After three sessions of public discussion, the Planning Land Use and Management Committee pushed the proposed update to the Hollywood Community Plan to the City Council without a recommendation late Tuesday afternoon.
Councilmen Jose Huizar and Ed Reyes moved the issue after hearing city planners respond to a number of public concerns and discussing the plan in closed session.
"Given the discussion we had in closed session and what’s here in front of us, I’d like to reccommend that we forward without recommendation from this committee and allow for more information to continue to evolve from this point to Council and give us more insight given the sensitivity of these decisions," Huizar said.
Reyes seconded the motion. The third member of the panel, Councilman Mitchell Englander, was not present. He was serving on the city's budget and finance committee at the time.
The proposal has been under review of the committee since March 27. The first time, council members heard more than . The second time, the panel allotted then closed the public hearing. No public comments were allowed at Tuesday's meeting.
The proposed plan update would serve as a blueprint for future development in Hollywood. The current plan has not been updated since it was created in 1988.