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PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

420 LITHO STREET 
SAUSALITO, CA 94965 
(415) 289-4128

REGULAR MEETING – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
6:30 P.M. in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS at 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO

Actions taken

Approved Minutes

The Planning Commission may, at its discretion, consider agenda items out of the order in which they are listed. The public may comment on any item on the agenda that has not previously been subject to public comment. To give everyone an opportunity to be heard and to ensure the presentation of different points of view, the Commission requests that members of the audience who speak: 1) Fill out a Speaker Card and submit it to staff; 2) Always address the Chair; 3) State his or her name and address; 4) State views succinctly, and; 5) Limit presentations to three minutes.

CALL TO ORDER
Chair Stafford Keegin
Vice-Chair Joan Cox
Commissioner Stan Bair
Commissioner Richard Graef
Commissioner Bill Werner

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
September 19, 2012

PUBLIC HEARINGS – Declarations regarding Planning Commissioner Public Contacts

JOINT MEETING WITH HISTORIC LANDMARKS BOARD

1. WELLS FARGO BANK ATM / 715 BRIDGEWAY (DR 12-164)
Staff: Thornberry-Assef
One Source Security & Sound, Inc. (Applicant) 
Wells Fargo Bank (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: A Design Review Permit for the removal of one existing Automated Teller Machine (ATM) located on the front façade of the Wells Fargo Bank building, and replacement with a new ATM in the same location at 715 Bridgeway (APN 065-072-13).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve subject to conditions.

2. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE KIOSK/ EL PORTAL/TRACY WAY INTERSECTION
(DR 12-180)

Staff: Burns
Sausalito Chamber of Commerce (Applicant) 
City of Sausalito (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: A Design Review Permit for the installation of an ATM within the existing Chamber of Commerce Visitor Kiosk located in the public right-of-way at the intersection of El Portal and Tracy Way.
RECOMMENDATION: Approve subject to conditions.

3. PLAZA VINA DEL MAR ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS/700 BLOCK OF BRIDGEWAY (DR 10-029)
Staff report: Part 1, Part 2 
Staff: Burns
City of Sausalito (Applicant/Owner) 
DESCRIPTION: Design Review Permit to allow accessibility improvements, including but not limited to the removal of the band stand, installation of an at-grade paved surface and installation of five-foot wide paths around the fountain at Plaza Vina Del Mar located in the 700 block of Bridgeway (APN 065-074-01).
RECOMMENDATION: Approve subject to conditions.

ADJOURN HISTORIC LANDMARKS BOARD

4. HARMONIA WELLNESS CENTER/2200 BRIDGEWAY (CUP 12-134)
Staff: Schinsing
John McCoy, McCoy Architecture, Inc (Applicant) 
MMB First Mortgage Fund (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Conditional Use Permit to allow a cultural center for specialized programs in personal growth and development, including fitness, nutrition and health (APN 063-110-01). Continued from the September 19, 2012 Planning Commission meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: Deny without prejudice

5. GALANTE RESIDENCE / 30 EXCELSIOR LANE (DR/CUP 12-048)
Staff: Thornberry-Assef
Robert Neblon (Applicant) 
Dana Galante Trust (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: A Design Review permit to demolish an existing 800 square foot carport and construction of two apartments located above a four-car garage. In addition, a single-story garage is proposed at the north-east corner of the property; a Conditional Use Permit to allow the proposed parking spaces be located in tandem, one behind the other. The project site is located at 30 Excelsior Lane (APN 065-071-22).
RECOMMENDATION: Continue to date uncertain

OLD BUSINESS – None

NEW BUSINESS – None

COMMUNICATIONS
STAFF
PLANNING COMMISSIONERS

ADJOURNMENT -- Not later than 10:00 p.m.

APPEALS: Any decision of the Planning Commission may be appealed by filing an appeal form and the required appeal fee with the Community Development Department within ten (10) calendar days of the date of the decision. If you challenge a decision of the Planning Commission in court you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the hearing or on appeal to the City Council.

SPECIAL NEEDS: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (29 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title 11), if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Community Development Department at 289-4128 or 289-4165. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

AGENDAS are available on the Friday prior to the Planning Commission meeting at the City Hall entrance at 420 Litho Street.

STAFF REPORTS are available for review on the Saturday prior to the Planning Commission meeting at the Sausalito Library at 420 Litho Street and at the City’s website, www.ci.sausalito.ca.us. Staff reports are also available at the Community Development Department at City Hall during normal business hours and at the Planning Commission meeting. Materials related to an item on this agenda which are submitted after the distribution of the agenda packet are available for public review at the Community Development Department during normal business hours, at the Planning Commission meeting, and at the City’s website (subject to staff’s ability to post the documents prior to the meeting).


City of Sausalito
Community Development Department
420 Litho Street
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-4128
www.ci.sausalito.ca.us  
Stafford Keegin, Chair
Joan Cox, Vice-Chair
Stan Bair, Commissioner
Richard Graef, Commissioner
Bill Werner, Commissioner
Jeremy Graves, Community Development Director
Mary Wagner, City Attorney
Heidi Burns, Associate Planner
Lilly Schinsing, Associate Planner
Alison Thornberry-Assef, Assistant Planner
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I

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