DZLU MEETING DATE: June 19, 2018
1. ONGOING PROJECT UPDATES:
a. 915 NORTH POINT — A DZLU subcommittee met at Jamestown’s offices on 5/30/18, reviewed current plans and were updated on the schedule. If the Conditional Use hearing is held in late summer or fall, then Jamestown hopes to have working drawings completed by middle of next year and begin construction in fall of 2019. The subcommittee’s comments were that they would like to see additional drawings with more neighborhood context, including elevations of adjacent buildings in the block in order to better evaluate the project, its massing and its relationship to its neighbors.
b. 982 GREEN — Work has not yet commenced to reverse the work done without permit and restore the historic south facade. DZLU will follow up with Planning on the project’s schedule.
c. PHILZ COFFEE AT 2230-2234 POLK – Awaiting construction after Planning Commission approved the Conditional Use on 4/26/18.
d. WHOLE FOODS 365 AT 1600 JACKSON — Awaiting possible July 26th new hearing regarding housing element the Planning Commission had asked the property owner and Whole Foods to consider adding to the project at the 4/26/18 Conditional Use hearing.
2. ONGOING POLICY UPDATES:
a. MAYOR’S PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PROPOSAL – Approved by Planning Commission and was going to the Board of Supervisors Land Use Committee on 6/19/18. We do not know the outcome at present. RHN had issued a letter to the Planning Commission with comments and suggestions regarding public notification timeframes and electronic notifications, and offering RHN participation together with other neighborhood organizations in a broad review of these issues.
b. POLK ST/PACIFIC AVE. SPECIAL AREA GUIDELINES – DZLU will follow up to confirm Planning received RHN’s feedback and check status.
c. VAN NESS CORRIDOR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL – Discussed establishment of a Community Benefit District for Middle Polk and discussed 2601 Van Ness/Filbert new design of 9-story mixed use residential project.
d. UNION STREET REPLACEMENT STREET LIGHTING – “Decorative” lamp style has been proposed, however no final plan presented or approved as yet. A meeting is being scheduled for July with PG&E, associated agencies, DZLU and neighbor representative to review proposal.