Resolution for Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan
Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Carlos Adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan located on Winding Way APN #49-020-010, 049-141-660, 049-141-670, 049-141-680 and 049-141-690 for annexation to the City of San Carlos.
WHEREAS, an Initial Study, Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Plan have been prepared for the purposes of the proposed Zoning District Boundary Amendment/Prezoning approximately 2.63 acres known as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers #49-020-010, 049-141-660, 049-141-670, 049-141-680 and 049-141-690 would not have a significant effect on the environment, and
WHEREAS, the proposed project is in accordance with the environmental plans, goals, and policies of the City of San Carlos.
Basis for finding: The City utilizes CEQA to protect the environment as well as balance new development. The proposed development includes dedication of a pedestrian/hiking trail as well bridging the riparian corridor to ensure preservation of significant stands of natural vegetation and scenic resources.
WHEREAS, the project will not result in any significant adverse effects on the environment.
Basis for finding: The mitigation monitoring plan measures insures that the project will not harm the environment. Site and drainage design requirements as well as structural requirements will serve to mitigate potential visual, runoff and seismic impacts.
WHEREAS, the Environmental Assessment reflects the independent judgment of the lead agency, pursuant to San Carlos Municipal Code Section 21082.1 (3).
Basis for finding: In consultation with the Public Works Department, South County Fire, Building Department, Geotechnical Consultant, the lead agency has made an informed and independent determination that any environmental impacts associated with the proposed project should be mitigated with the conditions of approval and applicable regulations.
WHEREAS, the Zoning District Boundary Amendment is consistent with the San Carlos General Plan.
Basis for finding: The properties are located within the cities Sphere of Influence and in the Single-Family Residential land use designation of the General Plan.
WHEREAS, the San Carlos City Council conducted a public hearing on the proposal on December 8, 2003.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Plan for the Zoning District Boundary Amendment/Prezoning of approximately 2.63 acres known as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers #49-020-010, 049-141-660, 049-141-670, 049-141-680 and 049-141-690.