augustlb.dac <br />"~P "own Attorney <br />Community Development <br />Reformatted: 5/30/02 <br />