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December 17, 2003

                                                        FINAL ACTION MINUTES

                                                                       OF THE

                                                              SAN FRANCISCO

                      LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

                                                                             

                                                                     CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

DECEMBER 17, 2003

12:48 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, FINWALL, KELLEY, SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT:  DEARMAN, HO-BELLI, KOTAS and SAMUELS

PUBLIC COMMENT

Don Andrieni re:  2131 Divisadero Street

Michael Levin re:  The Old Mint, Landmarks No. 236 and The OldEmporiumBuilding 

REPORTS

1.         STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Neil Hart,

Preservation

Coordinator:

                                                i        Sunset and Presidio Branch Carnegie Libraries and the NamesProjectBuildingare scheduled before the Planning Commission January 15, 2004.

i        Landmark designation of the Redstone Building  was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 16, 2003.

i        The New Mission Theater landmark initiation by Supervisor Ammiano is tentatively scheduled to be heard by the Landmarks Board January 21, 2004.

i        Informed the Landmarks Board that the Acting Planning Director signed three Certificates of Appropriateness (101 Spear Street, 1136 Guerrero Streetand the Mark Hopkins Hotel).

                        2.         PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

           

Tim Kelley,

President:

                                                i        Asked for the status of the landmark designations of MUNI Car No. 1, Mission Carnegie Library and Forest Hill Muni Station.  Requested Staff to check on the status.  Neil Hart responded by saying that letters had been written to the Clerk of the Board and no response had been received.  Staff will send another letter to the Clerk of the Board.

                                                i        Read into the records – a resolution for Kaye Simonson.

                         

3.         MATTERS OF THE BOARD

Board Member

Skrondal:

                        i        Talked with Nancy Ho-Belli  who is doing well after surgery.

Tape No(s).: 1a

REGULAR CALENDAR ITEMS

4.        APPROVAL OF THE SEPTEMBER 17, OCTOBER 1, NOVEMBER 5 and NOVEMBER 19, 2003DRAFT ACTION MINUTES

      September 17 -         Continued – no quorum

                        October 1 -                Continued – no quorum

                        November 5 -                        It was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Skrondal) to approve the draft action minutes with a correction on page 2, under Matters of the Board, Member Cherny’s comment – delete the “s” from the word “Iron” and add an “s” to the word “Works”.  The vote was unanimous.

                        November 19 -          It was moved by Member Finwall (seconded by Shatara) to approve the draft action minutes.  The vote was unanimous.  NOTE:  The approval is only for the actions taken by the Architectural Review Committee.  There was no quorum of the Full Board.                         

Tape No(s).: 1a

n   Certificate(s) of Appropriateness

                                                                                                          5. 2003.1160A                                                              (W. HASTIE: 415/558-6381)

20 HILL STREET, north side between Guerrero and Valencia Streets, Assessor's Block 3617, Lot 51.  The subject Italianate style residence is a contributory building to the Liberty Hill Historic District.  It is zoned RH-3 (House, Three-Family) District and is in a 40-X Height and Bulk District.  Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace the existing rear decks and stairs.

Preliminary Recommendation:  Approval

Speaker(s):    Michael Bailey

Action:            It was moved by Member Shatara (seconded by Skrondal) to recommend approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness based on Staff Recommendation.    The vote was unanimous. 

Ayes:                           Cherny, Finwall, Kelley, Shatara and Skrondal

Noes:              None

Absent:           Dearman, Ho-Belli, Kotas and Samuels

Tape No(s).: 1a

n   Informational Presentation

                                                                                                          6.                                                                                       (T. TAM: 415/558-6325)

                        2570 25th AVENUE, east side between Ulloa and Vincente Avenues, Assessor's Block 2425, Lot 8.  An informational presentation on the demolition and reconstruction of a public elementary school (Parkside School, currently known as the Dianne Feinstein Elementary School).

      Speaker(s):    Don Andrieni

                                                Roy Jarl

                                                Mr. Schauer

                                                Rhoda Parhams

                                                Betty Hong

                                                Nancy Wuerful

                                                Kathleen Bergerson

                                                Josie Guerra

                                                Dan Ryan

                                                Eileen Boken

                        Board

                          Comments:

                                                i        Expressed disappointment in hearing for the first time from the School Board on the status of the property.

                                                i        In the future, asked the School Board to come before the Landmarks Board sooner with an informational presentation on proposed projects.

ADJOURNMENT:   2:55 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE

ROLL CALL:   Chair:                                      Jeremy Kotas

Ex-Officio:                               Tim Kelley

Committee Members:                         Ina Dearman, Paul Finwall, Elizabeth Skrondal

REPORT

CHAIR’S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

N/A

PUBLIC COMMENT

N/A

ADJOURNMENT

Adopted:  June 2, 2004

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