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File #: 21-1091    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/24/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/20/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: HEARING - To consider a request from Verizon Wireless c/o Sara King, submitting for approval of the Appeal (CUP-A21-0001), to overturn the Planning Commission’s denial of CUP20-0006 for the approval of a cellular facility on the Oak Ridge High School Football Field. The subject property is identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 121-190-022, located on the south side of Harvard Way, approximately 300-feet west of the intersection with Silva Valley Parkway, in the El Dorado Hills area, and staff recommending the Board take the following action: 1) Grant the appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of the Oak Ridge High School Cell Facility, CUP20-0006, thereby approving the project. (Supervisorial District 1) FUNDING: Developer-Funded Cell Tower Improvements.
Attachments: 1. A - PC Denial Findings, 2. B - Appeal Submittal Packet, 3. C - Appellant Supplied Letter, 4. D - PC Hearing Minute Order 3-11-2021, 5. E - Staff Memorandum with Related Updated Applicant Materials, 6. F - Proof of Publication-Mt. Democrat, 7. G - Appellant's Presentation, 8. Public Comment Rcvd 7-20-2021 BOS 7-20-2021, 9. Public Comment BOS Rcvd 7-19-21, 10. Public Comment Rcvd 07-07-21, 11. FINAL Findings, 12. FINAL Conditions of Approval, 13. APPROVED STAMPED Exhibits, 14. RECEIPT Notice of Exemption, 15. FILED-Notice of Exemption
Related files: 21-0328
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HEARING - To consider a request from Verizon Wireless c/o Sara King, submitting for approval of the Appeal (CUP-A21-0001), to overturn the Planning Commission’s denial of CUP20-0006 for the approval of a cellular facility on the Oak Ridge High School Football Field. The subject property is identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 121-190-022, located on the south side of Harvard Way, approximately 300-feet west of the intersection with Silva Valley Parkway, in the El Dorado Hills area, and staff recommending the Board take the following action:
1) Grant the appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of the Oak Ridge High School Cell Facility, CUP20-0006, thereby approving the project.
(Supervisorial District 1)

FUNDING: Developer-Funded Cell Tower Improvements.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on March 11, 2021 and denied Conditional Use Permit CUP20-0006 for the proposed Verizon Wireless facility within the Oak Ridge High School football stadium (Planning Commission Legistar Item #21-0328) (Attachments A and D). The project proposes the removal and replacement of two existing 55-foot-tall football stadium light standards located along the eastern side of the football field with two 80-foot-tall light standards. The southeastern light standard, which includes nine antennas and supporting equipment in addition to stadium lights and speakers, will be incorporated into a 175-square-foot lease area and supported by separate ground equipment including back-up battery power units. The northeastern light standard will contain stadium lights and speakers only.

Following the Planning Commission denial of the project, the applicant, Verizon Wireless, formally filed this appeal of the commission’s action on March 19, 2021 within 10 working days (Attachments B and C). The Zoning Ordinance provides that the appeal of a Planning Commission decision be decided at a public hearing with the Board of Supervisors within 30-days of ...

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