The Morgan Hill 2035 project team will meet with the City Council and Planning Commission throughout the project to get feedback at important project milestones. The public is encouraged to attend these study sessions.

The City anticipates holding the following City Council/Planning Commission study sessions:

Upcoming Study Sessions

Please check this page for updates.

Past Study Sessions

January 20, 2016, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #8: Draft General Plan

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #8 took place at the Morgan Hill City Council Chambers on January 20, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission reviewed and discussed the Draft General Plan.

Study Session #8 Staff Report (0.01 MB PDF)

Draft General Plan Background Memo (0.4 MB PDF)

Morgan Hill 2035 Schedule (0.2 MB PDF)

GPAC #20 Meeting Summary (0.2 MB PDF)

Community Workshop #4 Summary (0.2 MB PDF)

Study Session #8 Presentation (2.8 MB PDF)

November 18, 2015, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #7: Preliminary Review Draft RDCS

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #7 took place at the Morgan Hill City Council Chambers on November 18, 2015 from 5:30-7:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission reviewed and discussed the Preliminary Review Draft Residential Development Control System (RDCS).

Study Session #7 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

Study Session #7 Memorandum (0.1 MB PDF)

Attachment A: Preliminary Review Draft RDCS (Nov. 12, 2015) (0.1 MB PDF)

Attachment B: RDCS Schedule (0.1 MB PDF)

Attachment C: Agricultural Set Aside (0.1 MB PDF)

Study Session #7 Presentation (0.4 MB PDF)

Study Session #7 Summary (0.2 MB PDF)

September 16, 2015, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #6: RDCS Working Draft

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #6 took place at the Morgan Hill City Council Chambers on September 16, 2015 from 5:30-7:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission reviewed and discussed the Residential Development Control System (RDCS) Working Draft.

Study Session #6 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

Study Session #6 Memorandum (0.2 MB PDF)

Study Session #6 Presentation (1.3 MB PDF)

Attachment A - RDCS Working Draft (0.4 MB PDF)

Attachment B - Study Session #5 Summary (0.1 MB PDF)

Attachment C - RDCS Framework (0.2 MB PDF)

Attachment D - RDCS Schedule (0.2 MB PDF)

Attachment E - RDCS Working Draft, Track Changes (0.4 MB PDF)

Attachment F - RDCS Change Summary Matrix (0.2 MB PDF)

Supplement 1 (0.9 MB PDF)

April 15, 2015, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #5: Growth Management

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #5 took place at the Morgan Hill City Council Chambers on April 15, 2015 from 5:30-7:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission discussed the growth management system.

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session 5 Staff Report (2.8 MB PDF)

Summary of City Council/Planning Commission Study Session on RDCS (0.1 MB PDF)

October 15, 2014, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #4: Preferred Land Use Plan
City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #4 took place at the Morgan Hill City Council Chambers on October 15, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission considered the GPAC recommended Preferred Land Use Plan.

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #4 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #4 Cover Memo (0.1 MB PDF)

Community Workshop #3 Summary (0.4 MB PDF)

Summary of Input (0.1 MB PDF)

Preliminary GPAC Preferred Land Use Plan Map (Opportunity Sites Only) (3.5 MB PDF)

Preliminary GPAC Preferred Land Use Plan Map (Citywide) (0.7 MB PDF)

GPAC Preferred Land Use Plan Summary Table (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #4 Summary (0.1 MB PDF)

January 22, 2014, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 - Growth Alternatives
City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 took place at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center, El Toro Room, on January 22, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission provided feedback on three draft growth alternatives to be evaluated as part of the General Plan Update. The public also had an opportunity to provide comment at this meeting.

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 Packet Cover Memo (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

Draft Growth Alternative Maps (3.8 MB PDF)

Current General Plan Land Use Map (3.2 MB PDF)

Land Use Change Matrix (0.1 MB PDF)

Citywide Buildout Calculation of Draft Growth Alternatives (0.8 MB PDF)

Housing Density Examples (1.5 MB PDF)

GPAC Meeting #7 Summary, Alternative Maps and Buildout Table (2.3 MB PDF)

Questions to Consider (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 Presentation (9.0 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #3 Summary (0.3 MB PDF)

Wednesday, October 30, 2013, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 - Growth Strategies
City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 took place at the Britton Middle School Auditorium located at 80 West Central Avenue on October 30, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 pm. At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission provided comment on the range of growth strategies to be evaluated as part of the General Plan Update. The public also had an opportunity to provide comment at this meeting.

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 Packet Cover Memo (0.1 MB PDF)

Preliminary Growth Strategy Concept Diagrams (0.3 MB PDF)

Overview of Growth Strategy Concepts (0.2 MB PDF)

Matrix Comparison of Growth Strategy Concept Characteristics (0.1 MB PDF)

Community Workshop #2 Summary (4.2 MB PDF)

GPAC Meeting #5 Summary (0.9 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 Presentation (9.0 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #2 Summary (0.4 MB PDF)

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #1 - Vision and Goals
City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #1 was held at the Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center, Hiram Morgan Hill Room, on July 24, 2013 from 6:00-8:10 pm (estimated). At this meeting, the City Council and Planning Commission provided comment on the Draft Vision Statement and General Plan Goals. The public also had an opportunity to provide comment at this meeting.

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #1 Agenda (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #1 Packet Cover Memo (0.1 MB PDF)

Morgan Hill 2035 Vision and Goals Process (0.1 MB PDF)

General Plan Vision and Goals Matrix (0.2 MB PDF)

Overview of Growth Alternatives Process (0.1 MB PDF)

City Council/Planning Commission Study Session #1 Meeting Summary (0.1 MB PDF)

General Plan Vision and Goals Matrix with City Council/Planning Commission Input (0.2 MB PDF)