PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS Fernando Aguilera District 1 Robert Acheson District 2 (Vice Chairperson) Jack Mobley District 3 Kurt Spycher District 4 (Chairperson) Mark Erreca District 5
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AGENDA
PLANNING COMMISSION
Regular Meeting
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 9:00 a.m
Merced County Administration Building
Board Room, Third Floor 2222 M Street
Merced, California 95340
Phone: 209.385.7654 Fax: 209.726.1710
1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

ROLL CALL OF COMMISSIONERS

4.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

5.

CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS

6.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)


6.I.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT No. CUP20-018

SETH ROSSOW - A request to permit the operation of an agricultural material composting facility (that will receive, process and store less than 5,000 cubic yards (7,500 tons) per year of allowable Tier 1 and Tier II feed-stocks, additives and amendments) for a maximum of four months per year (May – August) on portions of a 113 acre property located on the south side of Mariposa Way, approximately 176 feet east of Healy Road in the Merced area, identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 066-110-034. The property is designated Agricultural land use in the General Plan
and is zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission determine that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15183 – “Projects Consistent with a Community Plan or Zoning” of the CEQA Guidelines. DL

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section
15183 - “Projects Consistent with a Community Plan or Zoning” of the CEQA
Guidelines; and,
3) Approve CUP20-018 based on the findings and subject to the recommended
conditions of approval.
6.II.

MINOR SUBDIVISION APPLICATION No. MS20-008

BETTENCOURT PROPERTY, A PART - A request to create a 2.64 acre homesite parcel from a 35.29 acre parcel and combine the remaining 32.66 acres with an abutting 20 acre parcel, creating a 52.66 acre parcel. The project site is located near the northeast corner of N. Shaffer Road and W. Princeton Road in the Winton area, identified as Assessor's Parcel Numbers (APNs) 042-
260-016, 042-260-021, and 042-260-033. The property is designated Agricultural land use and zoned A-1 (General Agricultural). CEQA: Staff recommends that the Planning Commission determine that no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 - “Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations” of the CEQA Guidelines. BP

RECOMMENDATION(S):
1) Open/close the public hearing;
2) Determine no further environmental review is required pursuant to Section 15162 -
“Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations” of the CEQA Guidelines based on the
analysis in the 2030 Merced County General Plan Program Environmental Impact
Report and the attached CEQA Section 15162 Findings and Analysis; and,
3) Approve Minor Subdivision Application No. MS20-008 based on the findings
identified in the Staff Report and subject to the recommended Conditions of
Approval.
7.

COMMISSION ACTION ITEM(S)

8.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

9.

COMMISSIONER'S COMMENT

10.

ADJOURNMENT

11.

PRINTABLE (PDF) AGENDA

11.I.

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA 03.24.21