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File #: 09-0519    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/16/2009 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/17/2013 Final action: 12/17/2013
Title: Community Development Agency, Long Range Planning Division, recommending the Board consider the following regarding the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region: 1) Continue to process the proposed amendment to the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region through the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update process; or 2) Adopt the draft Resolution 196-2013 of Intention to initiate a General Plan amendment to the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region, subject to review and approval by County Counsel. (Est. Time: 30 Min.) FUNDING: General Fund.
Attachments: 1. 2A - Memo to Board 12/17/13, 2. 2B - Resolution 110-2009 12/17/13, 3. 2C.1 - 3_RC_ALTERNATIVE 09-0519 Exhibit 3 12/17/13, 4. 2C.2 - RC_ALTERNATIVE Enhanced 12/17/13, 5. 2D Resolution 182-2011 12/17/13, 6. 2E - CR-RC Related Policies 09-0519 Attachment 1 12/17/13, 7. 2F - General Plan Noise Policies 12/17/13, 8. 2G - Abbott and Kindermann Memo 12/17/13, 9. 2H - Draft Resolution of Intention 12/17/13, 10. 2I - Ltr rcv'd from Sierra Pacific 12-20-13.pdf, 11. Public Comment Rcvd 12-16-13.pdf, 12. Public Comment Rcvd 12-17-13.pdf, 13. ROI Camino_Pollock CR.pdf, 14. Attachment 1 CR-RC Related Policies.pdf, 15. Attachment 2 11-13-08 Item 11 PC Minutes.pdf, 16. Attachment 3 1-8-09 Item 6 PC Minutes.pdf, 17. Attachment 4 BOS Item 2_10_2009.pdf, 18. Attachment 5 2-26-09 PC Wkshp-Staff Memo.pdf, 19. Attachment 6 02-26-09 Item 13a PC Minutes.pdf, 20. Exhibit 1_NO_PROJECT_ALTERNATIVE.pdf, 21. Exhibit 2-2_RC_ALTERNATIVE.pdf, 22. Exhibit 3-3_RC_ALTERNATIVE.pdf, 23. Exhibit 4_SueT_ALTERNATIVE.pdf, 24. Email from K. Greenwood att'd 5-19-09
Related files: 09-0174, 11-0356
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Community Development Agency, Long Range Planning Division, recommending the Board consider the following regarding the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region:
1) Continue to process the proposed amendment to the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region through the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update process; or
2) Adopt the draft Resolution 196-2013 of Intention to initiate a General Plan amendment to the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region, subject to review and approval by County Counsel. (Est. Time: 30 Min.)

FUNDING: General Fund.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no fiscal impact or change to Net County Cost associated with this item.

Background
Community Regions were first established during the adoption process of the 1996 General Plan. There was a great deal of discussion regarding which communities should be Community Regions and which should be Rural Centers. One school of thought was that only those areas with public sewer should be included as Community Regions. The debate centered on Georgetown and Camino-Pollock Pines. Ultimately, with the adoption of the 1996 and 2004 General Plans, Camino-Pollock Pines was designated a Community Region.

The concern raised in 2009 was that, due to the nature of Camino and Pollock Pines, some believe that it should be re-designated as a Rural Center. The reasons given were the agricultural nature of the region, the lack of public sewer service, the relative small size and low density of most of the area, and a concern that “urban-type…or suburban type development” is inappropriate for the community.

Discussion
The attached Board Memo and supporting documents (Attachments 2A - 2H) provide an overview of key General Plan Policies and a discussion of the issues related to the proposed amendment to the Camino-Pollock Pines Community Region.

Reason for Recommendation
Staff recommends that the Board either:
1. Continue to process the proposed amendment to the Ca...

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