At the 12.1.20 Council meeting, I made two requests for future items. The first was to send a letter calling out the errors of the latest RHNA statewide allocation. The second was to consider reducing the zoning density around downtown. Both were not included in the next meeting agenda on 12.15.20 but I thought it important to elaborate on why I think these are important matters that should be considered.
Given community interest in reducing traffic, preserving neighborhood character, and reducing environmental impacts, it's important to note that the zoning that underlies the Olivia project is the same in nearby properties. I suggested that we as a Council look at these properties and consider whether the zoning is consistent with what our community expects.
Here is what I was considering in making my request to discuss this item: