Review Commission Meeting Update
January 13, 2014 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, 1 Position
Vacant, Vice-Chair Greg Wynn, and Chairperson Michelle McCovey-Good
Ehdaie was absent.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC 122-13; Review of modifications to previously-approved project with
eight work/live units and 19 residential units; M-PD and R-2-PD zones;
Garden Street Holdings, LLC, applicant. (Brian
Adopt the Draft Resolution which grants final approval to the project,
based on findings, and subject to conditions.
by Commr. Hopkins, seconded by Vice-Chair Wynn, to adopt the draft
resolution granting final approval to the project design as recommended
with the elimination of Condition # 4 (5:0).
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
a. Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming
agendas. She noted that she would follow up at a future ARC meeting to
include staff from the City Attorney’s office to discuss conflicts of
interest and restrictions on ARC members presenting projects at
Hopkins noted there was good progress made on the construction of the
new pad building at the Village at Broad but that it appeared that some
“back of house” elements were facing the street. Pam Ricci acknowledged
this and indicated that staff had worked with the applicant to screen
these features to the greatest extent feasible.
Palazzo mentioned that he had met with Planning staff and the project
architect at iFixit to discuss screening of roof-mounted equipment. He
noted that the best screening solution in this case was to paint the
equipment a light grey to fade out with the sky.
ARC spoke in general about the recent remodels of some downtown tenant
spaces and how good they looked.
meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.
Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the
Architectural Review Commission regarding any item on this agenda
will be made available for public inspection in the Community
Development Department, 919 Palm Street, during normal business hours.