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September 18, 2008

September 18, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Notice of Meeting

&

Calendar

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, September 18, 2008

1:30 PM

Regular Meeting

President: Christina R. Olague

Vice-President: Ron Miguel

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; William L. Lee; Kathrin Moore;

Hisashi Sugaya

Commission Secretary: Linda D. Avery

Commission Calendars are available on the Internet at http://www.sfgov.org/planning
or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6422.

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THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT
1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH FLOOR RECEPTION

Commission Meeting Procedures

Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department reception counter at 1650 Mission Street, 4th floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing. Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to: Planning Commission, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103-2414. Comments received by 11:00 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing. Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution. For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies. When sending e-mail correspondence to Commissioners, please copy the Commission Secretary at: linda.avery@sfgov.org

Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional-use authorization, or any permit, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.

Commission action on conditional-uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days. Call (415) 554-5184 for more information. Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 575-6880 for more information. Zoning Administrator action on a variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.

The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM. If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing. Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

Cell Phone and/or Sound-Producing Electronic Devices Usage at Hearings

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisors amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision: The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6407.

San FranciscoLobbyist Ordinance

Attention: Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action my be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code Section 21.00-2.160] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 3900, San Francisco, CA 94102; telephone (415) 581-2300; fax (415) 581-2317; and web site http//www.sfgov.org/ethics.

Accessible Meeting Policy

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, fourth floor, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets. Accessible curbside parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street. Accessible MUNI lines serving City Hall are the 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line. Accessible MUNI Metro lines are the J, K, L, M, and N. For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142. Requests for American sign language interpreters, sound enhancement systems and/or language translators will be available upon request by contacting Lulu Hwang at (415) 558-6318 at least 48 hours prior to a hearing. A sound enhancement system will be available upon request at the meetings. Please contact Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at 557-5533 (TDD) or 557-5534 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. A person who is deaf or hearing impaired may gain meeting information prior to the meeting by calling 557-4433 (TDD) or 557-4434 (Voice). In addition, the California Relay Service can be used by individuals with hearing and speech impairments by calling 1-800-735-2929 (TDD) or 1-800-735-2922 (Voice). Minutes of the meetings are available in alternative formats. If you require the use of a reader during the meeting, please contact the Library for the Blind and Print Handicapped at 292-2022 at least 48 hours in advance of need. Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available at meetings. Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility. In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical-based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

Know Your Rights Under the Sunshine Ordinance

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Adele Destro, Interim Administrator, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 409, by phone at (415) 554-7724, by fax at (415) 554-7854 or by E-mail at sotf@sfgov.org.

Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Library and on the City's website at www.sfgov.org/bdsupvrs/sunshine..

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Consent or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Executive Summary

2) Planning Department Case Report

3) Draft Motion or Resolution with Findings and/or Conditions

4) Public Correspondence

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1650 Mission St., 4th floor reception.

1:30 PM _________

ROLL CALL:

President: Christina R. Olague

Vice-President: Ron Miguel

Commissioners: Michael J. Antonini; Gwyneth Borden; William L. Lee; Kathrin Moore; Hisashi Sugaya

  • CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

The Commission will consider a request for continuance to a later date. The Commission may choose to continue the item to the date proposed below, to continue the item to another date, or to hear the item on this calendar.

1. 2008.0782T (T. SULLIVAN-LENANE: (415) 558-6257)

Amendments relating to Planning Code Sections 725.1 and 725.42 of the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District [Board File No. 08-0872] - Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Alioto-Pier amending Planning Code Sections 725.1 and 725.42 of the Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District to provide for a limited number of new full-service restaurant and liquor licenses that satisfy specific requirements and obtain conditional use authorization, making environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Proposed for Continuance to September 25, 2008)

2. 2008.0980T (A. RODGERS: (415) 558-6396)

Providing for a Five FOOt Special Height Exception for Active Ground Floor Uses in Neighborhood Commercial Districts Board File No. 081100 - This Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Sandoval would Section 263.20 to provide for a special height exception for ground floor uses in the Neighborhood Commercial Districts; amending Sections 703.1, 710.1, 711.1, 712.1, 713.1, 714.1, 715.1, 716.1, 717.1, 718.1, 719.1, 720.1, 721.1, 722.1, 723.1, 724.1, 725.1, 726.1, 727.1, 728.1, 729.1, 731.1, 731.1, 732.1, to refer to this special height exception; adopting findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the priority policies of Planning Code Section 101.1 and the General Plan.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

