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FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />Ordinance No. 2014 -020 establishes a Parking Management District and will discontinue the collection of <br />in -lieu parking fees from several Balboa Village businesses totaling approximately $13,000 per year. <br />Ordinance No. 2014 -021 re- directs parking revenues from General Fund to the newly created Balboa <br />Village Area Benefit District. Ordinance No. 2014 -22 lowers on- street parking fees during the off - season <br />and increases parking revenues during the peak season, with a nominal net effect. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />On November 25, 2014, after a noticed public hearing, the City Council introduced and passed to second <br />reading the following: 1) Ordinance No. 2014 -20 approving Code Amendment CA2014 -001, creating a <br />Parking Management District Plan and Overlay District modifying required off - street parking requirements <br />within Balboa Village; 2) Ordinance No. 2014 -21 approving Municipal Code amendments changing the <br />Off - Street Parking Facilities Fund and Neighborhood Enhancement Reserve and creating the Balboa <br />Village Area Benefit District; and 3) Ordinance No. 2014 -22 modifying on- street parking meter fees within <br />Balboa Village. These items are described in Programs Two, Three, and Four of the November 25, 2014, <br />City Council staff report (Attachment CC4). The minutes of the meeting are provided in Attachment CC5. <br />The City Council also considered an Overnight Residential Parking Permit Program (RP3) that would <br />affect residential streets just west of Balboa Village between 7th Street to Adams Street. The City Council <br />did not approve the RP3, but instead asked staff to conduct additional outreach to the affected <br />neighborhood to determine whether a majority of residents support the program. The program is described <br />in Program One in Attachment CC4. <br />As outlined by the Balboa Village Advisory Committee, the additonal RP3 outreach effort includes an <br />informational letter and advisory ballot asking whether affected residents, property owners, and mooring <br />permit holders from Mooring Area C support the permit program (Attachment CC6). To kick off the <br />outreach effort, a town hall meeting will be conducted in late January where the details of the program will <br />be presented and eligible participants may complete a ballot. After the meeting, staff will mail the advisory <br />ballot to those eligible participants who did not attend the town hall meeting. After all ballots are received, <br />staff will attempt to contact those residents who did not submit a ballot by canvasing the neighborhood. <br />Staff will tabulate the results and report back to the Balboa Village Advisory Committee and City Council. <br />ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW: <br />The adoption of Code Amendment No. CA2014 -001 approving the Balboa Village Parking Management <br />District Plan and creating the Balboa Village Parking Management Overlay District is exempt from the <br />California Environmental Quality Act ( "CEQA ") pursuant to Section 15301 (Existing Facilities), 15302 <br />(Replacement or Reconstruction), 15303 (New Construction), 15311 (Accessory Structures) of the CEQA <br />Guidelines, California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Chapter 3, because it has no potential to have a <br />significant effect on the environment. The amendment itself does not authorize development that would <br />directly result in physical change to the environment. The amendment could indirectly lead to changes in <br />use within existing buildings or minor additions to existing buildings. These changes would be subject to <br />existing zoning regulations that limit the size and use consistent with the General Plan. These changes are <br />also subject to CEQA review on a project -by- project basis and any potential indirect physical change <br />resulting from this amendment would be within the scope of development currently allowed, and limited, by <br />the Zoning Code and General Plan. <br />The adoption of the ordinances modifying on- street parking fees, modifying existing parking benefit <br />districts, and establishing a new parking benefit district are not subject to CEQA pursuant to Sections <br />15060(c)(2) (the activity will not result in a direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the <br />environment) and 15060(c)(3) (the activity is not a project as defined in Section 15378) of the CEQA <br />Guidelines, California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Chapter 3, because it has no potential for resulting in <br />physical change to the environment, directly or indirectly. The ordinances do not authorize development <br />and only modifies on- street parking fees and the ordinance changing the parking benefit districts only <br />changes the allocation of parking revenues for budgeting purposes and no physical change to the4 -2 <br />