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File #: 18-0798   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 11/13/2018
Title: Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Ordering the Vacation of a Portion of Carl Road Westerly of Borregas Avenue
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. 18-0798 Staff Presentation to Council
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Ordering the Vacation of a Portion of Carl Road Westerly of Borregas Avenue

Report
BACKGROUND
On October 16 2018, Council approved the Resolution Declaring its Intention to Vacate a Portion of Carl Road Westerly of Borregas Avenue and set the Public Hearing date for November 13, 2018 (RTC No. 18-0707).

In August 2016, City Council adopted a Master Plan for the Sunnyvale Clean Water Program (SCWP) to guide improvements to the Water Pollution Control Plant (Plant) facilities and operations over the next 30 or more years. The Master Plan was developed to address several challenges facing the Plant today and into the future, as well as to support City policies. These challenges include: aging infrastructure; changes in regulatory requirements; and increases in population and flow to the plant. The Master Plan identifies capital improvement projects, estimates costs, and recommends implementation approaches to achieve the planning objectives. The City has adopted a final program environmental impact report (PEIR) for the Master Plan in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the CEQA Guidelines.

On February 27, 2018, Council adopted a resolution ordering the vacation of a portion of Borregas Avenue northerly of Carl Road and a portion of Crossman Avenue northerly of Caribbean Drive, and Reserving Public Utility Easements Therein; and authorized the City Clerk to record a certified copy of the Resolution to the Santa Clara County Recorder's office. The decision was made at that time to stay the vote on vacating a portion of Carl Road westerly of Borregas Avenue.

The vacation of the portion of Carl Road Westerly of Borregas Avenue is associated with the Caribbean Drive Parking and Trail Access Enhancements Project, which is one of the first projects in the implementation of the SCWP. At present, the public uses Carl Road, which fronts the Plant, to access the San Fran...

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