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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

March 7, 2011                           Monday                                     5:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL:      Commrs. Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Michelle McCovey-Good, Greg Wynn, Vice-Chair Jim Duffy, and Chairperson Anthony Palazzo 

All of the Commissioners were present. 

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:  Accepted as presented. 

MINUTES:  Minutes of February 7, 2011 - were approved as prepared. 


There was no public comment other than on regular agenda items. 


1.    190 Santa Rosa Street.  ARC 14-10; Review of skate park expansion project at Santa Rosa Park; PF zone; City of San Luis Obispo – Public Works Department, applicant.  (Pam Ricci)

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt the Draft Resolution, which grants final approval to the project design, based on findings, and subject to mitigation measures and conditions. 

ACTION:  Moved by Vice-Chair Duffy, seconded by Commr. Curtis, to adopt the resolution granting final approval to the project as recommended by staff with one additional condition (7:0).  The added condition was: The City shall investigate the possibility of a custom design for the shade structures proposed for the stage area with flexibility for them to be utilized for different uses.  Public art funds could possibly be utilized for a custom shade structure design or other decorative features in the skate park area such as tile borders.”


2.    Staff: 

a.  Agenda Forecast - Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas. 

3.     Commission: 

Chairperson Palazzo mentioned that the installation of “Oh Great Spirit” at the intersection at the intersection of Prado and South Higuera was a nice addition to the area.  Commr. McCovey-Good agreed, but mentioned that the lighting might need some further adjustment to be less bright and better focused. 

Commr. Wynn was concerned with the fencing around the new outdoor seating area at 1028 Chorro Street for the Nautical Bean.  He reiterated his prior suggestion that ropes or another type of barricade that could be brought in every night might be preferred so the sidewalk was more open after business hours. 


The meeting adjourned at 6:30 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.

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