Long Beach, CA
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File #: 17-0371    Version: 1 Name: DS - Belmont Pool Appeal D3
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/28/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/16/2017 Final action: 5/16/2017
Title: Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing; consider appeals from Jeff Miller and Melinda Cotton, Joe Weinstein, Ann Cantrell and Citizens Advocating for Responsible Planning (CARP), the Long Beach Area Peace Network and Anna Christensen, and Gordana Kajer; and Uphold the Planning Commission's decision to adopt resolution certifying Environmental Impact Report 01-16 (State Clearinghouse No. 2013041063), approve a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and approve Site Plan Review, Conditional Use Permit, Standards Variance, and Local Coastal Development Permit entitlements for the construction and operation of the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center, an indoor/outdoor pool facility with an adjacent passive park, cafe, and restroom buildings (Application No. 1405-01) at 4000 East Olympic Plaza. (District 3)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. 051617-H-2sr&att.pdf, 2. 051617-H-2att.pdf, 3. 051617-H-2 PowerPoint.pdf, 4. 051617-H-2 Corresp (CD2).pdf, 5. 051617-H-2 CM email.pdf, 6. 051617-H-2 Coastal Response.pdf, 7. 051617-H-2 Corresp.pdf, 8. 051617-H-2 Corresp.Lejins.pdf, 9. RES-17-0051.pdf, 10. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center Petition Sheets.pdf, 11. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Miller.pdf, 12. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Kajer.pdf, 13. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Chatten-Brown&Carstens.pdf, 14. 051617-H-2 Public Handout-Kajer PowerPoint.pdf, 15. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center Appeal Letter.pdf, 16. 051617-H-2 Public Handout_Weinstein.pdf
Related files: 16-0541, 16-093PL, 16-033PL, 16-053PL
TITLE
Recommendation to receive supporting documentation into the record, conclude the public hearing; consider appeals from Jeff Miller and Melinda Cotton, Joe Weinstein, Ann Cantrell and Citizens Advocating for Responsible Planning (CARP), the Long Beach Area Peace Network and Anna Christensen, and Gordana Kajer; and

Uphold the Planning Commission's decision to adopt resolution certifying Environmental Impact Report 01-16 (State Clearinghouse No. 2013041063), approve a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and approve Site Plan Review, Conditional Use Permit, Standards Variance, and Local Coastal Development Permit entitlements for the construction and operation of the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center, an indoor/outdoor pool facility with an adjacent passive park, cafe, and restroom buildings (Application No. 1405-01) at 4000 East Olympic Plaza. (District 3)

DISCUSSION
On March 2, 2017, the Planning Commission held a public hearing and voted unanimously to adopt a Resolution, together with findings and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, certifying Environmental Impact Report (EIR) 01-16 (State Clearinghouse No. 2013041063), and approve Site Plan Review, Conditional Use Permit, Standards Variance, and Local Coastal Development Permit entitlements for the Belmont Beach and Aquatic Center (Project), an indoor/outdoor pool facility with an adjacent passive park, cafe, and restroom buildings (Application No. 1405-01) at 4000 E. Olympic Plaza. The Project will function as a citywide asset, one that provides healthy, recreational services to all segments of the Long Beach community in addition to its function as a venue for aquatic competition.

During the ten-day local appeal period that followed the Planning Commission hearing, four qualifying third-party appeals were filed. The appellants -Jeff Miller and Melinda Cotton, Joe Weinstein, Ann Cantrell and CARP, the Long Beach Area Peace Network and Anna Christensen, and Gordana Kajer - cited r...

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