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Project Review and Advisory Committee Meeting

Date: May 16, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m.


In-person meeting location:

Members of the public can attend in person at the following location:

Permit Sonoma Front Conference Room
2550 Ventura Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Webinar Information:
Members of the public can watch or listen to the meeting by calling in or by using the Zoom application:

Registration Required: No

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The Project Review and Advisory Committee (PRAC) serves as technical advisory committee on subdivisions, takes referrals from Board and Planning Commission, approves, oversees and makes recommendations to the Board and LAFCO concerning minor subdivisions, examines projects to determine necessity of preparing an Environmental Impact Report and recommends on environmental issues.

This committee replaces and performs the functions of the Environmental Protection Committee, the Engineering Advisory Committee, and the Mineral Resources Committee.

The Project Review and Advisory Committee meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month (and as needed).

Committee Members
Tuan Huynh, Health Specialist
Ben Wishnoff, Agricultural Commissioner’s Office
Thomas Haugg, Sanitation
Nader Dahu, Department of Transportation and Public Works
Scott Hunsperger, Planning - Secretary
Steve Snow, Grading and Storm Water - Vice Chair
Keri Rynearson, Survey - Chair

Staff Members
Josh Miranda, Planner III
Stacie Groll, Senior Office Assistant

Disability Accommodation
If you have a disability which requires an accommodation or an alternative format to assist you in observing and commenting on this meeting, please call (707) 565-2164 or email at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements.

Available digitally through the link in the Agenda and on the Project Review and Advisory Committee website. You can also email or the project planner to request materials.


9:00 AM, Chair Introduction Call to order, Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance.

Regular Calendar

View documents for all items listed digitally »

Item No.:



9:05 AM




Don Rinkor


Donald and Debra Rinkor Trust

Cont. from:



Joshua Miranda

Env. Doc:

Categorical Exemption


Certificate of Modification to expand the building envelope on Lot 3 of MNS08-0014 recorded in Book 754, Pages 16-20 in Sonoma County Records, on a 9.32 acre parcel. The proposed building envelope expansion would allow for construction of a residential accessory structure,

Recommended Action:

Staff recommends that the Committee find the project categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act and approve the project subject to the attached conditions of approval.


3300 Henry Lane Santa Rosa CA






Rural Residential (RR) 3 acre density (B6 3), Valley Oak Habitat (VOH)


Appeal Deadline:

Vote: (Same order as Roll Call)

Tuan Huynh
Ben Wishnoff
Thomas Haugg
Nader Dahu
Scott Hunsperger
Steve Snow
Keri Rynearson


Public Comment

Please follow the instructions below to submit a Public Comment in writing, email or in person via the hearing room. PRAC invites interested persons to submit comments which are entered into the permanent record. Written comments received prior to and during the hearing are distributed to the commissioners, staff, and are available to the public via the public copies link in the calendar section of this agenda. Written comments received after the package is made public may be read into the record.

Mail Public Comments

Address letters to: Permit Sonoma, Attn: Project Review and Advisory Committee Secretary, 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 and include the project number.

Email Public Comments

Email comments to: Please provide your name and the project number. It is advised to email comments (no later than the day before) prior to the hearing date to give commissioners and staff review time.

Public Comments Using Zoom

Comments are not accepted through Zoom at this time. If you wish to provide comments, please follow the instructions provided on this page for mail, email, or in-person comment.

Speaking In-Person on an Agenda Item

If you wish to speak in-person on an item which appears on this agenda, please fill out a speaker card and drop it in the box near the staff table. You will be called by the Chair in the order received. Your name, will be announced when it’s your turn to speak (1 public comment is allowed per person). The meetings are recorded and all in person testimony must be given through the microphone. Please state your name upon approaching the microphone. Each person may speak only once and is usually granted 3 minutes. Time limits are at the discretion of the Chair. Questions raised by the public are to be directed to the Commission. At the end of the hearing, the Commission may ask staff or the applicant to respond to any questions raised during the hearing.

Be Respectful

Please Be Respectful of others and the varying points of view. No clapping, booing, or speaking out of turn.

Be Courteous

Please Be Courteous turn off cell phones and pagers while the meeting is in session.