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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> SPECIAL JOINT MEETING <br /> TOWN COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION <br /> January 30, 1996, 6:00 P.M. <br />TRUCKEE DONNER PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT BOARD ROOM <br />11570 DONNER PASS ROAD, TRUCKEE, CA <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />1. CALL TO ORDER. Mayor McCormack called the meeting to order at 6:02 PM. <br /> <br />e <br /> <br />ROLL CALL. Council Members Carpenter, Cross, Drake, Eagan, Mayor McCormack were <br />present. Planning Commissioners Williams, Estabrook, Palmer and Chairperson Tryggvi <br />were present. Planning Commissioner Schwarz was excused. Also present were Town <br />Manager Wright, Town Engineer Jon Lander, Commurdty Development Director Lashbmok, <br />Town Planner Eddins, Associate Planner Hall, Assistant Planner Ball, and Administrative <br />Secretary Holm. <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. Led by Council Member Kathleen Eagan in memory of <br />Kathy Krieger who was truly a friend of Truckee in every sense of the word. <br /> <br />4. PUBLIC COMMENT. None. <br /> <br />5. GENERAL PLAN - PUBLIC HEARING. <br /> <br />5.1 <br /> <br />Public heating to receive public input regarding the Town of Truckee Draft Final <br />General Plan. <br /> <br />Director Lashbrook reviewed the public comments expressed during hearings on the Draft General <br />Plan. He stated that the public is concerned that the Draft Final General Plan provides too much <br />growth. He mentioned that the public was also concerned with commercial sprawl and the <br />protection of downtown; that PC-2 is too big; that the development and traffic in the Deerfield Drive <br />area should be reduced; the preservation and creation of trails and bike paths; and that important <br />open space areas, scenic vistas and wildlife habitat should be protected. <br /> <br />Lashbrook explained that when the General Plan is adopted, work on the Downtown Plan continues, <br />preparation of the Town's Zoning Ordinance and modification of the zoning maps begins, work on <br />the Planned Communities (PC-l, PC-2, and PC-3) can begin and development proposals may be <br />considered and approved if consistent with the General Plan and existing zoning. <br /> <br />He also addressed language revisions for Land Use Policy 2.4 on page 48 regarding Southern Pacific <br />Railroad permitted land uses, Land Use Policy 5.4 on page 52 regarding pedestrian-oriented <br />cormnercial uses in the Downtown Study Area, and modifications to the Housing Element - Chapter <br /> <br /> <br />