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File #: 20-835    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2020 Departments: PLANNING AND BUILDING
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Planning and Building Department to file a Notice Of Non-Renewal Of California Land Conservation Contracts pursuant to the San Mateo County Land Conservation (Williamson) Act Uniform Rules and Procedures for parcels 080-400-030 and 081-360-010.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_Williamson Act.pdf, 2. 20201110_attachment A_Maps_Williamson Act.pdf, 3. 20201110_attachment B_Recording Doc_Williamson Act.pdf, 4. PRESENTATION
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Steve Monowitz, Community Development Director
Subject: County-Initiated Notice of Non-Renewal of California Land Conservation Contracts.

County File Numbers: PLN2020-00224 (Sorich Trust)
PLN2020-00225 (Segelstad)


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Planning and Building Department to file a Notice Of Non-Renewal Of California Land Conservation Contracts pursuant to the San Mateo County Land Conservation (Williamson) Act Uniform Rules and Procedures for parcels 080-400-030 and 081-360-010.

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BACKGROUND:
As part of the Planning and Building Department's (Department) annual compliance review of Williamson Act contracted lands under the 2013 Williamson Act Program (Program), the Department has sorted and reviewed the Assessor's Office Agricultural Questionnaires for commercial grazing operations, which is the focus of the 2020 compliance review. As part of the compliance review, the Department mailed letters to 12 landowners (total of 12 parcels) with grazing operations who had previously been identified for review, but where review was unable to be completed. Letters were mailed in February 2020 requesting supporting documentation for the commercial agricultural operation(s) as well as to provide the opportunity for landowners to voluntarily request non-renewal and to request exceptions to minimum Program requirements (e.g., minimum land utilization, etc.), if needed.

Responses were requested within 30 days. Where landowners needed additional time to respond, additional time was given. In instances where landowners did not respond to the February letters, a subsequent letter was sent in May to provide another opportunity to submit documents.

Of the 12 landowners, 8 have met the Program requirements and remain under contract; 2 have been granted minimum Program requirement exceptions, based on recommendati...

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