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.~pWN OR <br />_~ ":.~I <br />!pS GASpS COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />MEETING DATE: 08/18/10 <br />ITEM NO: <br />DATE: August 17, 2010 <br />T0: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER <br />~'~- <br />SUBJECT: DRAFT LOS GATOS 2020 GENERAL PLAN AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL <br />IMPACT REPORT ON THE 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 Environmental hnpact Report. <br />3. Open and hold the public hearing and receive public testimony on the Draft 2020 General <br />Plan and Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). <br />4. Close the public hearing. <br />5. Continue the Draft 2020 General Plan and FEIR to the September 20, 2010, Town Council <br />meeting for final consideration and adoption and certification. <br />BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY: <br />On August 2 and 16, 2010, the Town Council conducted a thorough review of four of the six <br />Draft General Plan Elements that contain the changes resulting from inclusion of Goals, Policies, <br />and Actions relative to the four Focus Areas (Youth Needs; Senior Needs; Enviromment and <br />Sustainability; and Open Space, Parks, and Recreation). These elements included Land Use; <br />Comrmuuty Design; Transportation; and Open Space, Parlcs u1d Recreation. The Council also <br />reviewed the list of modified Goals, Policies and Actions from the August 2, 2010, Council <br />meeting (Attaclunenf 12 to the August 16, 2010, staff repm-t) and list of Goals, Policies atld <br />Actions proposed to be deleted (Attachment 13 to the August 16, 2010, staff report). <br />The two remaining Focus Area elements the Council has not reviewed are Environment and <br />Sustainability and Human Services. These Elements as well as the three Non-Focus Area <br />PREPARED BY: (}) ~ ndie R. Rooney, Director of Comm\mity Development <br />Reviewed by: ~`~Assistaut Town Manager II T wn Attorney <br />Clerk Adrninistrator Finance Colmnunity Development <br />N:\nEV\CNCLRPTS\2010\2020GeneralPlan August 1S.doc <br />Reformatted: 5/30/02 <br />