Review Commission Meeting Update
June 18, 2012 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, Greg Wynn,
Vice-Chair Michelle McCovey-Good, and Chairperson Jim Duffy
of the Commissioners were present.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of June 4, 2012 - were approved.
There was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC 50-09; Review of a mixed use project with retail space and
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. Hopkins, seconded by Commr. Wynn, to adopt the resolution,
which grants final approval to the project, based on findings and
subject to conditions with the following modifications to conditions
(5:2 - Commrs. Palazzo & Curtis voting no):
final sentence to Condition No. 2: “The sloping awnings shall match the
vertical metal (no corrugated siding).”
Condition No. 8 to add the words “and electrical” to the first sentence
and to add the following final sentence: “This condition applies to
initial construction and later improvements.”
with the last two hearings on the project, there were members of the
public present both supporting and opposing the project.
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast
for upcoming agendas noting that the July 2nd meeting would
There was a general discussion about the lack of specific guidelines
related to mixed-use projects in the Community Design Guidelines (CDG).
Staff pointed out that Section 5.4 was intended to apply to new
multi-family projects in residential zones rather than mixed-use
projects in commercial zones such as the Icon project which is zoned
C-N, Neighborhood-Commercial. However, when there is not explicit
direction in the CDG on a particular project type, either general
principles or provisions of similar sections are pointed out as guidance
on project design.
meeting adjourned at 6:55 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.