DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday January 21, 2010 AT 7:00 PM
NORTH BERKELEY SENIOR CENTER
1901 HEARST AVENUE, Workshop B
Berkeley, CA 94704
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I. ROLL CALL
II. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS
The applicant and or their designee will have five to ten minutes to make a presentation of their project to the
Committee. The public is also invited to make a public comment if they wish. To do so, you should fill out a
speaker card before the meeting starts and give it to the Secretary of the Committee. Please be advised that
the Committee may limit the number of speakers and the length of time allowed to each speaker (three minutes
is the usual amount of time allowed). The public is also encouraged to submit their comments and or testimony
in writing at which time it will become a part of the public record. CONTACT PERSON: Anne Burns, (510) 981-
III. RE-ARRANGEMENT OF AGENDA ORDER
Due to the large volume of projects, and the limited amount of time available to hear each project, the Design
Review Committee has the right to re-arrange the order of the agenda in order to accommodate the projects that
will not require a lot of time.
The next Design Review Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2010.
1. 2598-2600 SHATTUCK AVENUE [at Parker] (DR#08-30000090):
Continued Preliminary Design Review of a mixed-use development comprised of
2 5-story buildings and one 3-story building, totaling 157 dwelling units, 31 affordable
units, 22,484 sq. ft. of net ground floor commercial space, and 158 parking spaces;
one building to incorporate existing one-story retail building at 2600 Shattuck; second
building to be built on parking lot at 2598 Shattuck.
2. 2711 SHATTUCK AVENUE [between Derby and Ward] (DR#09-30000068):
Continued Preliminary Design Review of a residential hotel development
comprised of one 4-story building, totaling 22 solo units, 8,821 gross sq. ft.,
2,737 sq. ft. of outdoor garden (front and rear combined), and secure bike
parking on site.
3. 2855 TELEGRAPH AVENUE [between Oregon and Russell] (DR#09-30000086):
Preliminary Design Review of the installation of a wireless communications
facility (clearwire), including 1 equipment cabinet, 5 internet services exchange
points, and 3 panel antennas.
V. BUSINESS MATTERS
Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes
A. Minutes from 12/17/2009 DRC Meeting
Recommendation: Approve Minutes
VI. DISCUSSION ITEMS
Recent buildings in Berkeley – best practices
VII. ADJOURN (by 11:15 pm)