(Proposed for continuance to October 2, 2008)

3a. 2006.0826CV (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

1946 Polk Street - southeast corner at Pacific Avenue, Lot 024 of Assessor's Block 0596 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization to allow development on a lot exceeding 10,000 square feet, to reduce parking requirements, and to grant an exception to bulk requirements. The proposed project is to demolish an existing 1.5-story retail building and surface parking lot and construct a new 6-story mixed-use building containing approximately 39 dwelling units, approximately 38 parking spaces, and approximately 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The project site is located within the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(Proposed for Continuance to October 2, 2008)

3b. 2006.0826CV (K. GUY: (415) 558-6163)

1946 Polk Street - southeast corner at Pacific Avenue, Lot 024 of Assessor's Block 0596 - Request for a Modification of Rear Yard Requirements within a Neighborhood Commercial District. The proposed project is to demolish an existing 1.5-story retail building and surface parking lot and construct a new 6-story mixed-use building containing approximately 39 dwelling units, approximately 38 parking spaces, and approximately 2,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The project site is located within the Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District, and a 65-A Height and Bulk District. The Zoning Administrator will consider the request for modification of rear yard requirements concurrently with the Planning Commission's consideration of the conditional use authorization at this same hearing.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 2, 2008)

4. 2007.1380D (A. STARR: (415) 558-6362)

3512 CLAY STREET - north side between Locust and Laurel Streets, Lot 005 in Assessor's Block 0995 - Staff-Initiated Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.05.24.2211 proposing to add a basement garage by removing a portion of the rounded bay on the left side of the front façade and excavating an area of the front setback of the existing three-story, single-family residence in an RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and Deny the Project.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 2, 2008)

5. 2005.0142E (B. Bollinger: (415) 575-9024)

733 27th Avenue - The proposed project is located at 733 27th Avenue (Assessor's Block 1617, Lot 003) in the Outer Richmond neighborhood. Appeal of a Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration. The existing two-story building is approximately 1,848 square feet in size, 23'-9 in height, and has one off-street parking space. The proposed project would construct a horizontal addition that would extend the existing building about six feet to the north property line and 18 feet west into the rear yard and a vertical addition that would add a third floor to the existing building. The proposed horizontal and vertical additions would add approximately 2,850 square feet to the existing 1,848-square-foot building and would remain a two-unit residence. The proposed building would be a three-story, approximately 4,698-square-foot building with two off-street parking. The project site is within an RH-2 (Residential House, Two-Family) zoning district and within a 40-X height and bulk district.

Preliminary Recommendation: Uphold Preliminary Mitigated Negative Declaration

(Continued from Regular Meeting of June 5, 2008)

(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

6a. 2007.1399D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

3157 STEINER STREET - west side between Greenwich and Filbert Streets, Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 0514 - Mandatory Discretionary Review, pursuant to Planning Code Section 317, of Building Permit Application No. 2007.05.25.2336 proposing the de facto demolition of a two-story, single-family residence and new construction of a three-story, two-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve

(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

6b. 2008.0716D (G. CABREROS: (415) 558-6169)

3157 STEINER STREET - west side between Greenwich and Filbert Streets, Lot 002 in Assessor's Block 0514 - Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.05.25.2336 proposing the de facto demolition of a two-story, single-family residence and new construction of three-story, two-unit building in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve.

(Proposed for Continuance to October 16, 2008)

B. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT – 15 MINUTES

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

C. REGULAR CALENDAR

7. 2008.0910U (A. RODGERS: (415) 558-6396)

Requiring Air Quality Assessment and Ventilation for Certain Urban Infill Residential Developments Board File No. 080934 - This Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Ammiano would amend the San Francisco Health Code by adding a new Article 38 to require air quality assessment and ventilation for certain urban infill residential developments within the  Potential Roadway Exposure Zone as determined by the Director of Public Health; amending the San Francisco Building Code by adding a third paragraph to Section 1203.5 and amending the San Francisco Mechanical Code by adding new Section 419 to require special ventilation systems for certain urban infill residential developments; making environmental findings; adopting findings of local conditions pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 17958.7, and directing the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors to forward this Ordinance to the California Building Standards Commission.

Preliminary Recommendation: Pending.

