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File #: 2066-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Consent Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/27/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 11/5/2019 Final action:
Title: SB 235 Agreement for Reporting Affordable Housing Production on the Napa Pipe Property
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Resolution, 2. EX A - Napa Pipe SB 235 Working Draft Agreement, 3. ATCH 3 - Napa Pipe Land Use Plan (Proposed)

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Community Development Director

Prepared By: Erin Morris, Planning Manager

SB 235 Agreement for Reporting Affordable Housing Production on the Napa Pipe Property


Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute an Agreement with Napa County Regarding Annual Reporting of Affordable Housing Production to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for affordable housing units constructed in the City's jurisdiction on the Napa Pipe Property, pursuant to SB 235 (California Government Code Section 65584.08); and determining that the potential environmental effects were adequately analyzed by a previous CEQA action.


On June 19, 2018, December 4, 2018, June 18, 2019, and September 3, 2019, City staff provided updates to City Council regarding the status and progress of revised development proposals for the Napa Pipe Project. At the meeting on September 3, 2019, Staff presented the Council with terms of a draft agreement between the City and Napa County to implement a then pending California Senate Bill (SB 235) which would authorize the County to receive "credit" for the reporting of affordable housing production (entitlements, building permits, and certificates of occupancy) at the Napa Pipe Project, even after the Napa Pipe Property was annexed into the City limits. At the time, County staff had expressed that they could not commit to the proposed terms without further input from the Board of Supervisors.

On August 6, 2019, the Council adopted a resolution authorizing the application to the Local Agency Formation Commission of Napa County (LAFCO), to authorize the annexation to the City limits of the remaining 45 acres of the Napa Pipe Property. On October 7, 2019, the LAFCO Board considered the proposed annexation. At the meeting, Napa County staff asked the LAFCO Bo...

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