Historic Preservation Commission - March 15, 2017 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm
Location: 
United States

SAN FRANCISCO
HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

 

Notice of Hearing
&
Agenda

Commission Chambers Room 400,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
12:30 p.m.
Regular Hearing

 

Commissioners
Andrew Wolfram, President
Aaron Hyland, Vice President
Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Commission Secretary
Jonas P. Ionin

Hearing Materials are available at:
Website: http://www.sfplanning.org
Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, 4th Floor, Suite 400
Planning Information Center, 1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor
Voice recorded Agenda, only: (415) 558-6320

Commission Hearing Broadcasts:
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Ordinances and Accessibility
Hearing Procedures

 

ROLL CALL

President: Andrew Wolfram
Vice-President: Aaron Hyland
Commissioners: Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S.E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman


A. GENERAL 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.  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))

B. DEPARTMENT MATTERS

1. Director’s Announcements

2. Review of Past Events at the Planning Commission, Staff Report and Announcements

3. CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT (CLG) 2015-2016 ANNUAL REPORT – Review of the 2015-2016 CLG Annual Report prepared by Planning Department Staff. The Commission may direct staff to include additional information or make revisions to the report prior to forwarding to the California Office of Historic Preservation.

C. COMMISSION MATTERS

4. President’s Report and Announcements

5. Consideration of Adoption:

Adoption of Commission Minutes – Charter Section 4.104 requires all commissioners to vote yes or no on all matters unless that commissioner is excused by a vote of the Commission.  Commissioners may not be automatically excluded from a vote on the minutes because they did not attend the meeting.

6. Commission Comments & Questions

  • Disclosures.
  • 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 Historic Preservation Commission.

D. REGULAR CALENDAR 

7. 2016-010894DES                                                (S. FERGUSON: (415) 575-9074)
2731 FOLSOM STREET – west side of Folsom Street, Assessor's Block 3640, Lot 031 (District 7) - Consideration to Initiate Landmark Designation of 2731-2735 Folsom Street as an individual Article 10 Landmark pursuant to Section 1004.1 of the Planning Code. 2731-2735 Folsom Street is significant as a notable work of master architect James Francis Dunn (1874-1921) and as a fine example of residential Beaux-Arts architecture. This item has been calendared following receipt of a community-generated Landmark Designation Application. 2731-2735 Folsom Street is located in a RH-2 zoning district and 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve

8. 2016-011144COA                                              (F. MCMILLEN: (415) 575-9076)
WASHINGTON SQUARE – bounded by Columbus Avenue, Filbert, Stockton, Union and Powell Streets in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco (Assessor's Block 0102; Lot 001) (District 3). Request for Certificate of Appropriateness for the replacement of play equipment and the perimeter wall within the footprint of the existing playground; repairing the benches and repaving the walkways surrounding the playground; installing planting bed fencing; removal of the staircase at corner of Powell and Filbert streets; and the installation of regulatory signage. Washington Square is located within a P (Public) Zoning District and OS (Open Space) Height and Bulk limit. Washington Square was locally designated as San Francisco Landmark No. 226 under Article 10 of the Planning Code in 1999. 
Preliminary Recommendation: Approve

9a. 2017-002434LBR                                         (D. SMITH: (415) 575-9093)
PIER 43 ½, FISHERMAN'S WHARF – on the north side of The Embarcadero. Assessor's Block 9900, Lots 043 and 043H (District 3). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Founded in 1982, Red and White Fleet is a family-owned business offering maritime and recreational transportation services for the cities and ports on the San Francisco Bay. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a C-2 (Community Business) Zoning District and 40-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

9b. 2017-002437LBR                                          (D. SMITH: (415) 575-9093)
1129 FOLSOM STREET – on the south side of Folsom Street. Assessor's Block 3755, Lot 099 (District 6). Consideration of adoption of a resolution recommending Small Business Commission approval of a Legacy Business application. Established in 1981, Ruby Sailing was the first licensed sailboat to carry passengers on San Francisco Bay and for the past thirty years has continued to offer chartered tours docking from the city's southern waterfront. The Legacy Business Registry recognizes longstanding, community-serving businesses that are valuable cultural assets to the City. In addition, the City intends that the Registry be a tool for providing educational and promotional assistance to Legacy Businesses to encourage their continued viability and success. The subject business is within a NCT (Folsom Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit) Zoning District and 65-X Height and Bulk District.
Preliminary Recommendation: Adopt a Recommendation for Approval

ADJOURNMENT