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October 20, 2011 - Special Meeting

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SAN FRANCISCO

PLANNING COMMISSION

Meeting Minutes

Commission Chambers - Room 400

City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Thursday, October 20, 2011

10:00 AM

Special Meeting

 

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Olague, Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT OLAGUE AT 10:04 a.m.

 

STAFF IN ATTENDANCE: Scott Sanchez – Zoning Administrator, Kevin Guy, Sharon Young, Sara Vellve, and Linda Avery – Commission Secretary

 

A.                  CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS PROPOSED FOR CONTINUANCE

 

The Commission will consider a request for continuance to a later date.  The Commission may choose to continue the item to the date proposed below, to continue the item to another date, or to hear the item on this calendar.

           

1.         2011.0207C                                                                     (D. Sánchez:  (415) 575-9082)

112 - 7th STREET - southwest corner of Mission and 7th Streets, Lot 001 in Assessor’s Block 3727 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization under Planning Code Sections 816.73 and 303 to install a wireless transmission facility consisting of 6 panel antennas and associated equipment on the roof of an existing tourist hotel with a Location Preference 2 (Preferred Location – Co-Location) as part of the T-Mobile wireless transmission network within the Service/Light Industrial / Residential (SLR) Zoning District and a 65-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation:

                        (Proposed for Continuance to January 14, 2012)

 

SPEAKERS:     None

ACTION:           Without hearing, continued as proposed

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Moore and Olague

 

E.         CONSENT CALENDAR

 

All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Planning Commission, and will be acted upon by a single roll call vote of the Commission.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Commission, the public, or staff so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item at this or a future hearing

 

2.                                                                                                     (k. guy: (415) 558-6163)

676 Howard Street - north side between New Montgomery and Third Streets, Lot 028 of Assessor's Block 3722; and 935 Folsom Street - south side between Fifth and Sixth Streets, Lot 140 of Assessor's Block 3753 - Consideration of a Resolution of Intent to Initiate an amendment to "Map 2 - Fire Facilities Plan" within the Community Facilities Element of the General Plan to delete the reference to the property at 676 Howard Street as a Fire Facility, and to add a reference to the property at 935 Folsom Street as a Fire Facility.  The requested action is associated with the expansion of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which would relocate the existing Fire Station No. 1 from the property at 676 Howard Street to a new facility located at 935 Folsom Street. 

 

SPEAKERS:     None

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Olague

RESOLUTION:   18463 

3.         2011.0701C                                                                            (S.Young: (415) 558-6346)

545 IRVING STREET (FORMERLY 555 IRVING STREET ‘RETAIL #1’) - southeast corner of Irving Street and 7th Avenue; Lot 041 in Assessor’s Block 1761 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization pursuant to Planning Code Sections 178(e)(2) and 303 to modify the conditions of a prior conditional use authorization under Case No. 2009.1048C (Motion No. 18014) to extend the hours of operation of an existing wine bar (d.b.a. Inner Fog) in the Inner Sunset Neighborhood Commercial District and a 40-X Height and Bulk District.

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

SPEAKERS:     None

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Olague

MOTION:           18464 

4.         2011.0290C                                                                        (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

180 REDWOOD STREET and 540 VAN NESS AVENUE - southeast corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenues and Redwood Street; Lot 013 in Assessor’s Block 0766 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 209.6 and 303, to allow AT&T Mobility to locate up to eight (8) WTS panel antennas in faux vents on the roofs of two separate structures and related equipment in a building basement of the two-and-three-story commercial buildings (containing a Chevy's restaurant and US Bank), within a RC-4 (Residential, Commercial Combined, High Density) District, the Van Ness Avenue Special Use District and 130-V Height and Bulk District. The site is a Location Preference 4 (wholly commercial structure).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

SPEAKERS:     None

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Olague

MOTION:           18465 

B.         COMMISSIONERS’ QUESTIONS AND MATTERS

 

5.         Commission Comments/Questions

·         Inquiries/Announcements.  Without discussion, at this time Commissioners may make announcements or inquiries of staff regarding various matters of interest to the Commissioner(s).

·         Future Meetings/Agendas.  At this time, the Commission may discuss and take action to set the date of a Special Meeting and/or determine those items that could be placed on the agenda of the next meeting and other future meetings of the Planning Commission.

 

C.         DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

6.         Director’s Announcements

           

7.         Review of Past Week’s Events at the Board of Supervisors, Board of Appeals, and Historic Preservation Commission.

 

D.         GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT – 15 MINUTES

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

 

SPEAKERS: None

 

E.                  REGULAR CALENDAR 

                         

8.         2011.0563C                                                                        (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

1625 POST STREET - southwest corner of Post Street and Laguna Street; Lot017 in Assessor’s Block 0700 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 249.31, 712.83 and 303, to allow AT&T Mobility to locate up to twelve (12) WTS panel antennas and related equipment in a new mechanical penthouse the roof of a hotel (Kabuki Hotel, four story portion fronting Laguna Street), within a NC-3 (Neighborhood Commercial, Moderate Scale) District, the Japantown Special Use District and 50-X Height and Bulk District. The site is a Location Preference 4 (wholly commercial structure).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions.

 

SPEAKERS:     Tedi – AT&T representative

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Olague

MOTION:           18466 

9.         2011.0406C                                                                        (S. Vellve: (415) 558-6263)

389 - 9th AVENUE - northwest corner of 9th Avenue and Geary Boulevard; Lot035 in Assessor’s Block 1441 - Request for Conditional Use Authorization, pursuant to Planning Code Sections 712.83 and 303, to allow AT&T Mobility to locate up to twelve (12) WTS panel antennas on an existing penthouse and related equipment on the roof of the building (PG&E telephone switching facility), within a NC-3 (Neighborhood Commercial, Moderate Scale) District, and 40- X Height and Bulk District. The site is a Location Preference 1 (publicly-used structure).

Preliminary Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

 

SPEAKERS:     Tedi –  AT&T representative

ACTION:           Approved

AYES:              Miguel, Antonini, Borden, Fong, Moore, and Sugaya

ABSENT:          Olague [President Olague arrived during the vote of this item, but had not been present during the discussion]

MOTION:           18467 

 

F.         PUBLIC COMMENT

 

At this time, members of the public may address the Commission on items of interest to the public that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission except agenda items.  With respect to agenda items, your opportunity to address the Commission will be afforded when the item is reached in the meeting with one exception.  When the agenda item has already been reviewed in a public hearing at which members of the public were allowed to testify and the Commission has closed the public hearing, your opportunity to address the Commission must be exercised during the Public Comment portion of the Calendar.  Each member of the public may address the Commission for up to three minutes.

 

The Brown Act forbids a commission from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the posted agenda, including those items raised at public comment.  In response to public comment, the commission is limited to:

 

(1)  responding to statements made or questions posed by members of the public; or

(2)  requesting staff to report back on a matter at a subsequent meeting; or

(3)     directing staff to place the item on a future agenda.  (Government Code Section 54954.2(a))

 

None

 

Adjournment:  10:20 A.M.

 

ADOPTED: NOVEMBER 3, 2011

Last updated: 11/18/2011 4:24:45 PM