ROLL CALL -
Lempres, Lewis, Wiest, Vice Mayor DeGolia, Mayor Widmer
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
- Lead by John Flaherty, Retired Marine Corps
– For items on the agenda.STUDY SESSION AGENDA 1. RECIEVE A REPORT AND PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON POTENTIAL IMPROVEMENTS TO EL CAMINO REAL AND THE GRAND BOULEVARD GREENWAY CONCEPTReport:
Public Works Director, Robert Ovadia Recommendation:
Receive report regarding El Camino Real and provide feedback on potential improvements and implementation of the Grand Boulevard Greenway along El Camino Real in Atherton. Description: This item presents information regarding El Camino Real within the Town of Atherton for Council discussion and feedback on potential future improvements that could better accommodate active transportation modes including bicycle and pedestrian facilities as well as its designation in the Towns bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan as the Grand Boulevard Greenway.
2. DISCUSSION ON AMENDMENTS TO ATHERTON MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 8.10 “REMOVAL OF AND DAMAGE TO HERITAGE TREES”, INCLUDING AMENDING THE TREE PRESERVATION GUIDELINES, STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONSReport:
Stephanie B. Davis, Senior Planner and Sally Bentz-Dalton, Town Arborist Recommendation:
It is recommended that the City Council receive a report from staff on amendments to the Town’s Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 “Removal of and Damage to Heritage Trees”, including amendments to the Town’s Tree Preservation Guidelines, Standards, and Specifications and provide direction to staff. Description: This item will involve a follow up discussion from the 3/20/19 City Council Meeting and appointed Ad-Hoc Subcommittee's comments of the Town’s Heritage Tree Ordinance, Tree Protection Zones, and the various penalties associated with damage and removal of heritage trees. The Council will discuss tree preservation guidelines and standards and provide direction to staff on how to amend the Town’s ordinance. ADJOURN
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
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 City Council meeting.
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