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Item 8.3 Promenade Rezoning

  1. 1. STAFF REPORT CITY CLERK CITY COUNCIL File 420 30DATE September 20 2011TO Honorable Mayor and City CouncilmembersFROM Joni Pattillo City ManagerSUBJECT Promenade KB Home Charter Properties General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study initiation request PLPA 00035 2011 Prepared by Mike Porto Consulting PlannerEXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe City Council will consider a request to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin SpecificPlan Amendment Study to evaluate proposal change a to the General Plan and Eastern DublinSpecific Plan land use designation of 5 acres Study Area from Public and 7 SemiNeighborhood Commercial to Medium Residential Density High The proposed land useamendment would allow a residential density of 14 to 25 dwelling units per acre The Study 1 0Area is located on the south side of Central Parkway between Chancery Lane and GraftonStreet and on the west side of Grafton Street north of Finnian Way and the DevaneyNeighborhood Square within the area known as the PromenadeFINANCIAL IMPACTNo financial impact City All costs associated with preparing the General Plan to theEasternAmendment Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study if authorized by the City Councilwould be borne by the Project ProponentRECOMMENDATIONStaff recommends that the City Council adopt Resolution approving the initiation of a GeneralPlan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to evaluate a proposal to change theland use designation of 7 5 acres on the south side of Central Parkway between Chancery Laneand Grafton Street from Semi Public and Neighborhood Commercial to Medium HighDensity Residential OR adopt a Resolution denying the initiation of a General Plan and EasternDublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to evaluate a proposal to change the land usedesignation of 5 acres on the south side of Central Parkway between Chancery Lane and 7Grafton Street from Public and Semi Neighborhood Commercial to Medium Density HighResidential Submitted By Reviewed By Director of Community Development Assistant City Manager Page 1 of 4 ITEM NO 8 3
  2. 2. DESCRIPTIONBackgroundThe proposed Study Area is a acre 7 5 area within the area commonly referred to as thePromenade The Study Area is located along the south side of Central Parkway betweenChancery Lane and Grafton Street and along the west side of the Grafton Street betweenCentral Parkway and Finnian Way Square As shown on the vicinity map below the Devaneysoutherly boundary of the proposed Study Area abuts the Neighborhood Square and is adjacentto neighborhoods developed as The Villas 289 units of High Density Residential to thesouthwest and The Cottages 200 units of Medium residential west of the Study Density HighArea Properties north of the Study Area across Central Parkway are developed as SorrentoWest a Medium Density residential community of 418 units The 5 Study Area includes acre 7a 3 area currently designated Public P and a 2 area currently acre 1 Semi SP acre 6designated Neighborhood Commercial NCThe concept for the Promenade is to create a Main Street within Dublin Ranch The intent andpurpose is to provide a oriented pedestrian and serving neighborhood commercial centerincluding retail commercial and entertainment serving the daily needs of the surroundingresidentialneighborhoods and providing shopping service and entertainment opportunities fora wider community baseThe Promenade includes a SP P land usedesignation which allows a variety of uses includingfacilities owned by a public agency or non entity such as schools libraries or City office profitbuildings Additionally quasi uses such as child care centers youth centers senior publiccenters religious institutions or other facilities that provide cultural educational or other similarservices that benefit the community also are allowed Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. The City received letters from Ray Panek of KB Home South Bay Inc and James Tong ofCharter Properties Attachments 1 and 2 to consider of a General Plan and Specific PlanAmendment to change the land use designation for the 5 area from its existing land acre 7 usesto Density Residential High Medium f a r x I P o l 1 y d z j a W F 1 y kANALYSISThe General Plan Dublin Eastern Specific Plan land use designations for the Promenade wereapproved by the City Council on March 7 2000 As part of this approval a 1 3 acre site withinthe Promenade was given P land SP use designation The approved project documents statedthat the City Council consider an application to change the P land SP use to High MediumDensity Residential if such P SP use was not established within 10 years The year ten periodhas since passed and a SP P use has not been established on the site Therefore theApplicant and property owner are now requesting a General Plan Dublin Eastern Specific PlanAmendment to change the land use designation of this site to Medium Residential Density Highas well as to change the land use designation of an adjacent 2 6 acre NeighborhoodCommercial siteThe proposed Medium Residential MHR land use designation would allow a Density Highdensity of 14 to 25 dwelling units per acre Based on this density the 5 area could 1 0 acre 7be developed within a range of 80 to 143 units It is anticipated that if the land use is changedto MHR the development standards in terms of minimum lot size setbacks building height andcoverage requirements would be similar to those adopted previously for The Cottages theexisting residential neighborhood immediately west of the StudyIt has been past practice for the City Council to initiate all General Plan and Specific PlanAmendment Studies prior to accepting an official application and beginning work on such arequest Any development of the site still would require a Stage 1 and Stage 2 PlannedDevelopment Rezone Tentative Subdivision Map and Site Development ReviewIf the City Council initiates a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment StudyStaff wi I I 1 Examine if the proposed land use designation and density are appropriate for the site 2 Evaluate the proposal for consistency with the Housing Element 3 Evaluate any associated environmental impacts from the land use change such as traffic noise or view impacts and prepare the appropriate environmental documents 4 Perform any additional studies that may be required 5 Evaluate the proposed land plan and Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. 