NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLACER

95603 | 10/12/2018 | Ad id: 7-0000320642
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLACER COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Any person interested in participating and/or addressing the Commission during thePlanning Commission meeting by interactive video may do so at the Placer County Administrative Offices - Tahoe City 775 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA 96145 WHERE: PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING ROOM 3091 COUNTY CENTER DRIVE, AUBURN, CA 95603 WHEN: OCTOBER 25, 2018 10:10 A.M. SUBJECT: GENERAL AND COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENTS TO INCORPORATE ADOPTED 2018 PLACER COUNTY REGIONAL BIKEWAY PLAN (PLN18-00411) MINOR AMENDMENTS TO PROGRAMS, POLICIES AND BIKEWAY NETWORKS, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, IN THE AUBURN/BOWMAN COMMUNITY PLAN, DRY CREEK/WEST PLACER COMMUNITY PLAN, FORESTHILL DIVIDE COMMUNITY PLAN, HORSESHOE BAR/PENRYN COMMUNITY PLAN, OPHIR GENERAL PLAN, SHERIDAN COMMUNITY PLAN, AND WEIMAR/APPLEGATE/CLIPPER GAP GENERAL PLAN STATUTORY EXEMPTION ALL SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICTS Notice is hereby given that the Placer County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing, on the date and time noted above, on a request from the Placer County Planning Services Division and Placer County Department of Public Works and Facilities to consider a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to amend existing policies, programs, and bikeway networks in following General and Community Plans to incorporate the 2018 adopted Placer County Regional Bikeway Plan ("2018 PCRBP"). Placer County originally adopted the Regional Bikeway Plan in 2002, consistent with the State California Bicycle Transportation Act. On June 27, 2018, the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency accepted the Draft Final Placer County Regional Bikeway Plan as complete pending any recommended changes for purposes of the Caltrans Regional Planning Assistance grant program. On October 9, 2018, the Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted the 2018 PCRBP. The 2018 PCRBP updates and supersedes the 2002 version. The 2018 PCRBP is a policy document that "presents a vision for implementing infrastructure, programs and practices to support biking throughout the unincorporated county. The adopted 2018 PCRBP and the proposed general/community plan amendments to incorporate the PCRBP do not propose nor commit the County to actual construction of any infrastructure or bikeway paths/lanes or routes. Any such future construction would be subject to separate project and environmental review. The following general/community plan amendments are necessary to reflect the adopted 2018 PCRBP: Auburn/Bowman Community Plan: Amendments to the Community Development and Traffic Circulation Elements to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP, revise text language to reflect updated bikeway facilities, and add the "Planned Bikeway Facilities Auburn Bowman" diagram. Dry Creek/West Placer Community Plan: Amendments to the Transportation/Circulation and Parks and Recreation Elements to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP, update the planned bicycle facilities, clarify bikeway design criteria, add new text that reflects updated bikeway facilities and locations, and add the "Planned Bikeway Facilities Dry Creek/Sunset" diagram. Foresthill Divide Community Plan: Amendments to the Transportation and Circulation Element to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP, eliminate Policy 5.A.1-4 and corresponding implementation measure Section D.10, to replace the planned "Class II" bikeway along Foresthill Road between Auburn and Sugar Pine Road with a planned "Bike Route with Climbing Lane", and to add the "Planned Bikeway Facilities Foresthill (Downtown)" and "Planned Bikeway Facilities Foresthill" diagrams. Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Community Plan: Amendments to the Circulation Element to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP, clarify bikeway design criteria and adding text regarding the purpose of bikeway facilities, to revise the implementation section to accurately identify bikeway locations, and to replace Exhibit A Bikeway Master Plan with the "Planned Bikeway Facilities Horseshoe Bar/Penryn" diagram. Ophir General Plan: Amendments to the Circulation Element to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP. Sheridan Community Plan: Amendments to the Parks, Recreation and Trails Element to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP, add text related to the purpose of bikeway facilities, clarify bikeway design criteria, amend the list of proposed bikeways, and incorporate the "Planned Bikeway Facilities Sheridan" diagram. Weimar/Applegate/Clipper Gap General Plan: Amendments to the Transportation/Circulation Element to incorporate reference to the 2018 PCRBP. The Planning Commission will be requested to make a finding of consistency with the Placer County General Plan to support its recommendations to the Board as well as a recommendation of exemption under CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 (Feasibility and Planning Study) supported by findings. The Department of Public Works and Facilities contact for the 2018 PCRBP, Stephanie Holloway, can be reached at (530) 745-7551 or Email Me. The Planning Services contact for the proposed community/general plan amendments, Crystal Jacobsen, can be reached at 530-745-3085 or Email Me. Staff reports will be posted on the Planning Services Division web site referenced below by 5:00 PM, the Thursday prior to the scheduled hearing date. http://www.placer.ca.gov/Departments/CommunityDevelopment/Planning/PCHearings.aspx Administrative remedies must be exhausted prior to an action being initiated in a court of law. If the proposed project is challenged in court, one may be limited to those issues raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered prior to the public hearing. All letters, written materials, studies or reports, in excess of one (1) page should be delivered to the Planning Services Division, 3091 County Center Drive, Auburn, CA 95603, at least 24 hours or (1) business day prior to the beginning of the meeting as noticed above. County of Placer Community Development Resource Agency Steve Pedretti, Agency Director Pub: October 12, 2018 Ad#320642