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City and County of San Francisco
September 21, 2004

FINAL ACTION MINUTES
OF THE
SAN FRANCISCO
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

CITY HALL

1 DR. CARLTON B. GOODLETT PLACE, ROOM 400

SEPTEMBER 21, 2004

12:20 P.M. ROLL CALL

FOR FULL BOARD CONSIDERATION

MEMBERS PRESENT: CHERNY, DEARMAN, FINWALL, KELLEY, LEE, MALEY, SHATARA and SKRONDAL

MEMBER(S) ABSENT: KOTAS

PUBLIC COMMENT

Robert Pritchard re: Sacred Heart

Sandra Finagan re: Sacred Heart

REPORTS

1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Neil Hart,

Preservation

Coordinator:

  • Welcomed Frank Lee to the Landmarks Board.

  • Asked Board Members if they received copies of the Draft EIR for 1234 Howard Street (scheduled to be heard on October 6th).

  • Announced he will be on annual leave from October 4th through October 22nd .

  • CLG Annual training is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th . All members are required to attend.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tim Kelley:

  • Welcomed new Board Member, Frank Lee.

3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD

Paul Finwall:

  • Commented on public comment made regarding Sacred Heart. Asked if members of the public had considered National Register nomination as a possibility if they can't get the City's approval?

  • Thanks the Mayor for his recent appointments of Bridget Maley and Frank Lee to the Landmarks Board.

Bridget Maley:

  • Gave status on discussions with the School Board.

  • Question for Staff - regarding 807 Francisco Street (single-family dwelling, project includes replacement of all the wood shingles with stucco; appears to be a pretty dramatic change to the property) - why was it exempted from environmental review?

    • She and President Kelley attended the Port Commission meeting where the Port Commission discussed the national register status of the historic district along the waterfront. Another hearing is scheduled for the 28th .

Elizabeth Skrondal:

  • Commented on memorandum received from the Planning Department regarding 601 Townsend Street, located in an historic district. Questioned why the proposed work did not come before the Board.

Frank Lee:

  • Thanked everyone for welcoming him to the Landmarks Board.

Tape No(s).: 1a

ACTION ITEMS

4. Consideration of writing a letter to the Office of the Governor, Constituent Affairs, protesting the proposal by the California Performance Review Commission to eliminate the State Historical Resources Commission. (KELLEY)

Speaker(s): Charles Chase

Gee Gee Platt

Board Actions:

  • After public comment, Board Member Cherny moved to approve draft letter (seconded by Skrondal) and include additional information given by Neil Hart. The vote was unanimous.

     

5. Discussion and comment on the status of the Emporium Project. The Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board will consider writing a letter to the Redevelopment Agency, the Planning Department, or other appropriate parties. (Note: This item is continued from the September 1, 2004, Landmarks Board Hearing. At that hearing, public comment was taken, but, no action was taken by the Landmarks Board.) (KELLEY)

Speaker(s): Tom Radulovich

Charles Chase

Rich Hillis

Mark Ryser

Gee Gee Platt

Harry O'Brien

Michael Levin

Jim Chappell

Jim Morales

Board Actions:

  • After public comment, Members of the Board requested the following:

  • 1) Contact Alice Carey - invite Carey and Company to come to the meeting to discuss their involvement;

    2) Request that the Director of Planning attend the next hearing;

    3) Requested copies of the Redevelopment Agency Commission agenda language regarding amendments; and

    4) Request that someone from the Department of Building Inspection come to discuss structural review process.

  • It was moved by Vice President Skrondal (seconded by Cherny) to continue the item to October 6, 2004. The vote was unanimous (Board Member Dearman left the hearing at 2:20 p.m.).

     

Tape No(s).: 1a, b & 2a

ADJOURNMENT: 3:00 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

None.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None.

ADJOURNMENT:

Adopted: March 16, 2005

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