The Agenda: Housing project's environmental impacts, business fees, arcade museum and more

The Agenda: Housing project's environmental impacts, business fees, arcade museum and more

Michele Ellson

For the week of June 3, 2013

Zoning Administrator

The Zoning Administrator meets at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 in Room 360 on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The Zoning Administrator will consider a use permit that will allow AT&T to remove an existing light standard and a tree and to construct a 67-foot cell phone tower; an 11-foot-tall, 621-square-foot equipment enclosure; additional chain link fencing; and landscaping. Also on the agenda are a conditional use permit for outdoor seating at the Starbucks on Webster Street, permission to extend the operating hours of the Spice I Am restaurant on Park Street from 10 p.m. to midnight seven days a week and a use permit for a Park Street arcade game museum.

More information: An agenda and materials are available via the city’s website.

City Council

The City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The council will consider approving ongoing business improvement area fees for Park Street business district merchants and will review and comment on the Draft Plan Bay Area, a regional planning document that melds land use planning with transportation and environmental policies in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The council will also conduct a performance evaluation of City Manager John Russo, in an earlier closed-door session.

More information: An agenda and materials are available via the city’s website; the meeting will be televised live on Comcast cable channel 15, AT&T cable channel 99 and will also be webcast live on the city’s website.

Planning Board

The Planning Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will hold a scoping session for an environmental impact report for the Neptune Beach project, whose proponents wish to build 48 homes on a 3.89-acre site at the corner of Central and McKay avenues. The report will examine different development alternatives and their possible impacts on climate change, traffic, air, soils and more.

More information: An agenda and materials are available via the city’s website; the meeting will be televised live on Comcast cable channel 15, AT&T cable channel 99 and will also be webcast live on the city’s website.

Alameda Health Care District Board

The Alameda Health Care District Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 in the Dal Cielo Conference Room at Alameda Hospital, 2070 Clinton Avenue.

On the agenda: The board will consider an annual resolution to levy the parcel tax that supports Alameda Hospital and its programs and another to extend hospital managers' spending authority beyond the July 1 start of the 2013-2014 fiscal year in lieu of an approved budget. The board is also being asked to accept unaudited financials for April and an environment of care report that details safety and security at the hospital. The board will also review its progress on goals and objectives.

More information: An agenda and materials are posted on the hospital’s website; the meeting will be recorded and posted to the hospital’s website.

America’s Cup Ad Hoc Committee

The America’s Cup Ad Hoc Committee meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6 in Room 391 on the third floor of City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.

On the agenda: The committee will discuss a new community sailing center and review ideas for discussion at future meetings that would promote local America’s Cup activities.

More information: An agenda and materials are available via the city’s website.