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Actions for April 19, 2018

Roll Call
Larry Reed for Todd Tamura
Komron Shahhosseini, Absent
Ariel Kelley
Pamela Davis
Dick Fogg, Chair

Staff Members
Dean Parsons for Jennifer Barrett
Scott Orr
Deisy Vargas, Secretary
Leslie A. Thomsen, Deputy County Counsel

Item Number: 1
Time:1:05 PM
File Number:


Staff: Scott Orr
Applicant: J5 Infrastructure Partners
Owner: Cecilia and Chris Brown
Continued from: N/A
Env Doc: Categorical Exemption (15303 - New Construction of a Small Structure)

Request for a Use Permit and Design Review for a new telecommunications facility (a.k.a cell tower) consisting of 12 antennas on a 72 foot high faux eucalyptus tree, a 45 square foot equipment shelter, and a 15 kilowatt emergency generator on a 14.89 acre parcel.

Location: 5190 Pressley Road, Santa Rosa
APN: 049-101-081
District: 1
Zoning: AR (Agriculture and Residential) B6 10 acre density, G (Geologic Hazard), LG/MTN (Taylor/Sonoma/Mayacamas Design Guidelines), RC50/25 (Riparian Corridor), and SR (Scenic Resources)

Commissioner Fogg motioned to approve the project with modified conditions of Approval. Seconded by Commissioner Kelley and passed with a 3-1 vote.  

Appeal Deadline:10 Days
Resolution No:18-004


Commissioner Reed: Aye
Commissioner Shahhosseini: Absent
Commissioner Kelley: Aye
Commissioner Davis: No
Commissioner Fogg: Aye

Ayes: 3
Noes: 1
Absent: 1
Abstain: 0

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