Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (LPAB) Calendars (Agendas)

June 2001


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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD

Notice of Meeting

&

Agenda

Board Hearing Room - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Wednesday, June 6, 2001

12:30 P.M.

Regular Meeting

Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

Elizabeth Gordon, Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

Landmarks Board Agendas are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning

or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6320

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET


Time: 12:30 P.M.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL:    Committee Chair:                     Paul Finwall

Committee Ex-Officio:              Tim Kelley

Committee Members:               Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Suheil Shatara

               1.       2000.0723A                                                                          (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        639 SECOND STREET, east side between Brannan and King Streets.  Assessor's Block 3789, Lot 5.  A non-contributing property to the South End Historic District.  This vacant property is currently being used as an open parking lot.  It is within an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone.  Request for Architectural Review Committee review and comment on a proposal to construct a new building containing approximately 49,950 square feet of office use, nine dwelling units, and 100 parking spaces.

               2.       1999.0432A                                                                          (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        699 SECOND STREET, The California Warehouse, northeast corner of Second and King Streets.  Assessor's Block 3989, Lot 4.  A contributing property to the South End Historic District, the California Warehouse has also received a "B" rating from San Francisco Heritage.  The two-story-over-basement brick and concrete structure was originally used as a warehouse, has been used as a parking garage, and is currently used as an office building.  It is within an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone.  Request for Architectural Review Committee review and comment on a proposal to alter the façade and add a vertical addition.  The resultant building would include approximately 49,950 square feet of office space, 9,000 square feet of retail or restaurant use, and approximately 100 parking spaces.

ADJOURNMENT

Time: 1:15 P.M.

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

ROLL CALL:    Board President:                      Tim Kelley

Board Vice President:              Suheil Shatara

Board Members:                      Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli, Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Landmarks Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Landmarks Board except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board will be afforded when the item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Landmarks Board has closed the public hearing.  Your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Landmarks Board for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.

The Brown Act forbids a commission or board from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the Board is limited to:

(1) briefly responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public, or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting, or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.   (Government Code Section 54954.2(a).).

REPORTS

 1.        DEPARTMENT REPORT

 2.        STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 3.        PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 4.        MATTERS OF THE BOARD

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

5.        APPROVAL OF THE  MAY 16, 2001 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

n         Certificates of Appropriateness

               6.       2001.0373A                                                                          (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        112 LIBERTY STREET, north side between Dolores and Guerrero Streets.  Assessor's Block 3607, Lot 43.  A contributory building to the Liberty Hill Historic District.  Built in 1884, this well intact two-story-over-garage Italianate structure was originally and is currently used as a single-family residents.  It is within an RH-2 (House, Two-Family) District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to add a three story addition to the rear of the building, raise the house by 1.5 feet, and make other renovations to the front façade.  (Note:  Item is continued from the May 16, 2001, Landmarks Board hearing)

                        Preliminary Recommendations:  Approval

               7.       2001.0543A                                                                            (KOMETANI: 558-6478)

                        1051 TAYLOR STREET, Grace Cathedral, west side between Sacramento and California Streets.  Assessor's Block 246, Lot 1.  A reinforced concrete church building built in 1933.  The subject property is City Landmark No. 170, is zoned RM-4 (Mixed Residential, High Density) District and is in a 65-A Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for an exterior lighting scheme.

                        Preliminary Recommendations:  Approval

Time: 2:00 P.M.

n         Informational Presentation

               8.       2000.272CX                                                                            (LE BLANC: 558-6351)

                        185 POST STREET, southeast corner Post Street at Grant Avenue.  Assessor's Block 310, Lot 18.  A six-story, 88-foot-tall Category V (Unrated) office and retail building in the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District.  The proposal  is to demolish the existing building and construct a new 10-story, 130-foot tall building with approximately 6,800 square feet of retail space for the West Coast headquarters and retail store of the apparel company, Prada USA, 4,400 square feet of office space and one dwelling unit.  The primary façade material would be stainless steel. 

n         Review and Comment

               9.       2000.272E                                                                          (NAVARRETE: 558-5975)

