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Architectural Review Commission Meeting Update
Regular Meeting

November 4, 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. Palazzo and Chairperson Duffy were absent.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA: Agenda was accepted.

MINUTES:  Minutes of October 21, 2013, were approved as prepared.


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


1.     1423 Calle Joaquin.  ARC-S 153-12; Review of sign program for Alfano Motors; C-S zone; Charles Alfano, Mercedes Benz, applicant.  (Rachel Cohen)

         RECOMMENDATION:  Adopt the draft resolution approving changes to the proposed sign program, based on findings, and subject to conditions.

         ACTION:  Moved by Commr. Ehdaie, seconded by Commr. Wynn, to adopt the draft resolution approving the modified sign program as recommended with the elimination of Condition 2 and modifying Conditions 3 & 4 as follows (5-0):

1.  Condition 3: “The applicant shall submit plans for new freestanding signage to the approval of the Community Development Director, which have a coordinated base design, include proportional elements, and are reduced in height.”

2.  Condition 4: “Freestanding signs shall be designed to restrict full face illumination to the approval of the Community Development Director.”


2.    Staff:

a.  Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming agendas.  She mentioned the status of several projects currently being processed.

3.     Commission:

The Commission had a general discussion about projects under construction including Pad A at the Village at Broad and Marsh Street Commons.


The meeting adjourned at 6:50 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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