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File #: 20-836    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/23/2020 Departments: PARKS
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Conduct a public hearing regarding the Flood County Park Landscape Plan, Final Revised Environmental Impact Report, Errata, California Environmental Quality Act Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration, and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan: A) Open public hearing B) Close public hearing C) Adopt a resolution authorizing: 1. The approval of the Flood County Park Landscape Plan; and 2. The certification of the Flood County Park Landscape Plan's Final Revised Environmental Impact Report and Errata; and 3. Adoption of California Environmental Quality Act Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration; and 4. Adoption of the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_att_to memo_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Attachment A.pdf, 2. 20201110_att_to memo_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Attachment B.pdf, 3. 20201110_att_to memo_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Attachment C.pdf, 4. 20201110_att_to memo_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Attachment D.pdf, 5. 20201110_att_to memo_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Attachment E.pdf, 6. 20201110_es_FloodParkLandscapePlan Executive Summary.pdf, 7. 20201110_r_FloodParkLandscapePlan RESO.pdf, 8. 20201110_att_to reso_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Exhibit A.pdf, 9. 20201110_att_to reso_FloodParkLandscapePlan_Exhibit B.pdf, 10. PRESENTATION, 11. Written Public Comments
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Nicholas J. Calderon, Parks Director
Subject: Flood County Park Landscape Plan and Final Revised Environmental Impact Report

RECOMMENDATION:
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Conduct a public hearing regarding the Flood County Park Landscape Plan, Final Revised Environmental Impact Report, Errata, California Environmental Quality Act Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration, and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan:

A) Open public hearing

B) Close public hearing

C) Adopt a resolution authorizing:

1. The approval of the Flood County Park Landscape Plan; and

2. The certification of the Flood County Park Landscape Plan's Final Revised Environmental Impact Report and Errata; and

3. Adoption of California Environmental Quality Act Findings of Facts and a Statement of Overriding Consideration; and

4. Adoption of the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan.

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BACKGROUND:
Flood County Park ("Flood") is a 21-acre County-owned and operated park that is located in the City of Menlo Park. Flood consists of a playground, volleyball courts, baseball and softball fields, picnic/reservation sites, tennis courts, open grassy fields with mature trees, and adobe buildings built by the Public Works Administration. The park serves as a primary recreation resource for many residents of Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks, East Palo Alto, and Redwood City. It is also frequented by visitors from outside the south county area.

In 2014, the County's Parks Department ("Department") assessed the condition of Flood's amenities, and determined that its condition warranted a complete overhaul. This led to the creation of the Re-imagine Flood Park Project ("Project").

To determine how Flood could best serve the public and what amenities were most desired, the Department conducted an extensive public engagement process that lasted eight months. More than 500 indiv...

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