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Approved Apr 12, 2011 - Navarre Area Architectural Review Board Minutes

Navarre Area Architectural Review Board Minutes of the April 12, 2011 Board Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 2:59 p.m. with the following members and staff present:

Mr. Kenneth Walters, Committee Member & Acting Chairman

Mr. James Broxson, Committee Member

Ms. Lisa Epstein, Committee Member

Mr. William Goulet, Committee Co

Chairman NAARB005, "Peaden Mechanical" located within the Heart of Navarre overlay district at 2200 Highway 87 South. Ms. Martin advised the Board that she would be abstaining from the discussion and voting on this case. Mr. William Goulet made a motion to approve the sign as presented. Ms. Epstein seconded the motion which was then unanimously approved by the Board. NAARB006, "Curious Apples" located within the Heart of Navarre overlay district at 2716 Highway 87 South. The Board collectively expressed their pleasure with the improvements to the site. Ms. Epstein asked if the colors on the building are represented with the packet. Ms. Leslie Statler advised that, although the building colors have been approved by staff, they are repeated in the sign and are compliant. Ms. Martin made a motion to approve as presented. Mr. William Goulet seconded the motion which was then unanimously approved. NAARB007, "All American Ventures" located within the Heart of Navarre overlay district at 8491 Navarre Parkway. Mr. Goulet asked the applicant, Ms. Michelle Hershkowits, if lettering would be placed on the hotdog cart along with the license. Ms. Hershkowits stated that they are uncertain at this time but that it would comply as it would likely be in black and white. Mr. Walters asked if the cart would be seasonal. Ms. Hershkowits stated that their hope is to be seasonal with the addition of weekends as warranted. Ms. Epstein confirmed that the hotdog cart would be located within the parking lot. Mr. David Woodworth noted the umbrella which was present; Mr. Goulet asked staff if it complies with the colors allowed. Ms. Statler advised that she had not seen the umbrella prior to the meeting and therefore had not made that determination. Mr. Goulet made a motion to approve the project as presented including the red umbrella. Ms. Martin seconded the motion which the Board then approved unanimously. NAARB008, "Navarre Paint & Body" located within the Heart of Navarre overlay district at 8175 Navarre Parkway. Mr. Ron Thomas, Plastic Arts Signs, expressed his challenge with designing a sign which would comply with the colors allowed. Mr. Goulet noted that the proposed colors are the same as the business next door, Starr Automotive. Ms. Statler advised that the existing sign is grandfathered. While Ms. Martin reviewed the color palette, the Board discussed the colors allowed. Ms. Statler noted national franchise logos are allowed regardless of their hue. Ms. Martin asked the applicant and Mr. Danny Muir, Navarre Paint & Body, if he had looked at other color options, specifically those on pages 75 and 76 of the color palette. Mr. Thomas and Mr. Muir reviewed the colors suggested. Ms. Martin stated that she would be willing to compromise on the yellow if he chooses another blue such as Sherwin Williams "Indigo" (SW 6531). Mr. Muir stated that he Navarre Area Architectural Review Board Minutes of the October 13, 2010 Board Meeting NAARB009, "Navarre Water Sports" & "Double Decker Dawgs". The proposed businesses will be located within the Heart of Navarre overlay district at 8671 Navarre Parkway. Mr. Goulet asked for clarification on the proposed location. Mr. John Duplantis, Navarre Water Sports, stated that the water sport business will be set up closer to the existing power pole near the water and that the bus will be along the southern side of the parking lot. Mr. Goulet asked whether the bus will be operable; Mr. Duplantis confirmed that it would be. Ms. Martina made a motion to approve the concession building as presented. Mr. Goulet seconded the motion which was unanimously approved.

Ms. Kathi Martin, Committee Member

Mr. David Woodworth, Committee Member

Ms. Sarah Hernandez, Architectural Advisor

Ms. Leslie Statler, Planner I, Staff to the Committee

Mr. Kenneth Walters opened the meeting by introducing the members. Ms. Lisa Epstein than made a motion to waive reading the minutes. Ms. Kathi Martin seconded the motion and the Board moved on the new business.

Mr. Walters introduced the case, 2011

Mr. Walters introduced the case, 2011

Mr. Walters then introduced the next item on the agenda, 2011

Mr. Walters introduced the next item on the agenda, 2011

did not have a problem with choosing another blue. Mr. Goulet made a motion to approve the sign with the new blue and the yellow originally submitted. Mr. Woodworth seconded the motion which the Board unanimously approved.

Mr. Walters then introduced the last item on the agenda, 2011

The Board then discussed the double decker bus submitted for approval. Mr. Walters asked for confirmation as to whether the bus was moveable and temporary. Mr Duplantis explained the origination of the concept as a tailgating bus and that the intent if for seasonal use. Mr. Goulet asked about signage on the bus; Mr. Duplantis stated that it will have signage but he doesn’t know what the text will be. Mr. Walters asked to define seasonal. Mr. Duplantis stated that the season runs about 100 days. Mr. Goulet asked staff if the Board could put a time limit on the approval. Staff advised that the board can do so as part of their approval. Mr. Goulet offered to allow the double decker bus to be located on the site from March 1 to October 31 of any given year and made a motion to approve as such. Mr. Woodworth seconded the motion. Ms. Epstein stated that she was concerned about placing a time frame on this project when the Board did not condition the previous hotdog vending cart. Mr. Goulet stated that he believes the hotdog cart will be removed daily and not left in the parking lot whereas the double decker bus could reasonable be parked on the site for long periods at a time. He continued to say that if could eventually resemble a derelict vehicle and become an eyesore. The Board then voted unanimously to approve the motion.

The Board then discussed the proposed sign face change associated with this project. Ms. Epstein noted that no height was given in the staff analysis. Ms. Statler stated that the information had not been provided as it is an existing sign and the applicants are simply changing the sign face. The Board then approved the sign as presented.

Ms. Statler then advised the Board of the Board of County Commissioner’s discussion regarding the Navarre Town Center Plan. She noted that although the BOCC is not taking action at this time, they would like to proceed with surveys and meetings within the community through resources such as NABOR. Ms. Epstein asked the new members if they would introduce themselves; each member complied. The Board then discussed the Navarre Town Center Plan with local residents Ken Garner and Mark Conte voicing their concerns and opinions.

Mr. Walters asked for a motion to adjourn. Ms. Martin made a motion to adjourn without objection. The meeting adjourned at 3:54 p.m.