Update (12:45 p.m.) — The review of the Draft Bicycle Design Guidelines has been moved to the Aug. 27 meeting. City commissioners and members of the public have been considering guidelines for Alameda's bikeways, signage and bicycle parking facilities the since December 2011. The document includes regulations for bicycle lanes and crossings, signage, and both short and long-term bicycle parking — from racks to lockers, cages and bike rooms. At the Aug. 27 meeting, the board will review of the Draft Bicycle Design Guidelines and public comments on the proposals, plus Transportation Commission notes on the document.
The agenda for the July 23 meeting includes:
- An ammendment to the use permit for the at Encinal and Central Avenues to allow Saturday auto-repair service and diesel fuel sales in exchange for reduced business hours during the week. The business had previously exchanged these services for longer weekday hours, and is now requesting a reversion.
- A request from to construct a 700 sq. ft. kindergarten classroom building facing Lafayette Street. The additional building will not be used to increase enrollment, but to house existing sutdents, according to the proposal.
- A proposed subdivision map for the vacant 1.29-acre lot at the corner of Fernside Boulevard and Versailles Avenue. The owner wants to divide the vacant property into 11 parcels, ranging in size from 4,050 sq. ft. to 5,289 sq. ft., with the intention of selling the parcels individually or in small groups for custom home development.
- Amendments to the development plan for the Catellus Retail Center project at Alameda Landing, changing the location of a bus stop and subsequent 30-foot exit "taper" area and street striping. The original proposed location for the bus stop was the southwest corner of Mitchell and Mariner Square Loop, which is at the back of the Target building next to the truck loading dock. City staff and Catellus are requesting the removal of this bus stop from the proposal, stating that it is not necessary.
The Alameda Planning Board will meet Monday, July 23 11 at 7 p.m. in the , 2263 Santa Clara Ave. The complete agenda and related staff reports are available on the City of Alameda website.