Current Projects

Project Name &
Address:

Green Mountain Alliance LLC

El Monte Green Group LLC

9860, 9866, 9870, and 9874 Gidley Street

Project Description:

The Applicants are requesting to conduct commercial medicinal cannabis activities (“project”) pursuant to El Monte City Ordinance No. 2924 within six (6) existing industrial buildings totaling 132,908 square feet located in the M-2 General Manufacturing zone.  The proposed project will be located on a 4.9 acre site with frontage along the west side of Gidley Street. The proposal includes medicinal-only cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, and distribution operations.  Medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis retail activities involving the sale of cannabis and/or cannabis products are strictly prohibited in all zones under Ordinance No. 2924 and are not proposed under the proposed project. The existing buildings will be remodeled and the utilities will be upgraded to accommodate the proposed uses.  Security features, including but not limited to, onsite security and security cameras, will be provided.  A total of 65 parking spaces are proposed.  Access to the project site is provided via an existing driveway located at the western terminus of Gidley Street.

This request is made pursuant to the requirements of Chapters 5.18, 17.24, and 17.84 of the El Monte Municipal Code (EMMC).

El Monte Green Group LLC: Development Agreement (DA) No. 03-18, Medicinal Cannabis Conditional Use Permit (MCCUP) Nos. 13-18, 14-18 and 15-18

Green Mountain Alliance LLC: Development Agreement (DA) No. 04-18, Medicinal Cannabis Conditional Use Permit (MCCUP) Nos. 16-18, 17-18 and 18-18

The Planning Commission will serve as the recommending body with the City Council making a final decision at a future public hearing.

Environmental Description:

Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration

Executive Summary

Notice of Availability

Public Review Period & Meeting:

January 8, 2019 to January 28, 2019 (Review Period)

Review Body &
Final Decision:

Planning Commission recommendation to the City Council

Contact:

Betty Donavanik, Community & Economic Development Director; bdonavanik@elmonteca.gov or (626) 258-8626

Project Name &
Address:

Ramona Boulevard/Valley Boulevard Intersection Improvement Project, Capital Improvement Project (CIP) 805

Intersection of Ramona Boulevard, Valley Boulevard and Valley Mall; Properties to be acquired consist of APNs: 8579-022-028, 8579-021-909, 8567-021-013 and 8568-032-005.

Project Description:

Reconstruction of new street medians on the Ramona Boulevard at Valley Boulevard intersection; the addition of a new street median to the west leg of the intersection; increase the length of left-turn and right-turn pockets; and the roadway realignment of Valley Mall. Segments of Ramona Boulevard 200 feet east of Valley Boulevard, and to 200 feet west of Valley Mall would be widened. Additional turning lanes would be added to both Ramona and Valley Boulevard as a result of the proposed street median reconstruction. Several landscaping areas on nearby properties and existing street medians would be enhanced throughout the project site. The widening and improvements require the City to acquire new public street right of way from a portion of three (3) properties (APNs: 8579-022-028, 8579-021-909, 8567-021-013) and acquire all of one (1) property at the northeast corner of Valley Boulevard and Ramona Boulevard (APN 8568-032-005). The total area of the new public street right of way is approximately 14,300 square feet along the Ramona Boulevard at Valley Boulevard intersection. The proposed property acquisitions for the new public street right of way involve non-residential properties, limited landscaping, surface parking areas, and public sidewalks.

Environmental Description:

Initial Study

Appendices

Notice of Intent

Public Review Period and Meeting:

December 27, 2018 to January 28, 2019 (Review Period)

February 5, 2017 (Community Meeting)

Review Body &
Final Decision:

City Council

Contact:

Tony Bu, Associate Planner

tbu@elmonteca.gov or (626) 258-8626