West Glendale Sustainable Transportation & Land Use Study Contract Amendment including use of SB2 Grant Funds

Summary

SCH Number
2020050058
Lead Agency
Glendora, City of (City of Glendora)
Document Title
West Glendale Sustainable Transportation & Land Use Study Contract Amendment including use of SB2 Grant Funds
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/4/2020
Project Applicant
City of Glendale, Community Development Department

Document Description
Approval of SB2 Grant Update and an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Crandall Arambula to increase funding and expand the scope of services to include study of Multi-Family. Mixed-Use, and Tropico Center Plan Objective Design Criteria and review of the existing Commercial Planned Development (CPD) zone. In addition to the preparation of the West Glendale Sustainable Transportation and Land Use Study (Study). The Study includes examination of a preferred protected bike lane concept and potential land use changes for Glenoaks Boulevard and illustrative "vision" plans showing corridor-long and locational enhancements that will support multi-modal transportation corridors and vibrant neighborhoods linking to Glenoaks Boulevard. The completed Study will include: 1) introduction and project need statement: 2) existing conditions. opportunities and constraints ; 3) analysis of future conditions - including demographic information and traffic counts: 4) summary of community engagement process; 5) preferred protected bike lane. complete street and land use concepts; and 6) implementation and financing strategy.

Contact Information
Erik Krause
City of Glendale, Planning Department
633 E. Broadway, Room 103
Glendale, CA 91206-4386

Phone : (818) 937-8156

Location

Cities
Glendale
Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
The study area is generally bounded by Glenwood Road to the north, the Glendale city border with Burbank to the west, State Route 134 (SR-134) and the Glendale city border with Los Angeles to the south, and North Brand Boulevard to the east.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(4)
Reasons for Exemption
Acceptance and appropriation of the SB2 Planning Grant funds and the proposed contract amendments to increase funding and expand the contract scope are exempt from further environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations ("CEQA Guidelines") because they are not projects under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(4) because they constitute governmental fiscal activities that do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15262
Reasons for Exemption
Furthermore, these actions are exempt from further environmental review under CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 because they involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the City has not yet approved, adopted, or funded.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020050058_NOE SB2_West Study   PDF 500 K

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