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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

May 6, 2013                                   Monday                                     5:00 p.m.

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

Commr. Palazzo was absent.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA: Agenda was accepted.

MINUTES:  Minutes of April 22, 2013, were approved.


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


1.     892 Aerovista Place.  ARC 142-12; Review of 37,000-square foot office building; BP-SP zone; Quaglino Properties, applicant.  (Continued from March 18, 2013, ARC meeting)  (Brian Leveille)

RECOMMENDATION:  Approve the project based on findings and subject to conditions of approval.

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Ehdaie, seconded by Commr. McCovey-Good, to approve the project deleting condition #14 and adding the noted Utilities Dept. condition shown in the staff presentation (6:0). 

2.     3725 Orcutt Road.  ARC 137-11; Introduction to project design for a new residential development in the Orcutt Area Specific Plan; Terence Orton, applicant. (Pam Ricci)

RECOMMENDATION:  Continue the project to a date uncertain and provide preliminary comments to the applicant and staff regarding the overall project design.

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Wynn, seconded by Commr. Curtis, to continue action to a date uncertain with the following (6:0):

1.  Explore the possibility of adding a central pedestrian link between Mondrian Plaza and Mont Azure Drive.

2.  Work with the adjacent property owners regarding the proposed locations of street and pedestrian linkages.

3.  Provide building designs within the project that provide greater articulation and four-sided architecture.

4.  Include information on future plans that address guest parking needs within the project.

5.  Provide floor plans and elevations for the Atelier Building.

6.  Recommend that a digital model of the project be provided to better understand the massing of structures and relationship to topography.


3.     Staff:

a.  Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas.  She noted that final design review of MindBody was scheduled for the next meeting on May 20th.  Because Commissioners McCovey-Good and Wynn would need to recuse themselves because of potential conflicts of interest, and Commissioner Curtis would be on vacation, she emphasized that the remaining four commissioners would need to be present to have a quorum.

4.     Commission: There were no specific communications to report.


The meeting adjourned at 7:52 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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