Planning Meeting Agenda - Oct 15

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL

PLANNING & LAND USE COMMITTEE

http://DLANC.org/planning-and-land-use

 

Committee Board co-Chair Simon Ha • simonha.dlanc@gmail.com

Committee Public co-Chair James Doizaki • jdoizaki@yahoo.com

 

                   When:  TUESDAY • October 15, 2013 • 6:30 p.m.

                   Where:  505 S. Flower St - Suite B530 • Los Angeles, CA  90071

 

MEETING AGENDA

 

  1. Call to order and roll call.
  2. Public comment – Comments from the public on non-agenda items within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction.  Public comments are limited to two (2) minutes per speaker.
  3. Presentation by Kiyoshi Graves (Urban Planning Studios) regarding an update to the Master CUP for the Broadway Civic Center project located at 201 S. Broadway (ZA-2011-3166-MCUP)

Proposed action: To be determined.

  1. Presentation by Jim Pugh (Sheppard Mullin) regarding the proposed Vibiana Lofts mixed-use project located at 200 S. Main Street (ZA-2013-650-CU-SPR).

Proposed action: PLUC to recommend that DLANC write a letter of support.

  1. Presentation by Brett Engstrom (Art Rodriguez & Assoc) regarding a proposed CUB permit for the Savor restaurant located at 523 W. 7th Street (ZA-2013-2682-CUB).

Proposed action: PLUC to recommend that DLANC write a letter of support.

  1. Presentation by Margaret Taylor (Apex-LA) regarding a CUB permit for the Dart Hotel located at 820 S. Spring Street (ZA-2013-2765-CUB).

Proposed action: PLUC to recommend that DLANC write a letter of support.

  1. Presentation by May Phutikanit (F.E. Design) regarding a CUB permit renewal for the Cana Rum bar located at 714 W. Olympic Blvd (ZA-2013-2836-CUB).

Proposed action: PLUC to recommend that DLANC write a letter of support.

  1. Discussion of possible nuisance abatement proceedings for the Icon lounge.

Proposed action: To be determined.

  1. Discussion of the proposed City Council Internal Control Ordinance restricting future low-rise development projects in certain areas of downtown.

Proposed action: To be determined.

  1. Discussion of a DLANC form letter for discretionary action on projects that are unavailable to present their application to the Neighborhood Council prior to their Public hearing.

Proposed action: To be determined.

  1. Update on the current status of the Figueroa Corridor project.

Proposed action: To be determined.

  1. Approval of minutes from prior meeting:  September 17, 2013.
    Proposed action: Past meeting minutes to be approved.
  2. Future agenda items.  Next meeting: November 19, 2013.
  3. Member comment – Comments from Committee members on subject matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction.
  4. Adjournment.

 

The DLANC Planning & Land Use Committee has established time limits with respect to matters on this agenda.  Presenters are allowed fifteen (15) minutes to give a presentation.  Responses to questions from committee members are not included in the presenter’s time limitation.  Depending upon the length of the agenda, the number of speakers, ore the complexity of an agenda item, the Chair may waive or impose different time limits.  The public is requested to fill out a “Speaker Card” to address the DLANC Planning & Land Use Committee on any item of the agenda prior to the Committee taking action on an item.  Comments from the public on agenda items will be heard only when the respective item is being considered.  Comments from the public on other matters not appearing on the agenda that is within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction will be heard during the public comment period.  Public comment is limited to 2 minutes per speaker, unless waived by the presiding officer of the Committee.  As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities.  Sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or other auxiliary aids and/or services may be provided upon request.  To ensure availability of services, please make your request at least 3 business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting you wish to attend by contacting Committee co-Chair Simon Ha at: simonha.dlanc@gmail.com.

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