The Hollister City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Hollister City Hall, 375 Fifth St., to consider the following:
Temporary road closures for Discovery Classic, Homecoming Parade
These resolutions authorize the temporary closure of various city streets for the annual San Benito High School Homecoming Parade to be held on Oct. 19 and the temporary closure of Seventh Street from San Benito Street east to Swope Alley for the Discovery Classic Bicycle Event to be held on Oct. 20.
The first one is a resolution approving the annexation agreement between the applicant PAD Investment Trust Et Al and the City of Hollister consisting of 13.97 acres of land to the City of Hollister. The property is located along State Route (SR) 25 (Hollister Bypass) Santa Ana Road to the south, North Chappell Road to the west, and SR 25 to the east and north. A separate resolution on the matter requests the Local Agency Formation Commission of San Benito County (LAFCo) to initiate Proceedings for the Annexation of 13.97 acres. The property is located along State Route (SR) 25 (Hollister Bypass) Santa Ana Road to the south, North Chappell Road to the west, and SR 25 to the east and north.
Then there is a resolution approving the annexation agreement between the applicant Davidson Liv Trust Et Al and the City of Hollister for a total of 18.44 acres for properties located along State Route (SR) 25 (Hollister Bypass) Santa Ana Road to the south, North Chappell Road to the west, and SR 25 to the east and north.
Shelter crisis declaration
According to the agenda: Jim Rydingsword, HHSA Director of the San Benito County is requesting the support of the City Council of the City of Hollister by adopting a Resolution Declaring the Existence of a Shelter Crisis within the City of Hollister. The Governor and Legislature require jurisdictions seeking an allocation through the Homeless Emergency Aid Program to declare a Shelter Crisis. The City of Hollister finds that the 2017 San Benito County Point In Time Homeless Census count of 527 are homeless and living without shelter and reflects an increase of 173% compared with 2011. The county finds that nearly 73% of the Homeless population in 2017 report having lived on the streets for more than one year with 90% of that population having been a resident of San Benito County prior to their latest incidence of homelessness.
Council opposition to Prop. 5 on state ballot
Council members will consider a formal opposition to the Proposition 5 matter on the November ballot. It affects property tax collected on home purchases should an individual be permitted to transfer their previous homes assessed value. Read more about it here.
In-lieu parking fees
The amount of the In-Lieu Parking Fee shall be set by resolution of the City Council, which may be amended from time to time by resolution. The City Council hereby approves and adopts the In-Lieu Parking Fee in the amount of $10,000 per parking space. The amount of the In-Lieu Parking Fee shall be modified annually each July 1 based on the change in the Engineering News Record construction cost index as reported for the twelve month period ending in April of each year. The payment of In-Lieu Parking Fees shall occur prior to the issuance of any required Building Permits for the development or use for which the Fees are required and/or prior to issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
Report on Calaveras park/Rancho sports facility improvements
Staff will provide a verbal report on the conclusion of the Calaveras Park improvements and will seek direction on the Rancho Sports Facility improvements. Council members will discuss a field house project at the Rancho complex with a cost of $610,500.