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5 - Meeting Summary Formii~ 5~~'°~- CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MEETING SUMMARY FORM NAME OF I30ARD/COMMISSION: P12nning BOBC$ DATE OF MEETING: May 2, 2002 NAMEITELEPHONE OF PERSON PREPARINC SUMMARY: M2ty LOVI'ICR, 441-4464 NAMES OF MEMBERS, STAFF AND INVITED GUESTS PRF,SENT: Board Members Presenh Macon Cowles, Thom Krueger, Simon Mole, Tina Nielsen, Alan O'Hashi, Beth Pommer, John Spitzer StaTf Members Present: Brent Bean, Bob Cole, Steve Durian, David Gehr, Liz Hanson, Linda Hill-Blakley, Mary Lovrien, Peter Pollock Guest Present: Maro Zagoras OUTLINE OF AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER - The Planning Board declared a quorum at 6:05 p.m. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Approval of the March 21, 2002 minutes was deferred to a later date. 3. CITIZEN PARTICIPATION - Brant Seibert spoke of his concerns that some of the goals identified in the North Boulder Subcommunity Plan will not be achieved in the new development at Dakota Ridge, such as compatibility of building types that face each other across the street and building materials. Staff responded that the architecture in the Service Industrial zoning across the street from the mixed-use development will not be the same as is found in the village center of Dakota Ridge, but the design of the buildings will be reviewed by staff and the neighborhood. 4. DISCUSffiON OF DISPOSITIONS, PLANNING BOARD CALL-UPS - There were no dispositions or Planning Board call-ups to discuss. 5. MATTERS FROM THE PLANNING BOARD, PLANNING DIRECTOR, AND CITY ATTORNEY -(This item was discussed at the end of the meeting.) The Board indicated that it did not wish to contact the Downtown Management Commission regarding parking problems on east Pearl. B. Pommer cautioned the Board members about ex-parte contacts outside of the Planning Board public hearings and about questioning their own ability to make decisions. M. Cowles expressed concern about the Board's approval of the building at 902 Pearl Street. P. Pollock mentioned the following upcoming events: May 13, presentations by planners who attended the American Planners' Association conference in April; and May 14, joint City Council/Planning Board/7obs to Population Task Force meeting. He noted thaY staff will send a summary of the 7ay/47th/Kalmia properties, along with the Board's comments, to City Council. M. Zagoras, who presented the Board ef£ectiveness training in April, gave feedback on the effectiveness o£ tonight's meeting. 6. CONSENT ITEM A. Public hearing and consideration of Site Review Amendment #LUR2002-00009, the Henry and Anne Beer Residence, to eliminate a previously approved accessory building from the plans and construct a new 771 square foot studio addition north of the existing attached garage at 1460 Sierra Drive. The addition causes the measured building height to be 48 feet, where the existing house was previonsly approved by the Planning Board in 1989 to a measured building height of 38 feet. (No change proposed to the apparent total building height.) The Board approved (7-0) the site review amendment with a change in a condition to require a final fence plan, including the location, height, and spacing of fence posts and buffer landscaping for the new fence along the east property line. 7. ACTION ITEMS A. Continuation of pnblic hearing and consideration of an appeal ofUse Review #LUR2001-00059 for a restaurant over 1,500 square feet in a new building at the northeast corner of 16th and Pearl Streets. The Planning Board approved (6-0; J. Spitzer recused) the use review with an amendment that states that the applioant shall submit a final floor plan which meets the size and seating limitations desaribed and does not include any bar-style seatin~ areas. B. Public hearing and consideration of Site Review #LUR2001-00033, to permit development of a three-story building with a height of up to 44.5 feet at 902 Pearl Street. The request proposes a mixed use development containing an office/commercial area and six residential units. The applicant is seeking creation of vested property rights in accordance with Section 9-4-12 "Creation of Vested Rights," B.R.C.1981 for 9,945 square feet oS'retail, 8,945 square feet of ofece, and six dwelling units. The Board approved (6-1; M. Cowles opposed) the site review with amended conditions that address a raised grade from the alley and a lighting plan that minimizes exteriar light pollution onto the public right of way. M. Cowles opposed the motion because he did not think that the building was consistent with the Downtown Design Guidelines. The Board asked that the Downtown Design Advisory Board review the windows on the second floor residential element to ensure that they will be opaque. 8. ADJOURNMENT - The Planning Board adjourned the meeting at 11:45 p.m. TIME & LOCATION OF ANY FUTURE MEETINGS, COMM[TTEES OR SPECIAL HEARINGS: May 16, 20D2