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File #: 12-0115    Version: 1 Name: CD-4,6 - SEADIP update
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/30/2012 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/7/2012 Final action: 2/7/2012
Title: Recommendation to respectfully request City Manager to work with appropriate staff and stakeholders to undertake an accelerated SEADIP development process as outlined and report back to City Council within 45 days on the progress of the update process.
Sponsors: COUNCILMEMBER PATRICK O'DONNELL, FOURTH DISTRICT, COUNCILWOMAN GERRIE SCHIPSKE, FIFTH DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. 02-07-12-R-16sr.pdf, 2. 02-07-12-R-16sr Revised.pdf, 3. 02-07-12-R-16-Handout K Alley.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to respectfully request City Manager to work with appropriate staff and stakeholders to undertake an accelerated SEADIP development process as outlined and report back to City Council within 45 days on the progress of the update process.

DISCUSSION
On December 20, 2011, the Council directed staff to return in 60 days with recommendations for funding and initiating a comprehensive update of the South East Area Development Improvement Plan (SEADIP). This may involve amendments not only to the SEADIP specific plan, but also to the corresponding provisions of the City's Local Coastal Plan (LCP) and General Plan. To further advance the Council's direction to Staff and to expedite completion of the SEADIP update, it is necessary to engage in a number actions.

The SEADIP update should proceed immediately, according to an aggressive timeline that ensures maximum input from community and environmental groups, landowners, and the general public. Also input from the California Coastal Commission should be sought throughout the process.

The timeline for the update should provide for the following:

· A project manager should be retained within 30 days. Rather than city staff, the project management should be an outside consultant.
· An outline of an efficient process for obtaining community input on the SEADIP plan should be completed within two weeks.
· The formal filing of proposed SEADIP amendment should be completed within six months.
· The environmental review process and public meetings should be completed within twelve months of the formal filing.
· The SEADIP review should include the marina area identified as PD-4, which should be planned jointly with the SEADIP properties.

A number of sources should be identified to find funding for the review including public/private partnerships. If City funds cannot be identified for the preparation of the SEADIP update within thirty days, the City should accept the offer of Lyon Communities to advance...

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