AGENDA
DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday April 15, 2010 AT 7:00 PM
NORTH BERKELEY SENIOR CENTER
1901 HEARST AVENUE, Workshop B
Berkeley, CA 94704
Wheelchair Accessible




PUBLIC INFORMATION

            The packet for this (and future) Design Review Committee meeting is available for review at the Berkeley 
            Library main branch at 2090 Kittredge Street, or online on the Design Review Committee page under
            Boards and Commissions.

            To request a meeting agenda in large print, Braille, or on cassette, or to request a sign interpreter for the
            meeting, call the city clerk's office at 981-6900 (voice) or 981-6903 (ttd): at least five (5) working days
            prior to the meeting in order to ensure availability.

            For Communications information and Legal Notice Concerning Your Legal Rights, please refer
            to the last page of this Agenda.

Please refrain from wearing scented products to public meetings.
Meetings must adjourn by midnight, when room reservations expire. Please exit promptly.

AGENDA

I.           ROLL CALL

            Jim Goring, Chair (Appointed by Zoning Adjustments Board)
            Charles McCulloch, Vice-Chair (Appointed by Zoning Adjustments Board)
            Robert Allen (Zoning Adjustments Board)
            David Blake (Civic Arts Commission)
            Carrie Olson (Landmarks Preservation Commission)
            George Williams (Zoning Adjustments Board)

II.         PUBLIC COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS

        
    The applicant and or their designee will have 5 to 10 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 (3 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: Anne Burns, (510) 981-7410.

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, May 20, 2010.
 

IV.        PROJECTS

             1. 2831 SEVENTH STREET [between Grayson and Heinz] (FDR#02-30000108): Final Design
                 Review Modification
of new construction of approximately 4,300 sq. ft. of commercial space and
                 6,300 sq. ft. of residential space.  Follow-up review for entrance artwork and roof deck design.

             2. 1425 HENRY STREET [between Rose and Vine] (DR#09-30000095): Continued Preliminary
                 Design Review
of a renovation and expansion of an existing grocery store (Safeway).  Improvements
                 will include a 17,861 sq. ft. expansion of the floor area for a new total of 46,111 sq. ft., as well as an on-
                 site parking garage ramp and new landscaping throughout.  Off-site improvements include new street
                 trees and expanded planting in city right of way.

V.          DISCUSSION ITEMS

               Recent buildings in Berkeley – best practices

VI.         BUSINESS MATTERS

               Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes
                     A. Minutes from 03/18/2010 DRC Meeting
                          Recommendation: Approve Minutes

            
  Status of Committee Vacancy – Subcommittee Recommendation

VII.         ADJOURN (by 11:15 pm)