Review Commission Meeting Update
October 17, 2011 Monday
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.
Minutes of October 3, 2011 - were approved as
There was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARCPA 113-11; Review of public art proposed to be installed at the
community gardens in Meadow Park; PF zone; City of San Luis Obispo –
Parks and Recreation Department, applicant.
Adopt the Draft Resolution, which finds that the public artwork proposed
for the community gardens in Meadow Park, entitled Roots of Community
meets the City's Guidelines for Public Art, based on findings and
subject to conditions, and recommend City Council approval of the
by Commr. Wynn, seconded by Commr. Ehdaie, to adopt the resolution
(5:0). The Commission added a new Condition No. 9 which reads:
“Consider alternatives to the script design as proposed to better
integrate commemorative elements into the interior art pieces and
address safety concerns.”
Four neighbors spoke during the hearing. The main issue brought up was
safety concerns with the possibility of the script attachments to the
benches being used by children for climbing.
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
Forecast – Pam
Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas. She noted that the
Advisory Body Member Training Workshop was scheduled for Tuesday,
November 8th at the Ludwig Community Center, and a joint
session with the Planning Commission to hear a presentation on workforce
housing was planned for November 9th.
also recommended that the ARC hold a single meeting in December on the
12th which the ARC supported. She noted that the regular
meetings on December 5th & 19th would then be
Vice-Chair Duffy mentioned that the Fresh & Easy market was quickly
being constructed. He noted that it will be interesting to see the
final building detailing and how the street elevation without windows
meeting was adjourned at 6:25 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.