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Redistricting, vacation rentals and TAU transfer top council

The South Lake Tahoe City Council meets at Lake Tahoe Airport starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

What’s the issue?

El Dorado County is considering redistricting proposals that could split the South Shore’s supervisor district or expand the district west based on 2010 U.S. Census figures.

What’s happening?

The council will discuss five redistricting options developed by the county and select a preferred alternative at it’s Tuesday meeting.

What’s next?

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The county will gather public input taken since release of the redistricting proposals and present the information to supervisors later this summer. Supervisors will need to give initial approval to a redistricting map by late July or early August to meet a Nov. 1 deadline.

What’s the issue?

South Lake Tahoe’s vacation rental ordinance was created in 2003 to regulate the impact of vacation rentals on residential neighborhoods.

What’s happening?

City staff have recommended several changes to the ordinance, including eliminating the need for an exterior sign, restricting parking to on-site spaces, implementing a 30 percent late fee and limiting the number of people who can be present at vacation rental functions to twice the total number of permitted overnight occupants

What’s next?

The council will discuss and possibly give approval to the changes at its Tuesday meeting. If approved, final adoption would take place at the council’s June 21 meeting.

What’s the issue?

Edgewood Companies has submitted an application to the city to transfer 50 Tourist Accommodation Units from the C&M Lodge to Douglas County for the development of its proposed Edgewood Tahoe Lodge project. Tourist Accommodation Units are development commodities that allow temporary lodging, such as hotel rooms, in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

What’s happening?

City staff has recommended approval of the transfer. Edgewood Companies has proposed several different offers in exchange for the transfer, including the development of a park at the site of the C&M Lodge, located at 1209 Bonanza Avenue.

What’s next?

The city council may approve the transfer at its Tuesday meeting. The council must find the transfer benefits the city economically, socially and/or environmentally. Transfers are also conditioned on the redevelopment or restoration of the parcel the TAU’s are being transferred from.