Review Commission Meeting Update
May 7, 2012
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Michelle McCovey-Good, Greg
Wynn, Vice-Chair Jim Duffy, and Chairperson Anthony Palazzo
Curtis was absent.
Election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson
Jim Duffy was elected as
Chair and Michelle McCovey-Good was elected as Vice Chair. Both votes
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of April 16, 2012, were approved with minor amendments.
There was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC 50-09; Review of mixed-use project with 3,900 sq. ft. of commercial
space and seven residential units; C-N zone; ICON at SLO, applicant.
Adopt the Draft Resolution, which grants final approval to the project,
based on findings and subject to conditions.
by Commr. Palazzo, seconded by Vice-Chair McCovey-Good, to continue the
item to a date uncertain with the following directional items (6-0):
the scale and locations of adjacent buildings in elevation views. The
Commission directed that the views include dwellings beyond the site on
Kentucky Avenue as well as the views for Taft Street and the alley
partially depicted on Sheet A3.3 of the 5-7-12 submittal.
Provide colored elevations of proposed buildings on all
moving the third floor mass of Building B closest to the alley to the
Taft Street frontage of Building A to provide a better transition
between the project and the existing residential neighborhood along
information on the locations of any electrical boxes and proposals for
the project's accessible parking requirement. If the requirement is
exceeded, then consider the creation of an additional surface parking
all of the information required for final architectural review including
further details of architectural features such as railings, canopies,
mechanical screening, and transitions between different surface
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:
a. Agenda Forecast - Pam Ricci provided a
forecast for upcoming agendas noting that the May 21st
meeting would be cancelled and that the June 4th hearing
would be held in the Council Chamber.
Palazzo mentioned that some recently-mounted roof equipment for the new
restaurant at the Mix on Monterey Street was not screened from views on
Hopkins brought up some detail changes in colors and materials for the
newly-installed canopy of the building located at the corner of Broad
and Higuera Streets.
meeting adjourned at 7:05 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.