September 21, 2004
FINAL ACTION MINUTES
LANDMARKS PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
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
Robert Pritchard re: Sacred Heart
Sandra Finagan re: Sacred Heart
1. STAFF REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
- 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
- Welcomed new Board Member, Frank Lee.
3. MATTERS OF THE BOARD
- 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.
- 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 .
- 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.
- Thanked everyone for welcoming him to the Landmarks Board.
Tape No(s).: 1a
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
- 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
Gee Gee Platt
- 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
CHAIR'S REPORT AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Adopted: March 16, 2005
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