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MINUTES

PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING

APRIL 4, 2006







1.0 CALL TO ORDER



The Regular Meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Highland was called to order at 7:35 p.m. by Chairman Haller at the Donahue Council Chambers, 27215 Base Line, Highland, California.



Present: Commissioners John Gamboa and R. Paul Scott, Vice Chairman Randall Hamerly and Chairman Richard Haller



Absent: Commissioner Gina Birnbaum



Staff Present:Rick C. Hartmann, Community Development Director

Lawrence A. Mainez, City Planner

Sean Kelleher, Assistant Planner



The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Haller.







2.0 COMMUNITY INPUT



There was none.





3.0 CONSENT CALENDAR



3.1 Minutes of February 21, 2006, Regular Meeting.



On Page 4, Last Paragraph, Second Sentence was amended to read as follows: "In addition, another suggestion was made that the Facility needs to look believable and screened to mitigate the impact."



On Page 5, First Paragraph, Last Sentence was amended to read as follows: "This could start a proliferation of towers, and need to provide better screening."



On Page 5, Ninth Paragraph was amended to read as follows: "Vice Chairman Hamerly indicated he preferred a CUP for Cell Towers."

A motion was made by Vice Chairman Hamerly and seconded by Commissioner Scott to approve the Minutes of February 21, 2006, as amended. Motion carried on a 4 - 0 vote with Commissioner Birnbaum absent.





3.2 Minutes of March 7, 2006, Regular Meeting.





A motion was made by Vice Chairman Hamerly and seconded by Commissioner Gamboa to approve the Minutes of March 7, 2006, as submitted. Motion carried on a 4 - 0 vote with Commissioner Birnbaum absent.





4.0 PUBLIC HEARINGS



4.1 A Conditional Use Permit Application for the Establishment of a Learning Center/ Tutoring Facility (Apple Tree Learning Center)on a previously developed site, including an established building, associated parking, and landscaping (CUP 006-001). The proposed Project is located at the southeast corner of Base Line and Church Street (28909 Base Line). APN: 1210-011-38. Representative: Erin Emery.



Chairman Haller explained to the audience there are conflicts of interest and requested Staff to explain the process.



Community Development Director Hartmann explained there is no quorum because of conflicts of interest for Commissioners Chairman Haller, Vice Chairman Hamerly and Commissioner Scott. The Commissioners who would be able to participate would be Commissioners Birnbaum and Gamboa. He further explained how he had contacted the City Clerk and the feasibility of going farther in the process. Due to no quorum, the item will be continued until the next Regular Planning Commission Meeting of April 18, 2006.





5.0 LEGISLATIVE



There were no items.





6.0 ANNOUNCEMENTS



Staff explained there will be a Joint Study Session with the City Council, Design Review Board and Planning Commission on April 11, 2006, at 4:00 p.m. and there is a Regular Commission Meeting scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on April 18, 2006, for the above Public Hearing item.









7.0 ADJOURN



There being no further business, Chairman Haller declared the meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.







Submitted by: Approved by:









Linda McKeough, Richard Haller, Chairman

Administrative Secretary Planning Commission

 



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