Agenda & Minutes
News and Announcements
DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY ISSUED LAST WEEK. On Wednesday, January 4th, at 2:59 p.m., City Manager McHarris, in accordance with Milpitas Municipal Code Title V, Chapter 1, Section 4.02-1, declared local emergency within the City of Milpitas, California for a significant weather event. Click here to read the full Declaration of Local Emergency and read here the Press Release.
MILPITAS FARING WELL DURING SERIES OF STORMS. While many regions of the Bay Area are being severely impacted by the series of storms, Milpitas is faring relatively well. The City is experiencing some trees that have fallen, few street closures or power outages, and few calls for service. A Storm Information Page is available here with several resources to learn more and prepare for any type of emergency.
CITY MANAGER MCHARRIS APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY CITY MANAGER. City Manager Steven G. McHarris announced the appointment of Matt Cano as the City’s next Deputy City Manager effective January 30, 2023. Read the full Press Release here.
CATALYTIC CONVERTER PROGRAM. The City of Milpitas is launching a new program to deter automobile catalytic converter theft crimes. The business enrollment phase is currently underway. The program is funded by a $200,000 allocation of Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars and will be available for 3 months or until the funding is expended, whichever is sooner. In partnership with the City, local automotive business will provide metal rebar or protective plating services to add an additional layer of protection to deter catalytic converter theft for Milpitas residents. Milpitas residency will be determined by the Milpitas Police Department through an online system. As part of this program, the City will reimburse automotive businesses in the amount of $400/vehicle, up to a maximum of $10,000 per business. If the cost of metal rebar or protective plating exceeds $400/vehicle, the Milpitas resident will be responsible for the remainder of the cost. Etching is not eligible for reimbursement through this program. The City encourages Milpitas residents to register and avail of the $400/vehicle discount when the program launches in the Fall.
APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR COVID-19 TESTING. Appointment-based testing continues at locations throughout Santa Clara County. For locations outside of San José, visit the County’s COVID-19 testing web page. Walk-ins continue to be accepted at standing pop-up sites in San José.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Milpitas City Council will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, and through teleconference/Zoom webinar on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, starting at 7:00 p.m. on the following:
Draft Milpitas Metro Specific Plan (Transit Area Specific Plan Update) and Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR): Adopt a Resolution to certify the Final Milpitas Metro Specific Plan Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SCH#: 2006032091) and Adopt the Milpitas Metro Specific Plan, which updates the 2008 Transit Area Specific Plan (TASP).
Proposed Project: P-SD22-0006, P-UP22-0002, P-TR22-0006, P-MT22-0002, P-EA22-0003, P-DB22-0001 (Toll Brothers): 78 Townhomes with 12 Attached ADUs Located at 675 Trade Zone Blvd. and 1951 Tarob Court: A Site Development Permit, Conditional Use Permit, Vesting Tentative Map, Tree Removal Permit, Environmental Assessment, and Density Bonus Permit to allow demolition of two industrial buildings, removal and replacement of 55 ordinance-size trees, and development of a multi-family residential project with 78 townhomes and 12 attached accessory dwelling units.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Milpitas Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 455 E. Calaveras Blvd., Milpitas, and through teleconference/Zoom webinar on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, starting at 7:00 p.m. on the following:
Fence Variance – 250 Piedmont Road: A request for approval of Zoning Variance Permit No. VA22-0002 and Minor Site Development Permit No. MS22-0247 to allow a wooden fence, up to six feet (6’) in height, within the front-yard setback of an existing single-family residence on a 0.25-acre site in the R-1-10 Single-Family Zoning District located at 250 Piedmont Drive. Read More.