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File #: 19-372    Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready - Administrative Business
File created: 4/23/2019 In control: Joint Special Meeting City Council and Planning Commission
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 4/29/2019
Title: Report regarding the General Plan Update Kick-Off Meeting. (Marian Lee, Assistant City Manager)
Attachments: 1. Att. 1 - Presentation
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Report regarding the General Plan Update Kick-Off Meeting. (Marian Lee, Assistant City Manager)

Staff recommends that the City Council and Planning Commission receive a presentation from Raimi + Associates and provide input on the General Plan Update process.

A General Plan is the local government's long-term blueprint for the community's vision of future growth. Each city is required by California law to have a General Plan to guide its future land use decisions. South San Francisco's last comprehensive General Plan update occurred in 1999.

The City Council initiated South San Francisco's General Plan update process by forming a General Plan Community Advisory Committee (GPCAC) and selecting Raimi + Associates consultant team to guide the effort. The update process includes a comprehensive General Plan update, Zoning Code update and preparation of an Environmental Impact Report. The process will include substantial community engagement and meetings with the GPCAC, Planning Commission and City Council.

This meeting will initiate the General Plan update process and provide an overview and discussion on the following:
* Review the major milestones and deliverables;
* Provide an overview of the community engagement program; and
* Discuss key issues, opportunities and measures of success for the General Plan.

The project timeline includes the following key milestones:
* Existing conditions report - summer 2019
* Vision + major strategies - fall 2019
* Land Use alternatives - spring 2020
* Final land use plan - summer 2020
* Policy frameworks - fall 2020
* Public Draft General Plan - winter 2020
* Public Draft EIR and Zoning Code - summer 2021
* Final General Plan, EIR and Zoning Code - fall 2021

The proposed General Plan Update project helps achieve the following goals/objectives of the City's Strategic Plan:
* Priority #2 Quality of Life - New Climate Action Plan
* Prior...

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