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File #: 20-33    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/29/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Update on the Proposal by the City of San Jose to Modify the North San Jose Area Development Policy [Council Pillars: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure and Promote and Enhance Economic and Housing Development]
Attachments: 1. NSJADP Boundary Map, 2. Settlement Agreements, 3. Settlement Agreements Updates - Council Report, 4. Letters, 5. NSJ Draft Rephasing Plan Current Phasing, 6. San Jose Schedule, 7. November 18th Letter, 8. November 27th Letter, 9. Status Report Council Policy Priority #8 - North San José Area Development Policy Update..pdf, 10. December 10th Letter, 11. POST MEETING MATERIAL
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Update on the Proposal by the City of San Jose to Modify the North San Jose Area Development Policy [Council Pillars: Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services and Infrastructure and Promote and Enhance Economic and Housing Development]

Report

BACKGROUND

North San Jose Background
The North San Jose Area Development Policy (NSJADP) was approved by the San Jose City Council in 2005, an approximately 4,987 gross acre area in the northern boundary of the City of San Jose (Attachment 1). The NSJADP approved 26.7 Million SF of industrial space and 32,000 housing units generally divided into four approximately equal phases. The policy also included $519 million (2005 dollars) of Transportation Mitigations also divided into four equal phases and planned to be constructed in parallel with new development. One of the key outcomes of the policy was that development could not proceed from one phase to the next (i.e Phase 1 to Phase 2, etc) until both industrial and residential development occurred in each phase and the transportation improvements, identified in each phase, were 85% funded. This was for two reasons:
1. To assure that development would not occur without the required transportation mitigation.
2. To assure that industrial development and residential development occurred in parallel so transportation trips would be internalized (people who lived in North San Jose also worked in North San Jose). The policy assumed over 30% of trips would be internal - meaning they had an origin and destination within the NSJADP boundary. Without internalization there would be additional transportation impacts.

Settlement Agreements
When the City of San Jose (San Jose) approved the NSJADP the City of Santa Clara, City of Milpitas, County of Santa Clara, and Santa Clara School District School District all filed lawsuits to challenge Sant Jose's plan. Ultimately all parties into settlement agreements. The City of Santa Clara ente...

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