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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

August 15, 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

Chairperson Palazzo and Commr. McCovey-Good were absent.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:  Accepted as presented.


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


1.     1119, 1123-1127, 1129-1137 Garden Street and 712, 720, 722, 728, 736, 748 Marsh Street.  ARC 124-06; Review project redesign for the Garden Street Terraces project; C-D-H zone; Garden Street SLO Partners, LP, applicant.  (Pam Ricci)

RECOMMENDATION:  Recommend to the City Council that the revised project design be approved, based on findings and subject to conditions.

ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Wynn, seconded by Commr. Hopkins, to continue the project to a date certain of September 19, 2011, with the following items to be further addressed in plans (5:0):

1.     Provide more information on proposed colors, materials, and textures used on the new building including consideration for a lighter shade of brick rather than the charcoal color currently proposed.

2.    Consider an alternative treatment for the portion of building directly located at the corner of Marsh and Broad Streets that respects the prominence of views at the intersection.

3.    Provide more information on pedestrian features in the project such as awnings and bulkheads.


2.     Staff:

a.   Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas, noting that the September 12th meeting would be cancelled and that the next meeting would be held on September 19th.

3.     Commission:

Commr. Hopkins mentioned that the new fence installed in the outdoor foyer of the new location for Kreuzberg Coffee at 685 Higuera (the old Golden China) was a big improvement over the temporary white picket fence that was removed.


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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