AGENDA

 

CITY OF SANTA MONICA

LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

VIA TELECONFERENCE PURSUANT TO

 

EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY

GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2021

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 7:00 PM

 

 

TELECONFERENCE*: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/vkkppekc 

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (415) 466-7000 (US), PIN 1171875 # 

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: A Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Commission has been called for Monday at 7PM, January 11, 2021. In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19), the members of the Landmarks Commission and City staff will participate via teleconference. Participants may also join via the teleconference link above.

 

Those wishing to give public comment must make the request via email to planningcomment@smgov.net. Please note the agenda item in your comments. Comments received later than noon the day of the meeting will be read aloud at the meeting (with time limitations) and must be received prior to the Commission’s consideration of the item.

 

 

CALL TO ORDER OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

1.       ROLL CALL

 

2.       REPORT FROM STAFF:

Information concerning future Landmarks Commission Agendas. Update on recent Architectural Review Board, Planning Commission, and City Council actions, including development projects, planning policy studies, ordinances, appeals and update of project status and related landmarks matters.

 

3.       PRESENTATION AND UPDATE FROM THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA CIVIL ENGINEERING DIVISION ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR THE PIER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

 

4.       COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

5.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

·       October 12, 2020

 

6.       APPROVAL OF STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL ACTION:

 

6-A.    Certificate of Appropriateness 20ENT-0160, 401 Ocean Avenue, an amendment to Certificate of Appropriateness 18ENT-0142 which included the rehabilitation, and restoration of the existing residence known as the Henry Weyse/Charles Morris House, a designated City Landmark, a new four-story residential building, and associated landscape improvements. Approval of the inclusion of a new/ additional second entry door on the Landmark structure at the recessed porch facing Ocean Avenue, and a new/ additional fence at the corner of the property, including the west and north frontages.

 

6-B.    Denial of Landmark Designation Application 20ENT-0119 for the property located at 305 San Vicente Boulevard determining that the multi-family residential building in whole or in part, should not be designated as a City Landmark.

 

7.       PUBLIC INPUT: On items not on agenda and within the jurisdiction of the Commission

 

8.       CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

None.

 

9.       OLD BUSINESS:

 

None.

 

10.      NEW BUSINESS/PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

10-A.  Certificate of Appropriateness 20ENT-0273, 1436 2nd Street, consideration of expansion to the existing four-story affordable lodging hostel facility on the site of the Rapp Saloon, the first building designated as a City Landmark. The expansion includes 40 additional guestrooms, a renovated dining hall, and a central courtyard.  The proposed addition is otherwise separate and apart from the Rapp Saloon Building. The Rapp Saloon will be rehabilitated to continue to function as a community amenity at the front of the parcel and provide enhanced accessibility to this important City Landmark.

 

Staff Report

A. Public Notice

B. Applicant’s Materials

C. Landmark Designation (rev) STOA 17ENT-0272

D. Impacts Analysis Report, Historic Resources Group, May 6, 2020

E. Historic Preservation Consultant Report, Kaplan Chen Kaplan, November 18, 2019 provided by applicant

Public Correspondence

 

 

10-B.  Certificate of Appropriateness 20ENT-0287, 301 Santa Monica Boulevard, consideration of the reconstruction of the previously removed third floor of designated City Landmark, the Junipher Building, in accordance with S.M.M.C 9.27.030 (C).

 

Staff Report

A. Public Notice

B. Certificate of Appropriateness Application

C. Project Plans

D. STOA Landmark Designation 13LM-011

Letter on Behalf of Applicant

Public Correspondence

 

 

11.      Discussion and review of current Commission Subcommittees, and Commissioner liaison and representative positions, with potential appointments of Commissioners to Subcommittee, liaison, and representative positions as follows:

 

Liaison/Representative Positions

§  Santa Monica Pier Corporation

§  Architectural Review Board

§  Urban Forest Task Force

§  Third Street Neighborhood CPC

§  710 Wilshire Boulevard JDRB

Subcommittees

§  Landmark and Historic District Ordinance- PAUSED

§  San Vicente Corridor – Regulatory Procedures- PAUSED

§  Public and Media Outreach

 

