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3.2.2016 Minutes_signed CITY OF BOULDER LANDMARKS BOARD March 2, 2016 1777 Broadway, Council Chambers Room 6:00 p.m. The following are the action minutes of the March 2, 2016 City of Boulder Landmarks Board meeting. A digital recording and a permanent set of these minutes (maintained for a period of seven years) are retained in Central Records (telephone: 303-441-3043). You may also listen to the recording on-line at: www.boulderplandevelop.net. BOARD MEMBERS: Kate Remley, Chair George Clements, Vice Chair Briana Butler Fran Sheets Deborah Yin *John Gerstle, *Planning Board representative without a vote STAFF MEMBERS: Debra Kalish, Senior Assistant City Attorney James Hewat, Senior Historic Preservation Planner Marcy Cameron, Historic Preservation Planner Lesli Ellis, Comprehensive Planning Manager Holly Opansky, Landmarks Board Secretary William Barnum, Historic Preservation Intern 1. CALL TO ORDER The roll having been called, Chair K.Remley declared a quorum at 6:01 p.m. and the following business was conducted. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES On a motion by F. Sheets, seconded by G. Clements, the Landmarks Board approved (5-0) the minutes as amended of the February 3, 2016 board meeting. 3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA There were no public speakers for items not on the agenda. 4. DISCUSSION OF LANDMARK ALTERATION AND DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS ISSUED AND PENDING • J.Hewat gave an update to the 71717"'Street demolition application (HIS2015-00337) from the February 3, 2016 Landmarks Board meeting's vote to place a stay of demolition on the application. Staff and board members met with applicants. Perspective buyer/applicant shared that there was significant mold and disrepair that made it unfeasible to rebuild. The meeting ended without specific resolution. G. Clements noted that neighbors mentioned that the property had been vacant and ill-maintained for almost a decade. • Statistical Report 5. PUBLIC HEARINGS A. Public hearing and consideration of a Landmark Alteration Certificate application to demolish an existing house built in 1957 and, in its place, construct a new 2,266 sq. ft. house at 2110 41h Street in the Mapleton Hill Historic District, per section 9-11-18 of the Boulder Revised Code (HIS2015-00254). Owner/ Applicant: Katrina H. Anastas Revocable Trust/Angela Feddersen Ex-varte contacts G. Clements, J. Gerstle, K. Remley, F. Sheets, and D. Yin made site visits. B. Butler did not have ex-parte contacts. Staff Presentation J. Hewat,presented the case to the board, with the staff recommendation that the Landmarks Board conditionally approve the request. Applicant's Presentation Angela Feddersen, 522 Humboldt Street, Denver, architect, spoke in support of Landmark Alteration Certificate and responded to the Board's areas of concern shared at the January 6, 2016 meeting. Public Hearine There were no public comments. Motion On a motion by K. Remley, seconded by G. Clements, the Landmarks Board voted and approved (5-0) the demolition of the non-contributing house and the construction of the proposed 2,266 sq. ft. house at 2110 4t' St. as shown on plans dated 1/26/2016, finding that they generally meet the standards for issuance of a Landmark Alteration Certificate in Chapter 9-11-18, B.R.C. 1981, subject to the conditions below and adopts the staff memorandum dated March 2, 2016 in matter 5A (HIS2015-00254) as findings of the board. This recommendation is based upon staff's opinion that if the applicant complies with the conditions listed below, the proposed demolition and new construction will be generally consistent with the conditions specified in Section 9-11-18, B.R.C. 1981, the General Design Guidelines, and the Mapleton Hill Historic District Design Guidelines. CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL: 1. The applicant shall be responsible for constructing the house in compliance with the approved plans dated 1/26/16, except as modified by these conditions of approval. As noted in the findings that the home shall be documented per standard procedures. 2. Prior to submitting a building permit application and final issuance of the Landmark Alteration Certificate, the applicant shall submit the following, which shall be subject to the final review and approval of the Landmarks design review committee: final architectural plans that include revisions to ensure that the final design of the building is: a. Consistent with the General Design Guidelines and the Mapleton Hill Historic District Design Guidelines; and b. Consistent with neo-traditional interpretations of the Edwardian Vernacular, including the elimination of standing seam roof on the porch, elimination of horizontal railings on secondary elevations, the use of double hung windows on the north elevation on the front, retaining and historic retaining wall if possible. 