6 Prepare an analysis for consideration by the Planning Commission and the City CouncilWhen the Study is complete and if it results in a recommendation to amend the existing landuses Staff would then present the Planning Commission with the proposed General Plan andSpecific Plan land use amendments for recommendation to the City Council The City Councilthen could take action on the General Plan andSpecific Plan Amendment Any relatedapplication materials would be presented for consideration concurrentlyStaff has prepared draft resolutions approving Attachment 3 and denying Attachment 4 theinitiation of a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to change theland use designation from Semi Public and Neighborhood Commercial to Medium HighDensity ResidentialNOTICING REQUIREMENTS OUTREACH PUBLICAlthough a public notice is not required to review a request to initiate a General Plan or SpecificPlan Amendment Study the City mailed notices to all property owners and tenants within 300feet of the proposed Study Area as well as all residents and tenants of the Villas the Cottagesthe Courtyards and the Terraces all properties in Area G A public notice also was publishedin the Valley Times and posted in the designated posting places A copy of this Staff Reportwas distributed to the Project ProponentENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWThe General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study initiation request hasbeen reviewed in accordance with the provisions of the California Environmental Quality ActCEQA and was found to be Categorically Exempt under Section 15306 Class 6 of the StateCEQA Guidelines Information CollectionATTACHMENTS 1 Letter dated July 21 2011 from Ray Panek Senior Vice President of KB Home South Bay Inc 2 Letter datedJuly 25 2011 from James Tong of Charter Properties representing the property owner Chang Suo Lin etal 3 Resolution approving the initiation of a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to evaluate a proposal to change the land use designation of 5 acres on the 7 south side of Central Parkway between Chancery Lane and Grafton Street from Public and Neighborhood Semi Commercial to Medium Residential Density High 4 Resolution denying the initiation of a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to evaluate a proposal to change the land use designation of 5 acres on the south 7 side of Central Parkway between Chancery Lane and Grafton Street from Public and Neighborhood Commercial Semi to Medium Residential Density High Page 4 of 4
  5. 5. July 21 241 iMs Jeri RamCommunity Development DirectorCity of Dublin140 Civic PlazaDublin CA 945bRe General P1an Dublin Eastern Specific Plan Amendment Request for The Villas at Tlye PromenadeAPN 985 4 78Dear Ms RamWe request an amendment to the General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Pian for the not thwestern of The Promenade site The amendment would include a portion ofthecorner designating reapproximately 11 gross parcel Under the amendment the 3 gross portion of the site now 4 acre 1 acredesignated Public as well as 2 gross acres new designated Neighborhood Semi 6Commercial would be re Medium Residentia 14 25 dlilac designated as I Density ligh 1These modifications to the General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plapl are needed to accommodateour proposal for residential development within The Promenade mixed project The project site is uselocated east of Chancery Lane west of Grafton Street south of Central Parkway and north ofEinnianWay The residential portion ofthe project will be known as The Villas at The PromenadeThis request is in keeping with language found under previous project appravals Resolution 04 35 andOrdinance 5far Dublin Ranch Area G from 2000 in which it is stated As part ofthe Village Center 04a 3 acre Public 1 Semioverlay site has been designated at Central Parkway and Street E If noSemiPublic uses are approved for this site at the end of a ten year period from the date of approvalof PA 98 it is proposed that the City consider applications Ob9 for it to be used for PD High MediumDensity Residential purposesWe will submit an initial application package for your use in beginning the amendment request processshortly Please contact us if you have any questions Thank you for considering our requestdsRcgar iIRay Pa ek Senior Vice PresidentKB Ho e South Bay IncCc JimTong Stanfor Holding Company LLC th Connie Goldade and Tim Sullivan Community Design Architechrre KS HOME SOUTH 6AY INC 6700 KOLL CENTER PARKVlRY SUITE 200 PLEASAIITON CA 94566 TEL 925 750 1700 FAX 925 750 ISpO COM KSHOME
  6. 6. CHARTER properties JUI 2 11July 25 2011 1 UMr Mike PortoCity of Dublin100 Civic PlazaDublin CA 94568 Re s Assessor Parcel 985 commonly known 004 0078 as Promenade in the City of DublinDear MikeWill you please accept this letter as authorization for KB Homes located at 6700 KollCenter Parkway Suite 200 Pleasanton CA 94588 to sign the application for theEDSPAGPAfor the Villas at Promenade and any other subsequent for the applicationsVesting Tentative Map SDR S one and SDR Stage two P age DIf you have any questions please feel free to contact me any time Thank you for your zrs 4690 Chabot Drive Ste 100 Pleasanton CA 94588 Tel 1666 463 925 Fax 1861 463 925
  7. 7. RESOLUTION NO XX 11 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUBLIN APPROVING THE INITIATION OF A GENERAL PLAN AND EASTERN DUBLIN SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY TO EVALUATE A PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE LAND USE DESIGNATION OF 5 ACRES ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF 7 CENTRAL PARKWAY BETWEEN CHANCERY LANE AND GRAFTON STREET FROM PUBLIC PUBLICAND NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL SEMI TO MEDIUM RESIDENTIAL DENSITY HIGH PORTION OF APN 004 0078 985 WHEREAS the City has received request from KB Home South Bay Inc to initiate a aGeneral Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to change the land usedesignation fora 5 acre Study Area located on the south 7 side of Central Parkway betweenChancery Lane and Grafton Street north of Finnian Way and WHEREAS said Study Area currently is designated with two land uses proportionatelyas 1 3 acres of Public Semi adjacent to Chancery Lane and a 6 2 acre NeighborhoodCommercial and WHEREAS the request for study would evaluate changing the existing land usedesignations of the Study Area from its existing land use designations of Public and SemiNeighborhood Commercial to Medium Residential use and Density High WHEREAS the General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Studyinitiation request has been reviewed in accordance with the provisions of the CaliforniaEnvironmental Quality Act CEQA and was found to be Categorically Exempt under Section15306 Class 6 of the State CEQA Guidelines and WHEREAS a StaffReport was submitted outlining the issues surrounding the GeneralPlan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study initiation request and WHEREAS the City Council did hear and consider all such reports recommendationsand testimony hereinabove set forth NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Dublin doeshereby approve the initiation of a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan AmendmentStudy to change the land use designation of a portion of parcel on Central Parkway betweenChancery Lane and Grafton Street north of Finnian Way PASSED APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Dublin on this20th day of September 2011 by the following vote AYES NOES
