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<br />19:8133 <br /> <br />dimensional characteristics required for rectangular and cul-de-sac <br />lots in Zone R-l (10,000 sq, ft,), The density qf 3.5 dwelling units <br />per acre conforms with the General Plan which indicates this area as <br />low density. Council expressed interest in the conditions requiring <br />a 6' solid ~asonry wall adjacent to the freeway or the planting of a <br />dense hedge to serv~ as a screen and. noise'barrier and submitted the <br />hope that the proper owners will install and maintain the parkway <br />landscaping. The dedication of 10' for the future widening of Foothill <br />Boulevard was also one of the conditions, <br /> <br />It was MOVED by Councilman Arth, seconded by Councilman Butterworth <br />and carried unanimously, that the tentative map of Tract No. 30163 be <br />APPROVED subject to conditions imposed by the Commission, the Public <br />Works and Water Departments. Council commended 'the deve~oper on his <br />successful endeavors in putting together this Tract in compliance with <br />all regulations, (It was noted that the Tract in its initial presen- <br />tation had not met with the approval of Council.) <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION <br /> <br />CITY <br />AMBULANCE <br /> <br />? <br /> <br />FASHION PARK <br />(preliminary <br />plans and <br />traffic study) <br /> <br />~~~ <br /> <br />Ron Brooks, President of the Professional Ambulance'Services in the <br />area, asked. Council to seriously reconsider its intention to create a <br />City Ambulance Service. He submitted reasons therefor and stated in <br />part that the cost appears to be unrealistic, In response to a <br />request by Council he said he would be willing to study a cost break- <br />down as proposed by the City and prepare a comparison with professional <br />services. <br /> <br />Council received tentative site plans and the traffic study for the <br />development of the Santa Anita Fas~ion, Park. Under Resolution No. 4185 <br />Council is to decide whether the plans carry out the concept presented <br />at the time of the application hearings. Ernest Hahn, on behalf of <br />Santa Anita Consolidated, Inc., 2311 W, El Segundo, Hawthorne, stated <br />in part that the preliminary plans are 80 percent complete and <br />groundbreaking is anticipated for April of 1973. Eguardo Contini, <br />Designer, 6330 San Vicente, Los Angeles, displayed and explained each <br />projectural. The detailed plans include an open arcade within the two <br />level mall, a series of skylights, interior landscaping and exterior' <br />beams to protect the nearby residents from the view of the shopping <br />center. Parking will be provided on the site for 5200 cars. Council <br />expressed tentative approval of these preliminary plans for the complex. <br /> <br />Donald Fisher, 14431 Hamlin Street, Van Nuys, referred to his traffic <br />study which had previously been submitted to Council, He answered <br />questions and indicated, that all curbside ,parking will be eliminated on <br />the east side of Baldwin Avenue, The primary traffic pattern was <br />explained which provides for an overpass leading from the center to <br />Huntington Drive which will allow a separation of Fashion Park from <br />Race Track traffic. <br /> <br />Council had also received a report from the Director of Public Works I <br />on the traffic study as submitted wherein reference was made to the <br />statement in the study that the City will extend the Baldwin Avenue <br />widened section to the freeway, However, the Director of Public <br />Works pointed out that this is contingent on Santa Anita Consolidated, <br />Inc., providing the necessary 20 foot strip of additional right-of- <br />way along the east side of Baldwin Avenue between the northerly boundary <br />of Fashion Park and the company's northerly property line, It was <br />noted that north of that north property line there is more than ade- <br />quate public right-of-way on the east side of Baldwin Avenue to con- <br />tinue,the roadway widening to join the improved roadway just south of <br />the Colorado Street underpass. <br /> <br />In response to a question as to whether or not Santa Anita Consolidated, <br />Inc. would dedicate the required 20 feet, Royce McKinley, Vice President <br />of said company, stated he would have to defer his answer until he held <br /> <br />8-15-72 <br /> <br />- 2 - <br />