3. The Landmarks design review committee shall review details for the building, including dormers, wall materials, fenestration patterns on the front and north elevations, doors and window details including moldings, and proposed insets, paint colors, and hardscaping on the property to ensure that the approval is consistent with the General Design Guidelines and the Mapleton Hill Historic District Guidelines and the intent of this approval. B. Public hearing and consideration of a Landmark Alteration Certificate application to construct a new one-car garage on north side of lot at 2303 Bluff Street, an individual landmark, the Perry White House,per section 9-11-18 of the Boulder Revised Code (HIS2016-00007). Owner/Applicant: Madeline and Peter Vogenthaler/Steve Montgomery Ex-varte contacts B. Butler and G. Clements reviewed the case at the LDRC,but did not make a site visit. F. Sheets and K.Remley reviewed the case at the LDRC and made site visits. D.Yin saw the part of the project that did not include the garage in LDRC and made site visits. J. Gerstle did not have ex-parte contacts. Staff Presentation J. Hewat, presented the case to the board, with the staff recommendation that the Landmarks Board conditionally approve the request. APvlicant's Presentation Steve Montgomery, 2207 Mapleton Avenue, architect expressed his support for this application. Public Hearing Heather Campbell,2480 23rd Street,inquired if the existing garage would be removed. K. Remley clarified that the space would remain and become condition space. Motion On a motion by G. Clements, seconded by K.Remley, the Landmarks Board voted(5-0) to adopt the staff memorandum dated March 2n, 2016, as the findings of the board and approve a Landmark Alteration Certificate for the proposed construction and relocation shown on plans dated 3/2/2016, finding that they generally meet the standards for issuance of a Landmark Alteration Certificate in Chapter 9-11-18, B.R.C. 1981, subject to the following conditions: CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL 1. The applicant shall be responsible for constructing a new one-car garage in compliance with the approved plans dated 3/2/2016, except as modified by these conditions of approval. 2. Prior to submitting a building permit application and final issuance of the Landmark Alteration Certificate, the applicant shall revise plans to: a. Eliminate the half-timbered motif at the portico; b. Show a reduced amount of driveway/paving area and the use of crusher fines or similar in front of the garage. 3. Prior to submitting a building permit application and final issuance of the Landmark Alteration Certificate, the applicant shall submit the following, which shall be subject to the final review and approval of the Landmarks design review committee: window and door details,wall material details, siding material details,paint colors, roofing material details and details regarding any hardscaping on the property to ensure that the approval is consistent with the General Design Guidelines and the intent of this approval. Amendment On an amendment to the motion by G. Clements, seconded by D.Yin,voted and approved (5-0) the condition that: a. Change the man door windows to single light;and 2 over 2 lights on the gable window. C. Public hearing and consideration of revisions to the Downtown Urban Design Guidelines, Section 1, The Downtown Historic District. Staff Presentation M. Cameron, presented the revisions worked on by K. Remley and D. Yin. Public Hearin There were no public speakers for item. Motion On a motion by K. Remley, and seconded by G.Clements, the Landmarks Board voted(5-0) to approve as to substance the proposed revisions to Section 1, "The Historic District" of the Downtown Urban Design Guidelines pursuant to the rulemaking procedures set forth in Chapter 1-4,B.R.C. 1981. 6. MATTERS FROM THE LANDMARKS BOARD,PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND CITY ATTORNEY A. Update Memo B. Subcommittee Update 1) Outreach and Engagement 2) Potential Resources 7. DEBRIEF MEETING/CALENDAR CHECK 8. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 9:03 p.m. Approved on / C� 2016 Respectfully submitted, Chairperson