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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

May 16, 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

Vice-Chair Duffy was absent.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:   Accepted as presented.

MINUTES:  Minutes of May 2, 2011, were approved as prepared.


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


1.     City-Wide.  ARC 130-10; Review of City's way-finding sign program including specific plans for an entry monument sign at the southwest corner of Highland Drive and Santa Rosa Street (Highway 1); City of San Luis Obispo – Public Works Department, applicant.  (Pam Ricci)

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt a Draft Resolution, which recommends that the City Council approve the City's Wayfinding Program, based on findings, and subject to conditions, and grants final approval to the primary monument sign, based on findings, and subject to conditions.

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Curtis, seconded by Commr. Ehdaie, to adopt the resolution as recommended by staff with the substitution of the word “emblem” for the word “seal”, and adding the following two sentences to the end of Condition No. 5 in Section 2 of the resolution: “A single-pole installation is preferred where feasible such as in a planter area or other areas outside of the circulation path.  For installations mounted within the sidewalk or circulation path, a double-pole installation is preferred over a reduced-height alternative.”  (6:0).


2.    Staff:

a.  Agenda Forecast - Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas, noting that the June 6th meeting would be canceled and that a field trip was planned for June 20th to review various projects in the downtown core. 

3.     Commission:

The Commission briefly discussed some new projects in the downtown and talked about other corridors of the City that may be considered for future field trips such as Monterey Street and Foothill Boulevard. 


The meeting adjourned at 6:15 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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