                        185 POST STREET.  The project site is one block east of Union Square in downtown San Francisco, at the southeast corner of Post Street and Grant Avenue.  Assessor's Block 310, Lot 18.  The 3,600 square foot project site, situated within the Kearny-Market-Mason-Sutter Conservation District, is occupied by a vacant six-story-plus-basement structure that consists of approximately 15,400 square feet of retail space and 10,800 square feet of office space.  The proposed project would consist of demolition of the existing 26,200 square-foot building and construction of a new ten-story-plus-basement, 130-foot tall building that would serve as the West Coast headquarters and retail store of the apparel company Prada USA.  The new structure would contain approximately 39,300 square feet with part of the basement serving as storage and mechanical equipment space, display space and a reception area on the ground floor, retail space on the second through fifth levels, open space on the sixth level, showroom space on the sixth and seventh levels, office space on the eighth and ninth levels, and a private residential space on the top floor.  In total, the project would provide approximately 4,400 square feet of office space, 6,800 square feet of retail space, 1,500 square feet of showroom space, 1,700 square feet of residential space, 2,250 square feet of open space, and 22,650 square feet of storage and other space.  The proposed structure would be 42 feet taller than the 88-foot tall structure currently on the project site.  The site is within the C-3-R (Downtown Retail) District and is in an 80-130-F Height and Bulk District.  The Landmarks Board will receive public testimony and discuss the EIR in order to frame their written comments on the Draft EIR.  Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board review and comment on the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR), pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). 

ADJOURNMENT

NOTE:  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call 558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for a recorded message.

NOTE:  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

NOTE:  Speaker Cards will be available at all hearings.  For your convenience, they may be picked up in advance of the hearing from the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor.

NOTE:  The Landmarks Board meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call at 558-6320 after 3:00 p.m. on Fridays preceding the regularly scheduled meetings.  Items listed on this Notice of the Meeting and Agenda will not be heard before the stated time.

NOTE:  For information related to Landmarks Board matters, please call Andrea Green, Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Recording Secretary, Planning Department, at (415) 558-6266.

NOTE:  Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court, the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness, Permit to Alter, Landmark or Historic District designation, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board at, or prior to, the public hearing.


NOTE:  Material submitted by the public for Landmarks Board review prior to a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor, no later than 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday (eight (8) days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Landmarks Board at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Board Members, necessary staff and case/docket/ correspondence files, submit an original and 18 copies.

CELL PHONE AND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisors amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision:  The ringing of and use of cells phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L, M, and N which stop at the Civic Center and Van Ness Avenue Stations.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403, at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, Donna Hall, Administrator, by mail to City Hall, Room 244, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724 (office); (415) 554-6163 (fax); or by e-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine

Attention:  Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Admin Code §16,520 - 16.534] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite 701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Review, the Public Communication Committee and/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Report

2) Draft Motion with Findings and/or Conditions

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor Reception.

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SAN FRANCISCO

LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD

Notice of Meeting

&

Agenda

Board Hearing Room - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Wednesday, June 20, 2001

12:30 P.M.

Regular Meeting

Tim Kelley, President

Suheil Shatara, Vice President

Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli,

Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

Board Members

Elizabeth Gordon, Preservation Coordinator

Andrea Green, Recording Secretary

Landmarks Board Agendas are available on the Internet at http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/planning

or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6320

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1660 MISSION STREET, 5TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET


Time: 12:30 P.M.

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

ROLL CALL:    Board President:                      Tim Kelley

Board Vice President:              Suheil Shatara

Board Members:                      Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Nancy Ho-Belli, Jeremy Kotas, Penney Magrane, Daniel Reidy, Elizabeth Skrondal

PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Landmarks Board on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Landmarks Board except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board will be afforded when the item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Landmarks Board has closed the public hearing.  Your opportunity to address the Landmarks Board must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Landmarks Board for up to three minutes.  If it is demonstrated that comments by the public will exceed 15 minutes, the President or chairperson may continue Public Comment to another time during the meeting.

The Brown Act forbids a commission or board from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the Board is limited to:

(1) briefly responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public, or

(2) requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting, or

(3) directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.   (Government Code Section 54954.2(a).).

REPORTS

 1.        DEPARTMENT REPORT

 2.        STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 3.        PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 4.        MATTERS OF THE BOARD

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

n         Review and Adopt

               5.                                                                                                        (HASHEMI: 558-6372)

                        CARNEGIE BRANCH LIBRARIES OF SAN FRANCISCO.  Request for the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board review and adoption of the context statement for the Carnegie Branch Libraries of San Francisco.

n         Landmark Designations

               6a.     2001.0564L                                                                               (HASHEMI: 558-6372)

                        300 BARTLETT STREET, Carnegie Mission Branch Library, southwest corner at the intersection of Bartlett and 24th Streets.  Assessor's Block 6515, Lot 1.  The subject property is zoned P (Public), and is in a 50-X Height and Bulk District.  Consideration to initiate landmark designation and adopt a resolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of the Carnegie Mission Branch Library as Landmark No. 234.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Adopt resolution support city landmark designation

