Meeting Date: September 17, 2013
Agenda Item #7. Minutes of Meeting Held on June 25, 2013.
JOINT MEETING BETWEEN THE CITY COUNCIL
AND PLANNING COMMISSION
JUNE 25, 2013
A Joint Special Meeting of the Livingston City Council and Planning Commission was held in the City Council Chambers on June 25, 2014, with Mayor Espinoza presiding.
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Espinoza called the meeting to order at 6:08 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The pledge of allegiance to the flag was recited.
Mayor Rodrigo Espinoza
Mayor Pro-Tem Gurpal Samra
Council Member Arturo Sicairos (Excused Absence)
Council Member David Mendoza
Commissioner Francisco Castellanos (Excused Absence)
Commissioner Mario Mendoza
Commissioner Warren Urnberg (Excused Absence)
Commissioner Michael Silvia
Commission Chair Luis Flores
CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
1. Presentation of Plans for Enhancement of Livingston’s Downtown and the Winton Parkway/Highway 99 Interchange by the Local Government Commission, Nelson/Nygaard
Consulting Associates and the California Congress for New Urbanism.
The Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) and the Local Government Commission (LGC) gave a joint presentation reflecting on their five day charrette in the City of Livingston.
The presentation was comprised of many elements which addressed issues such as; creating civic spaces, establishing a local food chain production, implementing a traffic safety system, and beautifying the Downtown Corridor.
The professionals created a set of goals that were organized chronologically; short term goals, mid-term goals, and long-term goals. Architects presented visual renders of the proposed downtown and afterwards they answered questions from the City Council, Planning Commission, and the community.
CNU and LGC will compose a thorough report and release it to City Staff in the near future.
Mayor Espinoza adjourned the meeting at 8:15 p.m.
Deputy City Clerk of the City of Livingston
APPROVED: September 17, 2013
Mayor or Mayor ProTempore
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