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2014 Study Issues

Public Hearing: January 7, 2014 RTC 14-0005: Annual Public Hearing - Discussion of Potential Council Study Issues and Budget Issues for Calendar Year 2014
Workshop: February 7, 2014 Agenda

Council met on February 7, 2014 at 8:30 am in the Council Chambers to identify study issue priorities for the 2014 calendar year and budget issues for the coming fiscal year.

To view the complete workshop packet, use the links below (split into two parts):

Full Workshop packet, part 1

Full Workshop packet, part 2


RESULTS

2014 Study Issues Results (all departments)
Budget Issues Ranking Results

Individual workshop materials are available below:


PROPOSED STUDY ISSUES

Community Development Department
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet
Study Issues Status Report

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
CDD 11-02  Downtown Development Policies for Parking
CDD 12-02  Possible Nomination of Non-Residential Properties to the Heritage Resource Inventory
CDD 13-02  Consideration of Useable Open Space in Required Front Yards
CDD 14-01  Explore the Use of Stacker and Tandem Parking Spaces to meet Parking Requirements
CDD 14-02  Review City Policies Governing Housing Density and Bonus Density Calculations
CDD 14-03  Public Hearings on Legislative Actions (RZ, GPA) Prior to Public Hearings on the Related Development Projects
CDD 14-04  Study Individual Lockable Storage Requirements on Multi-Family Housing
CDD 14-05  Review General Plan Policies Regarding Noise Impacts to Residential Developments Near Major Transportation Thoroughfares
CDD 14-06  Review Ratio of Second Story to First Story in Single Family Homes
CDD 14-08  Increase Notice and Submittal Requirements for Taller Projects
CDD 14-09  Comprehensive Update of the Precise Plan for El Camino Real
CDD 14-10  Update to the Murphy Avenue Design Guidelines
CDD 14-12  Optimizing Public and Private Motor Vehicle Parking Supply
CDD 14-13  Methods of Posting Public Notices on Development Projects
CDD 14-14  Address Non-commercial Properties in Precise Plan for El Camino Real
CDD 14-15  Consideration of Appeal Process for Land Use Projects
CDD 14-16  Reduce the Maximum Density in the Downtown Specific Plan and Prohibit Conversion of Existing Commercial Space to Non-commercial Use
CDD 14-17  Impacts of Major Apartment Renovation Projects on Tenants
CDD 14-18  Understanding the Relevance of the Balanced Growth Profile as it Relates to the General Plan

Environmental Services
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet
Study Issues Status Report


Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
ESD 12-03  Impact of Sea Level Rise on Land Use
ESD 14-01  Ban on the Use of Gas-powered Leaf Blowers
ESD 14-02  Community Choice Aggregation
ESD 14-04  Full Cost-Analysis and Carbon Pricing in City Operations

Finance
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
FIN 14-01  Financing for Energy-Efficiency, Renewable-Energy and Water-Efficiency Improvements on Commercial Properties

Human Resources
Department Results

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
No Study issues proposed at this time

Information Technology
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
ITD 14-01  Bicycle and Pedestrian Troublespot Smart Phone App

Library and Community Services
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
LCS 14-02  Review of Park Use Policies and Related User Fees
LCS 14-04  Consider Creation of a Youth Commission

NOVA Workforce Services
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
NOVA 14-01  Examine Ways to Increase Local Hiring in Major Developments

Office of the City Attorney
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
OCA 14-01  Consider Adding Campaign Contribution Information to RTCs; Consider Barring Councilmembers from Voting on Items Involving Parties that Contributed to a Councilmember Campaign
OCA 14-02  Charter Amendment to End Numbered Council Seats
OCA 14-03  Clarify Inclusion of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoking Regulations; Expand Smoking Regulations to Prohibit Smoking near Doorways and Outdoor Areas of Retail and Commercial Businesses

Office of the City Manager
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet
Study Issues Status Report

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
OCM 14-01  Consider Adopting a Local Minimum Wage Ordinance Modeled on the City of San Jose Initiative

Public Safety
Department Results
Study Issues Status Report

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
DPS 14-01  Recreational Hunting and Safe Access to Open Space

Public Works
Department Results
Council Summary Worksheet
Study Issues Status Report

Study Issue #      Title of Study Issue
DPW 13-12  Acquisition of Approximately 18 Acres of Land Bounded by Highway 85 and Stevens Creek
DPW 14-04  Consideration of Policies and Actions to Support Car Sharing
DPW 14-05  Implementation of a Bike Share Program
DPW 14-09  Reduction of Excessive Lighting in the Downtown Area
DPW 14-10  Consideration of Bicycle and Pedestrian Level of Service Criteria
DPW 14-12  Policy on Placement of Street Amenities to Assure Comfortable Access for the Disabled
DPW 14-13  Scoping of Grade Separations at Mary Avenue and Sunnyvale Avenue
DPW 14-14  Optimization of Wolfe Road for Neighborhood and Commuters via Reconfiguration and Signalization
DPW 14-15  Feasibility of Entering Into a Joint-Use Agreement with the Santa Clara Unified School District for Open Space Areas at Peterson Middle School
DPW 14-16  Forms of Automated Transportation
DPW 14-17  Analysis of Reconfiguration or Other Capacity Improvement Alternatives for the Wolfe Road/El Camino Real/Fremont Avenue Intersection Complex

PROPOSED BUDGET ISSUES

January 7, 2014 Budget Issues Memo
February 7, 2014 Budget Issues Memo
Budget Issues Ranking Results

Budget Issue #1 Annual Musical Concert in the Park as Either a Single Event or a Series
Budget Issue #2 Broadcasting Council Study Sessions
Budget Issue #3 Captioning for Council Meeting Broadcasts
Budget Issue #4 Public Access Programming for KSUN2 (Channel 26)
Budget Issue #5 Various City Events at Sunnyvale Parks in Conjunction with the 2016 Super Bowl
Budget Issue #6 Pedestrian Safety Promotion at Gas Stations
Budget Issue #7 Las Palmas Park/Tennis Center Auxiliary Restroom
Budget Issue #8 Relocation of the Butcher Family Farmhouse
Budget Issue #9 Encouraging Youth Engagement in Civic Affairs


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updated 2/7/14

 

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