  8. 8. ABSENT ABSTAIN MayorATTESTCity Clerk000352011120111PLPAIPA KB Promenade GPA P ResoPromenadeG SPICC APPROVE GPAstudy docx 11 20 9
  9. 9. RESOLUTION NO XX 11 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DUBLIN DENYING THE INITIATION OF A GENERAL PLAN AND EASTERN DUBLIN SPECIFIC PLAN AMENDMENT STUDY TO EVALUATE A PROPOSAL TO CHANGE THE LAND USE DESIGNATION OF 5 ACRES ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF 7 CENTRAL PARKWAY BETWEEN CHANCERY LANE AND GRAFTON STREET FROM PUBLIC PUBLICAND NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL SEMI TO MEDIUM RESIDENTIAL DENSITY HIGH PORTION OF APN 004 0078 985 WHEREAS the City has received request from KB Home South Bay Inc to initiate a aGeneral Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study to change the land usedesignation fora 5 acre Study Area located on the south 7 side of Central Parkway betweenChancery Lane and Grafton Street north of Finnian Way and WHEREAS said Study Area currently is designated with two land uses proportionatelyas 1 3 acres of Public Semi adjacent to Chancery Lane and a 6 2 acres as NeighborhoodCommercial and WHEREAS the request for study would evaluate changing the existing land usedesignations of the Study Area from its existing land use designations of Public and SemiNeighborhood Commercial to Medium Residential use and Density High WHEREAS the General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Studyinitiation request has been reviewed in accordance with the provisions of the CaliforniaEnvironmental Quality Act CEQA and was found to be Categorically Exempt under Section15306 Class 6 of the State CEQA Guidelines and WHEREAS a StaffReport was submitted outlining the issues surrounding the GeneralPlan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Study initiation request and WHEREAS the City Council did hear and consider all such reports recommendationsand testimony hereinabove set forth NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Dublin doeshereby deny the initiation of a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan Amendment Studyto change the land use designation of a portion of parcel on Central Parkway between ChanceryLane and Grafton Street north of Finnian Way PASSED APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Dublin on this20th day of September 2011 by the following vote AYES NOES ABSENT
  10. 10. ABSTAIN MayorATTESTCity Clerk000352011120111PLPAIPA KB Promenade GPA P ResoG SPICC DENYPromenade GPAstudy docx 11 20 9
  11. 11. Dora RamirezFromSent Monday September 12 2011 10 PM 47To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to condosdensityhighIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping destination to rival San Jose Santana Row Now that everyone has s already bought or rented homes in andaround Dublin Ranch based on that the of Dublin is Villages promise City trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of more condos instead of the center promised to residents could not have density high upscale shoppingcome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part ofthe Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands of seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin Ranchresidents willVillages completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead It also s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West Dublin in the Villas and at Dublin RanchResidents living Cottages Villages are so desperate for parking that they have been the dirt KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsparking on patchmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential Density High land use area Iurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyJohn Zukoski
  12. 12. Dora RamirezFromSent Monday September 12 2011 55 10 FNITo Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to Propertieshigh condosdensityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and destination to rival San Josearound Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have derisity morecome at a worse time Property values have crafered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the of a shopping loss dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have beenparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential Density High land use area I of the Promenade that has been promised forurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream adecadeSincerelyChristina Grimes
  13. 13. Dora RamirezFromSent Monday September 12 2011 10 PM 56To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to by Properties high condos densityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and destination to rival San Josearound Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect ofmore high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have densitycome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating s use mixed walkable villages within the city and insteadcondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high density residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent oncars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have been livingparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density High Studyurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyDuane Thompson
