June 15, 2005
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD
Notice of Meeting
Board Hearing Room - Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
M. Bridget Maley, President
Elizabeth Skrondal, Vice President
Lily Chan, Robert Cherny, Ina Dearman, Jeremy Kotas,
Alan Martinez, Suheil Shatara, Johanna Street
Neil Hart, Chief of Neighborhood Planning/Preservation Coordinator
Andrea Green, Executive Secretary/Recording
Landmarks Board Agendas are available on
the Internet at http://www.sfgov.org/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.
THE AGENDA PACKET IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE MEETING SITE - BOARD HEARING ROOM
400, CITY HALL
Time: 12:30 P.M.
FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION
ROLL CALL: Board President: M. Bridget Maley
Board Vice President: Elizabeth Skrondal
Board Members: Lily Chan, Robert Cherny, Ina Dearman, Jeremy Kotas, Alan Martinez, Suheil Shatara, Johanna Street
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. Public comment will be taken on each agendized item. 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, not on an agendized item, 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).).
1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD
4. (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6481)
88 5TH STREET, Old San Francisco United States Mint, Assessor's Block 3704, Lot 011, bounded by Mint Street on the north, 5th Street on the east, Mission Street on the south and Jessie Street on the west - Informational Presentation on a proposed project that would rehabilitate the existing historic structure into the City History Museum with secondary uses being retail, restaurant and offices. The existing building will be retained, and generally, the historic building envelope will not be expanded; however, additional square footage and an additional story will be added within the existing courtyard, and a glass roof would be installed over the court yard to protect the exhibits and activities below. The subject building was designated as San Francisco Landmark No. 236. It is zoned P (Public Use) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District. The Old Mint was constructed between 1869 and 1874. The building has had various uses and has been vacant since 1994.
5. 2005.0314A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)
159 LIBERTY STREET, south side between Dolores and Guerrero Streets. Assessor's Block 3607, Lot 36 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for rehabilitation of the front entry stairs and the addition of a new balustrade. The subject four-unit Italianate style residence is a contributory building in the Liberty Hill Historic District, is contributory to a designated National Register Historic District, is listed in the Here Today survey and the 1976 Architectural Survey; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
6. 2005.0498A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)
159 LIBERTY STREET, south side between Dolores and Guerrero Streets. Assessor's Block 3607, Lot 36 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install roof-mounted solar panels. The subject four-unit Italianate style residence is a contributory building in the Liberty Hill Historic District, is contributory to a designated National Register Historic District, is listed in the Here Today survey and the 1976 Architectural Survey; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
7. 2005.0294A (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)
918 MINNESOTA STREET, west side between 20th and 22nd Streets. Assessor's Block 4106, Lot 4 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace front windows, install a new garage door, repair front stairs, and construct a horizontal and vertical rear addition with a deck. The subject Stick-Eastlake style single-unit residence is a contributory building in the Dogpatch Historic District; it is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 50-X Height and Bulk District.
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 9 San Bruno, 47 and 49 Lines and 71 Haight/Noriega and the F Line. Accessible MUNI Metro Lines are the J, K, L, M, and N at the Van Ness Muni Station at Van Ness Avenue and Market Street. For more information regarding MUNI accessible services, call (415) 923-6142.
Requests for American sign language interpreters , sound enhancement system and/or language translators will be available upon request by contacting Lulu Hwang at (415) 558-6418, at least 48 hours prior to a hearing. A sound enhancement system will be available upon request at the meetings. Please contact Services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired at 557-4433 (TDD) or 557-4434 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. A person who is deaf or hearing impaired may gain meeting information prior to the meeting by calling 557-4433 (TDD) or 557-4434 (Voice). In addition, the California Relay Service can be used by individuals with hearing and speech impairments by calling 1-800-735-2929 (TDD) or 1-800-735-2922 (Voice). Minutes of the meetings are available in alternative formats. If you require the use of a reader during the meeting, please contact the Library for the Blind and Print Handicapped at 292-2022 at least 48 hours in advance of need. Accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs) will be available at meetings.
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 or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Adele Destro by
mail to Interim Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton
Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone (415) 554-7724;
by fax at (415) 554-7854; or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens interested in obtaining a copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can be request
a copy from Ms. Destro or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative
Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/
SAN FRANCISCO LOBBYIST ORDINANCE
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 Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code §2.100] to
register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist
Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite
3900, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 581-8300, fax (415) 581-2317;
web site http://www.sfgov.org/ethics/.
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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