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File #: 18-066    Version: 1 Name: Bay Fair TOD Plan Reso
Type: Resolution - Council Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 2/20/2018 Final action: 2/20/2018
Enactment date: 2/20/2018 Enactment #: Reso 2018-009
Title: RESOLUTION Adopting the Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan
Sponsors: Cynthia Battenberg
Attachments: 1. Exh A_Draft Bay Fair TOD Plan, 2. Exh B_Bay Fair TOD Plan Addendum_Rev 020218
Related files: 18-064, 18-065, 20-215, 20-297
RESOLUTION Adopting the Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan

WHEREAS, California Government Code Section 65300 et seq. requires every city and county in California to adopt a general plan for its long-range development, and further, to periodically update that plan to reflect current conditions and issues; and

WHEREAS; in 2016, the City Council adopted the San Leandro 2035 General Plan; and

WHEREAS, Government Code Section 65450 et seq. permits a city to adopt a specific plan for the implementation of the general plan for part of the area covered by the general plan; and

WHEREAS, the Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan Area encompasses 154 acres and is generally bound by East 14th Street to the northeast, Hesperian Boulevard to the west, and the border between the City and unincorporated Alameda County to the south and southwest (the "Specific Plan Area"); and

WHEREAS, the Bay Fair BART Station and parking lots, Bayfair Center shopping mall, Fairmont Square and Fashion Faire Place shopping areas, and portions of the Hesperian and East 14th corridors are included within the Specific Plan Area; and

WHEREAS, the City initiated a process to develop a vision, policies, standards, and implementation strategies for the Specific Plan Area through the Development of the Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan (the "Specific Plan"), in collaboration with Alameda County, BART, the owner of the Bayfair Center shopping mall Madison Marquette, and the public; and

WHEREAS, in 2015, the City selected Raimi & Associates to serve as lead consultant for the Specific Plan and related Environmental Impact Report; and

WHEREAS, in February 2016, the City Council created a Citizens Advisory Committee ("CAC"), made up of 21 community members, to help guide the preparation of the Specific Plan. The CAC met four times to identify desired project outcomes and provide initi...

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