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File #: 21-1580    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Items Set for Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/2/2021 In control: Parks & Recreation Commission
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Initiate Community Input Process on the proposed Schematic Design of a New Public Park at 5150 Calle Del Sol & 2350 Calle De Luna (Related - Tasman East Focus Area)
Attachments: 1. 5150 Calle Del Sol & 2350 Calle De Luna Park Schematic Design, 2. 5150 Calle Del Sol & 2350 Calle De Luna Park Schematic Design Presentation
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REPORT TO PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
SUBJECT
Title
Initiate Community Input Process on the proposed Schematic Design of a New Public Park at 5150 Calle Del Sol & 2350 Calle De Luna (Related - Tasman East Focus Area)

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Enhance Community Sports, Recreational and Arts Assets

BACKGROUND
On November 13, 2018 the Santa Clara City Council adopted the Tasman East Specific Plan (TESP) which provides guidelines for future projects proposed within the 45-acre specific plan area boundaries. The TESP provides a framework for the improvements to streets, the construction of greenways, and the dedication of parkland to support a high-density neighborhood near transit.

On December 4, 2019, the City Council approved the Related development (Project). The Project encompasses approximately 5.52 acres and is bounded by Calle De Luna to the north, Calle Del Sol to the east, and Tasman Drive to the south. The Project site is within the Bridge District of the TESP. The Project is approved to construct two residential towers, one 20-story Home for the Ambulatory Aged, and one 22-story rental housing tower.

The Project will meet its parkland dedication requirements (SCCC 17.35) through a half-acre public mini park (Mini Park), eligible private on-site recreational amenities, and payment of City Mitigation Fee Act (MFA) fees due in-lieu of parkland dedication in compliance with City Code 17.35. The Mini Park will be designed and constructed by the developer, dedicated to the City in fee title, and will be maintained in perpetuity by the developer after dedication.

A schematic design for the half-acre Mini Park parcel was developed by Surfacedesign, Inc. landscape architects. The schematic design proposes: a small natural grass area, an enclosed off-leash dog area, play apparatus for children ages 2-5 and 6-12, benches, pathways, trees, and landscaping (Attachment 1). The park and its amenities meet the Parks & Recreation Department's public park design requir...

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