Review Commission Meeting Update
March 17, 2014 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, 1 Position
Vacant, Vice-Chair Greg Wynn, and Chairperson Michelle McCovey-Good
All of the Commissioners were present.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of March 3, 2014, were approved as amended.
was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
and 3049 Broad Street.
ARC-C 11-14; Conceptual review of a mixed-use project with eight
residential units, 7,000-square feet commercial, and parking reductions;
C-S-S zone; Paul Abbott, applicant. (Marcus
Continue the project to a date uncertain with direction to staff and the
applicant on items to be addressed in plans for final approval.
by Commr. Palazzo, seconded by Commr. Hopkins to continue the project to
a date uncertain (6:0) with the directional items in the staff report,
including an amendment to Item #3 that states: “Include a sheet in plans
for final review that clarifies pedestrian circulation proposals.” In
addition, the following directional items were included:
access: no major concern; handle with signage. Applicant needs to
provide clarification to indicate how this will be handled.
parking reduction: potentially explore sharing parking with the Alano
Club property and/or do not request reduction for the residential
component; tandem parking supported for the residential uses but should
not be factored into parking reductions.
elevation: no additional articulation needed; use authentic materials.
elevation: explore different materials and color changes.
side elevation: add articulation and/or changes to materials for
residential Unit 7 near the front.
plane of material change (from brick to stucco) on right and left side
elevations to terminate brick material at logical point of wall plane
side elevation: acceptable as presented.
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
a. Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming
Commr. Palazzo commented about the visibility of ducts on a building
remodel at Johnson and Monterey; he stated that the ducts are not
screened. Associate Planner Carloni stated that staff is aware and the
project has not been finaled yet.
Commr. Hopkins complimented the Marsh Street Commons project. Commr.
Wynn noted that the exterior lights on Marsh Street Commons are not
shielded. Associate Planner Carloni stated that people have a hard time
complying with the City’s lighting ordinance.
meeting adjourned at 7:00 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.