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Item 2 - 7.5.2017 LB meeting minutes_DRAFT CITY OF BOULDER LANDMARKS BOARD July 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. 1777 Broadway, Municipal Building, Council Chambers The following are the action minutes of the July 5, 2017 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: Eric Budd, Chair William Jellick Ronnie Pelusio Fran Sheets Deborah Yin David Ensign, *Planning Board representative without a vote STAFF MEMBERS: James Hewat, Senior Historic Preservation Planner Marcy Cameron, Historic Preservation Planner Tony Wiese, Historic Preservation Intern Holly Opansky, Landmarks Board Secretary 1. CALL TO ORDER The roll having been called, Chair E. Budd declared a quorum at 6:01 p.m. and the following business was conducted. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES On a motion by B. Jellick, seconded by R. Pelusio, the Landmarks Board approved (5-0) the minutes of the June 7, 2017 Landmarks Board meeting minutes. 3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE PUBLIC AGENDA Abby Daniels, 1200 Pearl St., Director of Historic Boulder, encouraged the board to hold a hearing to consider initiation of landmark designation for the property at 1321 9th St. Ed Byrne, 250 Arapahoe Ave., spoke in support of a demolition permit application for 3131 7th St. and answered questions from the board. Margaret Freund, 3139 9th St., spoke in support of issuing a demolition permit for the house at 3131 7th St. 4. DISCUSSION OF LANDMARK ALTERATION AND DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS ISSUED AND PENDING [00:12:30 to 02:06:23 audio minutes]  [00:05:40 audio minutes] 1321 9th St. -- Stay of Demolition expires July 12, 2017  [00:06:50 audio minutes] 3131 7th St. -- Stay of Demolition expires August 13, 2017 o On a motion by D. Yin, and seconded by F. Sheets, the Landmarks Board voted to hold an initiation hearing for 3131 7th St. at the next regular board meeting on August, 2, 2017 (3-2, E. Budd and R. Pelusio opposed).  [00:49:20 audio minutes] Statistical Report 5. PUBLIC HEARING ITEM A. [00:52:05 audio minutes] Public hearing and consideration of a Landmark Alteration Certificate application to demolish a non-contributing 480 sq. ft. two- car garage and, in its place, construct a new 640 sq. ft., two-car accessory building at the northwest corner of the property, at 911 Pine St. in the Mapleton Hill Historic District, per Section 9-11-18 of the Boulder Revised Code 1981 (HIS2017- 00180). Owner / Applicant: Corey and Karl Strohmeyer / Joel Smiley Ex Parte Contacts E. Budd, W. Jellick, R. Pelusio, and D. Yin made site visits. F. Sheets had no ex- parte contacts. Staff Presentation J. Hewat presented the case to the board, with a staff recommendation to conditionally approve the application. Applicant’s Presentation Joel Smiley, 1627 Spruce St., contractor, spoke in support of the application as submitted and answered questions from the Landmarks Board. Public Comment Abby Daniels, 1200 Pearl St., Director of Historic Boulder, spoke in support of the Landmark Alteration Certificate application as submitted. Motion On a motion by B. Jellick, and seconded by R. Pelusio, the Landmarks Board voted (4-1, D. Yin opposed,) to approve a Landmark Alteration Certificate to demolish the non-contributing garage and in its place, construct a new garage at 911 Pine St., in that, provided the conditions below are met, the proposed demolition and new construction will meet the requirements of Section 9-11-18, B.R.C. 1981, and adopt the staff memorandum dated July 5, 2017, as findings of the board. CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL The applicant shall be responsible for constructing the house in compliance with the approved plans dated June 7, 2017, 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 submit to the Landmarks design review committee (Ldrc), for its final review and approval: a. Revised plans showing a reduction in the mass and scale of the proposed new garage to reduce the width to be more in scale with the contributing accessory building, to provide more permeability into the historic property, and to prevent the alleyscape from becoming tunnel- like. b. Final architectural plans that include details for the new building, including wall and roof materials, door and window details, and hardscaping on the property to ensure that the final design of the building is consistent with the General Design Guidelines, the Mapleton Historic District Design Guideline, and the intent of this approval. D. Yin voted in opposition, citing the Mapleton Hill Design Guidelines, Section P, that states that two-story garages are rarely appropriate 6. MATTERS FROM THE LANDMARKS BOARD, PLANNING DEPARTMENT, AND CITY ATTORNEY [02:03:00 audio minutes] a. Update Memo b. Retreat Agenda for July 14, 2017 7. DEBRIEF MEETING/CALENDAR CHECK 8. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 8:32 p.m. [02:31:42 audio minutes] Approved on _______________, 2017 Respectfully submitted, ____________________________, Chairperson