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EDC Board of Supervisors To Hear Request To Form Bass Lake Hills Mello Roos District

At the August 8 2017 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors regular meeting, Agenda item 2,  File No. 17-0827

Auditor-Controller recommending the Board authorize: 1) Auditor-Controller to negotiate and execute all necessary contracts related to the proposed community facilities district formation and financing requested by Lennar Winncrest, LLC (the “Developer”) for certain subdivisions herein called “Bass Lake Hills area” after each agreement has been approved by County Counsel and Risk Management; specifically, Jones Hall (Bond and Disclosure Counsel), Stifel, Nicolaus & Company (Underwriter), Seevers Jordan Ziegenmeyer (Appraiser), and NBS Government Finance Group (NBS/GFG) (Special Tax Consultant); and other consultants, as needed; 2) Authorize the Auditor-Controller to execute the Deposit and Reimbursement Agreement between El Dorado County and the Developer upon final approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and 3) Authorize the Auditor-Controller to work with the Assessment & Community Facilities District Screening Committee members and contracted consultants to consider the Developer’s request to begin proceedings of forming and financing a new Mello Roos District.

APAC Provided Serrano Village J Lot H Initial Consultation Notification

APAC has received an initial consultation notice for the Serrano Village J LOT H Tentative Map reconfiguration which will be the site of a future 12 acre El Dorado Hills Community Services District Park.

From the El Dorado County Community Development Services Planning and Building Department:

Please find enclosed the Initial Consultation information for your review and comment regarding the following application:

PD14-0008, TM14-1524 – SERRANO VILLAGE J LOT H (Serrano Associates, LLC/REY Engineers):

A request for a revision to the approved tentative map and development plan from an 83 half plex units to 41 detached residential lots ranging in size from 7,200 square feet to 17,077 square feet, a 1-acre open space lot, and a 12.5 acre park site. The map includes design waivers modifying specific Design and Improvement Standards Manual (DISM) road and lot standards and modification of Single-Unit, Residential (R1) zone standards and other applicable residential development standards through the provisions of the planned development. The proposed subdivision is a part of the adopted El Dorado Hills Specific Plan for which an Environmental Impact Report (EIR), which analyzed and mitigated identified environmental impacts, has been certified. The property, identified by Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 123-370-01, 123-370-03 and 123-280-10, consists of 25 acres, and is located on the corner of Serrano Parkway and Greenview Drive, in the El Dorado Hills area.
Pursuant to Section 15063 of the State CEQA Guidelines, this Initial Consultation is being conducted to determine if the project may have a significant effect on the environment and determine whether an environmental impact report or a negative declaration will be prepared.
DRAFT project documentation is available for review online: http://edcapps.edcgov.us/Planning/ProjectInquiryDisplay.asp?ProjectID=20263

See more on the APAC Serrano Village J Lot H documents page

Promontory Village 7 Tentative Subdivision Map Hearing

From Community Development Services Planning And Building Department

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The County of El Dorado Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Building C Hearing Room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667 on August 24, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., to consider Tentative Subdivision Map TM16-1530/Promontory Village 7 submitted by RUSSELLPROMONTORY, LLC (Agent: Larry Ito, MJM Properties) to request a Tentative Subdivision Map of Promontory Village 7 consisting of the following: 1) 10 large lots for phasing and financing purposes; 2) 131 single family residential lots ranging in size from approximately 9,005 square feet (0.21 acre) to 164,945 square feet (3.79 acres), 13 open space lots, 12 landscape lots, and 3 private road lots; and 3) Design waivers modifying the following Design and Improvement Standard Manual (DISM) standards: A) Allow Lot Nos. 42, 47, 48, 53, 55, 62, 78, 79, 115, 116, 122, 123 and 131 to exceed the 3-to-1 lot depth-to-width ratio; and B) Modification of design standards affecting flag lots as shown on the tentative subdivision map: (1) Allow maximum standard 100 foot-length of narrow access “pole” strip of flag lots to be exceeded; (2) Allow cut and fill slopes to be located outside of access strip; and (3) Allow maximum driveway gradient of 15 percent to be exceeded up to 20 percent. The property, identified by Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 124-390-04, 124-390-08, and 124-390-14, consisting of 177 acres, is located On the south side of Alexandra Drive, approximately 150 feet east of the intersection with Sophia Parkway within the Promontory Master Planned Community in the El Dorado Hills Area, Supervisorial District 1. (County Planner: Mel Pabalinas) (Statutory Exemption pursuant to Section 15182 of the CEQA Guidelines; The project is part of the Promontory Specific Plan for which an Environmental Impact Report (State Clearing House No. 94112056) was certified)**

