Monterey County Planning Commission



Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Monterey County Government Center – Board of Supervisors Chambers

168 W. Alisal Street

Salinas, CA 93901

9:00 a.m.


Chair:  Keith Vandevere                      Vice-Chair:  Jay Brown           Secretary:  Mike Novo


                        Steve Pessagno                                    Cosme Padilla

                        Jay Brown                                            Aurelio Salazar, Jr

                        Nancy Isakson                                     Juan Sanchez

                        Matthew Ottone                                   Martha Diehl

                        Don Rochester                                     Keith Vandevere




A.        ROLL CALL




C.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES:            NONE








1.         9:00AM - STAGECOACH TERRITORY (RED BARN) - PD080726

            Planning Area:  North County (Non-Coastal Area).  Project Planner:  Steve Mason.  Environmental Status:  N/A.  Project Description:  Consider Modification or Revocation of Use Permits ZA-3117, ZA-3567 and ZA-3629 for the “Red Barn” Operation at 1000 Highway 101, Aromas due to the Red Barn's expansion of outdoor sales beyond the boundaries allowed by the Use Permits and violation of certain Conditions of Approval. The existing Use Permits allow outdoor retail sales, beer tasting, snack food bar, wine tasting and sales, and parking.  The reason for the public hearing is for the Planning Commission to take testimony and then consider whether to revoke or modify the Use Permits.  Recommended Action:  Continue the public hearing to June 24, 2009


2.         9:00AM - TATE CHARLES - PLN090032

            Planning Area:  Greater Monterey Peninsula Area.  Project Planner:  Nadia Amador.  Environmental Status:  Addendum to the Environmental Impact Report for the Santa Lucia Preserve (EIR 94-005).  Project Description:  Request for a Map Amendment to move Home Land Boundary on Lot 5 of the Santa Lucia Preserve Phase A Subdivision Map, as shown on recorded map, Volume 20 Cities & Towns Page 8.  The project is located at 14 Rancho San Carlos Rd, Carmel (Assessor's Parcel Number 239-021-004-000) in the Santa Lucia Preserve, Greater Monterey Peninsula Area Plan.  Recommended Action:  Recommend Approval to Board of Supervisors


3.         9:00AM - DARWIN ROBERT - PLN080572

            Planning Area:  Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Project Planner:  David Mack.  Environmental Status:  Categorically Exempt.  Project Description:  Use Permit and Design Approval to allow installation of a wireless telecommunications facility consisting of: 1) 54 foot tall monopole with 6 antennas; and 2) 7 ground mounted radio cabinets (2 cabinets installed immediately and 5 for future installation).  The property is located at 22 Rancho Fiesta Road, Carmel Valley (Assessor's Parcel Number: 187-041-024-000) Carmel Valley Master Plan Area.  Recommended Action:  Approve Project


4.         9:00AM - GENERAL PLAN 2007 - PLN070525

            Planning Area:  Inland County Area.  Project Planner:  Alana Knaster/Carl Holm. Environmental Status:  Draft Environmental Impact Report Prepared.  Project Description:  Workshop to consider Draft General Plan policies in Open Space Element, Public Services Element, and Agriculture and Winery Corridor Plan and related proposed mitigation measures.  Recommended Action:  Provide direction to staff


5.         9:00AM - GENERAL PLAN 2007 - PLN070525

            Planning Area:  Inland County Area.  Project Planner:  Alana Knaster/Carl Holm.  Environmental Status:  Draft Environmental Impact Report Prepared.  Project Description:  Discuss schedule and topics for future Commission review.  Recommended Action: Provide direction to staff.








The Recommendation Action section indicates the staff recommendation at the time the agenda was prepared.  That recommendation does not limit the Planning Commission’s alternative actions on any matter before it.


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