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File #: 18-0725   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2018
Title: REQUEST FOR CONTINUANCE TO FEBRUARY 26, 2019. Consideration of Useable Open Space in Required Front Yards: Introduce an Ordinance to Amend Section 19.37.100 (Usable Open Space Design Requirements) of Chapter 19.37 (Landscaping, Irrigation and Useable Open Space) of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, and Find that the Action is Exempt from CEQA Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). (Study Issue)
Related files: 19-0152
REPORT TO CITY COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
REQUEST FOR CONTINUANCE TO FEBRUARY 26, 2019.
Consideration of Useable Open Space in Required Front Yards: Introduce an Ordinance to Amend Section 19.37.100 (Usable Open Space Design Requirements) of Chapter 19.37 (Landscaping, Irrigation and Useable Open Space) of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, and Find that the Action is Exempt from CEQA Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3). (Study Issue)

Report
BACKGROUND
This item was scheduled and advertised for a public hearing for the City Council meeting of December 4, 2018. Staff is requesting a continuance to the February 26, 2019 City Council meeting to allow additional time to complete the study issue. The Planning Commission hearing was continued from November 12, 2018 to January 14, 2019.To avoid the need to republish the public hearing notice for the City Council hearing (and to avoid incurring additional costs), staff recommends that the City Council open the Public Hearing and continue this item to the City Council meeting of February 26, 2019.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Public contact regarding this item was made through the following ways:
1. Posting the Agenda for Planning Commission on the City's official notice bulletin board outside City Hall and by making the agenda and report available at the Sunnyvale Public Library and on the City's website;
2. Publication in the Sun newspaper, at least 10 days prior to the hearing;
3. E-mail notification of the hearing dates sent to all interested parties and neighborhood associations; and
4. Two community outreach meetings held to discuss the study issue on August 3, 2018 and August 6, 2018.

Public Contact: Staff has not received any comments from the public, beyond those received at the outreach meetings, at the time of publication.

ALTERNATIVES
1. Open the Public Hearing and continue this item to the City Council meeting of February 26, 2019.
2. Open the Public Hearing and continue this item to a City Council meeting on an a...

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