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Minutes of an Adjourned Regular Meeting <br /> Town of Los Altos Hills <br /> City Council Meeting <br /> Wednesday, April 4, 1990, 6:00 P.M. <br /> Council Chambers, 26379 Fremont Road <br /> The Adjourned Regular Meeting of the City Council was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at <br /> Town Hall. <br /> 1. ROLL CALL <br /> Present: Mayor Casey and Councilmembers Johnson, Siegel and Tryon <br /> Absent: Councilmember van Tamelen <br /> Staff: City Manager Thomas Frutchey, Planning Director Ann Jamison, <br /> Director of Public Works Bill Ekern and City Clerk Pat Dowd <br /> 4 <br /> 2. LOCAL GOVERNMENT PARADIGMS IN CALIFORNIA AND RELATED <br /> ISSUES <br /> The City Manager had provided Council with an outline on the two models of local <br /> governments, one traditional and one emerging , and background materials on <br /> several options to address the concerns raised in these two models. One concern was <br /> the efficient handling of a planning application to the Town. Under the topic of <br /> distinguishing roles and responsibilities, Council addressed the clear definition of staff <br /> processing of planning applications. This discussion included comments on ensuring <br /> that information given to an applicant is accurate and complete; on identifying issues, <br /> concerns and opportunities; on identifying or developing alternatives; on analyzing <br /> alternatives both pro and con; and on making recommendations. <br /> Council also commented that part of the confusion raised by some applications was <br /> April 4, 1990 <br /> 1 <br />