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File #: 18-956    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/28/2018 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 7/17/2018 Final action:
Title: Action on Reimbursement Agreements for Consultant Planning Services
Attachments: 1. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement--Ensemble, 2. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement--Tasman 2278, 3. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement--NASH - Holland Calle De Luna Investors, 4. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement-Tasman East Urban Housing, 5. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement-Tasman East Parcel 56 and 57 Owner, 6. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement--Summerhill Apartment Communities, 7. Planning Consultant Reimbursement Agreement--St Anton
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
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Action on Reimbursement Agreements for Consultant Planning Services

Report

BACKGROUND
The City is in the process of preparing a Specific Plan for the multi-phased, mixed-use development on the 46-acre "Tasman East" site at the intersection of Tasman Drive and Lafayette Street. The necessary entitlements to proceed with the project include a general plan amendment, the Tasman East Specific Plan, development plans, subdivision maps, one or more development agreements, and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (collectively, the "Project Approvals"). Five developers are in discussions with the City to begin development applications. Two of the developers are proposing multiple projects, which would be developed by separate legal entities, so that staff is currently aware of a total of seven developer entities actively working in the Specific Plan area. The Tasman East Specific Plan is scheduled to be considered by the City Council in November 2018.

DISCUSSION
Staff anticipates that seven developer entities will be submitting planning applications for development proposals in the Tasman East Specific Plan during July 2018. In order to provide for an expedited plan review process and to address the anticipated influx of planning application submittals, staff has agreed with the developers at their request to make use of third party contract planners to assist with the review of these applications. Staff thus intends to enter into agreements with consultant planners to address this short-term need to support development review of the planning applications in the Tasman East Specific Plan. As this is an expedited service, the developer applicants have agreed to fund the costs of the third party planning staff. Staff is requesting approval of seven reimbursement agreements to formalize the assignment of costs to the developers for utilizing consultants to process developments within the Tasman East Specific Plan area. Entering ...

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