               6b.     2001.568L                                                                                 (HASHEMI: 558-6372)

                        1135 POWELL STREET, Carnegie Chinatown Branch Library, west side between Washington and Jackson Streets.  Assessor's Block 191, Lot 4.  The subject property is zoned P (Public), is in a 65-A Height and Bulk District, and is in the Garment Shop Special Use District.   Consideration to initiate landmark designation and adopt a resolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of the Carnegie Mission Branch Library as Landmark No. 235.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Adopt resolution support city landmark designation

               7.       1999.481L                                                                                 (HASHEMI: 558-6372)

                        GOLDEN TRIANGLE LIGHT STANDARDS, AREA BOUNDED BY MARKET, MASON AND SUTTER STREETS.   The Golden Triangle Light Standards line the streets, not including alleys, in the area given above.  Consideration to initiate landmark designation and adopt a resolution initiating and recommending landmark designation of the Carnegie Mission Branch Library as Landmark No. 233.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Adopt resolution support city landmark designation

Time: 2:00 P.M.

n         Certificates of Appropriateness

               8.       2000.0723A                                                                          (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        639 SECOND STREET, east side between Brannan and King Streets.  Assessor's Block 3789, Lot 5.  A non-contributing property to the South End Historic District.  This vacant property is currently being used as an open parking lot.  It is within an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a new building containing approximately 49,950 square feet of office use, nine dwelling units, and 100 parking spaces.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  None

               9.       1999.0432A                                                                          (M. SNYDER: 575-6891)

                        699 SECOND STREET, The California Warehouse, northeast corner of Second and King Streets.  Assessor's Block 3989, Lot 4.  A contributing property to the South End Historic District, the California Warehouse has also received a "B" rating from San Francisco Heritage.  The two-story-over-basement brick and concrete structure was originally used as a warehouse, has been used as a parking garage, and is currently used as an office building.  It is within an SSO (Service, Secondary Office) District, a 50-X Height and Bulk District, and a Mixed-Use Housing Zone.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to alter the façade and add a vertical addition.  The resultant building would include approximately 49,950 square feet of office space, 9,000 square feet of retail or restaurant use, and approximately 100 parking spaces.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  None

              10.      2001.0466A                                                                            (KOMETANI: 558-6478)

                        15 NAPIER LANE, west side between Filbert and Greenwich Streets.  Assessor's Block 85, Lot 14.  A wood, one-story over basement, residential building, built in 1872.  The subject property is a Contributory Building in the Telegraph Hill Historic District, is zoned RH-3 (House, Three Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a new foundation, level the floor and raise it by eight inches above its original height, replace deck railings, replace two windows at front with wood windows, install new doors and windows at rear.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

              11.      2001.0607A                                                                            (KOMETANI: 558-6478)

                        290 UNION STREET, The James McEvoy House, north side between Montgomery Street and Calhoun Terrace.  Assessor's Block 106, Lot 15.  A three-story over basement, residential building built in 1867, and remodeled in 1944 and in 2000-2001.  The subject property is a Contributory/Altered building in the Telegraph Hill Historic District, is zoned RH-3 (House, Three Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a fourth floor balcony/fire escape at the rear, a chimney pipe at the rear, and a roof deck railing at the rear.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

Time: 3:00 P.M.

n         Informational Presentation

              12.      2000.0541BCXAHT                                                                 (LE BLANC: 558-6351)

                        350 BUSH STREET, San Francisco Mining Exchange Building, north side between Montgomery and Kearny Streets.  Assessor's Block 269, Lot 3.  Individually designated Landmark No. 113, also rated a Category II Building under Article 11.  A two-story, concrete and steel stock exchange building built in 1923.  The subject property is in the C-3-0 (Downtown Office) District, and is in a 250-S Height and Bulk District.  The proposal is to construct a 19-story, 250-foot tall office and retail building above, behind and behind the Mining Exchange Building.  Appendix B of Article 11 requires a minimum 60-foot setback for any addition to the Mining Exchange Building that would be visible when viewing the principal facades.  A portion of the proposed project would be set back 30 feet from Bush Street.

n         Review and Comment

              13.      2000.0541E                                                                             (MALTZER: 558-6391)

