May 07, 2013 Meeting Cancelation

Be sure you read the note which follows the notice-TGS

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City of Livingston

1416 C Street

Livingston, CA 95334

NOTICE OF MEETING CANCELLATION LIVINGSON CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Regular Meeting of the Livingston City Council scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., has been cancelled due to City Council Members and Management attending a Conference. The next Regular Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers located at 1416 “C” Street, Livingston, California.

At the Regular Meeting of April 16, 2013, the City Council continued the Public Hearing for the following item: Introducing and Waiving the First Reading of an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Livingston Amending Title 5, Chapter 3 of the Livingston Municipal Code, Lot Development Standards, Setbacks, Setback Exceptions, Maximum Site Coverage and Maximum Floor Area Ratio Concerning Residential Rear Yards in the R-1 Zoning District (Low Density Residential). The Public Hearing was continued to the next Regular Meeting in order to provide staff additional time to obtain further information on this item. Due to the cancellation of the May 7, 2013 meeting, this item will be continued to the Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

Dated: April 19, 2013

/s/ BETTY COTA

Deputy City Clerk

CITY OF LIVINGSTON

1416 “C” Street LIVINGSTON, CALIFORNIA 95334 PHONE: (209)394-8041 FAX: (209) 394-4190

www.livingstoncity.com

Note from TheGardeningSnail: the following excerpt comes from the Staff Report as included in the April 16, 2013 City Council Agenda Packet. I have taken the liberty to “link it up” to sources referenced in the Report. If  you want more background information, just click on the links provided.

City Council approved Resolution of Intent 2011-74 on November 15,2011 pursuant to LMC 5-6-2 (B)(2) to place the following Title 5 amendments on a Planning Commission agenda. The Planning Commission, at their regular meeting of December 13,2011, by 5-0, voted to recommend retaining the existing fifteen (15) foot rear yard setback.

The City Council, at their regular meeting of January 3, 2012, requested the Planning Commission review the proposal again and make recommendation concerning the inclusion of a second story rear setback of fifteen (15) feet for the R-1 zoning district in addition to a revised first story setback minimum of five (5) feet. The Planning Commission, at their regular meeting of February 14, 2012, by 5-0, voted, again, to recommend retaining the existing fifteen ( 15) foot rear yard setback for both the first and second stories and not amend the ordinance.

The Planning Commission, at their regular meeting of March 12, 2013, by a vote of 3-1, voted to recommend retaining the existing fifteen (15) foot rear yard setback for both the first and second stories and not amend the zoning ordinance.

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