Staff Reports are available two weeks prior at https://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

All persons interested are invited to attend and be heard or to write their comments to the Planning Commission. If you challenge the application in court, you may be limited to raising only those items you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Any written correspondence should be directed to the County of El Dorado Planning and Building Department, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667 or via e-mail: planning@edcgov.us.

**This project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to the abovereferenced section, and it is not subject to any further environmental review. To ensure delivery to the Commission prior to the hearing, written information from the public is encouraged to be submitted by Thursday the week prior to the meeting. Planning Services cannot guarantee that any FAX or mail received the day of the Commission meeting will be delivered to the Commission prior to any action

Read the Public Notice HERE

Bass Lake Estates Tentative Subdivision Map Time Extension Hearing

El Dorado County Planning Commission July 27 2017 Hearing

Bass Lake Estates – Tentative Subdivision Map Time Extension – Six 1 year extensions as recommended by Planning Staff
This development is in the Cameron Park Area but borders El Dorado Hills along Bass Lake Road

Hearing to consider the time extension request for the Bass Lake Estates project (Tentative Subdivision Map Time Extension TM06-1420-E) on property identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 115-030-06, consisting of 7.45 acres, in the Cameron Park area, submitted by Terra Investments DE, LLC; and staff recommending the Planning Commission take the following actions: 1) Determine that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15164, there is no substantial evidence requiring the preparation of a Subsequent Negative Declaration or an Addendum to the existing Negative Declaration, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on February 12, 2008; and 2) Approve TM06-1420-E extending the expiration of the approved tentative subdivision map for six years to February 12, 2023, based on the Findings and subject to the original Conditions of Approval as presented. (Supervisorial District 1)

Updated Conditions of Approval Attached

File 08-0139
Legistar Calendar Link HERE

Hawk View Development Agreement 10 Year Tentative Map Extension Request

From Community Development Services Planning And Building Department

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The County of El Dorado Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Building C Hearing
Room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667 on August 10, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., to consider the
following: Development Agreement DA16-0001/Hawk View submitted by BL ROAD LLC to extend the
Hawk View Tentative Map approval of 114 residential lots for a period of 10 years. The property,
identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 115-040-16, consisting of 40 acres, is located on the west side of
Bass Lake Road, north of Hawk View Road, in the El Dorado Hills area, Supervisorial District 1.
(County Planner: Roger Trout) (Mitigated Negative Declaration certified with approval of the tentative
map on May 24, 2005; Addendum adopted April 28, 2016.)
Staff Reports are available two weeks prior at https://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
All persons interested are invited to attend and be heard or to write their comments to the Planning
Commission. If you challenge the application in court, you may be limited to raising only those items
you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence
delivered to the Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Any written correspondence should be
directed to the County of El Dorado Planning and Building Department, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville,
CA 95667 or via e-mail: planning@edcgov.us.

Read the Public Notice HERE

Bell Woods Development Agreement 10 Year Tentative Map Extension Request

From Community Development Services Planning And Building Department

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The County of El Dorado Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Building C Hearing
Room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA 95667 on August 10, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., to consider the
following: Development Agreement DA16-0002/Bell Woods submitted by BL ROAD LLC to extend the
Bell Woods Tentative Map approval of 54 residential lots for a period of 10 years. The property,
identified by Assessor’s Parcel Number 119-020-50, consisting of 33.69 acres, is located on the east side
of Salt Wash Way and north side of Covello Court, east of Bass Lake Road and east of Laurel Oaks, in
the El Dorado Hills area, Supervisorial District 2. (County Planner: Roger Trout) (Mitigated Negative
Declaration certified with approval of the tentative map on May 24, 2005; Addendum adopted April 28,
2016.)
Staff Reports are available two weeks prior at https://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
All persons interested are invited to attend and be heard or to write their comments to the Planning
Commission. If you challenge the application in court, you may be limited to raising only those items
you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence
delivered to the Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing. Any written correspondence should be
directed to the County of El Dorado Planning and Building Department, 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville,
CA 95667 or via e-mail: planning@edcgov.us.
To ensure delivery to the Commission prior to the hearing, written information from the public is
encouraged to be submitted by Thursday the week prior to the meeting. Planning Services cannot
guarantee that any FAX or mail received the day of the Commission meeting will be delivered to
the Commission prior to any action.

