Review Commission Meeting Update
December 16, 2013 Monday
Ken Curtis, Suzan Ehdaie, Steven Hopkins, Anthony Palazzo, Greg Wynn,
Vice-Chair Michelle McCovey-Good, and Chairperson Jim Duffy
the Commissioners were present.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:
Agenda was accepted.
Minutes of November 18 & December 2, 2013, were approved as prepared.
was no public comment other than on regular agenda items.
ARC-C 96-13; Conceptual review of plans for a mixed-use project
including nine (9) condominium units and 8,000-square feet of office
space in the Old Town Historic District; R-3-H and O-H zones; Mission
Medical, LLC, applicant. (Pam Ricci)
Continue the project to a date uncertain with direction to staff and the
applicant on items to be addressed in plans submitted for final
by Commr. Ehdaie, seconded by Commr. Palazzo, to continue the project to
a date uncertain with the following directional items (7:0):
the parking design to better meet City standards and allow for safe and
efficient project ingress and egress.
2. Provide additional horizontal and vertical articulation to the Osos
Street elevation of the project to create a building massing and roof
design that is more compatible with surrounding structures.
3. The project materials palette shall be simplified in terms of the
number of different materials proposed.
4. Eliminate the corrugated galvanized metal siding from the proposed
project materials palette for building walls.
5. Use a different material for the walls of the new building
immediately adjacent to the Seventh Day Adventist Church and visible
from Osos Street.
6. Incorporate windows which are symmetrical and proportional to
7. Reconsider trees proposals to possibly save some of the trees in the
project’s street yards.
8. Incorporate features into the project design to improve the
pedestrian experience on both Morro and Osos Streets.
recused himself from Item #2 and left the meeting,
because he shares an office with the architect who prepared the project
plans. Vice-Chair McCovey-Good assumed the role of Chairperson for this
ARC 74-13; Architectural review of plans for 17 single-family residences
on a vacant property with adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration;
R-2-S zone; MI SLO TERRACE, applicant. (Marcus
Adopt the Draft Resolution which approves the project, based on
findings, and subject to conditions.
by Commr. Wynn, seconded by Commr. Palazzo, to adopt the draft
resolution granting final approval of the project design as recommended
with the following modifications to conditions (6:0:1):
Condition 3.a. to require that the ARC review the design of a house
built on Lots 17N & 18N.
Condition 6 to add a sentence at the end of the paragraph, which reads:
“For the Farmhouse style homes on Lots 2, 4 & 7, there shall be a
materials change as presented at the meeting with board and batten
siding on the upper portion of the wall and stucco below.”
Condition 14 to add a sentence at the end of the paragraph, which reads:
“Street tree species shall comply with City standards.”
the first sentence of Condition 28 to read: “A water meter may be
required to serve Lot 18N.”
the first sentence of Condition 38 to read “The trail connection to the
Terrace Hill Open Space will be facilitated by the dedication of a
public trail easement, which shall be…” Add the following sentences to
the end of Condition 38: “Upon final acceptance of the public trail
easement and trail improvements, the City shall be responsible for
ongoing maintenance and liability thereof. The ARC recommends that the
trailhead be relocated internal to the project site, between Lots 16N &
COMMENT & DISCUSSION:
a. Agenda Forecast – Pam Ricci provided a forecast for upcoming
There were no specific communications to report.
meeting adjourned at 9:45 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.