AGENDA

 

CITY OF SANTA MONICA

LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

VIA TELECONFERENCE PURSUANT TO

 

EXECUTIVE ORDER N-29-20 ISSUED BY

GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

 

MEETING BEGINS AT 7:00 PM

 

 

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

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (415) 466-7000 (US), PIN 4681881 #

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: A Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Commission has been called for Monday at 7 p.m., September 13, 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

 

1-A.    Oath of Office for New Commissioner Gloria Garvin

Oath of Office for Reappointment of Commissioner Amy Green

 

2.             ELECTION OF OFFICERS

 

3.             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.

 

4.       COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

5.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

5-A.    July 12, 2021

 

6.       APPROVAL OF STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL ACTION:

 

6-A.    Landmark Designation Application 20ENT-0130 for the property located at 818 Grant Street to determine whether the multi-family 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 demonstrates that the building meets one or more of the required criteria for Landmark designation pursuant to SMMC Section 9.56.100(A).

 

6-B.    Landmark Designation Application 20ENT-0120 for the property located at 621 San Vicente Boulevard to determine whether the multi-family 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 demonstrates that the building meets one or more of the required criteria for Landmark designation pursuant to SMMC Section 9.56.100(A).

 

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

 

Public Correspondence

 

8.       CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

None.

 

9.       NEW BUSINESS:

 

9-A.    Approval of Certificate of Appropriateness application 21ENT-0136 for the property located at 1415 Ocean Avenue, (Georgian Hotel) consideration of a sign adjustment to replace identity signage for “The Georgian” a designated City Landmark.

 

Staff Report Updated with Redlines on 9/13/21

A.       Public Notice

B.       Applicant’s Materials

C.       Landmark Designation STOA (1415 Ocean Avenue)

 

9-B.     Approval of Certificate of Appropriateness 212 San Vicente Boulevard 21ENT-0112 consideration of a revised landscape design, exterior building painting, lighting, railing replacement and other maintenance items for an existing multi-family residential apartment complex that is a Contributor within the San Vicente Boulevard Courtyard Apartments Historic District.

 

Staff Report Updated with Redlines on 9/13/21

A.       Public Notice

B.       Applicant’s Materials Including Chattel Report and Landscape Plans by Salt

C.       Revised Landscape Drawings by Salt

Public Correspondence

 

10.      NEW BUSINESS/PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

10-A.  Landmark Designation Application 21ENT-0067 for the property located at 1665 Appian Way to determine whether the multi-family 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 demonstrates 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.       Landmark Nomination Application, March 2021

C.       Landmark Assessment Report, Architectural Resource Group, July 2021

Public Correspondence

 

11.      DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

11-A.  Mills Act Contract Review for proposed projects:

 

Staff Report

A.       2508 4th Street (21ENT-0118)

o        Application

o        Budget

B.       2524 4th Street (21ENT-0119)

o        Application

o        Budget

C.       2525 4th Street (21ENT-0120)

o        Application

o        Budget

D.       124 Hart Avenue (21ENT-0117)

o        Application

o        Budget

E.       317 Ocean Park Blvd (21ENT-0121)

o        Application

o        Budget

F.       1415 Ocean Avenue (21ENT-0131)

o        Application

o        Budget

 

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

 

13.      NEXT MEETING DATE AND COMMISSION AGENDA: Regular Meeting of the Landmarks Commission: 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 8, 2021

 

14.      ADJOURNMENT

 

CITY LANDMARKS COMMISSION

 

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

Amy Green, Commissioner

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 III

Melissa Zak, Staff Assistant III

 

 

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 planningcomment@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.

 

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