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Minutes - Planning Board - 3/22/2007Aa>++i '_l~, 2tlii7 CITY OF BOULDER PLANNING BOARD ACTION MINiJTES March 22, 2007 1777 Broadway, Council Chambers A permanent set of these minutes and a tape recording (maintained for a period of seven years) are retained in Central Records (telephone: 303-441-3043). Minutes and streaming audio are also available on the web at: http://www.ci.boulder.co.us/planning/planningboard/agendas PLANNING BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Elise Jones, Chair Phil Shull, absent Adrian Sopher Richard Sosa Willa Johnson Bill Holicky Andrew Shcemaker STAFF PRESENT: Ruth McHeyser, Acting Planning Director David Gehr, Assistant City Attorney Robert Ray, Land Use Review Manager Bob Harberg, Public Works Project Manager Chazles Femo, Planner Beverly Johnson, Planner Jeff Arthur, Engineering Manager Christina Martinez, Floodplain Specialist Michelle Allen, Administrative Specialist 1. CALL TO ORDER Chair, E. Jones, declazed a quorum at 6:05 p.m. and the following business was conducted. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES None 3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION None 4. DISCUSSION OF DISPOSITIONS, PLANNING BOARD CALL-UPS Two, no comments 5. ACTION ITEMS A. Public hearing and consideration of a referral for Use Review #LUR2006- 00078, Cafe Gondolier, zoned Downtown-Two (DT-2), to permit a 4,149 square foot, 139 seat restaurant, to include 20 outdoor seats in the first floor of the building located at 1617 Pearl Street. Proposed hours of operation are 11:00 A.M. to ll:00 P.M. daily. (This item was continued from March 1) Applicant / Owner: Nelson Kugel Public Participation Mim Dixon, 1618 Spruce, Boulder James Dixon, 1618 Spruce, Boulder John Olson, 1637 Pearl, Boulder The Board recommended that the city's traffic engineer ]ook into mitigating loading conflicts by reducing the loading times in the alley from 30 minutes to 15 minutes maximum. On a motion by E. Jones, seconded by A. Sopher, the Planning Board approved Use Review #LUR2006-00078 incorporating this staff inemorandum and the above Use Review Criteria as findings of fact, and using the following recommended conditions of approval. Vote 6-0 (Shull absent) RECOMR~NDED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL 1. The Applicant shall be responsible for ensuring that the development shall be in compliance with all approved plans and written statements dated February l, 2007 on file in the City of Boulder Planning Department. Further, the Applicant shall ensure that the restaurant is opera[ed in compliance with the following restrictions: a. Size of the restaurant shall be limited to 4,149 squaze feet. The seating area in the restaurant shall have a m~imum of 139 indoor seats. There shall be a ma~cimum of 20 exterior seats, although the number of exterior seats and total square footage of the patio azea shall be determined by the revocable right-of-way permit required by Condition No. 4. No baz style seating shall be included on the exterior patio. Patio area will not exceed 300 square feet. b. Trash and botUes shall not be removed to outside trash containers between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. c. Outdoor seating area shall have no outdoor speakers. d. Food, supply, and beverage deliveries made in the alley shall not block pazking spaces of adjacent property owners and shall not be made before 8:00 a.m. e. Exhaust fan motors shall be mounted inside the building and exhaust ducts shall be placed on the roof and oriented to the south (away from adjacent residental uses). 2. The Applicant shall not expand or modify the approved restaurant use or the approved floor plan, except pursuant to Subsection 9-2-15(h), B.R.C. 1981. 3. This approval is limited to Nelson Kugel, the owner of the proposed restaurant known as "Cafe Gondolier." Any changes in ownership shall be subject to the review and approval of the Planning Director. The purpose of such review shall be to inform such subsequent user of this space that it will be required to operate the restaurant in compliance with the terms of this approval. 4. The outdoor seating area, as shown on the approved plans, that projects into the public right-of-way must be approved as a revocable right-of-way lease pursuant to Section 8-6-6, B.R.C. 1981. This use review approval shall not be construed as an approval of such encroachment. B. Public Hearing and consideration of a motion to recommend that the South Boulder Creek (SBC) Flood Mapping resuhs be submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Participation Alan Katz,103 Genesee Ct., Boulder Ruth Blackmore, 705 S. 4151 St., Boulder Ben Binder, 720 S. 4151, Boulder Mike Mencimer, 5050 Euclid Ave., Boulder On a motion by E. Jones, seconded by B. Holicky, the Planning Boazd recommends that the City Manager recommend the study results and flood hazazd mapping be submitted to FEMA noting that the board reviewed the study for land use implications only, and did not review technical aspects of the project and incorporating [he staff inemorandum as findings of fact. Vote 6-0 (Shull absent) The Board also recommended that the map results be released as soon as possible to the public and include information about the map amendment process and that the city continue dialogue with citizens and put a policy in place to deal with how new flood mapping will affect development applications in the permitting process. 6. MATTERS FROM THE PLANNING BOARD, PLANNING DIRECTOR, AND CITY ATTORNEY The Board discussed their upcoming annual retreat agenda and requested a tour and discussion of recently built projects on June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30. They also requested a tour and debrief of the 29th Street project. DEBRIEF/AGENDA CHECK 8. ADJOURNMENT The Planning Boazd adjourned the meeting at 9:10 p.m. OVED BY ~G~~l`~7 ba-C.> B S ~i 1~~- DAT