Review Commission Meeting Update
March 5, 2012 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Michelle McCovey-Good, Greg
Wynn, Vice-Chair Jim Duffy, and Chairperson Anthony Palazzo
Commr. Ehdaie was absent.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of February 13, 2012, were approved as
There was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC 50-09; Conceptual review of mixed-use project with 3,900 sq. ft. of
commercial space and seven residential units; C-N zone; ICON at SLO,
applicant. (Continued from February 13, 2012, meeting)
Provide direction to finalize plans on the proposed site plan and
building design and return with project conditions of approval to allow
final approval of the proposed project.
by Commr. Hopkins, seconded by Commr. McCovey-Good, to continue the item
to a date uncertain with the following directional items (6-0):
more information and staff analysis on use of the alley for project
On-site directional signage for the commercial parking;
Loading space and access for delivery vehicles;
Potential widening of the alley to serve the project; and
Potential for project access off the north side of Kentucky.
the affordable unit more in keeping with the high level of design
quality provided for the market-rate units in the project.
mass and scale of the project was generally found to be appropriate.
Provide more detail of the rear building elevation and show the scale
and locations of adjacent buildings in elevation views.
more information on the potential for lifts to accommodate a greater
range of vehicles and on-going maintenance plans.
all the information required for final architectural review as detailed
on the City's checklist including architectural detail and a complete
colors and materials board with actual samples and paint chips. The
Commission specifically noted that the use of corrugated metal siding
would not be appropriate at this location.
There was active involvement from the public with a total of 13
speakers which were fairly evenly divided between those in support of
the project and those with concerns about the design.
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
Agenda Forecast - Pam Ricci provided a forecast
for upcoming agendas.
Commr. Hopkins mentioned that removal of an awning and new sign for the
flip-flop store on Higuera Street created an unfinished appearance.
meeting adjourned at 8:30 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.