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SAN FRANCISCO

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

Notice of
Meeting and Calendar

Hearing Room 400
City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

11:30 A.M. – ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
12:30 P.M. – HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

Regular Meeting

Charles Edwin Chase, President
Courtney Damkroger, Vice President

Commissioners:
Karl Hasz, Alan Martinez, Diane Matsuda
James Buckley, Andrew Wolfram

John Rahaim, Director of Planning
Tina Tam, Preservation Coordinator
Linda D. Avery, Commission Secretary

Historic Preservation Commission Agendas are available on the

Internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=1836 
or as a recorded message at (415) 558-6320

A digital recording of the Historic Preservation Commission meeting is available on the

internet at http://sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=2235 24 hours after the hearing.

THE AGENDA PACKET IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, 1650 MISSION STREET, 4TH FLOOR RECEPTION and the GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 LARKIN STREET. THE AGENDA PACKET IS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE MEETING SITE –HEARING ROOM 400,   CITY HALL

11:30 A.M.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL:

Roll Call:            Committee Member:     Karl Hasz
                          Committee Member:     Alan Martinez
                          Committee Members:    Andrew Wolfram
                          Committee Ex-Officio:   Charles Chase

1. 2009.0457A (S. Caltagirone: 415/558-6625)

1 Loraine Court, San Francisco Memorial Columbarium, north end of court between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street in Assessor’s Block 1084, Lot 002 - Request for Review and Comment by the Architectural Review Committee to expand the existing support building to the east and to construct two new single-story support buildings at the east and west perimeter of the site. The subject property is Landmark No. 209 and it is listed on the Here Today Survey and the Planning Department 1976 Architectural Survey. The site is zoned RH-1 (Residential, House, Single-Family) Zoning District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

ADJOURNMENT

FULL HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

ROLL CALL: Commission President:         Charles E. Chase
                      Commission Vice President: Courtney Damkroger 
                      Commissioners:                    James Buckley 
                                                                  Karl Hasz
                                                                  Alan W. Martinez
                                                                  Diane Matsuda
                                                                  Andrew Wolfram

A. PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time, members of the public may address the Historic Preservation Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Historic Preservation Commission except agenda items. Public comment will be taken on each agendized item. 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 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 Commission 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).).

B. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. (T. Tam: 415/558.6325)

Disclosure: A discussion to establish the Commission’s definition of disclosure that could include disclosure of contacts individual commissioners may have or have had with parties outside of the public hearing regarding matters under the jurisdiction of the Historic Preservation Commission.

(Continued from the Regular Meeting of February 17, 2010)

C. MATTERS OF THE COMMISSION

2. President’s Report and Announcements

3. Consideration of Adoption:

a. Draft minutes of Regular Hearing of January 20, 2010
b. Draft minutes of Joint CPC/HPC Hearing of January 28, 2010
c. Draft minutes of Regular Hearing of February 3, 2010
(All continued from the Regular Meeting of February 17, 2010)

4. Disclosures

5. Commission Comments/Questions

D. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Historic Preservation Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing.

6. 2010.0093A (T. Frye: 415/575-6822)

280-284 Union Street, north side of Union Street near the intersection of Union and Montgomery Streets, in Assessor’s Block 0106; Lots 065 - Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace the existing windows and doors at the 1st and 2nd floors with new wood windows and doors. The subject property is a non-contributing structure to the Telegraph Hill Historic District. It is within a RH-3 (Residential, House, Three-Family) Zoning District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Recommendation: Approval.

7. 2010.0070A (A. Threadgill: 415/558-6602)

150 Broadway Street, northeast corner of Broadway and Battery Streets, in Assessor's Block 0141, Lot 011 - Request for Certificate of Appropriateness to install four (4) wireless telecommunication antennas mounted to the existing rooftop penthouse and for the installation of four (4) wireless telecommunication equipment cabinets located adjacent to the existing rooftop penthouse within a new 10 ft. x 20 ft. screen enclosure. The property is non-contributory to the Northeast Waterfront Historic District. It is within a C-2 (Community Business) Zoning District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District. The site is also within the Waterfront Special Use District No. 3.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

8. 2010.0023A (P. LaValley: 415/575-9084)

375 Lexington Street, east side of street between 20th and 21st Streets, in Assessor’s Block 3609, Lot 063. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for window glazing and garage door replacement at front façade, construction of a horizontal rear extension and new rear deck and stair, and construction of a new wall along the south property line. The subject property is a potentially contributing resource to the Liberty-Hill Historic District and is within an RTO-Mission (Residential, Transit-Oriented - Mission) District with a 40-X Height and Bulk limit.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval

D. REGULAR CALENDAR

9. 2010.0044A (S. Hayward: 415/558-6372)

3224 Market Street, The Miller-Joost House, southwest corner of Market Street at 19th Street in Assessor’s Block 2704, Lot 040 – Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to rehabilitate the single-family home for a project that includes a horizontal addition to the side, the addition of sky lights, a roof deck, and fenestration changes at the rear. The Miller-Joost House is San Francisco Landmark No. 79. The site is zoned RH-2 (Residential, House, Two-Family) Zoning District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

(T. Tam: 415/558-6325)
10. Informational Presentation by the San Francisco Public Library regarding the renovation projects at Merced Branch (155 Winston Drive), Parkside Branch (1200 Taraval Street), and Park Branch (1833 Page Street) Libraries.

ADJOURNMENT

NOTE: For information on the next Historic Preservation Commission 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, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400.

NOTE: For information related to Historic Preservation Commission matters, please email Historic Preservation Commission Secretary, Linda.Avery@sfgov.org.

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 Historic Preservation Commission at, or prior to, the public hearing.

NOTE: Material submitted by the public for Historic Preservation Commission review prior to a scheduled hearing, should be received at the Planning Department Reception Counter, 1650 Mission Street, 4th 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 Commission 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 Historic Preservation 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 and 14 copies.

NOTE: If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Historic Preservation Commission after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the San Francisco Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor during normal office hours.

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) 558-6318, 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 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 sotf@sfgov.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/.

COMMUNICATIONS

Note: Each item on the Architectural Design Review 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, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor Reception.

Last updated: 2/25/2010 4:14:26 PM