AGENDA

 

CITY OF SANTA MONICA

LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

VIA TELECONFERENCE PURSUANT TO

 

EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY

GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM

 

MONDAY, MAY 10, 2021

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 7:00 PM

 

 

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

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (415) 466-7000 (US), PIN 5349343 #

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: A Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Commission has been called for Monday at 7 p.m., May 10, 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.       COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

          March 8, 2021

 

5.         APPROVAL OF STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL ACTION:

 

5-A.     Certificate of Appropriateness 20ENT-0294, 1659 Ocean Front Walk

Placement of a blade sign for the multi-family residence known as the Purser Apartments, a designated City Landmark, in accordance with S.M.M.C 9.27.030 (C). The proposed blade sign is similar to an original sign previously removed and requires a Sign Adjustment.

 

5-B.    Certificate of Appropriateness 21ENT-0024, 9 Vicente Terrace

An addition, rehabilitation, and partial demolition of a single-family residence, a designated City Landmark, in accordance with S.M.M.C 9.27.030 (C).

 

6.         PUBLIC INPUT: (On items not on agenda and within the jurisdiction of the Commission)

 

7.         CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

None.

 

8.         OLD BUSINESS:

 

None.

 

9.         NEW BUSINESS/PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

9-A.     Landmark Designation Application 20ENT-0265 and 20ENT-0266 for the properties located at 1132-1142 Princeton Street to determine whether the multi-unit residential building, in whole or in part, should be designated as a City Landmark and, if so designated, whether an associated Landmark Parcel should be defined and described in order to preserve, maintain, protect, or safeguard the Landmark. The Landmarks Commission will consider the application based on whether the application, research, and public testimony presented demonstrate that the building meets one or more of the required criteria for Landmark designation pursuant to SMMC Section 9.56.100(A).   

 

Staff Report

A.       Public Notice

B.       Applicant’s Materials

C.       GPA Landmark Assessment Report, April 2021

Public Correspondence

 

9-B.     Landmark/Structure of Merit Designation 20ENT-0309, 2401 22nd Street to determine whether the subject residential building, in whole or in part, should be designated as a City Landmark or Structure of Merit and, if designated as a Landmark, whether an associated Landmark Parcel should be defined and described in order to preserve, maintain, protect, or safeguard the Landmark. The Landmarks Commission will consider whether, based on written materials and public testimony presented, that the building meets one or more of the required criteria for Landmark designation pursuant to SMMC Section 9.56.100(A), or criteria for Structure of Merit designation pursuant to SMMC Section 9.56.080.   

 

Staff Report

A.       Public Notice

B.       Applicant’s Materials

C.       ARG Landmark Assessment Report, April 2021

 

9-C.    Certificate of Appropriateness 21ENT-0054, 1527 17th Street Consideration of design approval of a proposed two-story addition and subterranean parking to the rear and rehabilitation of the existing Craftsman-style single-unit residence, a designated Landmark.

 

Staff Report

A.       Public Notice

B.       Applicant’s Materials, Including Consultant’s Report (GPA), April 2021

C.       Statement of Official Action, Planning Commission, 19ENT-0235 and 19ENT-0236

D.       Landmark Designation 18ENT-0134

E.       Project Plans

F.       Consultant’s Report (HRG), December 2020

Letter on behalf of the Owner/Applicant

Public Correspondence

 

10.       DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

10-A    Discussion and possible action regarding Landmarks Commission budget priorities, including potential recommendations to City Council in advance of budget study session, and possible appointment of a Commissioner or Commissioners to speak to the City Council on behalf of the Commission on budget priorities.

 

Letter to City Council from the Chair of the Landmarks Commission

 

10-B   Discussion and possible action regarding the actions taken by the City Council at its April 27, 2021 meeting regarding Boards and Commissions practices, including next steps, potential recommendations to City Council, and possible appointment of a Commissioner or Commissioners to speak to the City Council on behalf of the Commission.

 

 

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

 

12.      NEXT MEETING DATE AND COMMISSION AGENDA: Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Commission: 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 12, 2021

 

13.      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:

 

REQUESTS TO SPEAK During teleconference meetings, members of the public may email their comments to planningcomment@smgov.net. Comments will be read into the record by the Commission secretary on behalf of the public, with a reading time limit in accordance with Commission rules. All requests to address the Commission on public hearing items must be submitted prior to the Commission's consideration of the item.

 

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 meeting will be read aloud by staff at the meeting (with time limitations) and must be received prior to the Commission’s consideration of the item.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

CLOSED CAPTIONING: Meeting participants using the BlueJeans Desktop App can turn on automated Closed Captions (subtitles) from the Settings tab.

 

SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS: If you need any disability-related accommodations, including assistive listening devices or interpreters and readers, please contact the City Planning Division at (310) 458-8341 or planning@smgov.net at least three days prior to the meeting. This document is available in an alternate format upon request.

 

 

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.