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April 21, 2011 - Jnt. Meeting w/Rec. Park Comm.

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SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

&

RECREATION & PARKS COMMISSION

Minutes of Joint

Meeting

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, April 21, 2011

1:30 PM

Special Meeting

 

PLANNING COMMISSIONERS PRESENT:  President Olague, VP Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong,                                              Moore, Sugaya

 

 

REC/PARKS COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: President Buell, VP Morrison, Arata, Levitan, Martin

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER by PLANNING COMMISSION PRESIDENT OLAGUE AT 1:37 PM

 

A.            SPECIAL CALENDAR

 

1.         2011.0248K                                                                   (D. SÁNCHEZ: (415) 575-9082)

Gene Friend Recreation Center - block bounded by 6th, Folsom and Harriet Streets, Lots 10, 11, 12 and 111 of Assessor's Block 3731 - Request to Consider jointly with the Recreation and Park Commission an increase of the cumulative shadow limits for Gene Friend Recreation Center (formerly know as South of Market Park and South of Market Recreation Center) as established in a jointly-approved Section 295 implementation Memo adopted in 1989, as well as discussion and possible correction of the information contained in the 1989 Memorandum about the Gene Friend Recreation Center, in order to accommodate new shadow cast by the 36 - 38 Harriet Street Project. The Gene Friend Recreation Center is a park referred to as "South of Market Park" in the 1989 Implementation Memo. The impacted park is located within the P (Public) Zoning District and the 45-X, 65-X, and OS Height and Bulk Districts.

Preliminary Recommendation (Planning Commission): Adoption of the Resolution raising the cumulative shadow limit for Gene Friend Recreation Center.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 24, 2011)

 

SPEAKERS:     In support:  Cheryl O’Connor, Tim Colen, and Bruce Dean; in opposition:  Bill Maher, Sue Hestor, and Aaron Peskin

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Olague, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Miguel

NAYES:            Moore, Sugaya

RESOLUTION:   18318

                                                                                                                       

2.         2010.0128K                                                                   (D. SÁNCHEZ: (415) 575-9082)

36 - 38 Harriet Street – Lots 101 and 102 in Assessor’s Block 3731 – Request to consider, with a recommendation from the General Manager of the Recreation and Parks Department in consultation with the Recreation and Parks Commission, whether the shading or shadowing on Gene Friend Recreation Center from the proposed project will be significant or adverse, pursuant to Planning Code Section 295 (The Sunlight Ordinance). The proposed project will construct a four story, 23 unit multifamily SRO building on an existing vacant lot. The finished roof of the building would reach a height of approximately 45 feet, while the parapet would reach a height of approximately 48 feet. The project site is located within the MUG (Mixed use General) and RED (Residential Enclave District) Zoning District and the 45-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation (Planning Commission): Adoption of the Motion finding that net new shadow from the project is not adverse, and authorizing the allocation of the cumulative shadow limits for Gene Friend Recreation Center to this project.

(Continued from Regular Meeting of March 24, 2011)

 

SPEAKERS:     In support:  Cheryl O’Connor, Tim Colen, and Bruce Dean; in opposition:  Bill Maher, Sue Hestor, and Aaron Peskin

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Olague, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Miguel

NAYES:            Moore and Sugaya

RESOLUTION:   18319

 

Adjournment:  2:59 PM

 

Adopted:       May 26, 2011

Last updated: 9/30/2011 10:13:17 AM