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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

October 21, 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

Commrs. Wynn, Hopkins, and Palazzo were absent.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:  Agenda was accepted.

MINUTES:  Minutes of September 16, 2013, were approved as prepared.


Jennifer Kan Martinez, co-owner of Bello Mundo Café, addressed the Commission regarding the idea of creating a parklet in front of the business at 980 Monterey Street.  She provided a brief informational handout and introduced her business partner Jonathan.   Bryan Ridley, Bracket Architecture Office, stated that the group would return to the ARC at a future date with detailed plans.


1.    862 Aerovista Place.  ARC 105-13; Review of two new commercial buildings totaling 37,000 square feet on an undeveloped property; BP-SP zone; Volny Investment Company, 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 Vice-Chair McCovey-Good, seconded by Commr. Ehdaie, to adopt the draft resolution granting final approval to the project as recommended with the following modifications to Condition 8 (4-0):  “Plans submitted for a building permit shall call out the colors and materials of all proposed building surfaces and other improvements on elevation drawings.  Plans shall clearly note that all stucco surfaces are not a sprayed-on product and have a smooth hand-troweled or sand finish appearance to the satisfaction of the Community Development Director.  The proposed Crystal White color (secondary entrance facades) shall be replaced with a muted white color, to the satisfaction of the Community Development Director.”


2.     Staff:

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

    Chairperson Duffy indicated that he would not be able to attend the November 4, 2013 meeting.

    Ms. Ricci also mentioned the status of several projects currently being processed.

3.     Commission:

Vice-Chair McCovey-Good noted that she attended the Mayor’s Quarterly Meeting on October 12th. She mentioned that the City’s website had a useful link to Measure Y information.


The 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.

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