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Cultural Heritage Committee Meeting Update

February 27, 2012                      Monday                                           5:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL:      Committee Members Hemalata Dandekar, John Fowler, Jaime Hill, Buzz Kalkowski, Bob Pavlik, Vice-Chair Enrica Costello, and Chair Jeff Oliveira

STAFF:                Senior Planner Phil Dunsmore and Planning Technician Marcus                        Carloni

PUBLIC COMMENT:

MINUTES:  Minutes of January 23, 2012, were approved as written.

PRESENTATION:

Dan Krieger discussed the history behind Terrace Hill and how the hill may hold significance as a historic resource.  Dan's testimony included a recommendation for the CHC to add the property to the City's list of historic resources.  Following Dan's presentation the CHC discussed how staff could evaluate the potential for Terrace Hill to be placed on the City's list of historic resources.

ACTION:  Moved by Dandekar/Hill to request staff evaluate the potential for Terrace Hill to be placed on the City's list of historic resources and agendize the discussion for a future agenda.

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS:

1.     1225 Pismo Street.  CHC 65-11; Review of property for placement on the Master List of Historic Resources; R-2 zone; William M. Casella, applicant.  (Marcus Carloni)

RECOMMENDATION:  Recommend the City Council add the property located at 1225 Pismo Street to the Contributing Properties List of Historic Resources.

ACTION:  Moved by Hill/Costello to recommend the City Council add the property to the Master List of Historic Resources and require the windows and other exterior details to be restored/replaced prior to a Mills Act application.  The CHC clarified that only the primary residence is eligible for listing.  (7:0).

2.     639 Pismo Street.  ARCMI 88-11; Review of new four-unit residential project in the Old Town Historic District; R-2-H zone; Dylan Chappel, applicant.  (Marcus Carloni)

RECOMMENDATION:  Recommend the Community Development Director find the proposed residential units and site improvements consistent with the Historic Preservation Program Guidelines and approve the proposed residential units and site improvements subject to conditions.

ACTION:  Moved by Pavlik/Fowler to continue review of the item and recommend changes to the massing, scale, and architectural exterior, and return to the CHC (7:0).

3.     City-Wide.  CHC 48-11; Continued review of updates to the Historic Resources Inventory; City of San Luis Obispo, applicant.  (Continued from January 23, 2012, meeting)  (Phil Dunsmore)

RECOMMENDATION:  Receive public and Committee testimony, continue discussing survey results, and continue the item to the regular March CHC hearing.

ACTION:  No action taken by CHC.  Item was continued to the regular March CHC hearing.

COMMENT AND DISCUSSION:

4.     Staff 

a.  Staff discussed the agenda forecast for March and noted that the State Office of Historic Preservation had accepted the City's application to become a Certified Local Government. 

5.     Committee

Committee Member Kalkowski requested the property at 117 Longview be considered for listing at the regular March CHC hearing.  No formal action was taken by the CHC on Kalkowski's request.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

 

 

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