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090902 OTLRB MinutesCALL TO ORDER MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OLD TOWN TEMECULA LOCAL REVIEW BOARD SEPTEMBER 9, 2002 The Old Town Temecula Local Review Board convened in a regular meeting at 9:00 A.M., on Monday, September 9, 2002, in the Main Conference Room of Temecula City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California. ROLL CALL Present: Absent. Also Present: Allen, Blair, Montgomery, Moore, and Chairman Harker. None. Development Processing Coordinator Noland, Redevelopment Management Analyst Hillberg, Minute Clerk Hansen, and Minute Clerk Ross PUBLIC COMMENTS No comments. CONSENT CALENDAR 1. Aqenda RECQMMENDATION: 1.1 Approve agenda of September 9, 2002. MOTION: Board Member Blair moved to approve the agenda, as amended. The motion was seconded by Board Member Montgomery and voice vote reflected unanimous approval. Members of the Board stated that the minutes of the July 8, 2002, meeting had been approved at a previous meeting and requested that the agenda be amended. 2. Minutes RECOMMENDATION: 2.1 Approve the minutes of July 8, 2002. (previously approved; see minutes of August 12, 2002.) 2.2 Approve the minutes of August 12, 2002. R:/OIdTownlLRBIMinutesl090902 1 Board Member Moore requested that the August 12, 2002, minutes be modified as follows: on page 6, under Board Member Comments., the date September 9, 2002, should be changed to October 14, 2002. MOTION: Board Member Blair moved to approve the minutes, as amended. The motion was seconded by Board Member Montgomery and voice vote reflected unanimous approval. BOARD BUSINESS 3. Leavenworth: Washinqton State's Bavarian Village (Video Presentation) Development Processing Coordinator Noland briefly introduced a 30-minute video presentation depicting the reinvention of the City of Leavenworth in the State of Washington. The following outlines the highlights of the film: History - In 1893, Leavenworth began as a railroad boomtown; and in 1903, a large lumber yard was built and the City continued to prosper. However, in the 1920s the depression hit and then was followed by World War II in the 1940s. The workers that hadn't left during the depression now left at the beginning of World War II. Leavenwodh became destitute until 1963 when the citizens joined together to reinvent the City as a Bavarian village. · Location - Leavenworth is located in central Washington making it convenient for days trips from Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, and British Columbia. · Lodf:lin.q - In the middle of town, visitors have the opportunity to experience European style lodging, B&B's, inns and elegant hotels. · Bakeries/delis - a Bavarian Food Court makes it fun to eat and drink Bavarian style. Shopping - Old World charm can be found in stores filled with Austrian costumes, German nutcrackers, Hummels, cuckoo clocks, wooden toys/carvings, fine linens and souvenirs. Outdoor/Year-Round Activities - rock climbing, fishing on the Wannatchee River, skiing, hiking, swimming, white water ratting, sled riding in winter, horseback riding. · Festivals - Autumn Leaf Festival, May Fest, Art in the Park, and Christmas Lighting. Community Fundraising - the citizens of Leavenworth have raised funds to build a waterfront park, band stand, public restrooms, antique street lighting, and to support a choir and a group of bell ringers. It was noted that the Board received and filed the video presentation. R:lOIdTownlLRBIMinutesl090902 2 4~ Planninf:l Application No. 02-0494 - Wall, Proiectinct and Window Signs Applicant: Main Street Substation Staff: Development Processing Coordinator - Knute Noland RECOMMENDATION: 4.1 The improvements proposed in this application have been determined by staff to be consistent with the Old Town Specific Plan as to size, materials and colors. Staff is requesting that the Old Town Local Review Board review, provide comments and approve this project. Staff briefly provided an overview of the project, noting that the signage being proposed for approval was previously installed without Board/staff review and/or approval, reviewing the allowable colors, describing the location of the subject site, and noting that the existing building and window signage is within the guidelines. After Board discussion, it was concluded that the improvements be approved as requested. MOTION: Board Member Blair moved that the Board approve the application as presented by staff. The motion was seconded by Board Member Harker and voice vote reflected unanimous approval. DIRECTOR OF PLANNING REPORT - No comments DIRECTOR OF REDEVELOPMENT REPORT - No comments BOARD MEMBER REPORTS By way of photographs, Chairman Harker advised that he had spent two weeks traveling in the cities of Exeter and Cambria, California, commenting on those cities' trend toward the use of murals. Further, Chairman Harker, by way of pictures, commented on the use of Styrofoam which resembled the appearance of wood and its durability and as well addressed the various types of awnings he had observed. For Board Member Blair, Development Processing Coordinator Noland noted that, on September 16, 2002, staff will be meeting with the owner of Mad Madeline's to discuss the application. Board Member Moore reminded the Board and staff that she would not be attending the October 14, 2002, meeting. R:lOIdTownlLRBIMinutesl090902 3 ADJOURNMENT At 9:53 a.m., Chairman Harker formally adjourned this meeting to Monday, October 14, 2002, at 9:00 a.ml in the Main Conference Room, City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California 92589. Cha~an V~illiam Harker ,l~i~ect(~r of Planning Debbie Ubnoske R:lOIdTownlLRBIMinutesl090902 4