Planning and Zoning Commission to Consider Waterfront Policies on Feb 25

On February 25, 2015, the Albany Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Study Session to discuss the first draft of the Waterfront Element of the General Plan.  The Waterfront Element is a new chapter of the plan, intended to summarize existing policy initiatives for the shoreline, such as the Eastshore State Park Plan.  Policies cover such topics as shoreline access, wildlife protection, sea level rise, and recreational improvements.  No changes to the General Plan Map are proposed in this area.  The meeting will take place at 7 PM in the City Council Chambers at 1000 San Pablo Avenue.  The study session will occur after the regular business agenda of the Planning and Zoning Commission.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend and will have an opportunity to address the Commission.