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12-05-18 SMDRB1 SOUTH MESQUITE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD 2 3 Following are the minutes of the South Mesquite Design Review Board meeting held on 4 December 5, 2018 in 2007-A at City Hall, 700 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM 88001. 5 6 MEMBERS PRESENT: Robert Williams 7 Ernie Campos 8 David Chavez 9 Tony Dahlin 10 Faith Hutson 11 12 STAFF PRESENT: Sara Gonzales, CLC Planner 13 Larry Nichols, Community Development 14 Becky Baum, RC Creations, LLC, Recording Sec. 15 16 I. CALL TO ORDER (6:00) 17 18 Chair Williams called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. 19 20 II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - September 5, 2018 21 22 The minutes were moved, seconded, and passed unanimously. 23 24 III. NEW BUSINESS 25 26 1. Case 18DR0500012: Request for approval of the construction of a new 27 additional between two existing office structures at 119 S. Campo Street. 28 The subject property is zoned 0-2 (Professional Office with Limited Retail 29 Service) and is located within the Original Townsite in the South Mesquite 30 Overlay District. Submitted by Tim Curry Construction, contractor, on behalf 31 of DAHL, LLC, property owner. Council District 1. 32 33 Sara Gonzales gave her presentation for the case with the two buildings being 34 historically contributing, and the new construction between the buildings to 35 attach them. 36 37 Faith Hutson was concerned with the new structure being flush with the Valencia 38 building. She did contact SHPO, and received an e-mail from Steven 39 Moffson, State and National Register Coordinator and he stated "The best 40 way to ensure that addition does not diminish the characteristics that 41 make the South Campo Street building eligible is to follow the Secretary of 42 Interior Standards for rehabilitation." They advise that the addition should 43 be compatible but not replicate historic features so as not to be confused 44 with the actual historic building and they recommend setbacks so that 45 they're not flush with the main facade and the roof should not be taller 46 than the historic building. 1 1 Larry Nichols suggested that to concentrate on the intent of recommendation by slight 2 setback, change of texture, perhaps change of color, the window. 3 Therefore that would meet the intent of showing there's a difference 4 between contributing. 5 6 Tim Curry stated the new construction will be self-contained, self -standing; the front wall 7 will be behind the half wall. He is not making any changes whatsoever to 8 the two contributing buildings, just adding a building between the two that 9 will then allow the business to be more cohesive with the two contributing 10 buildings and the new smaller addition between the buildings. The 11 discussion also included removing the half wall currently between the two 12 buildings, but Mr. Curry explained that it could be supporting the adobe of 13 the Valencia building and he would be very reluctant to remove it. He 14 does not want to touch anything structural, bringing in a pump for the 15 cement truck so it does not need to get as close to the contributing 16 buildings. 17 18 Faith Hutson questioned keeping the half wall and Mr. Curry stated that there is a great 19 possibility that the half wall is attached and supporting the adobe wall of 20 the Valencia building he would be very reluctant to remove it. There is not 21 much footing under the building. 22 23 Tim Curry discussed that he could lower the roof in the front of the addition to be 24 different. 25 26 Motion to approve the case with the condition that the parapet gets lowered a minimum 27 of six inches but more if possible, and then also contrasting color for the 28 addition. Motion seconded. Motion passed four to one, Mr. Dahlin nay. 29 30 2. Case 18DR0500014: Request for approval of the replacement to the street 31 facing facade doors of the primary structure at 340 N. Campo Street. The 32 subject property is zoned 0-1 (Neighborhood Office District) and is located 33 within the Original Townsite in the South Mesquite Overlay District. 34 Submitted by Jose Coronado, property owner. Council District 1. 35 36 Sara Gonzales gave her presentation of new doors for the business, from metal to glass 37 doors. 38 39 Motion to approve and second. Motion passed unanimously. 40 41 IV. DISCUSSION OF OTHER ITEMS 42 43 Chair Williams brought up the brochure discussion. 44 45 Faith Hutson gave handouts on Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines. 46 F 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Larry Nichols discussed the Fiesta event at South Mesquite and P1O office will put out information to help with advertisement. Sara Gonzales discussed the next meeting date of January 2nd and possible four cases and need for quorum. Tony Dahlin mentioned a conversation about grants. David Chavez discussed conversations with Senator Steinborn, and a meeting coming up. He feels a survey of the area is over due. The last survey was $18,000 and was incomplete. Sara Gonzales states that they have records from 1995 and 2004 records. V. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION VI. ADJOURNMENT (7:02) K-�7, kj-k Chairperson K,