LUTC Minutes 2012-11-19


Eliot LUTC notes for 11/19/2012

Taken by Alexa Heidrich, LUTC recorder

Allan called the meeting to order at 6:30

In attendance- Lee, Jason, Mike, Allan, Alexa, representatives of VOA Sacramento Stree House project, residents of Cook St

Presentation by the VOA for the Sacramento Street House, who purchased a house to the east of the VOA to house graduates of the men’s residential treatment center  (not considered an extension of the program.)

It was determined they will demolish the house and rebuild for 6 graduates of the program, based on estimates that didn’t reflect a complete examination of the existing structure, that previously pointed towards just a remodel of the 100 yr old house.  There will be a large backyard with a basketball court, VOA is willing to amend the good neighbor agreement to include hours for backyard amenity.

The neighbor (opposite the VOA) is related to a resident of the VOA, so current residents are okay with the demolition and future intended use of the property. 

It was voiced that the character of the house needs to reflect and fit in with the character of the neighborhood. 

Also of note: the house will be corporately distinct from the VOA—will be called the “Sacremento Street Housing”


Cook street residents

Concern about the new Williams/Vancouver improvements south of Fremont—associated with the New Seasons development.  Cook street residents would like to either block left turns only or make Cook westbound only onto Vancouver.  Mike took information and said he would be in touch with residents.  Residents also said they would contact the City with their concerns. 


Meeting adjourned at 7:40pm

Next meeting is December 17th