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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting


May 2, 2011                           Monday                                     5:00 p.m.

OATH OF OFFICE:  Re-appointed Commissioner Ken Curtis was sworn in. 

ROLL CALL:      Commrs. 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:  Accepted as presented. 

MINUTES:  Minutes of April 4 and 18, 2011, were approved as prepared. 

PUBLIC COMMENT: 

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

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.    11970 Los Osos Valley Road.  ARC 37-11; Architectural review of a 36,000 square foot commercial building in the Prefumo Creek Commons development; CR zone; Clint Pearce, applicant.  (Brian Leveille)

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt the Draft Resolution, which grants final approval to the retail commercial building, based on findings, and subject to conditions of approval.

ACTION:  Moved by Vice-Chair Duffy, seconded by Commr. Hopkins, to adopt the draft resolution granting final approval to the project as recommended by staff with the modification of Condition No. 2 and an added condition (4:2 – Commrs. Wynn & Curtis voting no).  Condition No. 2 was modified to read:  “The width of the metal accent entry feature shall be revised to reduce its overall scale to the approval of the Community Development Director.”  The following condition was added: “Signage is prohibited on the north building elevation facing the residential properties.”

COMMENT & DISCUSSION:

2.    Staff:

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

3.    Commission:

Commr. Hopkins mentioned how the façade of Enzo's had been repainted to an adobe red color which noticeably improved its appearance.

Commr. Wynn observed that some cheaper materials were being used for signage in the downtown core that detracted from the quality of the appearance of buildings.  He suggested that the Commission discuss the existing sign requirements and ways that they might be refined to address the quality concern.

ADJOURNMENT 

The meeting adjourned at 6:25 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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