Review Commission Meeting Update
June 4, 2012 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, Greg Wynn,
Vice-Chair Michelle McCovey-Good, and Chairperson Jim Duffy
Commr. Hopkins was absent.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of May 7, 2012 - were approved.
Mikkelson, San Luis Obispo, commented on the noise and pollution issues
associated with the new Quiky Carwash that recently opened on Broad
Street. She suggested a sound barrier be installed.
Nenedal, San Luis Obispo, also spoke about concerns with the carwash.
She commented on the pollution and the bright lights.
ARC-S 41-12; Review of a wall sign and pole sign with attached
electronic message center sign for Quiky Carwash; C-S-S zone; Westpac,
applicant. (Marcus Carloni)
Adopt the draft resolution approving the proposed wall
and approving a modified pole sign design with removal of the proposed
electronic message center,
based on findings, and subject to conditions of approval.
by Commr. Palazzo, seconded by Commr. Wynn (with Vice-Chair McCovey-Good
voting no), to continue action to a date uncertain to allow the
applicant to submit a comprehensive sign program for the carwash that
includes all proposed signs with direction to include: 1) a
monument-style sign without an electronic message center to be more
consistent with other signs in the area and respect the site's location
near residential uses; and 2) appropriately-located directional signs
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast
for upcoming agendas.
Commission again discussed the URM remodel at the corner of Broad and
Higuera Streets and questioned changes to the canopy design. They asked
staff to report back about the circumstances for approving the
Commr. Palazzo mentioned that some recently-mounted roof equipment for
the new restaurant at the Mix on Monterey Street was not screened from
view on Johnson Avenue. The Commission then discussed strategies for
screening equipment. There was general discussion about organizing a
field trip to look at some recently-approved projects in the field as a
meeting adjourned at 6:45 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.