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5 - Summary of comments, 3/21/02, alternative plans for Jay Road/47th/Kalmia properties MEMORANDUM TO: Planning Board FROM: Susan Richstone, Senior Planner SUBJECT: Summary of comments from March 21, 2002 discussion of preliminary alternative plans for the Jay Road/47th Street and Kalmia Avenue properties DATE: April 25, 2002 Attached please find an informal staff summary of the board's comments at the March 21 meeting. We found this helpful to discuss next steps and wanted to share it with the board. Please let me know if you have any comments. You can e-mail me at richstone~ci.boulder.co.us or call me at (303) 441-3271. Summary of Pianning Board Comments - Jay and 47th, Kalmia Properties March 21, 2002 PB Member 47~h and Jay Kalmia No road connection to St. Supports: Petersburg or Jay - park in Option A No buffer along Jay - density in Option B John Spitzer No commercial corner - streets and alleys in Option C: Supports: wants alleys and through streets, -pedestrian path bordering 4 Mile not street frontage of garage neighborhood on north doors, carriage houses above -traffic circle at 47th St. entrance garages, explore commercial use Stay within BVCP density on Kalmia Use new urbanist principles BVSD needs to receive benefit of Explore max. sq, ft. unit size MR density on their site rvo roaa connection to 5t. uvants co see anoraaoie nousing Petersburg or Jay Doesn't know if he would support Alan O'Hashi Minimize buffer along Jay BVCP change Affordable housing important Likes park in Option A Likes pedestrian path bordering 4 Concerned about units on east Mile neighborhood on north re: AIZ Keep lower density LR+ density Wants alley-loaded garages, Doesn't see need to connect St. streets that connect, straight Macon Cowles Petersburg streets, avoid cul-de-sacs, no Supports Jay Rd. connection "garagescape", no 3 car garages, Change trail adJacent to 4 Mile to variety of architecture (both sites) an alley No commerciai corner ~iKes roaa connections, aneys m No need for St. Petersburg road Option C Beth Pommer connection Supports density between Supports: Options A and B - Jay Rd. street connection Concerned about units - Option B housing diversity immediately adjacent to AIZ Option C is too dense Tina Nielsen road connection Doesn't know about connection to Jay ne of Kalmia properties - distribute better to sw Likes Option C street grid; add alleys and get rid of cul-de-sacs Okay to increase density Wants BVSD to get benefit of housinq density on their site PB Member 47th and Jay Kalmia Likes central greerrspace Priority is affordable housing; No St. Petersburg road Doesn't see need for significant connection additional park land; smaller Jay Road connection is needed - parks are fine Thom Krueger connect to Savannah Ct BVSD - full benefit of density Need better connections to Supports density in B, gridded surrounding area (lots to west); street pattern in C more connections in general Why not 3, 6-plexes? Future of Jay, Kalmia, Palo Deal with larger area:: 28~" to Pkwy. Diagonal, Iris to Jay Sympathetic to neighborhood on As much affordable housing as St. Petersburg possible; housing for seniors Likes pocket park BVSD needs to realize full Simon Mole No commercial corner benefit of housing designation Needs more info on AIZ Supports density in B; gridded Some buffering needed on Jay; street pattern in C doesn't like fencing along 4 Mile Neighborhood cafe More info re: larger transportation conte~, future of Jay Summarv: - No St. Petersburg road connection - Need more information on Jay Rd. connection, transportation issues in general - Need to determine appropriate treatment along Jay Road - Affordable housing as priority for community benefit - Stay within BVCP density at Jay and 47~h; support some moderate increase on Kalmia properties - Gridded street pattern with alley-loaded garages - No commercial corner - Like parks Option A, but don't want BVSD to lose housing units (board had questions about benefits of additional acre south of creek); like pocket parks - Design concerns S:\PLAN\PB-ITEMS\M EMOS\SRJay47th Kalmiasum mary.doc