Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (LPAB) Calendars (Agendas)

December 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, December 5, 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

Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning/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.       STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  2.       PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  3.       MATTERS OF THE BOARD

 
REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

 4.       APPROVAL OF THE  OCTOBER 17, 2001 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

n         Review and Adopt

               5.                                                                                                            (TULLY: 558-6372)

                        LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD PUBLIC REVIEW PROCESS FOR CULTURAL RESOURCE SURVEY FINDINGS.  Information on the proposed review process for owners of property within the boundaries of a cultural resource survey, who disagree with the National Register Status Code assigned by Planning Department staff to his/her property.  A proposed system of criteria will be discussed for Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board’s review, comment and recommendation. (Note:  This item was heard at the November 7, 2001 Landmarks Board Hearing.  The Landmarks Board requested changes to the language and asked that the item be continued to the next hearing.)

               6.                                                                                                            (TULLY: 558-6372)

                        CENTRAL WATERFRONT SURVEY.  Adopt a resolution and recommend to the Planning Commission, endorsement of the Central Waterfront Historic Resource Survey (California Department of Parks and Recreation Survey Forms – DPR 523A and 523B) and Central Waterfront Draft Context Statement.  Boundaries of the Central Waterfront Survey are 16th Street to the north, Interstate 280 to the west, Islais Creek to the south and the San Francisco Bay to the east. 

Time: 1:45 P.M.

n         Review and Comment

               7.       2000.0965E (DEAN:  558-5980)

                        949 MARKET STREET.  The proposed project is the demolition of the existing building at 949-961 Market Street, Assessor’s Block 3704, Lot 71, consisting of a 40-foot-high former theater and a 66-foot-high former retail component, and construction of a new 12-story-plus-basement, 119-foot-tall, mixed retail-residential building with 152 dwelling units.  Total new construction would be about 241,200 square feet.  The approximately 23,400-square-foot project site is located in the middle of the block on the south side of Market Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets, is zoned C-3-G (Downtown General Commercial) District and is in a 120-X Height and Bulk District.  The proposed project would require authorization by the Planning Commission pursuant to Planning Code Section 309, Permit Review in C-3 District, and Conditional Use authorization.  The purpose of the hearing is to facilitate the formulation of the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board’s comments on the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

               8.       2001.0898G                                                                                  (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        333 SACRAMENTO STREET, south side between Front and Battery Streets.  Assessor’s Block 237, Lot 18.    The subject building is a two-story-over-basement, early 20th Century modern reinforced concrete building with Sullivanesque detailing, is zoned C-3-O (Downtown, Office) District, is in a 75-X Height and Bulk District, and is located in the Front-California Conservation District.  Request for a change in rating from a Category V building to a Category IV building under Article 11 of the Planning Code.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

Time: 2:30 P.M.

n         Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

               9.       2001.1100A                                                                                  (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        1067 GREEN STREET, The Feusier Octagon House/Kenny Residence, Landmark No. 36, south side between Jones and Leavenworth Streets.  Assessor’s Block 126, Lot 22A.  A three-story, poured concrete, single-family house with a cement or burnt lime, gravel and clay exterior, built in 1856.  The subject property is zoned RH-2 (House, Two-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to build a patio with a retaining wall in the back yard area.   

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

              10.      2001.0983A                                                  (SNYDER/HASTIE: 575-6891/558-6381)

                        3615 20th STREET, south side between Guerrero and Valencia Streets.  Assessor’s Block 3608, Lot 74.  A vacant lot within the Liberty Hill Historic District, is located in the Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial District and a 50-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a new four-story building that would contain six dwelling units over ground floor retail space.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

Time: 3:30 P.M.

n         Informational Presentation

              11.                                                                                                               (TAM: 558-6325)

                        429 CASTRO STREET, the Castro Theatre, Landmark No. 100, east side of Castro Street between 17th and 18th Streets.  Assessor’s Block 3582, Lot 85.  As requested by the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board, this is an informational presentation on the proposed renovation project for the Castro Theatre.

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 Lulu Hwang 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, December 19, 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

Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning/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.       2001.1056A                                                               (LIGHT/SIMONSON:  558-6254)

                        280 DIVISADERO STREET, Charles L. Hinkel House and Carriage House, Landmark No. 190, east side of street between Page and Haight Streets.  Assessor’s Block 1238, Lot 23.  The subject property is zoned NC-2 (Neighborhood Commercial, Small-Scale) and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for Architectural Review Committee review and comment on a proposal to rehabilitate the old carriage house at the rear of the property; in stall new foundation, replace non-original aluminum windows, replace garage roofing, replace siding “in-kind”, install additional doors and windows to provide adequate light and air to interior dwelling unit.

               2.       2001.0614A                                                                                  (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        155 GROVE STREET, south side between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street.  Assessor’s Block 811, Lot 16.  A one-story, reinforced concrete vernacular building with Spanish Revival detailing, a Non-Contributory building to the Civic Center Historic District.  The subject property is zoned C-3-G (Downtown, General) District and is in a 70-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for the Architectural Review Committee review and comment on a proposal to demolish the existing building and replace it with a new four-story-over-basement-with-penthouse office building to house the San Francisco Arts Commission.  The building will also contain an art gallery on the ground floor and subgrade parking accessed via the adjacent Health Department garage.

Time: 1:30 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.       MATTERS OF THE BOARD

2.       PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

3.       STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

4.              APPROVAL OF THE  NOVEMBER 7, 2001 DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

n         Review and Comment

               5.                                                                                                                           (KELLEY)

                        Consideration of sending a letter of concern to the Department of Public Works and the Department of Parking and Traffic regarding the Castro Theatre.

