PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA
CITY OF SAUSALITO
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
420 LITHO STREET
SAUSALITO, CA 94965
JOINT MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
6:30 P.M. in the COUNCIL CHAMBERS at 420 LITHO STREET, SAUSALITO
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 Joan Cox
Vice-Chair Bill Werner
Commissioner Stafford Keegin
Commissioner Stan Bair
Commissioner Richard Graef
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON ITEMS NOT ON THIS AGENDA
APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 26, 2013
CALL TO ORDER – JOINT MEETING WITH HISTORIC LANDMARKS BOARD
PUBLIC HEARINGS – Declarations regarding decision-maker public contacts
1. CHASE BANK / 675 BRIDGEWAY (DR/SP/EA 13-128)
Callison Architects (Applicant)
Bridgeway Blvd. LLC (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Design Review Permit to allow for exterior modifications to the front entry area and new rooftop mechanical units; and a Sign Permit for a wall sign, a hanging sign in the entry alcove, and a new projecting sign attached to the commercial building at 675 Bridgeway. The applicant is also seeking an Encroachment Agreement to allow for the projecting sign to encroach up to three feet into the public right-of-way fronting 675 Bridgeway.
RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the Design Review and Sign Permits, subject to conditions and recommendation for City Council approval of the Encroachment Agreement.
2. CASA MADRONA / 801 BRIDGEWAY (AMENDMENT OF DR/NC 10-377)
Safdie Rabines Architects (Applicant)
CMSC Ventures, LLC (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Amendment of a previously-approved Design Review Permit (DR 10-377) for the property at 801 Bridgeway (APN 065-063-46) to allow structurally-mandated design alterations related to the non-historic Villa Madrona building, installation of new landscape and hardscape improvements adjacent to the historic William Barrett House, and allow the after-the-fact demolition, reconstruction, and replication of an accessory outbuilding. The applicant is also seeking approval of a Nonconformity Permit to allow the reconstruction and replication of a voluntarily demolished building located within the north side yard setback.
RECOMMENDATION: Approval, subject to conditions.
ADJOURNMENT OF HISTORIC LANDMARKS BOARD MEETING
3. COLOMA WIRELESS / 441-475 COLOMA (AMENDMENT OF UP/DR 99-111)
Westcore Marin (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Amendment of a Conditional Use Permit and Design Review Permit for the replacement of two existing panel antennas with two new panel antennas on the rooftop, screened within a simulation chimney structure; installation of a new GPS reception antenna and two new Remote Radio Units on the rooftop and the addition of a battery cabinet in the equipment room at 441-475 Coloma. This item was continued from the June 26, 2013 meeting.
RECOMMENDATION: No staff presentation. Take public comment and continue the public hearing at the applicant’s request to the September 4, 2013 meeting without further action.
4. LYCEE FRANÇAIS PLAYGROUND / 100 EBBTIDE (DR/TRP 13-135)
Lycee Français (Applicant)
City of Sausalito (Owner)
DESCRIPTION: Design Review Permit and Tree Removal Permit for a local enhancement project involving the installation of a new playground at Martin Luther King Park which would include perimeter fencing with access gates, drinking fountains, a seat wall, outdoor education area, landscaping, play structures, play surfaces and Americans with Disabilities accessibility improvements. A willow and cherry tree would be removed in order to install the playground
RECOMMENDATION: Approval, subject to conditions
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
Joan Cox, Chair
Bill Werner, Vice-Chair
Stafford Keegin, Commissioner
Stan Bair, Commissioner
Richard Graef, Commissioner
Jeremy Graves, Community Development Director
Mary Wagner, City Attorney
Heidi Scoble, Associate Planner
Lilly Schinsing, Administrative Analyst
Alison Thornberry-Assef, Assistant Planner
Steve Padovan, Contract Planner
Rafael Miranda, Contract Planner
Alberto Viana, Administrative Aide I