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Historic Site Preservation Board Meeting

HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD
CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Large Conference Room, 3200 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262
www.palmspringsca.gov

 

AGENDA

    Tuesday, October 8, 2019                   9:00 am Regular Meeting &
                                                                    12:00
 Noon Study Session

 

Dick Burkett, Chair
Katherine Hough, Vice Chair
Bill La Voie
Linda Dixon
Dan Kiser
Jade Nelson
Erik Rosenow

Flinn Fagg, AICP, Director of Planning Services
Ken Lyon, RA, Associate Planner, Historic Preservation Officer

Pursuant to the Government Code Section 54957.5(b)(2) the designated office for inspection of public records in connection with the meeting is the Planning Department, City Hall, 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way.  Complete Agenda Packets are available for public inspection at:  City Hall, Planning Department.  Agenda and staff reports are available on the City’s website:  www.palmspringsca.gov.  If you would like additional information on any item appearing on this agenda, please contact the Planning Department at (760) 323-8245.

It is the intention of the City of Palm Springs to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects.  If, as an attendee or a participant at this meeting, or in meetings on a regular basis, you will need special assistance beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate you in every reasonable manner.  Please contact the Planning Department, (760) 323-8245, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, to inform us of your particular needs and to determine if accommodation is feasible.

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

REPORT OF THE POSTING OF AGENDA:  The agenda for this meeting was posted for public review at the City Hall bulletin board (west side of Council Chamber) and the Planning Department counter by 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in accordance with applicable law. 

ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA:  The Historic Site Preservation Board will discuss the order of the agenda, may amend the order, note abstentions and request Consent Calendar items be removed from the consent calendar for discussion. 

PUBLIC COMMENT:   This time has been set aside for members of the public to address the Historic Site Preservation Board on agenda items and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board.  Although the Historic Site Preservation Board values your comments, pursuant to the Brown Act, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda.  There will be three (3) minutes assigned for each speaker.  Testimony for Public Hearings will be taken at the time of the hearing.

1.       CONSENT CALENDAR:

           1.A.    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:    SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 HSPB MEETING.

                      RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Historic Site Preservation Board Minutes of September 10, 2019.

 2.       PUBLIC HEARINGS: 

 2.A.    AN APPLICATION BY THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA FOR CLASS 1 HISTORIC RESOURCE DESIGNATION OF “THE THOMAS O’DONNELL GOLF HOUSE”, A PART OF THE O’DONNELL GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 301 NORTH BELARDO ROAD, (APN# 513-070-009), CASE HSPB #123.  (KL)

RECOMMENDATION:

1.       Open the public hearing and take testimony.

 2.      Close the public hearing and adopt Resolution HSPB 123; “A RESOLUTION OF THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATE THE O’DONNELL GOLF RESIDENCE AT THE O’DONNELL GOLF COURSE LOCATED AT 301 NORTH BELARDO ROAD AS CLASS 1 HISTORIC SITE #123.”

2.B.   AN APPLICATION BY THE MERITO MANOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FOR HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGNATION OF “MERITO MANOR” LOCATED AT 197 WEST MERITO PLACE (VARIOUS APN’S), CASE HSPB #121 / HD-8. (KL)

RECOMMENDATION:

1.     Open the public hearing and take testimony.

 2.    Close the public hearing and adopt Resolution HSPB 121: “A RESOLUTION OF THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATE “MERITO MANOR” LOCATED AT 197 WEST MERITO PLACE AS “THE MERITO MANOR HISTORIC DISTRICT”, CASE HSPB #121, HD-8, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS.”

2.C.    AN APPLICATION BY THE DESERT HOLLY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION FOR HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGNATION OF “THE DESERT HOLLY CONDOMINIUMS” LOCATED AT 2244 EAST TAHQUITZ CANYON WAY (VARIOUS APN’S), CASE HSPB #117 / HD-7. (KL). 

RECOMMENDATION:

1.      Open the public hearing and take testimony.

 2.     Close the public hearing and adopt Resolution HSPB 121: “A RESOLUTION OF THE HISTORIC SITE PRESERVATION BOARD OF THE CITY OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA RECOMMENDING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATE “MERITO MANOR” LOCATED AT 197 WEST MERITO PLACE AS “THE MERITO MANOR HISTORIC DISTRICT”, CASE HSPB #121, HD-8, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS.”

 

3.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS: (none)

4.       NEW BUSINESS:

4.A.    AN APPLICATION BY WILLIAM AND JENNIFER NELSON FAIN FOR CLASS 1 HISTORIC RESOURCE DESIGNATION OF THE J. CHENEY WELLS RESIDENCE, LOCATED AT ROCK 12 IN SMOKETREE RANCH, 1850 SMOKE TREE LANE. (KL).

 RECOMMENDATION:  Receive the historic resources report dated September, 2019 and direct staff to schedule site visits and a noticed public hearing to consider the application. 

5.       DISCUSSIONS: 

5.A.    2020 Symposium (Burkett)

 

BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS:

STAFF COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:  The Historic Site Preservation Board will adjourn to a STUDY SESSION on October 8, 2019 at 12:00 noon, in the Large Conference Room at City  Hall.

 

12:00 PM STUDY SESSION
(Large Conference Room)

 

CALL TO ORDER:

ROLL CALL:

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Three (3) minutes are allowed for each speaker.

1.      NEW BUSINESS:


1.A.     CASE PA 19-002 / HSPB 83 – A PRE-APPLICATION BY BRUCE GREENBERG, ON BEHALF OF STARWOOD ACQUISITIONS, INC. PROPOSING REDEVELOPMENT / ADAPTIVE RE-USE OF THE PALM SPRINGS RACQUET CLUB LOCATED AT 2743 NORTH INDIAN CANYON DRIVE (ZONE R-2 / PDD) APN’S 504-040-038, 5049133-001 AND 002.  (KL).

RECOMMENDATION:  Take no action and provide comments only to the applicant. 

 

ADJOURNMENT:  The Historic Site Preservation Board will adjourn to its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 A.M, in the Large Conference Room at City Hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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