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AGENDA 2015/03/30 (RETREAT)COUNCIL — STAFF RETREAT SESSION AGENDA MONDAY MARCH 30, 2015 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS CONFERENCE ROOM SAN DIMAS CITY HALL 245 EAST BONITA AVENUE 5:00-5:30 pm Parks and Public Landscape Capital Projects. Review of Marchant Park Renovation Plans; Via Verde Park Playground Plans. Landscape design for the Via Verde median. Next step with the public on these projects. 2. 5:30-6:15 pm Land Use designations Successor Agency Property at Bonita/Cataract and Bonita/Eucla. Update on the approved property management plan involving these properties and the anticipated process to sell them. Consideration: What is the city's objective and vision with these properties — what is the best land use or project? Should the city consider a different zoning and development strategy? 3. 6:15-6:45 pm Microbreweries and Brewpubs — discussion of issues and what is needed to accommodate them — direction to staff. 4. 6:45-7:00 pm Horsethief Canyon Park access road from the Foothill/Walnut intersection. Review the history of park design and access planning. Discuss the pros and cons — provide possible direction regarding an access road to Horsethief Canyon Park as part of the future development of nearby properties. 5. 7:00-7:15 pm Parking Requirements. Report on a recent proposal involving parking — discussion as appropriate. 6. 7:15-8:30 pm Project updates: a. Update on Sidewalk Replacement Project. Discussion regarding some of the design elements related to fagade work, outdoor dining, fixed awning encroachments, how signage will be handled, process for public review, and design interests such as the addition of a freestanding clock, public art, small water feature, historic plaques. b. Walnut Creek Open Space and Habitat Project Update. c. Prop 1 Water Bond — possible projects to submit for funding. d. Taylor Home 123 N. Monte Vista — receive report regarding alternatives — provide direction to staff. e. Median Island Maintenance — verbal report from staff regarding the city's process. f. Direction regarding the process to fill a Planning Commission vacancy. 7. Council comments. 8. Oral Communications — Members of the audience. Anyone wishing to address the City Council on an item not on the agenda. No action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda. Speakers may be subject to a time limit as may be determined by the chair 9. Adjournment — next meeting of the City Council Adjournment — next meeting of the City Council April 14, 2015 Gold Line Study Session 5 pm, 7:00 pm regular meeting, City Hall. Notice Regarding American with Disabilities Act: In compliance with the ADA, if you need assistance to participate in a city meeting, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (909) 394-6216. Early notification before the meeting you wish to attend will make it possible for the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting [28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II]. Copies of documents distributed for the meeting are available in alternative formats upon request. Any writings or documents provided to the City Council regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at the Administration Counter at City Hall and at the San Dimas Library during normal business hours. In addition most documents are posted on the City's website at cityofsandimas.com. Posting Statement: On March 25, 2015, a true and correct copy of this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at 245 East Bonita Avenue (San Dimas City Hall), 145 North Walnut Avenue (Los Angeles County Library), 300 East Bonita Avenue (United States Post Office), Von's Shopping Center (Puente/Via Verde Avenue) and the City's website