October 15, 2003
FINAL ACTION MINUTES
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400
OCTOBER 15, 2003
12:40 P.M. ROLL CALL
FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION
MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, FINWALL, KELLEY, KOTAS, SHATARA and SKRONDAL
MEMBER(S) ABSENT: DEARMAN, HO-BELLI and SAMUELS
Roy Jarl re: Landmarking Parkside School
Charles Chase re: Parkside School
Woody LaBounty re: Parkside School
1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS
Certificate(s) of Appropriateness
4. 2003.0864A (M. LUELLEN: 415/558-6481)
101 SPEAR STREET, Rincon Annex, east side between Mission and Howard Streets, Assessor's Block 3716, Lots 021, 022, 023, 024. The subject property is a three-story; reinforced concrete, former U.S. Postal facility that was constructed in 1940 and is Landmark Number 107. It is zoned C-3-O (Downtown Office) District and is in a 200-S Height and Bulk District. Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install three 18-inch new cellular antennas on the Mission Street façade.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
Speaker(s): Richard Tang
Action: It was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Shatara) to continue the item to the November 5th Landmarks Board hearing. The vote for continuance was unanimous.
Ayes: Cherny, Finwall, Kotas, Shatara and Skrondal
Absent: Dearman, Ho-Belli, Samuels and Shatara
Tape No(s).: 1a
Article 10 Review
5. (T. KELLEY)
ARTICLE 10 OF THE PLANNING CODE. Consideration and possible recommendation to the Planning Department and Board of Supervisors for further action, a report of the Article 10 Advisory Committee on recommended changes to Article 10 of the Planning Code for the improved effectiveness of historic preservation programs in the City.
Speaker(s): Linda Jofuku
- President Kelley thanked the members of the Article 10 Advisory Committee for their time and successful collaboration.
- Board Member Finwall asked if there would be a series of public hearings held?
- President Kelley stated that the process will be lengthy.
- President Kelley presented a draft resolution for consideration by the Landmarks Board.
- After President Kelley gave an overview of the report, it was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Cherny) to adopt the draft resolution and move it forward to the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors. The vote was unanimous (Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Kotas, Shatara and Skrondal; absent: Dearman Ho-Belli and Samuels).
Tape No(s).: 1a & b
7. (T. KELLEY)
DRAFT HISTORIC CONTEXT STATEMENT FOR JAPANTOWN. For the purposes of this context statement, Japantown's boundaries are defined by the areas within and along California (north), O'Farrell (south), Gough (east) and Fillmore (west) Streets. Request the Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board, review, comment and consider adoption of the revised draft historic context statement for Japantown.
Speaker(s): Linda Jofuku
- President Kelley stated that this has been an educational process for all involved.
- An amendment to the draft was handed out at this hearing with one minor correction - in the first paragraph, delete the word "more" in the first sentence.
- President Kelley stated that the amendment essentially speaks to a related development, that is the creation of the community based movement to assert itself and its rights in the face of governmental action that had harmed it. He recommended that the amendment be included in the document in a place mutually agreed upon by the Task Force and himself as representing the Landmarks Board.
- President Kelley presented a draft resolution for consideration by the Landmarks Board with a correction: delete the second to the last paragraph "Further directs that a copy.....be forwarded to the State Office of Historic Preservation.....".
- After President Kelley gave an overview of the draft context statement, it was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Skrondal) to adopt the draft context statement based on the draft resolution with correction and move it forward to the Planning Commission for endorsement. Note: suggestions made by Members of the Landmarks Board and members of the public will be taken under advisement. The vote was unanimous (Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Kotas, Shatara and Skrondal; absent: Dearman Ho-Belli and Samuels).
Tape No(s).: 1b
ADJOURNMENT: 3:05 P.M.
PUBLIC COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE
ROLL CALL: Chair: Jeremy Kotas
Ex-Officio: Tim Kelley
CHAIR'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Adopted: November 5, 2003
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