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2 - Draft Minutes - Landmarks - 6/2/2010CITY OF BOULDER LANDMARKS BOARD June 2, 2010 1777 Broadway, Council Chambers Room 6 p.m. The following are the action minutes of the June 2, 2010 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: Mark Gerwing Kurt Nordback Liz Payton Lisa Podmajersky, Chair John Spitzer STAFF MEMBERS: Debra Kalish, Assistant City Attorney James Hewat, Historic Preservation Planner Kelsey Jennings, Historic Preservation Intem 1. CALL TO ORDER The roll having been called, Chair L. Podmajersky declared a quorum at 6:08 p.m. and the following business was conducted. Kurt Nordback was sworn in as the newest Landmarks Board member. On a motion by J. Spitzer, seconded by L. Payton, L. Podmajersky was elected as the chair of the Landmarks Board (5 -0). On a motion by L. Podmajersky, seconded by L. Payton, J. Spitzer was elected as the vice - chair of the Landmarks Board (5 -0). 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES On a motion by J. Spitzer, seconded by L. Podmajersky, the Landmarks Board approved (4 -0, K. Nordback abstaining), the minutes of the May 5, 2010 Board meeting. 3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA 4. DISCUSSION OF LANDMARK ALTERATION AND DEMOLITION APPLICATIONS ISSUED AND PENDING 5. ACTION ITEMS LANDMARK ALTERATION CERTIFICATE: A. Public hearing and consideration of a Landmark Alteration Certificate to demolish a 1,225 sq. ft. house and in its place construct a new 1,387 sq. ft. one -story house at 14 Kinnikinic Road in the Chautauqua Historic District per Section 9 -11 -18 of the Boulder Revised Code (fHS2010- 00076). Applicant: Kristin Lewis Owner: Trudy Hutchings Ex -Parte Contacts J. Spitzer visited the site and received e- mails. L. Podmajersky reviewed alterations to the building in the Design Review Committee, visited the site, and received e- mails. L. Payton reviewed alterations to the building in the Design Review Committee and visited the site. M. Gerwing visited the site. K. Nordback visited the site. Staff Presentation J. Hewat presented the item to the board. Applicant's Presentation Owner Trudy Hutchings made a short presentation. Project architect Kristin Lewis made a short presentation. Public Hearing David Phelan, 7177 Cedarwood Circle, Boulder, CO, spoke in opposition to the proposal and his fear that the new foundation would damage his cottage. Kathleen Woodberry, 400 Circle Drive, Denver, CO, spoke on behalf of the Chautauqua Association Board in support of the proposal. Ed McCullough, 700 Chautauqua, Boulder, CO, spoke in support of the proposal. Alice Thomas, 3102 Reba Drive, Houston, TX, spoke in support of the proposal. Gaye McCullough, 700 Chautauqua, Boulder, CO, spoke in support of the proposal. Motion On a motion by J. Spitzer, seconded by M. Gerwing, the Landmarks Board approved the proposal to demolish the non - contributing building and the construction a 1,387 sq. ft. one -story house (in the same general form as depicted on landmark alteration certificate drawings dated 02.12.2010), in that it meets the standards in Chapter 9- 11 -18(a) and (b)(1) -(3), B.R.C. 1981, subject to the conditions below, and adopted the staff memorandum dated 6.2. 10 as findings of the Board. K. Nordback offered an amendment to the motion stating that the footprint of the new construction be limited to that of the existing and that size of the new above ground construction not exceed 1,225 sq. ft,. in order that adequate distance between the building and the Bluebell Trail may be preserved. The amendment passed (3 -2 L. Podmajersky and M. Gerwing opposed). The amended motion passed (4 -1 L. Payton opposed). 2 L. Payton voted against the motion stating she opposed the demolition of the existing building, but was not necessarily opposed to the proposed new design. CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL: 1. The Applicant shall be responsible for construction of a new house at 14 Kinnikinic Road in conformance with the general form of the plans submitted with the application dated 02.12.2010, 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 for its review and approval final architectural plans that include materials and colors for the following design details: window wells, windows, doors, roofing, siding material and configuration, fenestration, porch details and paint color. This submission is necessary to ensure that the construction is consistent with the General Design Guidelines, the Chautauqua Park Historic District Guidelines and the intent of this approval. 6. MATTERS FROM THE LANDMARKS BOARD, PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND CITY ATTORNEY A. Update from City Attorney B. Update Memo C. Planning Board Calendar DEBRIEF MEETING /CALENDAR CHECK 8. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adjourned at 9:37 p.m. Approved on July 21 2010 Respectfully submitted, Chairperson