                        350 BUSH STREET OFFICE DEVELOPMENT.  The proposed project would construct a 250-foot-high, 400,000 square feet office building that would be 19 stories tall (plus a mechanical penthouse) and would incorporate the historical San Francisco Mining Exchange Building, (San Francisco Landmark No. 113).  The proposed office tower would be set back from the Bush Street façade of the Mining Exchange Building.  The new building would be located in the approximate middle third of Assessor's Block 269, Lots 2, 2a, 3, 22, 24, 25, 26, and would have frontages on both Bush and Pine Streets.  The cross streets are Kearny and Montgomery.  The project as proposed would contain 360,000 square feet of office use, 7,270 square feet of retail use and 32,730 square feet of parking as 100 subsurface parking spaces.  Four existing buildings (465-469 Pine, 451-453 Pine, 447 Pine, and 441-443 Pine) would be demolished.  The project site is located in the Financial District of downtown San Francisco, is zoned C-3-0 (Downtown Office) District and a 250-S Height and Bulk District.  The Landmarks Board will receive public testimony and discuss the EIR in order to frame their written comments on the Draft EIR.  Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board review and comment on the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR), pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). 

              14.                                                                                                      (GORDON: 558-6309)

                        835 MARKET STREET-  DEVELOPMENT OF THE EMPORIUM SITE.   Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board review and comment on the final language for placing a commemorative plaque on the old Emporium building as required per Planning Commission Motion No. 15949 (Case No. 1998.090B).  Condition of Approval No. 4C required: (1) the Project Sponsor to erect a plaque in a prominent location along Market Street describing the history of the Emporium Building, its uses, its architect, and its architecture; (2) the plaque to be prominent and easily read by visitors to the Project; and (3) the final language and appearance of the plaque to be coordinated by the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board.  The Project Sponsor will also give an informational presentation on the current status of the proposed Bloomingdale's department store design.

 

ADJOURNMENT

NOTE:  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call 558-6320 on Fridays (before the scheduled hearing) after 5:00 p.m. for a recorded message.

NOTE:  Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.

NOTE:  Speaker Cards will be available at all hearings.  For your convenience, they may be picked up in advance of the hearing from the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor.

NOTE:  The Landmarks Board meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month.  For information on the next Landmarks Board Calendar, please call at 558-6320 after 3:00 p.m. on Fridays preceding the regularly scheduled meetings.  Items listed on this Notice of the Meeting and Agenda will not be heard before the stated time.

NOTE:  For information related to Landmarks Board matters, please call Andrea Green, Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board Recording Secretary, Planning Department, at (415) 558-6266.

NOTE:  Pursuant to Government Code § 65009, if you challenge, in court, the approval of a Certificate of Appropriateness, Permit to Alter, Landmark or Historic District designation, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board at, or prior to, the public hearing.


NOTE:  Material submitted by the public for Landmarks Board review prior to a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor, no later than 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday (eight (8) days) prior to the scheduled public hearing.  Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Board at the above listed address.  Comments received by 11:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Landmarks Board at the public hearing.  Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution.  For complete distribution to all Board Members, necessary staff and case/docket/ correspondence files, submit an original and 18 copies.

CELL PHONE AND/OR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE USAGE AT HEARINGS

Effective January 21, 2001, the Board of Supervisors amended the Sunshine Ordinance by adding the following provision:  The ringing of and use of cells phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices (67A.1 Prohibiting the use of cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices at and during public meetings).

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

Hearings are held at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART Station is the Civic Center Station located at the intersection of Market, Hyde and Grove Streets.  Accessible curb side parking has been designated at points along McAllister Street.  Accessible MUNI Lines serving City Hall are the 42 Downtown Loop, 9 San Bruno and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line.  Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L, M, and N which stop at the Civic Center and Van Ness Avenue Stations.  For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.  American sign language interpreters and/or a sound enhancement system will be available upon request by contacting Dorothy Jaymes at (415) 558-6403, at least 72 hours prior to a hearing.  Individuals with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities should call our accessibility hotline at (415) 554-8925 to discuss meeting accessibility.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate such people, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.

For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, Donna Hall, Administrator, by mail to City Hall, Room 244, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724 (office); (415) 554-6163 (fax); or by e-mail at Donna_Hall@ci.sf.ca.us.

Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.ci.sf.ca.us/bdsupvrs/sunshine

Attention:  Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Admin Code §16,520 - 16.534] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite 701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Review, the Public Communication Committee and/or Regular calendar may include the following documents:

1) Planning Department Case Report

2) Draft Motion with Findings and/or Conditions

These items will be available for review at the Planning Department, 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor Reception.

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