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080805 OTLRB Minutes MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OLD TOWN TEMECULA LOCAL REVIEW BOARD August 8, 2005 CALL TO ORDER The Old Town Temecula Local Review Board convened in a regular meeting at 9:00 a.m., on Monday, August 8, 2005, in the Main Conference Room, of Temecula City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California. Acting Deputy City Clerk Domenoe duly swore in alternate Board Member John Williams. ROLL CALL Present: Board Members Allen, Harker, Haserot, Moore, and Chairman Blair Alternate Board Member: Williams Absent: None. Also Present: Management Analyst Hillberg Director of Redevelopment Meyer Assistant Planner Bales Development Processing Coordinator Noland Director of Planning Ubnoske Code Enforcement Officer Cole Minute Clerk Childs PUBLIC COMMENTS No public comment. CONSENT CALENDAR 1 Minutes RECOMMENDATION: 1.1 Approve the Minutes of July 11 , 2005. MOTION: Board Member Harker moved to approve the Consent Calendar. Board Member Moore seconded the motion and voice vote reflected approval with the exception of Board Member Williams who abstained. NEW ITEMS 2 Planninc Application No. PA05-0148 An Administrative Development Plan to construct a new outdoor wine carden to be located in the lot to the north of the Palomar Hotel at the corner of Old Town Front Street and Fifth Street. R: 10IdTown/LRB/Minutes/08080S Assistant Planner Bales presented a staff report (of written record). At this time, the public hearing was opened. Mr. Mike Perkett, representing Perkett Design Work, walked the Board through the design concept as stated in staff report, noting that the interior of the trellis will be 8 feet tall and will be planted with grape vines and evergreen vines to help soften the appearance of the trellis Chairman Blair queried on whether or not businesses on Front Street should be consistent with each other. For the sake of being consistent with the surrounding businesses, Director of Redevelopment Meyer noted the importance of being consistent with the surrounding businesses, and suggested that the Board consider pulling the front edge of the garden back to the front edge of the building as opposed to the front edge of the property and add decorative paving, which would create a browse zone for pedestrians. Understanding the importance of being consistent, Board Member Moore noted that the proposed project would be a different use then what has been previously approved. Board Member Allen also stated that although he understands Mr. Meyer's comment of businesses being consistent with one another, Board Member Allen relayed that-by creating a sidewalk continuous along the edge, that the translucency of the proposed fence would provide pedestrians the opportunity to see into the garden. Board Member Allen also noted that it would be his opinion that the proposed - project would not be consistent with an old western style, specifically a Spanish Colonial/Mission style; and that he does not have any concerns with the interior space but rather the street frontage. Responding to the concerns of Board Member Allen, Mr. Perkett relayed that he would be willing to change the materials of the front of the building to create a more authentic western style building. At this time, the public hearing was closed. MOTION: Board Member Moore moved to direct staff to work with the applicant to explore other materials that would be in keeping with an old western style Spanish Colonial/Mission style; that the applicant consider the possibility of adding an arch; and that the applicant maintain the wrought iron fence but that the materials of the base be changed to the satisfaction of the Planning Director. Board Member Allen seconded the motion and voice vote reflected unanimous aDDroval. MOTION: Board member Harker moved to approve the pathway, landscaping, dining style tables and chairs, and decorative Santa Fe gravel as indicated in staff report. Board Member Moore seconded the motion and voice vote reflected unanimous aDDroval. MOTION: Board Member Moore moved to approve the proposed fireplace and gazebo and that any modification of materials be approved by the Director of Planning. Board Member Allen seconded the motion and voice vote reflected unanimous aDDroval. It was the consensus of the Board to remove the Old Town Directory structure located in the front of the proposed property. - R: IOIdTownlLRBlMinules/080805 2 BOARD BUSINESS DIRECTOR OF PLANNING REPORT No report given. DIRECTOR OF REDEVELOPMENT REPORT Director of Redevelopment Meyer offered the following report: . That the parking lot of the Perkins Building is currently in escrow and that at the end of escrow, 20 additional parking spaces will be available . That six parking surveys have been conducted since January 2005, noting that the results concluded that currently there would be 1200 parking spaces in Old Town which would include on-street parking off-street parking and off-street private parking; that the survey counts were performed on Thursday and Saturday afternoons, and Saturday evening and that that currently Saturday afternoons would be the biggest demand . That in anticipation of the opening of the Theater, preliminary analysis has been performed and that it would be staff's opinion that there will be sufficient parking but that staff will continue to explore parking opportunities. CODE ENFORCEMENT REPORT A Code Enforcement report was distributed to the Board. BOARD MEMBER REPORT Board Member Moore noted that she would have no current updated report on the Civic Center. For the Board, Director of Redevelopment Meyer relayed that in regard to the Civic Center, the architectural team would be in the process of working on the space analysis for the Civic Center. Mr. Meyer also informed the Board that the store front is currently in the Mercantile and would be of the opinion that the Board will be pleased with the outcome of the storefront. Board Member Moore informed the Board that the Historical Society is pleased with the outcome of the Mercantile Building. In regard to the Code Enforcement report, Board Member Moore expressed concern with the repeat offenders and asked if there was a way to implement a sliding fine,schedule. In response to Board Member Moore's query, Director of Planning Ubnoske relayed that there is a fine schedule currently in place. Board Member Moore queried if the City Council would be interested in implementing an adopt a tree ordinance, noting that this would enforce replacing new trees once old trees are removed. In response to Board Member Moore's query, Ms. Ubnoske relayed that she is of the opinion that there is a program currently in place but will explore this further. R: IOIdTownlLRBlMinutes/080805 3 ADJOURNMENT At 10:00 a.m., Board Member Blair formally adjourned this meeting to SeDtember 12. 2005, at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room, City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California 92590. ~ert Blair R: IOIdTownlLRBlMinuteslOSOB05 ~~tht-c' ~~~ Director of Planning Ubnoske 4