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File #: 18-065    Version: 1 Name: Bay Fair TOD Plan EIR 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 2018-008
Title: RESOLUTION Certifying an Environmental Impact Report, and Adopting Mitigation Findings, Alternatives Findings, a Statement of Overriding Considerations, and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan
Sponsors: Cynthia Battenberg
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A _Bay Fair TOD Plan Draft EIR, 2. Exhibit A_Bay Fair TOD Plan EIR- Appendices, 3. Exhibit B_Bay Fair TOD Plan Final EIR, 4. Exh C Findings_Signif Impacts-Mitigations, 5. Exh D Findings_Infeasibility of Alternatives, 6. Exh E Statment Overriding Considerations
Related files: 18-064, 20-215, 18-066, 20-297
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RESOLUTION Certifying an Environmental Impact Report, and Adopting Mitigation Findings, Alternatives Findings, a Statement of Overriding Considerations, and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for the Bay Fair Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Specific Plan

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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 owners 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, the City determined that an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) would b...

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