               6.                                                                                                                        (SHATARA)

                        Consideration of sending a letter of concern to the Department of Building Inspection regarding emergency exiting requirement for 128 King Street.

n         Informational Presentation

               7.                                                                                                 (CRAWFORD:  558-6358)

                        LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL REPLACEMENT – 375 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD.  Informational presentation on the proposed demolition and replacement of some of the existing facilities at the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, located on the western slopes of Twin Peaks in central San Francisco, and additional site improvements.  The project includes:  1) demolition of all existing hospital facilities except the front wings of the Main Hospital Building; 2) construction of four new hospital buildings; 3) construction of an assisted living facility; and 4) expansion of existing outpatient programs and services.

n         Review and Comment

               8.       2000.005E                                                                                 (GIBSON:  558-5993)

                        LAGUNA HONDA HOSPITAL REPLACEMENT – 375 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD.  The proposed project is the demolition and replacement of some of the existing facilities at the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, located on the western slopes of Twin Peaks in central San Francisco, and additional site improvements.  The project includes:  1) demolition of all existing hospital facilities except the front wings of the Main Hospital Building; 2) construction of four new hospital buildings; 3) construction of an assisted living facility; and 4) expansion of existing outpatient programs and services.  The new buildings plus the retained building area would total about 987,000 gross square feet (gsf) (approximately 282,500 gsf more than the existing building area) and would accommodate 1,200 hospital beds (about 135 more beds than are provided at the existing hospital), plus 140 assisted living beds.  The new hospital buildings would range from 4 to 7 stories tall, with heights up to about 86.5 feet.  A total of 655 off-street parking spaces would be provided, an increase of 52 spaces above existing capacity.  Off-street loading facilities would be consolidated into 11 loading spaces, about half the existing supply.  The project site, which encompasses most of Assessor’s Block 2842, Lot 7, is zoned P (Public) and is within two height and bulk districts:  80-D and OS (Open Space).  The project may require a Zoning Map Amendment and a General Plan Amendment, and would require Conditional Use authorization.  The 62-acre hospital campus, which is owned by the City and County of San Francisco, has been determined to be eligible for the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) as an historic district and contains two buildings that appear eligible for NRHP listing as individually significant.  The purpose of the hearing is to facilitate the formulation of the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board’s comments on the adequacy of the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

               9.       2001.0619F – SECTION 106                                                        (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        GOLDEN GATE PARK IMPROVEMENTS (PANHANDLE PEDESTRIAN/BIKE PATH AND LIGHTING PROJECT), at the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park, bounded by Stanyan, Baker, Oak and Fell Streets.   Assessor’s Block 1700, Lot 1. The Panhandle of Golden Gate Park is located in a P (Public) District and an OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk District.  The Panhandle of Golden Gate Park has been determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Golden Gate Historic District.  The Panhandle of Golden Gate Park is not listed as a San Francisco Landmark.  San Francisco’s Department of Public Works (DPW), on behalf of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA), is conducting a Section 106 review of the proposed Panhandle Pedestrian/Bike Path and Lighting Project.  The proposed project consists of physical upgrades to the Panhandle.  The Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board (Landmarks Board) will, as a consulting party in the Section 106 review process, review and comment on the Historic Resource Evaluation Report, Historic Property Survey Report, and Finding of Effect Report.  A letter containing comments of the Landmarks Board will be addressed to the Director of Planning.  The Director will then forward the comments of the Landmarks Board and the comments of the Planning Department to the lead Agency.

Time: 3:15 P.M.

n         Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

              10.      2000.0656A                                                                                  (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        1000 GREAT HIGHWAY, Beach Chalet, Landmark No. 179, east side between South Drive and John F. Kennedy Drive.  Assessor’s Block 1700, Lot 1.  A two-story, free-standing, Spanish Mission-style, stucco building located in Golden Gate Park near Ocean Beach, containing a visitors center and restaurant.  The subject property is zoned P (Public) District and an OS Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a new deck and garden on the east side of the beach chalet building.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval 

              11.      2001.1133A                                                                                  (LIGHT:  558-6254)

                        11 BLACKSTONE COURT, north side near southwest corner of Franklin and Lombard Street.  Assessor’s Block 504, Lot 8.  A wood frame, two-story Gothic Revival Victorian two-unit house built in 1850 and moved to existing site in 1893, located in the Blackstone Court Historic District.  The subject property is zoned NC-3 (Commercial, Moderate) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to approve new vinyl-clad wood windows previously installed without benefit of a Certificate of Appropriateness.  Alterations for this property were approved per the provisions of a previous Certificate of Appropriateness, which did not include the new windows.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval 

              12.      2001.1120A                                                                                (HASTIE:  558-6381)

                        953 DE HARO,  the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, Landmark No. 86, at the northeast corner with Southern Heights.  Assessor’s Block 4096, Lot 43.  The subject building is a shingled, wood-frame building designed by the architect Julia Morgan; it is zoned RH-2 (House, Two-Family) and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install solar panels on the roof, which would not be visible from the public right-of-way.

                        Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

Time: 4:00 P.M.

n         Informational Presentation

              13.                                                                                                                             (IRONS)

                        135 VAN NESS AVENUE/170 FELL STREET, High School of Commerce.  Informational presentation on San Francisco Unified School District’s intent for rehabilitation of 135 Van Ness Avenue, the High School of Commerce, Landmark No. 140 and a Contributory Building to the Civic Center Historic District; and 170 Fell Street, located on a portion of Landmark No. 140 and identified as a Contributory Building to the Civic Center Historic District.

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 Lulu Hwang 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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