Landmarks Commission Liaison and Subcommittee List

 

 

12.      WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS: Public and Commission discussion and comment is permitted

 

13.      NEXT MEETING DATE AND COMMISSION AGENDA: Special Meeting of the Landmarks Commission: 7:00 PM Monday, February 08, 2021 Via Teleconference Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20 Issued by Governor Gavin Newsom

 

14.      ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

CITY LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

Richard Brand, Commission Licensed Architect
Kenneth Breisch, Commission Architectural Historian
Roger Genser, Commission Local Historian, Chairperson

Amy Green, Commissioner

Barry Rosenbaum, Commissioner, Chair Pro Tempore
Dolores Sloan, Commissioner
Jodi Summers, Commission Real Estate Licensee
 

Stephanie Reich, AIA, LEED AP, Design & Historic Preservation Planner, LC Liaison

Heidi von Tongeln, Deputy City Attorney

Regina Szilak, Associate Planner

Wendy Radwan, Staff Assistant

Melissa Zak, Staff Assistant

 

 

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR THAT PROMOTE CIVILITY AT ALL PUBLIC MEETINGS:

 

·       Treat everyone courteously;

·       Listen to others respectfully;

·       Exercise self-control;

·       Give open-minded consideration to all viewpoints;

·       Focus on the issues and avoid personalizing debate;

·       Embrace respectful disagreement and dissent as democratic rights, inherent components of an inclusive public process, and tools for forging sound decisions.

 

 

AGENDA POLICIES:

 

WRITTEN COMMENTS may be submitted to planningcomment@smgov.net up until 12 p.m. the day of the meeting. Written comments received prior to the 12 p.m. cutoff will be distributed to the Commission for review and posted online for public viewing. Comments received after 12 p.m. on the day of the teleconference meeting will be read aloud by staff at the meeting (with time limitations in accordance with Commission rules) and must be received prior to the Commission’s consideration of the item.

 

PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES on each public hearing item include presentation of a staff report; Commission question of staff; a five minute presentation by the project applicant or application proponent, if any, or property owner; Commission questions of the applicant or application proponent or property owner; three minutes each for each member of the public wishing to speak to the item; three minutes for project applicant or applicant proponent or property owner rebuttal; Commission deliberations and decision.

 

Professionals appearing before the Commission should clearly identify their status, such as “attorney,” paralegal,” “architect,” “designer,” or “landscape architect.”  Instances of misrepresentation of professional status may be referred to the City Attorney for possible prosecution.

 

ACTION BY THE LANDMARKS COMMISSION on most matters occurs with the affirmative votes of at least four Commissioners.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR items will be acted upon by the Commission at one time without discussion unless a Commission requests discussion on an item. If such a request is made, the item will be heard after the balance of the Consent Calendar has been voted upon.

 

APPEALS of certain actions of the Commission may be heard by the City Council. For specific information on appeals, please contact the Commission staff.

 

Please note that the Landmarks Commission Agenda is subject to change up to 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. We encourage you to check the agenda 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 

For more information regarding the Landmarks Commission Agenda, please contact Stephanie Reich at stephanie.reich@smgov.net


 

 

 

COPYRIGHT DISCLOSURE AND FAIR USE COMMITMENT FOR COPIES OF ARCHITECTURAL PLANS

 

ARCHITECTURAL PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO COPYRIGHT PROTECTION UNDER STATE AND FEDERAL LAW. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL MAY RESULT IN A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW, 17 USC § 501.

 

The City of Santa Monica provides copies of architectural plans that are submitted to the City in the course of the design review or land use approval process in order to comply with state public disclosure laws. The City provides copies of these architectural plans for the purpose of facilitating project review, public comment, and news reporting consistent with the doctrine of fair use. Any further use or publication of architectural plans without the permission of the copyright owner may constitute an infringement of applicable copyright projections.

 

By clicking on the links to access draft plans, you are (1) acknowledging the existence of copyright protection for architectural plans; (2) recognizing that the use of such plans is limited by the copyright protection; and (3) represent that you do not intend to use the copies in any manner that would infringe upon the copyright.