El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council
3769 B San Pablo Dam Road, ES, 94803 - Meetings 2nd Wednesday of the Month
7:00 P.M. El Sobrante Library 4191 Appian Way, El Sobrante

Chair, Barbara Pendergrass, Vice Chair, Erica Peng, Secretary, Tom Owens, Treasurer, Hope Scott , Members: Marilynne Mellander, Wendi Gosliner, Charles Marino, 1st Alternate, Susan Swift

The El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council (ESMAC), or subcommittees of the ESMAC will provide reasonable accommodation, for persons with disabilities planning to attend ESMAC meetings or ESMAC sub committee meetings who contact the chair, Barbara A. Pendergrass at least 24 hours before the meeting. Phone Number 510 223-6091.

Special Meeting on the General Plan
AGENDA August 29, 2006


Call to Order/Welcome
7:05 P.M.
1. Introduction of Speakers/Guests/Topics

7:05 P.M. to 7:15 P.M.
2. Public Comment - Limit 3 minutes per speaker

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS- Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.
CCI.1 Approval to set El Sobrante Cleanup Day as November 4 or the 9th.
CCI.2 Thank you letter to Tim Jensen, Public Works for his comments on the Forest Green Draft EIR.
CCI.3 Authorize the cost of laminating the large Maps of Appian Way and San Pablo Dam Road for marking during planning session.

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Council will consider and take action on the following:

7:15 P.M. to 7:20 P.M.
SDI.1 Explanation of the items needing to be discussed and the importance of a recommendation of mixed use by block.

7:20 P.M. to 8:35 P.M. Approximately 5 minutes per block.
SDI.2 Review each Block for mixed use recommendations.

8:35 P.M. to 8:45 P.M.
SDI.3 Recommendation on where Public uses would be located.

8:45 P.M. to 8:55 P.M.
SDI.4 Recommendation on where the Community Center would be located.

8:55 P.M. to 9:05 P.M.
SDI.5 Recommendation on the location of a PI DISTRICT.

9:05 P.M. to 9:15 P.M.
SDI.6 Recommendation on location of Town Center.

9:15 P.M. to 9:25
SDI.7 Recommendation on bicycle paths. Need trail marked.

9:25 P.M. to 9:35 P.M.
SDI.8 Agree on recommendation for a reduction in Commercial and Residential density from the first plan due to the shopping centers located in Pinole and Hilltop Mall.

9:35 P.M. to 9:45.P.M.
SDI.9 Public comment. Limit 3 minutes per speaker.


9:45 P.M.

Upcoming Events
El Sobrante Stroll Sunday September 17, 2006. Parade at 10:00 A.M. and Stroll at 11:00 A. M. to 4:00 P.M.