Design Commission - Minutes Wednesday, June 24, 2015
CALL TO ORDER:
Chair Richard Erwin called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington.
Chair Richard Erwin; Vice-Chair Colin Brandt; Commissioners Susanne Foster, Daniel Hubbell, Lara Sanderson and Tami Szerlip were present. Commissioner Hui Tian arrived at 7:08 PM.
Scott Greenberg, Development Services Group Director; Shana Restall, Principal Planner; and Christina Schuck, Assistant City Attorney were present.
MEETING MINUTES APPROVAL:
The Commission reviewed the minutes from the May 27, 2015 meeting. Commissioner Szerlip motioned to approve the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Foster. The minutes were approved as written by a unanimous vote of 7-0.
REGULAR BUSINESS: Agenda Item #1: Finding of Fact for Preliminary Design Review of the Hines Mixed Use Development – 2728 and 2750 77th Avenue SE, and 2885 78th Avenue SE (DSR15-014)
Shana Restall, Principal Planner, presented the draft findings to the Commission. The Design Commission asked questions of staff and provided corrections and revisions to the draft findings. The Commission also asked questions of Scott Greenberg, Development Services Group Director and Christina Schuck, Assistant City Attorney.
Commissioner Szerlip motioned to adopt the findings denying the application for the Hines Mixed Use Development (project number DSR15-014) and to authorize the Chair to sign the findings on behalf of the Design Commission. Commissioner Hubbell seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously (7-0).
None was discussed.
PLANNED ABSENCES FOR FUTURE MEETINGS:
No planned absences were announced.
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS:
The next regularly scheduled meeting is July 8, 2015, but no items are anticipated for that date.
Commissioner Hubbell moved to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Foster seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 8:43 PM.