• Council Actions 5/20/15

    Budget considerations monopolized the bulk of the meeting and three important item were continued to a special meeting set for 5/27/15.

    Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on May 20, 2015 include:

     Approved the subdivision of the Holman Building site into two parcels, one with the Holman Building and one with the Grand Central Station building. When the subdivision is recorded, the sale of the Holman Building site will be affected, and an application for the conversion of the Holman Building to a mixed-use development is expected.

     Received a detailed presentation on the proposed FY 2015-16 operating and capital improvement budget for the City. Council asked a series of questions and requested additional analysis. The information will be brought back to the Council on Wednesday, May 27, at the continuation of the meeting.

     Continued consideration of a proposed amendment to the City’s Zoning Code regarding incompatible uses and the concentration of benefit/resale/consignment stores in the Downtown, and continued consideration of the Hospitality Improvement District (HID) and the Business Improvement District (BID) annual budgets to May 27.

     Continued consideration of the selection of a design-build contractor for the local water project until June 3, in order to receive additional information on the results of the value engineering efforts currently underway with the two finalists.

     Continued consideration of the SiFi optical fiber network proposal to June 17, in order to receive additional detailed information on the (1) state of the industry; (2) specific proposal from SiFi; and (3) risks the City might be incurring in consummating an agreement for optical fiber cable.

    The agenda reports and supporting documents for all of these actions are on the City’s website at http://www.cityofpacificgrove.org. Details of the actions taken will also be available, upon completion and adoption of the meeting minutes, which will also be posted on the website.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on May 23, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News

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