LA MESA PLANNING COMMISSION
A Regular Meeting via Teleconference
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
La Mesa City Hall Council Chambers
8130 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, California
This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with State of California Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
The public may view the meeting live using the following remote options:
Teleconference Meeting Webinar
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Telephone (Audio only) (669) 900.6833 or (346) 248.7799
Webinar ID: 991 3985 4017
Public Comments for Items not on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make public comments may submit their comments by email to be read aloud at the Planning Commission meeting by staff. Email comments must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. the day of the Planning Commission meeting and be no more than 300 words. Any language beyond the 300 words shall not be read during the Commission meeting. The counting of words, for the purposes of public comment submissions, shall follow the same standards as set forth in Elections Code § 9 (see Attachment A). Please note in your email subject line that this is for “PUBLIC COMMENT”. All email comments shall be subject to the same rules as would otherwise govern speaker comments at the Planning Commission meeting. Form correspondence of identical content signed by different individuals shall be read aloud only once during the comment period. Immediately prior to the reading of such correspondence, the name of each signatory shall be stated aloud.
Public Comments for Items on the Agenda
Members of the public who wish to make comments on items on the agenda may do so via Zoom at La Mesa City Hall, 8130 Allison Avenue, La Mesa, California, 91942. Social distancing will be strictly enforced by City personnel at all times. It is strongly encouraged that all attendees wear a facial covering while waiting to speak regarding an agenda item. Comments may also be submitted in the same manner as stated above regarding items not on the agenda. Please note in your email subject line the agenda item number related to the comment. Form correspondence of identical content signed by different individuals shall be read aloud only once during the comment period. Immediately prior to the reading of such correspondence, the name of each signatory shall be stated aloud.
Applicants who wish to make an audio/visual presentation pertaining to an item on the agenda must contact and provide the electronic presentation materials to Cheryl Davis at email@example.com or 619.667.1190, no later than 12:00 noon, one business day prior to the start of the meeting. Advance notification will ensure compatibility with City equipment and allow meeting presentations to progress smoothly and in a consistent and equitable manner. Presentations will not be accepted after the deadline. Please note that all presentations/digital materials are considered part of the maximum time limit provided to speakers.
1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
3. Deletions from the Agenda/Urgent Additions to the Agenda/Additions to the next
4. Public Comment (non-agenda items)
Note: In accordance with State Law, an item not scheduled on the Agenda may be brought forward by the general public for discussion; however, the Commission will not be able to take any action at this meeting. If appropriate, the item will be referred to staff or placed on a future agenda.
5. Procedural Rules for Conduct of Hearings
6. Hearings - None
a. Planning Commission 2021 Work Plan
b. Approval of the October 21, 2020 minutes
c. Review of proposed City Council Climate Emergency Resolution
d. Assignment of next Invocation and reading of Procedural Rules
8. Informational Items
Materials related to an item on this agenda, including any materials submitted after distribution of the agenda packet, are available for public inspection at https://www.cityoflamesa.us/AgendaCenter.
The City of La Mesa encourages the participation of disabled individuals in the services, activities and programs provided by the City. Individuals with disabilities, who require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the Planning Commission meetings, should contact the City's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator, Rida Freeman, Director of Administrative Services, 48 hours prior to the meeting at 619.667.1175, fax 619.667.1163, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hearing assisted devices are available for the hearing impaired. A City staff member is available to provide these devices upon entry to City Council meetings, commission meetings or public hearings held in the City Council Chambers. A photo i.d. or signature will be required to secure a device for the meeting.
NOTICE OF APPEAL PROCEDURES
Actions taken by the Planning Commission may be appealed to the City Council. If you disagree with any action of the Commission and wish to file an appeal, you must do so within ten working days of tonight's meeting. Please note that appeals of actions on subdivisions must be filed within 10 calendar days in accordance with the Subdivision Map Act. In order to file an appeal, you must submit an appeal letter stating why you disagree with the Commission's action to the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 8130 Allison Avenue along with a $100.00 appeal fee. If no appeal is filed within this period, the action becomes final.
If an appeal is filed, a public hearing to consider the appeal will be scheduled for the next available City Council meeting. Public notice will be provided for any appeal hearing for an item that required public notice for the Planning Commission action being appealed. Any questions regarding the appeal process should be directed to either the Office of the City Clerk at email@example.com or 619.667.1120 or the Community Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619.667.1177.