  14. 14. Dora RamirezFromSent Monday September 12 2011 11 PM 09To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmail Keep the Promenade Promise sSubjectDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to condosdensityhighIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic and switch scheme made bait possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping destination to rival San Jose Santana Row Now that everyone has already s bought or rented homes in andaround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect ofhigh condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have density morecome of a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin Ranch svision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and insteadVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the newhomes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted to newa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have beenparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density Highurge you to KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for a stopdecadeSincerelyJohanna Bertini
  15. 15. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 12 AM 37To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties condosdensityhighIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears newEast Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscale sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andshopping destination to rival San Josearound Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of more high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have densitycome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional density high condos beyond the 1 units 400 already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reducethe value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable s use villages within the city and insteadcondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another density high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent oncars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have beenparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along wonderful termvision for Dublininstead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density High for aurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promiseddecadeSincerelyJanet Harkness
  16. 16. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 50 12 AMTo Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to by Propertieshigh condosdensityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshoppingdestination to rival San Jose Santana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and saround Dublin Ranch to shoehorn more condos into an area Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is tryingalready saturated with high housing densityThe prospect of more high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have densitycome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have been the dirt KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsparking on patchmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along wonderful termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density High from ruining dream of the Promenade that has been promised for aurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties ourdecadeSincerelyChristy Tempongko
  17. 17. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 1AM 07To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade todensityhigh condosIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshoppingdestination to rival San Jose sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andaround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have density morecome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reducE density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have beenparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential Density High land use area Iurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyEdward Chang
  18. 18. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 2 15 AMTo Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to support the request by Propertieshigh condosdensityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping desfination to rival San Jose sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andaround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an area saturated with high housingalready densityThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have density morecome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Everi worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional term longcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents in the Villas and at Dublin Ranch desperate for parking that they have been living Cottages Villages are soparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land Density High use area Iurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyAndrey Alena Gusev I
  19. 19. Dora RarnirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 6 AM 02To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to high condos densityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping destination to rival San Jose sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andaround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with high housing densityThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have density morecome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have been KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there beparking on the dirt patch enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along term cityvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific Plan IAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to aMedium Residential land use area Density Highurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyTara Magnuson
  20. 20. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 6AM 06To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade todensityhigh condosIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping destination to rival San Jose Santana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and saround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have more densitycome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance ofthousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirety dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have beenparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Density Residential land High Medium use area Iurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyKaren Gustafson
