GRASS ROOT VENICE NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
Land Use Planning Committee
TO: Grass Roots Venice Neighborhood Council Board of Officers, known as GRVNC
FROM: Land Use Planning Committee, known as LUPC
SUBJECT: Special Meeting Wednesday, October 19, 2005 from 7:05pm to 9:45pm
at Westminster Elementary School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, California, to consider MTA/RAD Jefferson Currently Proposed Project at 100 Sunset Avenue, Venice, Case No. CPC 2005 1002-SPE-ZC-CDP-MEL-ZAA-SPP-SPR only
Dear GRVNC Board of Officers:
Be it known that the LUPC did, on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, consider and pass the following motion made by Michael King, seconded by Phil Raider, friendly amendments by Phil Raider which were accepted by Michael King. Entire session recorded electronically. Five tapes available for perusal
Motion not to approve project as presently proposed. The community to only consider any project on this site subject to the following conditions:
1. That an arts component be included at the site. Arts Project to be reviewed by the GRVNC Arts Committee and approved by the GRVNC Board.
2. That traffic be fully mitigated including a stop light at Main and Thornton along with the proposed smart cross walks currently included in the developers
3. That all Mello/Roos Act compliance low income housing be on site.
4. That a (20% participation) at risk employment component be instituted during construction.
5. That the maximum height of the project be 35 feet.
6. That the Main Street access to the pedestrian walk street be widened beyond the current 10'.
7. That the pedestrian walk street align with the existing walk street coming up from the beach.
8. All required parking be provided on site
9. That the developer widen an area of the roadway on Main Street to provide for a loading zone and transit bus turn out.
10. That 20% of the units be very low income units in perpetuity.
11. That 10% of the units be moderate income units in perpetuity.
12. That the roof access be limited to the minimum amount of square footage necessary to gain access and less that the 100 square feet currently allowed.
13. That the floor area (ratio) be limited to 1.5.
14. That the project contain both indoor and outside public access areas, I.e. public park area and community meeting room.
15. That the project provide bicycle parking on the site.
16. That the commercial portion of the project be configured to promote small square footage uses on the order of ten 2000 square foot spaces and not one large 20,000 square foot tenant.
Motion made voted as follows:
Michael King, yes
Ingrid Mueller, no
Inge Mueller, yes
Challis Macpherson, yes
Stan Mohammad, yes
Phil Raider, yes
Ann Giagli, no
LUPC members absent: Brett Miller, Sylviane Dungan
Motion carried five to two.