Land Use Committee

April 2019 Land Use Committee Update

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Following up on the previous week’s Town Hall featuring Senator Skinner’s Communications Director, Bob Gammon, explaining the bill, the committee discussed various aspects of the bill and how it might affect Oakland and Rockridge.  Committee members raised numerous concerns about the bill.  Perhaps the biggest concern is that the bill, like its predecessor SB 827, attempts a “one-size-fits-all” approach to addressing California’s shortage of affordable housing.  Indeed, Mr.

April 2019 Town Hall Meeting - More on SB 50

Sunday, May 12, 2019

The April 18th Town Hall was primarily devoted to a high-interest program: explaining California Senate Bill 50 – a bill to promote housing near train and ferry stops, along major bus routes, and in major job centers – and how it might affect Rockridge.  The program, expertly moderated by Ms.

Agenda for April Land Use Committee Meeting

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Here is the agenda for the land use committee meeting set for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM in the upstairs meeting room of the Rockridge Branch Library (5366 College Ave, corner of Manila Ave.) 1. Possible short update on Rockridge Housing Study 2. Discussion of SB 50 and possible recommendations to Board of Directors.

Tentative Agenda set for March Land Use Committee meeting.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The meeting's agenda will tentatively include presentation and discussion of revised plans for a four-story [density bonus] mixed-use project at 5346 College Ave  (next to McNally's Irish Pub - current building is a one-story bungalow converted to commercial use).  May also include a short update on Rockridge Housing Study and proposed April Town Hall land use topic.

TOWN HALL: REDEVELOPMENT OF CCA, BYLAWS VOTE

Monday, January 14, 2019
AGENDA:
 
1. Redevelopment of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Oakland campus. 
Public presentation + discussion of plans.

Agenda for December 26th Land Use Committee Meeting

Sunday, December 23, 2018

The RCPC Land Use Committee will meet this Wednesday, December 26th starting at 7:30 PM in the upstairs meeting room of the Rockridge Branch Library on College Ave.  The meeting will be open to the public.

There will be two items on the agenda:

August Land Use Committee meeting cancelled

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

It's August, when people take vacations, and not much tends to happen.  With that in mind, the August 22nd land use committee has been cancelled.

The next regular meeting will be Wed., September 26th, when we'll hear an update on plans for the reuse of the California College of Art's Oakland campus.  

July 2018 Land Use Committee Meeting agenda

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Here's the agenda for the Land Use Committee meeting for July 25, 2018

The meeting will start at 7:30 PM in the upstairs meeting room of the Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave.

Land Use Committee Meeting tonight (June 23, 2018)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The RCPC Land Use Committee will hold a short (1/2 hour) meeting tonight (Wed., May 23, 2018) at 7:30 PM in the upstairs meeting room of the Rockridge Branch Library.  Meeting is open to the public.

Agenda:

1)  Review/discussion of results from College Ave. housing survey (copy attached)

2) Name committee vice chair/acting chair to conduct June 27th Land Use Committee meeting [preliminnary agenda - presentation by Nestle/Dreyer of proposed changes to Dreyers retail store].

Latest (4/18/18) Update on SB 827

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

With opposition to their bill appearing both wide and strong, Senators Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) and Nancy Skinner (D-Oakland/Berkeley) backpedaled significantly on their bill to mandate upzoning near transit stations and along transit corridors.  However, it was apparently not enough.  SB 827's first committee hearing, before the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, happened April 17th.  While the results of that hearing were not yet available on the Legislature's website, News

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