Meeting Date: 01/13/15 06:30 PM

Meeting Type: Regular

Location: Yucca Community Center – 6671 Yucca St, Los Angeles

Details: I.          Call to order

II.         Approval of November 10, 2014 minutes

III.        Area 3 Planning and Land Use:

  1. Presentation of Premiere Supper Club application ZA 2008-0636 (CUB)(PAI)(CUX) for the continued operation of an existing restaurant/bar serving a full ine of alcohol for on-site consumption. The restaurant/bar contains 4,709 total sq ft on two floors, 125 total seats. Hours of operation: 8am-2am (Sat-Sun); 11am-2am (M-F). Representative of Gonzales Law Group to present. To view the application, click here
  2. Presentation: Hollywood Cherokee Apartments Venture, LLC is proposing (i) four levels of parking, with three to be subterranean and one above ground, (ii) 225 units of residential housing, including apartments and townhouses, and (iii) and 378 square feet of commercial space in the partially underground first floor (seven stories with three additional underground parking levels.). Planning Dept.'s case no. CPC 2013-521. Representative of project to present. To view the documents for this project click here

IV.        Area 3 Follow-up:

  1. Mutt Mitts
  2. Holiday Party

V.         Public Comments: comments from the public on agenda items and non-agenda items within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction.

VI.        Decision on next meeting date(s)

VII.       Adjournment

APPROVED

AREA 3 COMMITTEE
 
Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council
January 13, 2015, 6:30 PM

Yucca Community Center
6671 Yucca Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028

 
Minutes
I.          Call to order: 6:35 PM
II.         Approval of November 10, 2014 minutes: Approved
III.        Area 3 Planning and Land Use:

  1. Presentation of Premiere Supper Club application ZA 2008-0636 (CUB)(PAI)(CUX) for the continued operation of an existing restaurant/bar serving a full ine of alcohol for on-site consumption. The restaurant/bar contains 4,709 total sq ft on two floors, 125 total seats. Hours of operation: 8am-2am (Sat-Sun); 11am-2am (M-F). Representative of Gonzales Law Group presented.

    1. At presentation, owner wanted to make sure stakeholders new that his property was not the Supper Club on Hollywood Blvd, even though the names of the properties were similar. He stated that he owned two other clubs and understood what made, and did not make, a good neighborhood venue.
    2. Stakeholders asked about music, happy hour, curbside dining and fortified wine drinks. Proprieter assured stakeholders it was not his intent to have loud dance music, not have a happy hour, have fortified wine drinks, bottle table service, outside entertainment/food, and did not plan on curbside dining.Stakeholders asked about valet service. Supper Club’s representative stated  that valet service was contracted for parking, but that the property itself was not required to have parking by permit.
    3. Stakeholders asked about hours of Sunday AM alcohol permit hours. Both positive (want a nice place to go on Sunday) and negative comments (community center with youth nearby) were given by the stakeholders.
  2. Presentation: Hollywood Cherokee Apartments Venture, LLC presented on it’s proposed plans to include: (i) four levels of parking, with three to be subterranean and one above ground, (ii) 225 units of residential housing, including apartments and townhouses, and (iii) and 378 square feet of commercial space in the partially underground first floor (seven stories with three additional underground parking levels.). Planning Dept.'s case no. CPC 2013-521. Representative of project and owners presented.

    1. At presentation, representatives showed plans, stated property to have a dog run, after listening to community will use setbacks on the Cherokee entrance for safety purposes, even though not required by City plan. Stated that the City Council District 13 requested a larger bottom floor retail space and more ‘iconic’ design than previously presented. Property will have 137 parking spaces for units and 53 additional spaces. Retail parking will be accessed from Cherokee. Residential parking will accessed from Las Palmas. SB1818 bonus menu from affordable units will be height.
    2. Stakeholder asked why the height of the building was towards Franklin and not Hollywood Blvd. Presenter stated it was to keep height away from Musso & Frank’s and have it stepped up.
    3. Stakeholdrs asked about ‘iconic’ design. Why hadn’t designers considered classic Hollywood styles. Presenter stated that earlier HHWNC PLUM committee requested that design not be like the other current ‘boxes’ in Hollywood. That CD 13 also requested design changes. Stakeholder mentioned that design was interpretive.
    4. Stakeholder asked about traffic study. Mentioned the corner of Las Palmas and Franklin would be a problem if residents would be increasing traffic at that intersection (cumulative with other projects on Las Palmas). Property representatives said they would look into it.
    5. Stakeholder asked about haul routes. He did not see any favorable route to and from the location other than using major streets. Developer said it would be worked out with the City, but would be looked at.

IV.        Area 3 Follow-up:

  1. Mutt Mitts: Chair stated that HHWNC Board approved funding request.
  2. Holiday Party:

V.         Public Comments: comments from the public on agenda items and non-agenda items within the Committee’s subject matter jurisdiction.

a. Stakeholder commented on the demolition of 1737 Las Palmas without permit.
 

VI.        Decision on next meeting date(s)

VII.       Adjournment: 7:35 PM

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