8. 2008.0781T (T. SULLIVAN-LENANE: (415) 558-6257)

Amendments to Planning Code by amending Section 722: North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District [Board File No. 08-0696] - Ordinance introduced by Supervisor Peskin amending the San Francisco Planning Code by adding new Section 780.3, to create the North Beach Special Use District; amending Section 7 81.6, to include Limited Financial Services and Business or Professional Services in the North Beach Financial Subdistrict; amending Section 722.1 and the Zoning Control Table in Section 722 to reflect the new controls for the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District, including limiting the establishment of new bars and restaurants in the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District in locations occupied by basic neighborhood sales or services, and allowing restaurants to obtain liquor licenses if they operate as bona-fide eating places; adding new Section 790.93, to create the new zoning category of Specialty Food, Self-Service; adding new Section 790.142, to create a new definition of Bona Fide Eating Place; amending Section 790.102 to allow general grocery stores to occupy less that 5,000 gross square feet, to modify the definition of specialty grocery stores, and to clarify that off-sale beer, wine and liquor sales are allowed within accessory limits in general and specialty grocery stores; amending Sections 790.34, 790.55, 790.90, 790.91, 312. 303, 218.2, 703.2, 803.2, 803.3, 121.2, and 186.1, to reflect the changes created by the new Sections 790.93, 790.102, and 790.142, and to make conforming amendments; amending Sections 710.1, 711.1, 712.1, 713.1, 714.1, 715.1, 716.1, 717.1, 718.1, 719.1, 720.1, 721.1, 722.1, 723.1, 724.1, 725.1, 726.1, 727.1, 728.1, 729.1, 730.1, 731.1, 732.1, 733.1, to refer to new Section 790.93; and adopting findings, including environmental findings, Section 302 findings, and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval.

9. 2007.1426C (S. Young: (415) 558-6346)

1800 HAIGHT STREET - northwest corner of Haight and Shrader Streets; Lot 004 in Assessor's Block 1228 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Sections 719.56 and 303 of the Planning Code to legalize the establishment of a public parking facility (dba Haight Street Parking Lot) on an approximately 79.5 feet by 100 feet vacant portion of the subject lot, the remainder of which is occupied by a one-story medical and commercial building. The proposal will provide up to 20 parking spaces during the hours of operation of 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; of which, 10 parking spaces will be designated for use if needed by the medical clinic (dba RAI Care Center) and retail store (dba Skates on Haight) on the subject lot between the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Vehicular access to the parking lot currently is from Shrader Street. The subject property is within the Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District, the Haight Street Alcohol Restricted Use Subdistrict, and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 11, 2008)

10. 2008.0793C (S. Young: (415) 558-6346)

6901 GEARY BOULEVARD - - southwest corner of Geary Boulevard and 33rd Avenue; Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 1511 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Sections 710.44, 710.27, 703.4, 303(c), and 303(i) of the Planning Code to legalize the establishment of a  formula retail use that is also a  small-self service restaurant (dba Q Café, which is operating as a  Quickly' Asian fusion style café franchise) within an NC-1 (Neighborhood Commercial Cluster) Zoning District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The proposal will not involve tenant improvements to the existing commercial space or an expansion of the existing building envelope.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

11. 2008.0783TZ (E. Watty: (415) 558-6620)

4550 MISSION STREET- southwest corner at Harrington Street, Lot 001 in Assessor's Block 3148 [Board File No. 080883] - On June 24, 2008, Supervisor Sandoval introduced an Ordinance creating the Mission-Harrington Special Use District for the Subject Property. The Planning Commission will consider a Planning Code Text Amendment that would establish the Mission-Harrington Special Use District (SUD) under new Section 780.3 and by amending the Table at Section 712 to refer to this new Special Use District pursuant to Planning Code Sections 302 and 306.3. The Planning Commission will also consider Planning Code Map Amendments pursuant to Planning Code Section 302 and 306.3 that would include: (1) rezoning Block 3148 / Lot 001 from NC-3 to the Mission-Harrington SUD; (2) designating the entire site described above with the new Mission-Harrington SUD and rezoning the entire site from a 40-X Height and Bulk District to a 56-X Height and Bulk District, on Planning Code Map Sheets ZN11, SU11 and HT11, respectively. The proposed Ordinance is before the Commission so that it may recommend adoption, rejection, or adoption with modifications to the Board of Supervisors, and adopt findings, including environmental findings and findings of consistency with the General Plan and the Priority Policies of Planning Code Section 101.1. This item also includes an informational presentation to allow for discussion of the proposed development on this site. The tentative plans include a project that would be Code-complying under the Mission-Harrington Special Use District, being 5 stories in height with 20 market-rate units and 4 affordable units, while providing no off-street parking for the commercial space that exceeds 5,000 square feet.

