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Minutes of an Adjourned Regular Meeting <br />May 4, 1994 <br />Town of Los Altos Hills <br />City Council Meeting <br />Wednesday, May 4,1993,5:00 P.M. <br />Council Chambers, 26379 Fremont Road <br />1. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE <br />Mayor Johnson called the Adjourned Regular Meeting of the City Council to <br />order at 5:07 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Town Hall. <br />Present: Mayor Johnson and Councilmembers Dauber, Hubbard, <br />Siegel and Tryon <br />Absent: None <br />` Staff: City Manager Les M. Jones, 11, City Attorney Sandy Sloan, <br />Planning Director Linda Niles and City Clerk Pat Dowd <br />Press: Jan Shaw, Los Altos Town Crier <br />2. WORK SESSION ON NON -CONFORMING STRUCTURES (REPORT <br />FROM SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS HUBBARD AND SIEGEL <br />Council had before them a draft policy statement on non -conforming <br />structures which had been prepared by Siegel. (A copy of this draft policy is <br />on file at Town Hall.) In referring to this draft, Tryon noted that by having <br />control over the rebuilds of non -conforming structures, the Council and staff <br />would be afforded the opportunity to correct serious structural problems and <br />to prevent abuses. She suggested that the amount of square footage could be <br />grandfathered but further that some movement of the structures might be <br />allowed. Hubbard expressed his concern about the importance of <br />revitalization of the Town's housing stock. He further noted that it was more <br />expensive to applicants if they could not use existing foundations, etc. when <br />remodeling or rebuilding. In addition he noted the concern that the property <br />values would decrease if owners lost development area in the process of <br />remodeling. In response to Hubbard's concerns about the cost to an applicant <br />May 4, 1994 <br />Adjourned Regular Meeting <br />