Review Commission Meeting Update
September 17, 2012 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, Greg Wynn,
Vice-Chair Michelle McCovey-Good, and Chairperson Jim Duffy
Commr. Ehdaie and Chairperson Duffy were absent.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of August 20, 2012, were approved.
was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC 22-12; Review of minor updates to the Community Design Guidelines;
City of San Luis Obispo – Community Development Department, applicant.
(Continued from August 20, 2012, ARC Meeting)
Adopt the Draft Resolution, which approves the recommended changes and
additions to the Community Design Guidelines, based on findings.
by Commr. Curtis, seconded by Commr. Hopkins, to adopt the resolution
approving the proposed changes to the Community Design Guidelines in
Sections 4.2D.5.e and 6.1 F recommended by staff with the following
revisions to Sections 4.2D.5.e.: “Metal awnings may be allowed only when
they are compatible with the architectural style of the building,
respect the locations of windows and other details, and are of
exceptional design and quality. More industrial or residential type of
materials such as standing-seam, light-gauge steel, and corrugated steel
generally would not be appropriate in the downtown core, but horizontal
iron and steel canopies with tie-backs may be appropriate.” (5:0).
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
a. Agenda Forecast–
Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas.
revised staff report template – Staff briefly discussed some ideas about
possible modifications to staff report templates to better convey
ARC again praised the efforts to remodel the Granada Hotel on Morro
Street. Commr. Wynn specifically mentioned the quality and superior
craftsmanship of the windows.
meeting adjourned at 6:05 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.