The San Ramon Planning Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on an amendment to El Nido’s senior housing proposal that would see a reduction in the number of beds and a move to all single occupancy rooms, among other changes.
Changes to the floor plan approved by Commissioners in May would include reducing the previously approved 72 beds in 60 rooms to all single occupancy rooms, as well as increasing the parking of additional space and changes to floor plans. design consisting of the addition of balconies.
The amendment would also include the addition of a second-floor hallway connecting the historic El Nido House – which is to be renovated to house the facility’s administrative offices – to the rest of the planned project. Three assisted living rooms would also be located in the restored building according to the amended plans.
The applicant, Solhail Siddiqi, filed an amendment to the development plan with the city on August 25, after indicating that the changes would be necessary for the operation of the planned assisted care facility for the elderly.
The amended plans would also see an increase in parking spaces, from 30 to 31, by reducing above-ground parking spaces from six to five and increasing underground parking spaces from 24 to 26.