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June 26, 2019
6:00 p.m.


              1.         ROLL CALL

Planning Commissioners: Eric Lane, Paul Tonelli, Joann Sockolov, Randy Lamb, Nancy Lerner
Staff: Jen Larson, Stephanie Davis, Jake Garcia


2.         PUBLIC COMMENTS (only for items, which are not on the agenda - limit of 3 minutes per person)


3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES May 22, 2019 Planning Commission Meeting.




a)   School Master Plan Update – 50 Valparaiso Avenue, Menlo School (APN 070-360-080) – Request for review of 2019 Annual Master Plan Update. Atherton Municipal Code Section 17.32.050.


Recommendation: Accept the report on the 2019 Annual Master Plan Update.


 b)  Heritage Tree Removal Permit– 168 Elena Avenue (APN 070-180-190) – Request for a Heritage Tree Removal Permit to allow the removal of one heritage deodar cedar tree. Atherton Municipal Code Section 8.10.


Recommendation: Approve the Heritage Tree Removal Certificate.


 c)   Conditional Use Permit– 190 Park Lane (APN 070-214-080) – Request for a Conditional Use Permit to allow production of the annual Menlo Charity Horse Show. Atherton Municipal Code Sections 17.12 and 17.36.


Recommendation: Approve the Conditional Use Permit.


 d)  Appeal to Construction Time Limit – 2 Adam Way (APN 059-311-140) – Request to appeal the decision of the Building Official to impose the construction time limit penalty. Section 15.40  and 17.06.


Recommendation: Deny the Appeal.




6.         STAFF REPORTS


7.         ADJOURN


If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision  becomes final. Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.


Copies of all staff reports and documents subject to disclosure that relate to each item of business referred to on the agenda are available for public inspection by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before each regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting at the Atherton Library, 2 Dinklespiel, Station Lane, and the Town Administrative Offices, 91 Ashfield Road, Atherton, CA 94027.


In compliance with SB 343, materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Town Administrative Offices, 91 Ashfield Road, during normal business hours.


Planning Commission decisions are appealable by any aggrieved person to the City Council within 10 days of the date of the decision.


Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (650) 752-0500. Notification of 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. (29 CRF 35.104 ADA Title II)