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File #: 20-0724   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 8/11/2020
Title: Proposed Project: Introduction of an Ordinance Approving and Adopting a: DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT between the City of Sunnyvale and STC Venture LLC (CityLine) and related entities: STC Venture Block B, LLC; STC Venture 200WA, LLC; STC Venture Block 3RWS, LLC, and STC Venture Block 6, LLC File #: 2020-7182 Zoning: DSP Block 18 Applicant / Owner: STC Venture LLC (applicant/owner) Environmental Review: Environmental Impact Report Project Planner: Trudi Ryan, tryan@sunnyvale.ca.gov
Attachments: 1. Report to Planning Commission 20-0342, 7/27/20, 2. Draft Ordinance and Development Agreement, 3. Planning Commission Findings, 4. Vicinity Map, 5. Relevant City Policies, 6. Link to EIR and other Downtown Documents, 7. Resolution 371-81, 8. Excerpt of Draft Minutes of the Planning Commission Meeting of July 27, 2020, 9. Public Comment Letters, 10. 20-0724 Additional Attachment - Amendments to the CityLine Development Agreement (posted 20200811).pdf, 11. Presentation to Council 20200811, 12. Public Comments Received After Staff Report Published
Related files: 20-0342
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Proposed Project: Introduction of an Ordinance Approving and Adopting a: DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT between the City of Sunnyvale and STC Venture LLC (CityLine) and related entities: STC Venture Block B, LLC; STC Venture 200WA, LLC; STC Venture Block 3RWS, LLC, and STC Venture Block 6, LLC
File #: 2020-7182
Zoning: DSP Block 18
Applicant / Owner: STC Venture LLC (applicant/owner)
Environmental Review: Environmental Impact Report
Project Planner: Trudi Ryan, tryan@sunnyvale.ca.gov

Report
SUMMARY OF COMMISSION ACTION
The Planning Commission considered this item on July 27, 2020.

There were 14 members of the public who spoke on this item, all in support of the Development Agreement/Project. Once speaker expressed concern with the lack of greenery shown on renderings of Redwood Square; the final design of Redwood Square will be considered through a Special Development Permit at future hearing. Another speaker urged the Planning Commission to recommend a higher number of housing units and level of affordability.

The Planning Commission voted 5-0 (one Commissioner absent, one recused) in accordance with the staff recommendation (in summary) to:
? Make the Findings for the Development Agreement
? Introduce an Ordinance Approving and Adopting the Development Agreement

The Planning Commission also included a recommendation to:
? Specify that the approved list of tree species that staff will develop, as mentioned in the motion for update to the Downtown Specific Plan (Policy B.3.5), apply to the proposed project for this Development Agreement.

Draft minutes of the Planning Commission hearing can be found in Attachment 8. Comment letters on this application are located in Attachment 9.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Public contact was made by posting the Council agenda on the City's official-notice bulletin board outside City Hall, Sunnyvale Public Library and Department of Public Safety. In addition, the agenda and report are available at the Offic...

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