Make your voice heard, please send your comments to the
Saratoga City welcomes comments from its
citizens on the SRC Expansion Proposal. You can make comments on
the proposal in general, and send comments to the various
committees and Commissions that will be considering it.
The City recommends that your create a Profile to identify
yourself. This makes commenting easier and enables you to track
the progress of your comments. However, you can submit your
comments individually without creating a Profile. You can create
a Profile here.
The proposal will pass through a number of stages, and
commenting is welcomed at each stage.The full list of milestones
and the latest information on the proposal's progress can be
found by scrolling down to the section headed Process and
Timeline on the
City's web page on the SRC Expansion project.
You can log in with your Profile, if you have created one, as
part of your comment submission.
Environmental Impact Report
The Environmental Impact Report (EIR) is a key document that
will be considered by the Planning Commission. A comprehensive
and wide ranging environmental impact review of the proposal
will be carried out by an external consultant. There will be
several opportunities to comment.
The first opportunity to comment was during the Preparation
Scoping Period, which was set for November 22nd to
December 22nd. The Preparation Scoping Period is held at the
start of the EIR review process. All the key environmental
aspects to be considered will be identified during this period.
There was a Public Scoping Meeting on December 9, at which
numerous concerns with the PRS proposal were raised. Thank you
to all who commented during the meeting. Here is a video
recording of the meeting:
At the completion of his work, the consultant will submit a
draft EIR to the City. This will be published and there will be
a 45 day Draft EIR review period. There will be opportunities to
comment on the draft together with review meetings. The dates of
these meetings are yet to be published. Please be prepared to
attend the EIR review meetings and to participate with your
The final EIR will be submitted to the Planning Commission,
which will have a public meeting at which it will consider the
EIR and decide its recommendation to the City Council. The date
of this meeting has not yet been published by the City. Click
or tap here to send a comment to the Planning Commission
for consideration at this meeting. Please be prepared to attend
this meeting and to participate with your comments.
The SRC Expansion Proposal was discussed in a Community Meeting
on November 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Here is a video recording of
You might like to reference the Heritage
Resource Inventory List, (page 3 of 11) which lists the
Odd Fellows Home (the building we refer to as the Manor) as a
building in the Mission Revival Style contributing to the
heritage of Saratoga. This precious resource and its external
setting should not be compromised by any development on the SRC
The Planning Commission is the key committee. Its recommendation
will be forwarded to the City Council for final approval. There
will be several meetings of the Planning Commission that will
consider the SRC Expansion Proposal. The dates of these have not
yet been published by the City. Click
or tap here to send a comment to the Planning Commission.
Please be prepared to attend the meetings of the Planning
Commission and to participate with your comments.
The City Council will consider the recommendation of the
Planning Commission, and decide the final disposition of the SRC
Expansion Proposal. Click
or tap here to submit a comment to the City Council. The
date(s) of the City Council meeting(s) have not yet been
publicized by the City. Please be prepared to attend this/these
meeting (s) and to participate with your comments.