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CITY OF ATASCADERO
PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
 
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Regular Meeting 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 – 7:00 P.M. 

 
City Hall
Council Chambers
6907 El Camino Real
Atascadero, California
 
CALL TO ORDER

 Pledge of Allegiance 
 
 Roll Call: 
Chairperson Fonzi
Vice Chairperson Jack
Commissioner O’Keefe
Commissioner Moreno
Commissioner O’Grady
Commissioner Marks
Commissioner Heatherington
 
Chairperson will read the decorum guidelines 
 
 APPROVAL OF AGENDA 
 
 
 PUBLIC COMMENT
 
(This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons wishing to address the Commission on any matter not
on this agenda and over which the Commission has jurisdiction.  Speakers are limited to three minutes. 
Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation.  The Commission may
take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.)
 
 
PLANNING COMMISSION BUSINESS
 
A. COMMISSIONER HANDBOOKS
Marcia Torgerson, City Clerk, will give a presentation on Commissioner Handbooks. 
 
 DISCLOSURE OF EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS:
Prior to a project hearing Planning Commission Members must disclose any communications they have had on any quasi-judicial agenda items.  This includes, but is not limited to, Tentative Subdivision Maps, Parcel Maps, Variances, Conditional Use Permits, and Planned Development Permits.  This does not disqualify the Planning
Commission Member from participating and voting on the matter, but gives the public and applicant an opportunity to comment on the ex parte communication. 
 
 
CONSENT CALENDAR

(All items on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and non-controversial by City Staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the Commission or public wishes to comment or ask questions.)
 
1.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING ON MAY 6, 2008. 
 Motion and Vote
 
2.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING ON JUNE 3, 2008. 
 Motion and Vote 
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
(For each of the following items, the public will be given an opportunity to speak. After a staff report, the Chair will open the public
hearing and invite the applicant or applicant’s representative to make any comments.  Members of the public will be invited to provide
testimony to the Commission following the applicant.  Speakers should state their name and address for the record and can address the
Commission for five minutes.  After all public comments have been received, the public hearing will be closed, and the Commission
will discuss the item and take appropriate action(s).)

 
3.  PLN 2006-1146, CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR 6575 SYCAMORE AVE.
 Motion and Vote 
 
Owner / Applicant:
Atascadero Mutual Water Company, John B. Neil, General Manager   
5005 El Camino Real,  Atascadero, CA 93422   Phone: 466-2428
Project Title:  PLN 2006-1146 / CUP 2006-0193
Project Location:
6575 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, CA 93422
 APN 028-111-003 (San Luis Obispo County)
Project Description: 
The proposed project consists of an expansion of the Water Company production and
distribution support facilities.  Two new metal buildings, the construction of a new 12,000
square-foot, single-story administration office for Water Company management, and a
new 80-foot tall radio mast are proposed.  The project is located on a 10-acre site on
Sycamore Road, near Atascadero Creek and the Salinas River.  No construction is
proposed within the Creek or the River.  The project proposal consists of the removal of
nine (9) native trees with a total diameter of forty-eight (48) inches.  All trees proposed for
removal are less than nine inches DBH.
General Plan Designation:  Industrial (I) 
Zoning District:  Industrial (I) and Industrial Park (IP)
Proposed Environmental Determination:
Based on the initial study prepared for the project, a Mitigated Negative Declaration is
proposed.  The proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration is available for public review at 6907
El Camino Real, Community Development Department, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday. 
 
 
 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF REPORTS 
 
 
 
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS AND REPORTS 
 
 
 
 DIRECTOR’S REPORT
 
 
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission will be on August 5, 2008 at City Hall,
Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero.  
 
Please note: Should anyone challenge in court any proposed development entitlement listed
on this Agenda, that person may be limited to raising those issues addressed at the public
hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning
Commission at, or prior to this public hearing.
 
 
City of Atascadero
WELCOME TO THE ATASCADERO PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
 
The Planning Commission meets in regular session on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00
p.m., at City Hall, Council Chambers, 6907 El Camino Real, Atascadero. Matters are considered by the
Commission in the order of the printed Agenda.
 
Copies of the staff reports or other documentation relating to each item of business referred to on the
Agenda are on file in the office of the Community Development Department and are available for public
inspection during City Hall Annex business hours at the Community Development counter and on our
website, www.atascadero.org.  An agenda packet is also available for public review at the Atascadero
Library, 6850 Morro Road.  All documents submitted by the public during Commission meetings that are
either read into the record or referred to in their statement will be noted in the minutes and available for
review in the Community Development Department.
 
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in
a City meeting or other services offered by this City, please contact the City Manager’s Office, (805)
461-5000, or the City Clerk’s Office, (805) 461-5000.  Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or
time when services are needed will assist the City staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be
made to provide accessibility to the meeting or service.
 
TO SPEAK ON AGENDA ITEMS
 
Members of the audience may speak on any item on the agenda.  The Chairperson will identify the
subject, staff will give their report, and the Commission will ask questions of staff.  The Chairperson will
announce when the public comment period is open and will request anyone interested to address the
Commission regarding the matter being considered to step up to the podium.  If you wish to speak for,
against, or comment in any way:
• You must approach the podium and be recognized by the Chairperson
• Give your name and address (not required)
• Make your statement
• All comments should be made to the Chairperson and Commission
• All comments limited to 3 minutes (unless changed by the Commission)
• No one may speak for a second time until everyone wishing to speak has had an opportunity
to do so, and no one may speak more than twice on any item.
 
If you wish to use a computer presentation to support your comments, you must notify the Community
Development Department at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.  Access to hook up your laptop to the
City's projector will be provided.  You are required to submit to the Recording Secretary a printed copy
of your presentation for the record.  Please check in with the Chairperson before the meeting begins to
announce your presence and turn in the printed copy.   
 
The Chairperson will announce when the public comment period is closed, and thereafter, no further
public comments will be heard by the Council.
 
TO SPEAK ON SUBJECTS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA
 
Under Agenda item, “PUBLIC HEARINGS”, the Chairperson will call for anyone from the audience having
business with the Commission to:
• Please approach the podium and be recognized
• Give your name and address (not required)
• State the nature of your business
This is the time items not on the Agenda may be brought to the Commission’s attention.  A maximum of
30 minutes will be allowed for Community Forum (unless changed by the Commission).
 
 

 

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Staff Reports / Attachments
1 - Draft Minutes of 5-6-08   177.8 kb.Download
  1 - Draft Minutes of 5-6-08
2 - Draft Minutes of 6-3-08   156.83 kb.Download
  2 - Draft Minutes of 6-3-08
3 - PLN 2006-1146, 6575 Sycamore   4.88 mb.Download
  3 - PLN 2006-1146, 6575 Sycamore (AMWC)