Planning and Land Use Committee on Dec 17, 2019

Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa

Planning and Land Use Committee

Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

Meeting Place: 
Westchester Municipal Building Community Room / 7166 W Manchester Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045

Call to order: 

Call to order and Introductions

Discussion/Action (Motion): 
  1. Minutes Review and Approval – 19 November 2019 PLUC meeting minutes. 

  2. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

  3. Update re Community Outreach / LMU Master Plan Review / CPC-2019-4651-SP

    • Third presentation at PLUC. At the Committee’s request LMU has launched a community outreach campaign to help stakeholders understand details and impact of requested Master Plan amendment. 

    To recap: LMU is requesting an amendment to the Master Plan for its on-campus built environment. Increase from 457,000 sq feet net new for Academic/Admin purposes to 1,779,000 sq. feet net new for Academic, Admin or Athletics purposes.  Note: original 3 ordinances relating to LMU Master and Specific Plan are posted to the PLUC web page.

    • Presenter:  Mason Stockstill, Public Relations, LMU, 310.338.5133
    • Related Documents: If any, provided at meeting.
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Chair Discussion Recap
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support/Deny/Modify
    • Community Impact Statement (CIS) consideration
  4. Reading-Ramsgate / Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC)

    Background: There is a Transit-Oriented Communities (TOC) development “hot spot” in the Reading and Ramsgate area neighborhood, where 150 parcels qualify for TOC density projects, displacing many residents currently living in Rent Stabilized older housing. 

    Regarding TOC development in the Reading-Ramsgate neighborhood, Councilman Bonin has expressed interest and concern, and would like CD11 staff to proactively review this issue and questions of livability as TOC development continues. 

    • Presenter: Committee Discussion
    • Related Documents: 
      1. Previous PLUC Motion and Letter (written for June 2019 NC Board meeting, but not reviewed or voted on.)
      2. Highlights from previous PLUC presentation re Reading-Ramsgate TOC development. 
    • Public Comment
    • Committee Discussion
    • Chair Discussion Recap
    • Possible Committee Action: Motion to Support/Deny/Modify
    • Community Impact Statement (CIS) consideration
  5. Announcements

  6. Meeting Adjourned

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Public Comment: 

Public Comment on Non Agenda Items

Public Comment Request

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