Notice of Public Hearing for Submittal of State CDBG Application

Notice of Public Hearing for Submittal of State CDBG Application 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Guadalupe will conduct a public hearing on January 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm, at City Hall Council Chambers, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, California, in order to discuss the submittal of an application in response to the 2019/2020 State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), and to solicit citizen input.

The Public Works Department on behalf of the City of Guadalupe is applying for a grant in the amount not to exceed $3.5 million and the approval to expend, if available, approximately $50,000 in potential Program Income under the NOFA for the following eligible activities:

Activity 1. 

O3J: Water/Sewer Improvements

$3,500,000

Total Application

$3,500,000

The purpose of the public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known on the proposed activities/application.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact the Administration Department at (805) 356-3891.

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct written comments to the City of Guadalupe, at 918 Obispo St Guadalupe, CA 93434, or you may telephone the Administration Department at (805) 356-3891. In addition, information is available for review at the above address between the hours of 8:00am – 4:30pm on Monday – Friday.

The City of Guadalupe promotes fair housing and makes all its programs available to low- and moderate income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

 

Notice of Public Hearing and Public Review of Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

AND PUBLIC REVIEW OF A DRAFT MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

CITY OF GUADALUPE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Guadalupe will hold a Public Hearing at:

6:00 p.m., February 25, 2020

in the City Council Chambers, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, CA

The City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider Escalante Meadows, 2019-063-DR and 2019-064-CUP, an 80-unit apartment complex and community center proposed by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara. The project would include a phased demolition of an existing 52-unit duplex project constructed in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Copies of the staff report will be available for review at the Planning and Building Office, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, California on or after Friday, February 21, 2020. Written comments may be sent to, Larry Appel, Contract Planning Director, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, CA 93434. Further information may be obtained at (805) 356-3903, or through email, smlarry@aol.com.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if you challenge the approval of this project, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at public hearings before the City or in written correspondence delivered to the City at, or prior to, the public hearing.

AND

Notice is hereby given that a draft Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared for the below described project per the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970, as set forth in the Public Resources Code, Sections 21000 to 21174, as amended. Reviewers identified three potentially significant impacts from the project: Air Quality, Geology/Seismic, and Noise.

Environmental Document No: 2020-001-MND

Applicant: Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara

Project Description: A Design Review Permit (2019-063-DR) to construct an 80-unit apartment complex and a Conditional Use Permit (2019-064-CUP) to construct and operate a 19,600 square foot Community Center for a day care facility plus health services and educational services. This development would replace an existing 52-unit duplex project constructed in the 1950s and early 1960s.

Project Title: Escalante Meadows

Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 115-230-003,-004

Location: South of 11th Street and adjacent to Escalante Street, Guadalupe, CA.

Proposed Development: The project would consist of a phase demolition of the existing 52 units and reconstruct 80 units in 10 buildings along with a Community Center, maintenance building, covered and uncovered parking, recreational amenities, play areas, and landscaping on an 8.96 acre parcel.

The draft Mitigated Negative Declaration and all documents incorporated by reference in the document may be reviewed at the City Planning Department, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, CA 93434. The draft Mitigated Negative Declaration is also available for review in the Guadalupe Public Library, 4719 West Main Street, Ste. D, Guadalupe, CA. Written comments on the draft Mitigated Negative Declaration will be accepted during the period from January 20, 2020 until February 10, 2020. Please submit comments on or before 5:00 p.m. on February 10, 2020, the close of the public comment period.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact the Administration Department at (805) 356-3891. Inquiries/comments may be sent to: City Administrator, 918 Obispo Street, Guadalupe, CA; or through email, tbodem@ci.guadalupe.ca.us

Dated: January 18, 2020

Press Release

Press Release:

City of Guadalupe

Contact: Todd Bodem, City Administrator

805- 356-3892

 City of Guadalupe Mobility and Revitalization Plan Public Workshop

The City of Guadalupe obtained a sustainable communities grant through the state of California Department transportation in the amount of $206,450 on March 13, 2018 to develop a Mobility and Revitalization Plan. Development of the plan involved multi-day public workshops and input from business and community members. The draft plan was presented to City Council on November 26, 2019 and is available on the city’s website for review at www.ci.guadalupe.ca.us.

The City is holding a public workshop on January 12, 2020 from 12 PM to 2 PM at the City auditorium at 918 Obispo St., Guadalupe. All community members are invited to attend this public workshop to provide input on improving safety and conditions for walking, bicycling, transit, and driving and beautifying the downtown and promoting business development. Refreshments will be provided. Questions regarding the Mobility and Revitalization Plan can be directed to the City Administrative Office at 805-359-3891.