The council meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, in the Historic Schoolhouse and will consider three options, according to a staff report:
• The council can find the artificial surface consistent with the "general purpose and intent of the town's zoning ordinance and general plan" and allow the Priory to go ahead immediately. This option would include council approval of the school's conditional use permit (CUP) and the project's environmental documents, which establish a less-than-significant impact from a 2.5-acre field of artificial grass.
• The council could find inconsistency in the above criteria, still approve the environmental documents, but add a condition to the CUP requiring that the field be natural grass. The council's decision would be final in 30 days.
• The council could order a revision to the environmental documents, have the revision circulated for public comment, and add a condition to the CUP requiring a natural grass field. Final action would likely be delayed until at least July, staff said.
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