Read the Public Notice HERE

Hollow Oak Area Roads To Become Facilities Of El Dorado County

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors July 25 2017 Meeting Agenda Consent Item – File No. 16-1087 

Community Development Services, Department of Transportation, recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 117-2017 to accept the Irrevocable Offer of Dedication from Joseph P. Williams, Jr., also shown of record as Joseph P. Williams, Trustee of the Williams Family Living Trust dated September 19, 1991, for road right of way, public utilities easement, and slope easement, and authorize the Chair to sign the Certificate of Acceptance pertaining to the property identified as Assessors Parcel Number 119-090-17 in El Dorado Hills; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 118-2017 to accept the facilities and right of way of the following, into the County’s maintained mileage system: Hollow Oak Drive, Ore Cart Court, Samuel Way, Whistlers Bend Way, Whiskey Drift Drive, Copper Lantern Court, Salt Wash Way, Spinning Wheel Court, and Cradle Mountain Court. FUNDING: There is no funding associated with adopting these Resolutions.

Read the Legistar Calendar Item HERE

Montano De El Dorado Phase II Master Plan

Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public
Scoping Meeting for the Montano De El Dorado Phase II Master Plan

The County will hold a public scoping meeting to provide additional information about the Project and to
receive verbal and written comments.
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: El Dorado Hills Fire Department Station 85
1050 Wilson Boulevard
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
The scoping meeting format will be an open house; interested parties may arrive at any time during the
2-hour window to receive information on the Project or provide comments.

From the Notice of Preparation of the DEIR:

The project site is approximately 16.8 acres (731,808 square feet) of undeveloped nonnative grassland
and ranges in elevation from approximately 575 to 640 feet above sea level sloping gently south to
north.
Project Characteristics
1. Site Design
The project is Phase II expansion of an existing retail center (Phase I of the Montano de El Dorado
Master Plan) located north of the project site that would include additional retail space, an office
building, a boutique hotel, and a small amphitheater to host occasional events (see Exhibit 3).
The retail element of the project consists of development of eight buildings containing
approximately 74,000 square feet (sf) of retail space. These buildings would range in size from 3,200
sf to 30,000 sf with suite sizes ranging from 1,000 sf to a maximum of 30,000 square feet. As shown
in Exhibit 3, the retail buildings would be dispersed along the eastern and western boundaries of the
site with one of the retail buildings located near the center of the site. The retail buildings would be
between 24 and 50 feet in height, with some architectural elements reaching 70 feet.
County of El Dorado Montano De El Dorado Phase II Master Plan

An office building containing approximately 6,000 sf of office space would be in the southernmost
portion of the site with a maximum height of 43 feet.
An approximate 63,000 square foot hotel is proposed on the north-western portion of the project
site at Latrobe Road (south of the existing Pottery World Building). The hotel would include up to 99
guest rooms, two ground level conference rooms (approximately 1,000 square feet each), a lobby
area, and other typical amenities featured in boutique non-full-service hotels (e.g., a small sundry
sales area and minimal bar area). The hotel building would be diagonally positioned along the
western boundary of the project site. To compensate for hillside elevation variations, the hotel
would be trellised where the parking area on the north side of the building is at the second level of
the hotel and the west side of the building hosts the main entrance at the first level with the portecochere
facing the proposed main signalized entrance to the shopping center at Post Street and
Latrobe Road. The hotel would be four-stories and 47-feet in height, with some architectural
elements reaching 70 feet.
A small amphitheater is proposed near the center of the site to host occasional local events for the
El Dorado Hills community and others who are visiting the area. Typical events may include plays,
music, and local celebrations. The amphitheater would be constructed in a lowered grade
configuration to minimize and contain noise levels from travelling into nearby neighborhoods.
Specifically, the stage area would be located approximately 15 feet lower than the top of the
viewing area to the south, and approximately 20 feet lower than the grade level of a retail building
proposed just north (see Exhibit 3). Sound barrier walls would surround the stage at approximately
20 feet below grade on three sides and heavy landscaping would further dampen noise as well as
add ambiance. The seating area facing the stage would be a combination concrete/grass “step
down” area that gradually transitions to the lowered stage area.

