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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
February 26, 2020
6:00 p.m.
JENNINGS PAVILION
HOLBROOK-PALMER PARK

150 WATKINS AVENUE
    ATHERTON, CALIFORNIA


                                      REGULAR MEETING

1. ROLL CALL

Planning Commissioners: Eric Lane, Paul Tonelli, Randy Lamb, Nancy Lerner, Perry Narancic
Staff: Anthony Booher (Deputy Town Attorney) Stephanie B. Davis (Principal Planner), Jake Garcia (Assistant Planner), Sally Bentz-Dalton (Town Arborist)

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

3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES –  December 4, 2019 Planning Commission Meeting and January 22, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting.

4.         PUBLIC HEARINGS

a)   Heritage Tree Removal Permit– 48 Manzanita Road (APN 061-222-200) – Request for a Heritage Tree Removal Permit to allow for the removal of two (2) on-site Heritage oak trees. Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10.

Recommendation: Approve the Heritage Tree Removal Permit for the removal of one (1) heritage Oak tree (Tree #16) and Deny the Heritage Tree Removal Permit for the removal of (1) Heritage Oak tree (Tree #4)..

5.         NEW BUSINESS 
a. Overview of approved amendments to the Atherton Municipal Code Chapter 8.10. "Removal of Damage to Heritage Trees", including the Town's "Heritage Tree Preservation Standards and Specifications" document.

6.     COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

7.         STAFF REPORTS

8.         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)