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Q SEW Pp�T <br />CITY OF <br />�m <br />z NEWPORT BEACH <br />c�<,FORN'P City Council Staff Report <br />November 27, 2018 <br />Agenda Item No. 23 <br />TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL <br />FROM: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk - 949-644-3005, <br />( <br />PREPARED BY: Leilani I. Brown, City Clerk <br />TITLE: Appointment of New Planning Commissioner to Fill the Unscheduled <br />Vacancy <br />ABSTRACT: <br />Due to a resignation on the Planning Commission, the City Council has the opportunity <br />to fill the vacant position pursuant to the City Charter, City Council Policy A-2 (Boards, <br />Commissions and Committees), and the Maddy Act. <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />a) Determine that the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act <br />(CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15060(c)(2) and 15060(c)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines <br />because it will not result in a physical change to the environment, directly or indirectly; <br />and <br />b) Appoint Chris Chewens, Curtis Ellmore, Sarah Klaustermeier or Debbie Stevens to fill <br />the vacancy on the Planning Commission for a term which expires on June 30, 2020. <br />FUNDING REQUIREMENTS: <br />There is no fiscal impact related to this item. <br />DISCUSSION: <br />On September 25, 2018, Planning Commissioner Bill Dunlap resigned from the Planning <br />Commission. Pursuant to City Charter Section 702 and City Council Policy A-2, the City <br />Council's appointee to the Planning Commission will serve Mr. Dunlap's unexpired term. <br />In compliance with City Council Policy A-2 and the Maddy Act, the City Clerk prepared <br />and posted a Notice of Vacancy on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, in the City Clerk's <br />Office, at the Central Library, on the bulletin board in the City Council Chambers, and on <br />the City's webpage. In addition, the Notice of Vacancy was published in the Daily Pilot on <br />Saturday, September 29, 2018. As per the Notice, applications were accepted by the <br />City Clerk's Office until noon on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. <br />23-1 <br />