The Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning is a group of local volunteers dedicated to making Mountain View as beautiful, economically healthy, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian accessible, and affordable as possible.
MVCSP member interest and expertise covers areas such as housing, transportation, the environment, the economy, and beyond!
MVCSP generally meets on the second Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30 PM. The location varies. See "What's Hot" below and the Calendar for upcoming-meeting details.
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What's coming up
- Wednesday, January, 20th, 2:00 PM: Development Review Committee meeting. See remote access details in the agenda file.
For information on the City website:
2.1 400 Logue Avenue, Perry Hariri for Miramar Property Group LLC
Request for a Planned Community Permit and Development Review Permit to construct an eight-story, 408-unit residential development, including a proposed Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) of 42,000 square feet through the Los Altos School District TDR Program, and a Heritage Tree Removal Permit to remove six Heritage trees and replace a 42,000 square foot office building on a 2.54-acre project site.
2.2 1885 Miramonte Avenue, Arturo Levenfeld for HMC Architects
Request for a Development Review Permit and Planned Unit Development Permit to construct two new school buildings (Center for Innovation and Dining Commons) totaling 97,000 square feet to replace two existing buildings (Buildings 100 and 300), totaling approximately 48,000 square feet, on the existing Saint Francis High School campus; and a Heritage Tree Removal Permit to remove 12 Heritage trees on a 25-acre project site.
- Wednesday, January, 20th, 7:00 PM: Environmental Planning Commission meeting. See remote access details in the agenda file.
For information on the City website:
5. PUBLIC HEARING
5.1 Density Bonus Ordinance
Adopt a Resolution of the Environmental Planning Commission of the City of Mountain View Recommending that the City Council adopt an Ordinance to Repeal, in its Entirety, Division 11 of Article IV of Chapter 36 of the Mountain View City Code and Add Division 8 of Article XVI of Chapter 36 of the Mountain View City Code Related to Density Bonus. Staff recommends that the Environmental Planning Commission recommend the City Council adopt the proposed replacement Density Bonus Ordinance to conform to State Law and clarify local implementation.
- Thursday, February 11th, 6:30 PM: Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning (MVCSP) general meeting, remote-access meeting this time (no physical meeting place). To connect with the meeting, click this link: https://meet.google.com/tsm-mdot-exj. There is no dial-in option. If this is an issue for you, please contact email@example.com.
* Introductions, preliminaries
* Presentation #1: Ross Heitkamp, Volunteer, Board Member, and Webmaster, Friends of Stevens Creek Trail.
* Presentation #2: Kurt Anderson of Anderson Architects on the 601 Escuela Avenue and 1873 Latham Street project.
* Presentation #3: Cynthia James, Noble James, LLC on 555 West Middlefield project.
* Update from Internal Operations Committee and Executive Committee
* Update on Projects: Current and upcoming
* Proactive Engagement Committee (update)
* Development updates
* Discuss past presentations
* City Advisory Body updates
* Updates from related community organizations
* Final comments
- For more about the above and other items, see NEWS AND UPDATES and CALENDAR.
- Future Mountain View City Council agenda items updated for January through April 2021 (December 16, 2020)
- Added new page to this site: City of Mountain View External Roster (December 2020)
- Updated page for 2020-21 advisory body workplans here: City of Mountain View Fiscal Year 2020-21 Advisory Body workplans (approved by City Council October 13, 2020)
- City of Mountain View City Planning Division Update (November 2020)
- Added new page City of Mountain View Capital Improvement Program (July 14, 2020)
- City zoning map updated here (map dated December 2019)
How to Find Information on This Web Site
For most topics, you can click appropriate tabs at the top of any page. Others are included under the more... tab.
Related Organizations and Stakeholders in Mountain View
Organizations in and around Mountain View dedicated to making our city as sustainable as possible, in all ways:
- Canopy (https://canopy.org/)
- Carbon-Free Mountain View (http://www.carbonfreemountainview.org/)
To join, go to http://www.carbonfreemountainview.org/cfsv
- Community Services Agency (https://www.csacares.org/)
- Day Worker Center of Mountain View (https://www.dayworkercentermv.org/)
- Destination: Home (https://destinationhomesv.org/)
- Friends of Caltrain (http://www.greencaltrain.com/friends-of-caltrain)
- Friends of the Stevens Creek Trail (http://www.stevenscreektrail.org)
- Great Streets Mountain View (http://www.greatstreetsmv.org)
- Livable Sunnyvale (http://www.livablesunnyvale.org)
- Magical Bridge Foundation (http://magicalbridge.org/)
- Mountain View Chamber of Commerce (http://chambermv.org/)
- Mountain View Housing Justice Coalition (https://mvhousingjustice.org/)
- Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance (https://mvmha.com/)
- Mountain View Tenants Coalition (https://mvtenantscoalition.org/)
- MV YIMBY (https://southbayyimby.wordpress.com/)
- Safe Mountain View (http://safemountainview.com/ and safermountainview in Google Groups, http://groups.google.com)
- Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (https://bikesiliconvalley.org)
- Soil&Water (Mountain View urban gardens support and advocacy) (http://www.soilandwatergarden.org)
- SV@Home (http://siliconvalleyathome.org)