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September 1999

 
 

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SAN FRANCISCO
 

PLANNING COMMISSION
 
 
 
 
 

Meeting Minutes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Commission Chamber - Room 400
 

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
 

Thursday, September 2, 1999
 

1:30 PM
 
 
 
 
 

Regular Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Anita Theoharis, President
 

Beverly Mills, Vice President
 

Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe, Larry Martin, Linda Richardson,
 

Commissioners
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Linda Avery, Commission Secretary
 

Commission Meeting Procedures

 


Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing. Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address. Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing. Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution. For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.
 

Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, 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 Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.
 

Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days. Call (415) 554-5184 for more information. Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 575-6880 for more information. Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.
 

The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM. If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing. Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.
 

For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Jonas P. Ionin, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6547.
 
 


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. 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 at 554-6083.
 

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 #701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.
 

PRESENT: Theoharis, Mills, Antenore, Chinchilla, Joe, Martin, Richardson
 

ABSENT: None
 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT THEOHARIS AT 1:45 P.M.
 

STAFF IN ATTENDANCE: Gerald Green - Director of Planning, Mary Gallager - Zoning Administrator, Linda Avery - Commission Secretary
 

A. PUBLIC COMMENT
 
 
 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items. With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception. When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar. Each member of the public may address the Commission 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 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 commission is limited to:
 

(1) 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))
 

SPEAKER(S):           Ray Martelli
 

Re:
 

Patricia Vaughey
 

Re:
 

Jim Stillwell
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Jose Santiago
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Victor Raddllano
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Barbara Garcia
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Enricque Padilla
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Steven Currier
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Paul McKinna
 

Re: 635 Brunswick Street
 

Jack Kellihan
 

Re: 545 Leavenworth Street
 

Garrett Jenkins
 

Re: 545 Leavenworth Street
 

Charles Clary
 

Re: Executive Park DEIR
 

Jake McGoldrick
 

Re: 450 A & B 11th Avenue
 

Joe O’Donoghue
 

Re: Housing south of Market
 
 
 

B. COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS
 
 
 
1. Consideration of Adoption - draft minutes of 8/19/99 & 8/24/99.
 
 
  2. Commission Matters.
 
 
 
• Theoharis - 545 Leavenworth Street; 450 A & B 11th Avenue
 
C. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
 
 
 
3. Director’s Announcements.
 
 
 
• Announced that on September 23, 1999 the Department will honor the former Zoning Administrator, Bob Passmore, with a formal resolution.
 


4. Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors & Board of Appeals.
 
 
 

• BoS - None
 

• BoA - None
 


5. Work Program Update.
 
 
 

D. REGULAR CALENDAR
 
 
 
7. 1999.442E                    (WONG)
 

PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (DSEIR) FOR THE EXECUTIVE PARK DEVELOPMENT PLAN
 

; Portions of Lots 75, 85, 86 and 88/90 of Assessor’s Block 4991; Lots 24, 61, and 65 of Assessor’s Block 153 (within the area generally bounded by Highway 101 to the west, Harney Way to the south, Jamestown Avenue to the east, and Bayview Hill to the north). The proposal is to complete construction of the Executive Park Development previously approved by the Planning Commission. The project sponsor is requesting modifications of the Conditional Use authorization and an extension of the authorization beyond December 1999. Build-out of the project’s remaining development would occur on the parcels noted above, within four areas: north of Executive Park Boulevard North in existing parking lots, on both sides of Thomas Mellon Drive, south of Alana Way, and south of Crescent Way in the residential portion of the site. The balance of the project to be developed includes a total of about 1.324 million gross square feet (gsf) of office space, 57,500 gsf of retail and restaurant space, a 25,000-gsf health club, a 10,000-gsf day care center, parking for about 2,438 vehicles (or more, with a variant that would involve an additional 1,400 to 1,870 parking spaces), a hotel with 350 rooms, and about 263 residential units with about 488 parking spaces.
 

Note: Comments on the Draft SEIR will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 1999.
 

 E. SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING
 

AT APPROXIMATELY 5:42 P.M. THE PLANNING COMMISSION CONVENED INTO A SPECIAL DISCRETIONARY REVIEW HEARING.
 
 
 

13. 1999.235D                        (KEYLON)
 

3951 WASHINGTON STREET, south side between Arguello Boulevard and Cherry Street, Lot 033 in Assessor’s Block 0991 -- Request for Discretionary Review of Building Permit Application No. 9813348, proposing to construct a new fourth story on top of an existing two-story-over-garage single-family dwelling in a RH-1 (House, One-Family) District.
 

(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 26, 1999)
 


 Adjournment: 6:44 P.M.
 

