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031405 OTLRB Minutes MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OLD TOWN TEMECULA LOCAL REVIEW BOARD MARCH 14, 2005 CALL TO ORDER The Old Town Temecula local Review Board convened in a regular meeting at 9:00 a.m., on Monday, March 14, 2005, in the Main Conference Room, of Temecula City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California. ROLL CALL Present: Board Members Allen, Harker, Moore, and Chairman Blair. Absent: Haserot. Also Present: Management Analyst Hillberg Director of Planning Ubnoske Assistant Planner Damko Director of Redevelopment Meyer Code Enforcement Officer Cole Principal Planner Hogan Processing Coordinator Noland Minute Clerk Childs PUBLIC COMMENTS No comments. CONSENT CALENDAR 1 Aaenda RECOMMENDATION: 1.1 Approve agenda of March 14, 2005. MOTION: Board Member Allen moved to approve Item No. 1.1. Board member Moore seconded the motion and voice vote reflected aDDroval with the exception of Board Member Haserot who was absent. 2 Minutes RECOMMENDATION: 2.1 Approve the Minutes of September 13, 2004. Due to a lack of quorum, Item No. 2.1 will be rolled over to the April 11 , 2005, OTlRB meeting. R:/OldTownlLRBlMinutes/031405 2.2 Approve the Minutes of December 20, 2004. Due to a lack of quorum, Item No. 2.2 will be rolled over to the April 11 , 2005 OTlRB meeting. 2.3 Approve the Minutes of January 10, 2005. MOTION: Board Member Harker moved to approve item No. 2.3. Board Member Moore seconded the motion and voice vote reflected aDDroval with the exception of Board Member Haserot who was absent and Board Member Allen who abstained. Continued from January 10, 2005 3 Plannina Aoolication No. PA01-0373 An Administrative Develooment Plan for a facade imorovement to Texas Lil's. an existina restaurant. The aoolicant was issued a buildina oermit in error which allowed a 251 sauare foot room addition for storaae and a cooler area located on the south side of the buildina. The aoolicant also constructed a decorative wood hand railina. decorative wood oosts with corbels. a wood entrv overhand. and reoainted the exterior oortion of the buildina. The aoolicant also reolaced the existina back lit sians with carved wood sians. The OTlRB reviewed this case on Januarv 10. 2005: however. the aoolicant was not oresent and would like to discuss the recommended Conditions of Aooroval. Prooertv is located on the southwest corner of Front Street and 5th Street Applicant: Ron Walton 30075 Ynez Road Temecula, CA 92592 Assistant Planner Damko presented the Old Town local review Board with a staff report (of record), highlighting: . That on January 10, 2005, the OTlRB met regarding faQade changes; that the Board at that time reviewed and approved the application with Conditions; that the applicant was not present, and staff's concerns are as follows: 1. That staff recommended that the applicant remove the neon signage 2. That the applicant provide a designation area for the trash enclosure 3. That the applicant submit a landscape plan for the south elevation 4. That the rooftop equipment on the new storage addition be concealed . That the applicant would like the opportunity to speak to the OTlRB to discuss the project. At this time, the public hearing was opened. Mr. Ron Walton, tenant of the proposed project expressed concern with staff's above mentioned recommendations. At this time, the public hearing was closed. R:/OldTownILRBlMinuteslO31405 2 It was the consensus of the Board to address Item Nos. 1-4 one at a time. 1. trash enclosure: Mr. Walton noted that he is not objecting to a trash enclosure but rather timing in which the enclosure would have to be moved. 2. sianaae: the tenant is willing to remove the neon signage but expressed concern with the removal date of March 14, 2005; that the tenant would request 180 days from approval to remove neon signage. 3. landscaoina: that the tenant is not clear on where staff would need landscaping on the south elevation. 4. rooftoo eauioment: that the applicant will be installing a parapet wall that would help to conceal rooftop equipment. Principal Planner Hogan noted the following: 1. rooftoo eauioment: that the Board would need to determine whether or not a parapet to conceal rooftop equipment would be considered an architectural element. 2. trash enclosure timina: that the timing issue is a city requirement; that there is an area in the back of the building along the side of the creek where a trash enclosure could be placed; and that the applicant as well as the tenant has been informed of the Conditions of Approval. 3. neon sianaae: that staff would be satisfied allowing the tenant 180 days of approval for the removal of the neon signage. CONSENSUS OF BOARD: 180 days of planning approval. 4. landscaoina: that staff is of the opinion that the south side of the building requires additional softening of wall surfacing; that staff is willing to work with the tenant regarding landscaping issues. CONSENSUS OF BOARD: 180 days of planning approval. MOTION: Board Member Allen moved to recommend that the concealing of rooftop equipment be left as is (no change be required); that approved signage be in place within 180 days of plan approval; that the applicant have an approved landscape design within 180 days; that an approved trash enclosure plan be in place at 180 days and to allow a 6 month extension for the trash enclosure if needed. Board Member Harker seconded the motion and voice vote reflected aDDroval with the exception of Board Member Haserot who was absent. BOARD BUSINESS BOARD MEMBER REPORT Chairman Blair thanked Board Member Harker for all his years of service as Chairman. DIRECTOR OF PLANNING REPORT Principal Planner Hazen relayed that Roger Cantrell was recently hired as the City's architect consultant and that Mike Elliott has been retained by the City for many years as the City's landscape architect. Mr. Hazen also relayed that Mr. Cantrell will be attending the April 11, 2005, OTlRB meeting to answer any questions the Board may have regarding the vision the Board may have for Old Town, Temecula. R:/OldTownlLRBlMlnutesl031405 3 DIRECTOR OF REDEVELOPMENT REPORT Mr. Meyer relayed that Butterfield Square was recently approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Meyer also noted that after the meeting the Board will be taking a tour of the Theater. For the Board, Mr. Meyer noted that a solution is currently be explored on how to accommodate parking in Old Town. CODE ENFORCEMENT REPORT No Code Enforcement report at this time. ADJOURNMENT At 10:25 a.m., Chairman Blair formally adjourned this meeting to ADril11. 2005. at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room, City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, Californ}a 92590. ~t5rd~ Chairman William Harker ~h~~' V~~ Director of Planning Ubnoske R:/OldTownlLRBlMlnUlesl03140S 4