Legal Notices

The Town welcomes participation in public hearings. As a courtesy, below are current notices for upcoming land use, code amendments, and other items pending before the Town's deciding bodies.

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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
TOWN COUNCIL
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DATE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
LOCATION: TELECONFERENCE
SUBJECT: 2022 WEED ABATEMENT PROGRAM


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Council of the Town of Los Gatos has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. to consider objections to the proposed abatement of hazardous vegetation (weeds) for properties listed on the 2022 Weed Abatement Program Commencement Report and order the abatement.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with Government Code Section 54953, as Amended by Assembly Bill 361, in response to the state of emergency relating to COVID-19 and enabling teleconferencing accommodations by suspending or waiving specified provisions in the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code § 54950 et seq.). Consistent with AB 361 and Town of Los Gatos Resolution 2021-044, this meeting will not be physically open to the public and the Council will be teleconferencing from remote locations. Members of the public can only participate in the meeting by joining the Zoom webinar (log in information provided below).


IMPORTANT NOTICE: This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with State of California Executive Order N-29-20 dated March 17, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic; and in accordance with Executive Order N-29-20, the public may only participate in the meeting on television and/or online and not in the Council Chambers. The live stream of the meeting may be viewed online at www.LosGatosCA.gov/TownYouTube

The staff report will be available for public review three days prior to the meeting on the Town’s website at Meeting Videos, Agendas and Minutes | The Los Gatos CA Official Site!.

On December 7, 2021, pursuant to the provisions of Sections 11.20.010 through 11.20.045 of the Town Code of the Town of Los Gatos, the Town Council of said Town adopted a Resolution declaring that all hazardous vegetation “weeds’’, as that term is defined in Section 11.20.010, growing upon and adjacent to private property within the Town of Los Gatos are a public nuisance and should be abated.

Property owners shall, within thirty (30) days after the adoption of such resolution, or with the time specified in a written agreement with the Town of Los Gatos Director of Parks and Public Works, or his representative, whichever time shall be later, remove all such weeds from their property, or such weeds will be destroyed or removed by the Town of Los Gatos, in which case the cost of such expense constituting a lien upon such lots or lands until paid, and to be collected upon the next tax roll upon which general municipal taxes are collected.

Property owners may file a protest of the proposed abatement of such hazardous vegetation (weeds) by mailing the protest to the Town Clerk 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030; emailing to the Town Clerk - Clerk@LosGatosCA.gov, or attending the public hearing by joining the Zoom webinar. Any written protest must be received by the Town Clerk no later than 11:00 a.m. the day of the meeting.

Protests must identify the grounds for the protest, the person filing the protest, and the property owned by the person filing the protest.

To receive additional information about this program, interested persons may contact the Santa Clara County Weed Abatement Program PRIOR to the public hearing at 408-282-3145 or https://weedabatement.sccgov.org/home. By contacting the County, you will be able to discuss any concerns you may have, with the intent of resolving prior to the public hearing procedure. The Town of Los Gatos Parks and Public Works Department is also available at ppw@losgatosca.gov or (408) 399-5770 to receive additional information.

All interested parties are invited to attend and be heard. If you wish to challenge the action of the Town Council in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town of Los Gatos Town Hall at, or prior to, the public hearing.

All INTERESTED PERSONS are encouraged to appear, by joining the Zoom webinar, at the Public Hearing and be heard. If anyone wishes to challenge the action on the above application in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues they or anyone else raised at the Public Hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town Council at, or prior to, the Public Hearing. Deadline for all written correspondence is 11:00 a.m. the day of the meeting.

/s/ Shelley Neis, Town Clerk
Pub LG 01/07/22 & 01/14/22
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TOWN OF LOS GATOS
PLANNING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DATE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
LOCATION: TELECONFERENCE

SUBJECT: 202 University Avenue – Architecture and Site Application S-21-019.

Requesting Approval for Construction of a Second-Story Addition to a Contributing Single-Family Residence to Exceed Floor Area Ratio Standards and Construction of an Accessory Structure with Reduced Side and Rear Setbacks in the University-Edelen Historic District on Property Zoned R-1D:LHP. APN 529-04-001. Property Owner: Tyler and Kristine Shewey. Applicant: Jay Plett, Architect. Project Planner: Sean Mullin.

IMPORTANT NOTICES: This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means consistent with Government Code Section 54953, as Amended by Assembly Bill 361, in response to the state of emergency relating to COVID-19 and enabling teleconferencing accommodations by suspending or waiving specified provisions in the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code § 54950 et seq.). Consistent with AB 361 and Town of Los Gatos Resolution 2021-044 this meeting will not be physically open to the public and the Commission will be teleconferencing from remote locations. Members of the public can only participate in the meeting by joining the Zoom webinar (log in information provided on the agenda). The live stream of the meeting may be viewed on television and/or online at www.LosGatosCA.gov/TownYouTube. A complete copy of the ordinance is available in the Clerk Department, 110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California.

The Town encourages the public to send in written comments via email to PlanningComment@losgatosca.gov. Comments will be reviewed and distributed before the meeting if received by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting. All comments received will become part of the record.

The staff report to the Planning Commission will be available for public review three days prior to the meeting on the Town’s website at www.losgatosca.gov/AgendasAndVideos.

All persons interested in said application are encouraged to speak in person or via teleconferencing at this hearing and be heard. If anyone wishes to challenge the action on the above applications in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues they or anyone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Town Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Deadline for all written correspondence is 11:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting.

TOWN OF LOS GATOS
PLANNING COMMISSION
/s/ Joel Paulson, Secretary
Pub LG 01/14/22
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