Read the full Public notice here

EDH APAC Seeks Review Period Extension for El Dorado Hills Apartments DEIR

The El Dorado Hills Area Planning Advisory Committee requested a thirty day extension of the review period of the lengthy El Dorado Hills Apartments at Town Center Draft Environmental Impact Report ( File No. A16-0001, SP86-0002-R-3, Z16-0004, and PD94-0004-R-3 ), scheduled to be completed on August 14, 2017.

The El Dorado County Community Development Services Planning And Building Department has responded with a fifteen day extension period. The public review period will now end on August 30, 2017.

To implement the proposed development, the applicant is requesting an amendment to the El Dorado County General Plan (File No. A16-0001), an amendment to the existing El Dorado Hills Specific Plan (File No. SP86-0002-R3), a rezone of the project site (File No. Z16-0004), and a revision of the approved Town Center East Development Plan (File No. PD94-0004-R3.

The application status, and the DEIR can be viewed online here

 

 

El Dorado Hills Salmon Falls Area Plan

El Dorado Hills APAC Announces New Website

El Dorado Hills Area Planning Advisory Committee is proud to announce the volunteer organization’s new website – EDHAPAC.ORG.

APAC was formed in 1981 at the request of the County Board of Supervisors to provide public input for the development of the County’s new area plan for EDH and the Salmon Falls area.

Comprised entirely of volunteers in it’s thirty-six years of existence, EDH APAC has never had a formally recognized repository of planning history, documents, or data. In fact, other than a volunteer maintained mailing list, and now an email list, EDH APAC has never had the ability to keep El Dorado Hills residents informed in near real time of new projects, road improvements, new development proposals, specific plan changes, or  other zoning changes in the area, other than some generous coverage in local weekly newspapers The Village Life, El Dorado Hills Telegraph, three day a week publication The Mountain Democrat, and to a lesser extent, the Sacramento Bee.

Although many APACs were created in the same timeframe, the El Dorado Hills APAC has the unique distinction of being the only surviving and continuously operative APAC over the thirty six years since its inception. While the EDH APAC is only an advisory committee to the County, its recommendations have made a difference by influencing developers, County Planners, the Planning Commissioners, and the Board of Supervisors in the outcome of many proposed projects. APAC’s submittal of written position reports of support, conditional support or non-support represent the community’s strongest voice in local land use planning.

That is why we encourage all residents and business owners in EL Dorado Hills to participate, and lend their ideas and concerns to El Dorado Hills planning. We have but a single voting Supervisor representing our interests on the five member El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. We also only have a single voting Planning Commissioner on the five member El Dorado County Planning Commission. This has not always served the interests and concerns of El Dorado Hills residents well. Making EDH APAC a community resource, and including as much input from El Dorado Hills residents as possible, will provide us a stronger voice at the decision making levels in El Dorado County.

To that end – EDH APAC needs member participation. Any resident of El Dorado Hills is welcome to participate, and become an APAC member.  Read some more about EDH APAC membership in our EDH APAC Guidelines – these are from 2012, but we’re busy making updates, to make the concepts clearer, and to streamline the process of participation.

Through efforts of EDH APAC volunteers, we’re making an effort to evolve into a more involved organization, and we seek the input of all El Dorado Hills residents. Because EDH APAC receives no funding from El Dorado County, this website, as well as all APAC events and communications are the result of volunteers funding and donating their labor, efforts, and passions.

It will take considerable time to gather and digitize historical archived documents, and determine the appropriate county, and agency links. If you have any ideas, or  documentation to share, please email them to edhapac@gmail.com. Our first efforts will be to get current issues and project information onto the website. As we build this repository, we hope to get as much historical information uploaded as well.

Welcome to EDH APAC – we’re glad to see our neighbors here.