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CITY OF SAN DIEGO DATE OF MEETING: MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING
TIME OF MEETING: 2:00 p.m.
PLACE OF MEETING: COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 12TH FLOOR, CITY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING,
202 "C" STREET, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
PROJECT TYPE: Plan Amendments/Site Development Permit Environmental Impact Report;
PROJECT NO.: 233958
PROJECT NAME: BALBOA PARK - PLAZA DE PANAMA
APPLICANT: Plaza de Panama Committee/City of San Diego
COMMUNITY PLAN AREA: Balboa Park
COUNCIL DISTRICT: 3
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT CITY PROJECT MANAGER/PHONE: Charles Daniels,
Park Designer, Park & Recreation Department at (619) 533-6597; email@example.com
PLEASE ACCEPT THIS AS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU, as a property owner, tenant or interested citizen, that the Council of The City of San Diego,
California will conduct a public hearing, as part of a scheduled City Council meeting, on the following project:
The decision to approve, conditionally approve, modify or deny the proposed Amendments and Site Development Permit for the Balboa Park - Plaza de Panama project, which has also been referred to as the Balboa Park Plaza de Panama, Circulation and Parking Structure project.
The project proposes a BALBOA PARK MASTER PLAN (BPMP) AMENDMENT, CENTRAL MESA PRECISE PLAN (CMPP) AMENDMENT and SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT (SDP) to implement the proposed Balboa Park - Plaza de Panama Project. Project elements include: 1. Plaza de Panama.
Eliminate automobile traffic from the Plaza de Panama and adjacent promenades and remove parking from the Plaza. 2. El Prado and Plaza de California.
Allow for pedestrian use of El Prado and Plaza de California by re-routing traffic to a bypass road and bridge.
3. Bypass Road and Bridge.
new two-way bridge/road (also being called the Centennial Bridge) starting at the east end of the Cabrillo Bridge and continuing
through the eucalyptus grove around the southwest corner of the Museum of Man to the Alcazar Parking Lot. 4. Alcazar Parking Lot and Walkway.
Redesign the Alcazar Parking Lot to provide additional accessible parking as well as passenger drop-off, museum loading, and
valet. 5. The Mall & Pan American Promenade.
Reclaim both the Mall and Pan American Road for pedestrian only access by rerouting vehicle traffic west of Pan American
Road. 6. Organ Pavilion Parking Structure, Roof-Top Park, Tram and Arizona Street Landfill.
Construct a new parking structure with a roof-top park and gardenat the
location of an existing Organ Pavilion surface parking lot. The new multi-level underground structure would consist of approximately 265,242 square feet with
approximately 797 parking spaces on three levels. The new rooftop park would be approximately 2.2 acres. An accessible tram shuttle would link parking in the new
structure with the Plaza de Panama. Excess soils from excavation of the parking structure would be exported to the nearby Arizona Street Landfill.
An Environmental Impact Report has been prepared for this project. The decision of the City Council is final.
This item may begin at any time after the time specified. Any interested person may address the City Council to express support or opposition to this issue. Time allotted to each speaker is determined by the Chair and, in general, is limited to three (3) minutes;
moreover, collective testimony by those in support or opposition shall be limited to no more than fifteen (15) minutes total per side
Those unable to attend the hearing may write a letter to the Mayor and City Council, Attention: City Clerk, City Administration Building, 202 "C" Street, San Diego, CA 92101 3862, Mail Station 2A; OR you can reach us by E-mail at: Hearings1@sandiego.gov or FAX: (619) 533-4045.
All communications will be forwarded to the Mayor and Council.
If you wish to challenge the Council's actions on the above proceedings in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence to the City Council at or prior to the public hearing. All correspondence should be delivered to the City Clerk (at the above address) to be included in the record of the proceedings
. This material is available in alternative formats upon request. To order information in an alternative format, or to arrange for a sign language or oral interpreter for the meeting, please call the Clerk's office at least 5 working days prior to the meeting at 533-4000 (voice) or 236-7012 (TT).
Notice Date: 062212 ELIZABETH MALAND
li SAN DIEGO CITY CLERK
Pub. June 25-00100317