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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

July 15, 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. Ehdaie was absent. 

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:  Agenda was accepted. 

MINUTES:  Minutes of July 1, 2013, were approved as prepared. 


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


1.     3601 Sacramento Drive.  ARC 65-13; Review of parking lot expansion to provide additional parking for UPS; M-S zone; United Parcel Service, Inc., applicant.  (Marcus Carloni) 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt the Draft Resolution which grants final approval to the project, based on findings, and subject to conditions. 

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Palazzo, seconded by Commr. Wynn, to adopt the draft resolution granting final approval to the project as recommended with the following modifications to conditions (6-0):

1.  Add a new sentence to Condition No. 2 which reads: “The lone planter in the center of the parking lot on the south side of the building may be removed at the discretion of the applicant.”

2.  Add the words “If required” to the beginning of Condition No. 4. 

2.     1404 Chorro Street.  ARC 76-12; Review of four-unit condominium project in the Old Town Historic District; R-4-H zone; Koru Trust, applicant.  (Brian Leveille) 

RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt the Draft Resolution which grants final approval to the project, based on findings, and subject to conditions. 

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Wynn, seconded by Commr. Palazzo, to continue the project to a date certain, August 5, 2013, with direction to: refine the colors board (roof tiles); modify windows to be inset and use a high-quality material (no vinyl); provide details of the metal screens for the podium openings, railings, lighting, and the gabion wall; and include site sections showing the relationship of the site to adjacent properties with dimensions of key interior spaces (6:0). 


3.     Staff: 

a.  Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas.

4.        Commission: 

Commr. Wynn suggested that the language on the agenda be updated to properly instruct speakers to state their City of residence, rather than their street address.  He also suggested that the first page of the resolution be printed on a different color page to be easier to locate in the packet. 

Commr. Hopkins mentioned that the historic house at the corner of Palm and Nipomo had recently been painted and looks beautiful. 


The meeting adjourned at 8:05 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.

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