Preliminary Recommendation: Recommend adoption to the Board of Supervisors.

12. 2007.0427E (J. DEAN; (415) 575-9028)

SAN JOAQUIN REGIONAL WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Informational Presentation and Public Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) proposes the San Joaquin Regional Water Quality Improvement Project to improve water disinfection capabilities at the SFPUC's Tesla Portal site and the Thomas Shaft site, both within unincorporated San Joaquin County. The Tesla Portal site is located about 7.5 miles south of the City of Tracy, at the western terminus of West Vernalis Road. The Thomas Shaft site is located about 7 miles southwest of the City of Tracy, near the end of Thomas Shaft Road approximately 1.5 miles south from its intersection with Corral Hollow Road. At the Tesla Portal site, the Tesla Treatment Facility is proposed, which entails replacement of the existing Tesla Portal Hypochlorite Station with a new Chemical Process Building and Office/Control Building, and the construction of an ultraviolet (UV) facility, which would disinfect water using a series of UV light arrays. At the Thomas Shaft site, the Lawrence Livermore Water Quality Improvements would upgrade the existing water treatment facility with a UV system. Both facilities are proposed to meet disinfection requirements of the Surface Water Treatment Rule and the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule. An additional public hearing will be held in the project vicinity on September 16, 2008. The SFPUC will provide information to the Planning Commission about the proposed project and the Draft Environmental Impact Report.

Written comments will be accepted at the Planning Department's offices until the close of business on October 8, 2008.

Preliminary Recommendation: No Action Required

6:30P.M.

**Item 13, Western SOMA Community Plan, is a special call item that will be called at 6:30 p.m. If items listed prior to 6:30 p.m. have not been called by 6:30 p.m., they may be considered after item 13.**

13. 2008.0877EMTZ (P. LORD: (415) 558-6311)

Western SoMa Community Plan - Building a Complete Neighborhood, Draft for Citizens Review- Consideration of a Draft Resolution Regarding the Western SoMa Community Plan– Draft for Citizens Review (August 14, 2008) for the Western SoMa SUD; recognizing the tremendous three-year efforts of the Citizen's Task Force; and authorizing department staff to undertake environmental review and to review and refine the Draft Plan.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 14, 2008)

14a. 2007.0667VDDD (T. FRYE: (415) 575-6822)

1408 SHOTWELL STREET - west side of Shotwell between Mirabel and Montezuma Streets, Assessor's Block 5519; Lot 002 - Request of Discretionary Review, both for BPA # 2007.03.14.6222 to construct a vertical addition, including a new rear roof deck, on a single-family home within an RH-1 (Residential, Single-Family) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk District and within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Do not take Discretionary Review and approve the project as proposed.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 11, 2008)

14b. 2007.0667VDDD (T. FRYE: (415) 575-6822)

1408 SHOTWELL STREET - west side of Shotwell between Mirabel and Montezuma Streets, Assessor's Block 5519; Lot 002.- Request for Variance pursuant to Section 242 of the Planning Code from off-street parking, mass reduction, and rear yard requirements to construct a vertical addition, including a new rear roof deck on a single-family home within an RH-1 (Residential, Single-Family) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk District and within the Bernal Heights Special Use District.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of September 11, 2008)

15. 2007.0468DD (T. WANG: (415) 558-6335)

497 VALLEY STREET - on the southeast corner of Valley and Castro Streets; Lot 030 in Assessor's Block 6621 - Requests for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 2007.01.10.1441, proposing to construct a new three-story over basement, single-family dwelling in an RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Take Discretionary Review and approve the project with modifications.

D. COMMISSIONERS' QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

16. Commission Comments/Questions

  • Inquiries/Announcements. Without discussion, at this time Commissioners may make announcements or inquiries of staff regarding various matters of interest to the Commissioner(s).
  • Future Meetings/Agendas. At this time, the Commission may discuss and take action to set the date of a Special Meeting and/or determine those items that could be placed on the agenda of the next meeting and other future meetings of the Planning Commission.

E. DIRECTOR'S REPORT

17. Director's Announcements

18. Review of Past Week's Events at the Board of Supervisors and Board of Appeals

F. PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception. When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar. Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

The Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment. In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

(1) responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

  1. directing staff to place the item on a future agenda. (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

Adjournment:

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