  21. 21. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 6AM 35To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to support the request by KB Home and Charter Propertieshigh condosdensityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and destination to rival San Josearound Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have of more densitycome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West Dublin beenResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they haveparking on the dirt patch KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density Highurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyJoel Flory
  22. 22. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 42 AM 2011 6To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City CouncilmemberI do not support the request KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to by Propertieshigh condosdensityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleshopping destination to rival San Jose Santana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in and saround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is trying to shoehorn more condos into an areaalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have more densitycome at a worse Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor of timeadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West Dublin have beenResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that theyparking the dirt patch KB Home wants to on rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along a termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area Density High Iurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyElliott Edge T
  23. 23. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 6 AM 44To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the Promenade Promise sDear City Councilmember KB Home and Charter to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade toI do not support the request by Properties high condos densityIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For ten been told that the Promenade would be an upscaleyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have to rival San Jose that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andshopping destination sSantana Row Now to shoehorn more condos into an areaaround Dublin Ranch Villages based on that promise the City of Dublin is tryingalready saturated with high housing density haveThe prospect high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not of more densitycome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400 ofthe value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousandsresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin RanchVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin vision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and instead s usecondemris Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools areovercrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generated alreadyby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long term tocapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverteda school in West DublinResidents living in the Villas and Cottages at Dublin Ranch Villages are so desperate for parking that they have been the dirt KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsparking on patchmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along a termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sighted Planagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific land use area IAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential Density High from our dream of the Promenade that has been promised forurge you to stop KB Home and Charter ruining a PropertiesdecadeSincerelyMcKay Colovich
  24. 24. Dora RamirezFromSent Tuesday September 13 2011 6AM 49To Tim Sbranti Kevin Hart Don Biddle Kasie Hildenbrand Eric Swalwell crosecgrp com arounddublin@gmailSubject Keep the s Promenade PromiseDear City CouncilmemberI do not to convert half of the retail space at the Promenade to support the request by KB Home and Charter Propertiesdensityhigh condosIf approved this land use conversion will be a classic bait and switch scheme made possible by Dublin City Hall For tenyears new East Dublin residents in the tens of thousands have been told that the Promenade would be an upscale sSantana Row Now that everyone has already bought or rented homes in andshopping destination to rival San Josearound Dublin Ranch the of Dublin is to shoehorn more condos into an area Villages based on that promise City tryingalready saturated with density high housingThe prospect of more high condos instead of the upscale shopping center promised to residents could not have densitycome at a worse time Property values have cratered over the past few years Scrapping the Promenade in favor ofadditional high condos beyond the 1 units already built as part of the Dublin Ranch Villages will further reduce density 400the value of my home Even worse the loss of a shopping dining district within easy walking distance of thousands ofresidents will seriously degrade the quality of life that all of us were seeking when we purchased in the Dublin Ranch svision of creating mixed walkable villages within the city and insteadVillages It also completely contradicts Dublin usecondemns Dublin Ranch Villages to be just another high residential neighborhood almost entirely dependent on densitycars and yet with seriously insufficient parking for those carsEast Dublin schools are already overcrowded The Dublin Unified School District will likely use the impact fees generatedby the new homes to pay off funds borrowed to build Kolb Elementary School instead of creating additional long termcapacity for new students As a result students in the already oversubscribed schools in East Dublin could be diverted toa school in West DublinResidents in the Villas and at Dublin Ranch for that have been living Cottages Villages are so desperate parking they the dirt KB Home wants to rezone for more condos Will there be enough parking once more residentsparking on patchmove into the new KB Home condosDublin is a wonderful city to live in and I trust that you will do what is right for the community Please maintain along termvision for Dublin instead of falling prey to short planning based on temporary economic conditions Please vote sightedagainst the request by KB Home and Charter Properties to initiate a General Plan and Eastern Dublin Specific PlanAmendment Study to evaluate changing half of the Promenade to a Medium Residential land use area I Density Highurge you to stop KB Home and Charter Properties from ruining our dream of the Promenade that has been promised for adecadeSincerelyLeah Kirby Fritz

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