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File #: 22-1147    Version: 1
Type: Land Use Regular Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Administrative Hearing on the Environmental Appeal of the Planning Director’s Adoption of the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Alviso Hotel Project (Planned Development Permit No. PD19-031).
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Exhibit A - Environmental Determination Appeals, 3. Exhibit B - Response to Environmental Appeals, 4. Exhibit C - Approved Director's Hearing Documents, 5. Exhibit D - Initial Study-MND and Appendices, 6. Exhibit E - Response to Comments (March 2022), 7. Exhibit F - Responses to Supplemental Letters, 8. Presentation - est. 15 minutes
...Title
Administrative Hearing on the Environmental Appeal of the Planning Director’s Adoption of the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Alviso Hotel Project (Planned Development Permit No. PD19-031).
...Recommendations
(a) Conduct an Administrative Hearing to consider the appeal of the Planning Director’s adoption of the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Alviso Hotel Project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for Planned Development Permit, File No. PD19-031, to allow the construction of an approximately 112,463-square-foot, 214-room hotel in a five-story building, including surface parking and a four-story parking garage on an approximately 6.23-acre project site located south of North First Street and north of Highway 237 in the Alviso area of San José.
(b) Adopt a resolution denying the environmental appeal and upholding the Planning Director’s adoption of the Alviso Hotel Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, associated Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and Planned Development Permit, and finding that:
(1) The City Council has independently read and considered the Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the Alviso Hotel Project and related administrative record related to Planned Development Permit No. PD19-031; and
(2) The IS/MND for the Alviso Hotel Project was prepared and completed in full compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970, as amended, together with state and local implementation guidelines; and
(3) The adoption of the IS/MND reflects the independent judgment and analysis of the City of San José; and
(4) Preparation of a new environmental document is not required because the IS/MND thoroughly and adequately analyzed the project, and the environmental appeal does not raise any new significant impacts that have not already been analyzed or addressed in the IS/MND in accordance with Public Resourc...

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