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111405 OTLRB Minutes MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE OLD TOWN TEMECULA LOCAL REVIEW BOARD NOVEMBER 14, 2005 CALL TO ORDER The Old Town Temecula Local Review Board convened in a regular meeting at 9:00 a.m., on Monday, November 14, 2005, in the Main Conference Room, of Temecula City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California. ROLL CALL Present: Board Members: Allen, Harker, Haserot, Moore, and Chairman Blair Absent: None. Also Present: Associate Planner McCoy Development Processing Coordinator Noland Principal Planner Hazen Code Enforcement Officer Cole Redevelopment Director Meyer Planning Director Ubnoske Planning Technician Lecomte Minute Clerk Childs PUBLIC COMMENTS No public comment. CONSENT CALENDAR 1 Minutes RECOMMENDATION: 1.1 Approve the Minutes of October 10, 2005. MOTION: Board Member Moore moved to approve the Consent Calendar. Board Member Harker seconded the motion and voice vote reflected unanimous aDDroval. BOARD BUSINESS New Items 2 PlanninQ Aoolication No. PA05-0205 a Develooment Plan for a three-story shell buildinQ consistinQ of aooroximatelv 6.080 of retaiVcommercial on the first floor. 5.137 SQuare feet on the second floor. and 4.978 SQuare feet on the third floor. The total SQuare footaQe for the oroiect will be 16.195. located at 41955 4th Street R: IOldTownlLRBlMlnutesl111405 Associate Planner McCoy presented the Board with a staff report (of written record). At this time the public hearing was opened. Mr. Michael McAuliffe, Interactive Design Corporation, representing the applicant, offered the following comments: . That there have been minor changes in finishes, advising that colors will not change but that the precast panels around the base of the building will change to granite . That onsite parking will be provided with the proposed project . That the proposed project will be reminiscent of the classical revival architecture massing . That Cypress trees will be planted on the rear of the building. At this time the public hearing was closed. Board Member Haserot expressed concern with the changes to Old Town and the amount of approved tree-story buildings. Board Member Harker stated that he is of the opinion that because of fayade improvements and new development in Old Town, the businesses are prospering. Chairman Blair suggested agendizing the topic of changes that are occurring in Old Town so that the Board could have more discussion with regard of changes in Old Town. The Board expressed their enthusiasm for the proposed project. MOTION: Board Member Moore moved to approve the proposed project. Board Member Harker seconded the motion and voice vote reflected unanimous aDDroval. BOARD BUSINESS DIRECTOR OF PLANNING REPORT No reports at this time. DIRECTOR OF REDEVELOPMENT REPORT Director of Redevelopment Meyer agreed that more discussion regarding new development and what Old Town should or should not be, be agendized so that the Board and staff could have an opportunity to discuss the topic. Referencing Mr. Meyer's comment, Director or Planning Ubnoske suggested that the topic be agendized as a single item and she will ask the cOnsulting architect to be in attendance. CODE ENFORCEMENT REPORT A Code Enforcement report was distributed to the Board. R: 10IdTownlLRBlMinutes/111405 2 BOARD MEMBER REPORT Board Member Moore queried on how long an applicant would have to execute their plans after they have been approved. In response to Board Member Moore's query, Director of Planning Ubnoske stated that an applicant would have one year to execute their plans but would be able to apply for extensions if they so desired. For the Board, Director of Redevelopment Meyer advised that the Shire Building has been recently painted. Director of Planning Ubnoske stated that if the owner of the Shire Building were to elect to not make the previously proposed changes to the Building, that would be their decision. Board Member Moore shared pictures of how mail boxes and kiosks are displayed and covered in other towns. Director of Planning Ubnoske stated that she will hold off with the Specific Plan Amendment until after discussions regarding the new changes in Old Town. Principal Planner Hazen introduced intern Katie Lecomte. ADJOURNMENT At 9:40 a.m., Board Member Blair formally adjourned this meeting to December 12. 2005, at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room, City Hall, .43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California 92590. ~;rt Blair "7)~~-'~~ -- Director of Planning Ubnoske . R: IOIdTownlLRBlMlnules/11140S 3