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Approved Apr 8, 2008 - Navarre Area Architectural Review Board Minutes

April 8, 2008

The meeting was called to order at 3:05 p.m. with the following members and staff present:
· Mr. Greg Fountain, Chairman
· Mr. Gaius Bruce, Co-Chairman
· Mr. Kenneth Walter, Committee Member
· Ms. Shirley Brown, Committee Member
· Ms. Sharon Bryant, Committee Member
· Ms. Joanne Connor, Committee Member
· Mr. Joshua Dault, Planner II, Staff to the Committee
· Ms. Laurie Schulze, Recorder and Staff to the Committee

Absent:
· Ms. Julie Seanor, Committee Member
· Ms. Sarah Hernandez, Committee Advisory

Mr. Greg Fountain paraphrased the minutes from the March 11, 2008 meeting. The minutes were approved.

Ms. Laurie Schulze provided the Board with a revised agenda, to include Emerald Coast Ice Vending, (2008-NAARB-003) as old business. Comments from staff and Ms. Sarah Hernandez regarding this case were also provided to the Board.

The board then moved on to consider individual cases on the agenda.

The first case was Emerald Coast Ice Vending (2008-NAARB-003). Mr. Randy Berry represented the project. The Board reviewed the new proposed site plan and elevations. Mr. Berry requested the base remain white, vice being painted blue as was requested at the previous meeting; his concern was that wear and tear will scuff the blue. Ms. Sharon Bryant made a motion to approve the project as revised. Mr. Kenneth Walter seconded. The Board unanimously approved the project as revised.

The second case was O’Reilly Auto Parts (2008-NAARB-004). A representative from the district office was present. The Board discussed the post height, the post appearance, and the lighting of the sign. The post height cannot exceed 10’. Mr. Gary Chisholm, Southern Signs, suggested a “pole skirt”; this is an aluminum skirt that exceeds 2’ on each side of the pole. Ms. Joanne Connor made a motion to approve the project with the following changes:
· Free-standing signage
A decorative pole cover to be used
Sign lettering can be backlit, however red sign face and the reader board cannot be illuminated
The pole height cannot exceed 10 feet
· Building wall signage – green lettering to be back-lit; white background not to be illuminated

Ms. Sharon Bryant seconded. The Board unanimously approved the project, with the changes.

The third case was Palm Tanning (2008-NAARB-005). Mr. Gary Chisholm, Southern Signs, represented the project. The Board discussed the proposed colors, which are specifically not allowed. The Board approved colors: Major Blue (SW6795) and Sunrise (SW6668). Ms. Shirley Brown made a motion to approve the project, with the color changes. Mr. Gaius Bruce seconded. The Board unanimously approved the project, with the color changes.

The meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.

Minutes approved by the Board on April 8, 2008