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