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SAN FRANCISCO
 

PLANNING COMMISSION
 
 
 

Meeting Minutes
 
 
 

Commission Chamber - Room 400
 

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
 

Thursday, September 9, 1999
 

1:30 PM
 
 
 

Regular Meeting
 
 
 

Anita Theoharis, President
 

Beverly Mills, Vice President
 

Dennis Antenore, Hector Chinchilla, Cynthia Joe, Larry Martin, Linda Richardson,
 

Commissioners
 
 
 

Jonas P. Ionin, Commission Secretary
 
 
 

Commission Meeting Procedures

 




Material submitted by the public for Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing should be received by the Planning Department Reception Counter at 1660 Mission Street, Fifth Floor, no later than 5:00 PM the Wednesday (eight days) prior to the scheduled public hearing. Persons unable to attend a hearing may submit written comments regarding a calendared item to the Commission at the above listed address. Comments received by 11:30 AM on the day of the hearing will be made part of the official record and will be brought to the attention of the Planning Commission at the public hearing. Otherwise, submit material related to a calendared item at the scheduled hearing for distribution. For complete distribution to all Commissioners, necessary staff and case/docket/correspondence files, submit an original plus 10 copies.Pursuant to Government Code Section 65009, if you challenge, in court, (1) the adoption or amendment of a general plan, (2) the adoption or amendment of a zoning ordinance, (3) the adoption or amendment of any regulation attached to a specific plan, (4) the adoption, amendment or modification of a development agreement, or (5) the approval of a variance, conditional use authorization, or any permit, 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 Planning Commission, at, or prior to, the public hearing.Commission action on Conditional Uses and reclassification may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within 30 days. Call (415) 554-5184 for more information. Commission actions after Discretionary Review may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 15 days of action by the Central Permit Bureau. Call (415) 575-6880 for more information. Zoning Administrator action on a Variance application may be appealed to the Board of Appeals within 10 days of issuance of the written decision.The Commission has instituted a policy that, in most cases, they will not call an item for consideration after 10:00 PM. If an item is scheduled but not called or introduced prior to 10:00 PM, the Commission may continue the matter to the next available hearing. Items listed on this calendar will not be heard before the stated time.For more information related to Planning Commission matters, please call Jonas P. Ionin, Commission Secretary, at (415) 558-6547.
 


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. 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 at 554-6083.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 #701, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 703-0121 and web site http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/ethics/.PRESENT: Theoharis, Antenore, Chinchilla, Joe, Martin, RichardsonABSENT: MillsTHE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT THEOHARIS AT 1:45 P.M.STAFF IN ATTENDANCE: Gerald Green - Director of Planning, Mary Gallager - Zoning Administrator, Neil Hart, Jim Nixon, Paul Rosetter, Catherine Baumann, Michael Li, Michael Kometani, Mary Koonts, Jonas Ionin - Commission SecretaryA. ITEMS TO BE CONTINUED
 

1. 98.871E (COOPER)
 
730 FLORIDA STREET, Assessors Block 4082, Lot 9. Appeal of Preliminary Negative Declaration. The proposed project would include the demolition of an existing warehouse and its replacement with a new, 50-foot-high, four-story building that would contain 24 live/work units, with 4,250-square feet of common area, 24 off-street parking spaces and one loading space on a 10,000-square-foot parcel. The project site is located at 730 Florida Street, between 19th and 20th Streets, in the Greater Northeast Mission Industrial Protection Zone (Greater NEMIZ-IPZ) and is zoned M-1 with a 50-X height/bulk district. The project site is also within a new Industrial Protection Zone established by Planning Commission Resolution No. 14825 on May 13, 1999.
 
(Continued from Regular Meeting of August 5, 1999)
 
(Proposed for Continuance to September 16, 1999)
 
 
2. 98.244E (POSTERNAK)
 
2901 CALIFORNIA STREET, Assessor’s Block 1029, Lots 001-003, southwest corner of California Street/Broderick Street intersection. To consider an appeal of the Preliminary Negative Declaration on the proposed project. The site currently contains a private co-educational high school (Drew College Preparatory School) comprised of three buildings that total about 16,300 square feet and an exterior courtyard. The proposed project would involve merging the three lots into one lot; demolishing the three existing buildings; and constructing a new three-story, 40-foot tall classroom building of about 33,800 square feet, a basement parking garage with about 23 parking spaces, and an exterior courtyard. The current enrollment at the high school is about 200 students. The project sponsor proposes a maximum enrollment of about 250 students and seeks an enrollment cap of about 399 students. The project sponsor would seek a Variance from the rear yard and front yard set-back requirements of the San Francisco Planning Code and a Conditional Use Authorization for expansion of a secondary school in an RM-1 Zoning District.
 
(Proposed for Continuance to October 7, 1999)
 
 


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