City planners and fire department officials have been working with
the Chevron Corp. to finalize a cleanup plan for the site. Cleanup
won't begin until the full remediation plan has been approved by the
City officials have asked Chevron amend their proposal to include
a 30-day notice informing neighborhood residents of the cleanup
City planners expect the company to start cleaning up the site
sometime in January.
The Planning Commission gave an update on the environmental report
and permit for the proposed Pacific City development.
WHAT IT MEANS:
Pacific City would be a massive development project on nearly 31
acres of beachfront property Downtown.
The project, which would be built on the lot bordered by Pacific
Coast Highway, Atlanta Avenue, Huntington and 1st Street, will include 516 condominium units, a 400-room luxury resort and 240,000
square feet of shopping, restaurants, entertainment and office space.
The comment period for the project's environmental report closed
Dec. 3. The city received 17 comments and is working with its
consultants to provide responses.
The Design Review Board finished its review of the architecture,
elevation and colors for the buildings and is recommending that the
Planning Commission approve the elevations. The Subdivision Committee
also reviewed the project's tract map and is recommending that it be
The Pacific City project is scheduled to be heard by the Planning
Commission in late February, Planning Director Scott Hess said.
The Planning Commission presented an appreciation award to
retiring Fire Department Division Chief and Fire Marshal Chuck
WHAT IT MEANS:
Burney has been working in the Huntington Beach Fire Department
for 32 years.
He was hired as a firefighter in January 1972 and has served as a
fire protection specialist, a fire captain, a deputy fire marshal and
a battalion chief. He was promoted to division chief/fire marshal in
Burney plans to retire Dec. 29.