CALL TO ORDER:
Chair Caffery called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m.
Roll Call: 7 members present, 0 members absent, 0 members excused.
REPORT OF POSTING OF AGENDA:
The agenda was available for public access at the City Hall exterior bulletin board (west side of Council Chamber) and the Planning Services counter by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2010.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA:
Commissioner Hudson noted his abstention on Item 1B, Case 5.1091 PD 324 (
Commissioner Conrad requested a correction on the minutes of September 1, 2010, in reference to the statement she made regarding Item 2A, Case 5.1154 (Desert Palisades Specific Plan).
Commissioner Munger noted her abstention on the minutes of September 1, 2010.
Chair Caffery opened public comments and with no appearances coming forward public comments was closed.
1. CONSENT CALENDAR:
Motion to To approve Item 1A, 1B and 1C, as part of the Consent Calendar with a correction to the minutes of September 1, 2010, as noted. Moved by Vice Chair Scott, seconded by Doug Donenfeld.
Vote to To approve Item 1A, 1B and 1C, as part of the Consent Calendar with a correction to the minutes of September 1, 2010, as noted. (Approved)
1A. Minutes of September 1, 2010.
Approved, as part of the Consent Calendar. (Noting Commissioner Munger’s abstention.)
1B. Case 5.1091 PD 324 (Port Lawrence) - A request by Rael Development for a one-year time extension for 118 condominiums and 25,000 square feet of commercial space located at the southeast corner of North Palm Canyon Drive and Alejo Road, Zone CBD, Section 15. (Project Planner: Glenn Mlaker, AICP, Assistant Planner)
Approved, as part of the Consent Calendar. (Noting the abstention of Commissioner Hudson and Commissioner Klatchko.)
1C. Case 3.2743 MAJ (Hotel Moderne) - A request by Allen Yadgari of Hotel Moderne Redevelopment for a one-year time extension for the renovation of a 29-unit hotel located at 1910 South Camino Real, Zone R-2, Section 26. (Project Planner: Glenn Mlaker, AICP, Assistant Planner)
Approved, as part of the Consent Calendar.
PLANNING COMMISSION COMMENTS:
Commissioner Donenfeld requested staff address the agenda topics that will be discussed at the upcoming joint meeting with the AAC. Director Ewing responded that the Commission may address issues regarding the AAC process, feedback from the AAC members, the upcoming AAC vacancies and establishment of terms, non-permitted canopies and carports and the definition of hillside properties. Director Ewing encouraged the Commission to submit any additional ideas they may have as discussion topics.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT:
Director Ewing provided an update on the upcoming planning items scheduled for the City Council meeting.
There being no further comments the Planning Commission adjourned at 1:37 p.m. to Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 2:00 p.m, City Hall, Large Conference Room, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way.
Sep 22, 2010 Planning Commission