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Historic Resources Commission Agenda
Planning Department, 701 Ocean Street, Suite 400, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  Meeting Date :  Friday, May 12, 2017 9:30 AM  
  Location :  Board of Supervisors Chambers, Room 525
County Government Center
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  The meeting begins at 9:30 AM with the first item and proceeds through the items in consecutive order unless otherwise noted. Staff reports and written materials for other agenda items are available to view in the Historic Resources Commission Binder 5 days prior to the meeting. The binder will be updated with written agenda materials received less than 5 days prior to the meeting as materials are received. The Historic Resources Commission binder is available at the Public Information Desk located in the Planning Department Lobby on the 4th Floor of the County Building, 701 Ocean St. in Santa Cruz.

You may view supplemental materials associated with an item by clicking the underlined number on the agenda below.

SPECIAL MEETING: In accordance with California Government Code 54954.3, public comment shall be limited to items on this special meeting agenda only

1.Call to Order/Roll Call
2.Agenda Approval or Modification
3.Public Hearing Items
 Consider Rescinding the previous approval of an amendment (Application #171095) to the Historic Preservation Plan (Application #HA1084) for the Hihn Apple Barn, a designated historic resource (NR-3), and consider a new action to approve the proposed amendment and approve the proposed addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration. The proposed amendment would add one skylight, retain a larger portion of the historic loading dock as a deck, and reduce the number of new doors at the north elevation from 3 to 2 and modify the door designs.
APN: 041-011-49
Situs: 151 Aptos Way, Aptos (Previous situs 417 Trout Gulch Road)
Supervisorial District: 2nd
Applicant and Owner: Aptos Village LLC
 Review proposal for the reuse of historic floorboards and retention of historic wall construction at the interior of the Hihn Apple Barn (Report Attachment).
 Petition dated 4/24/17 submitted by Becky Steinbruner
Email Correspondence from Ross Gibson dated 4/17/17 and 2006 report
Email Correspondence from Shirley Coleman dated 4/7/17
Email Correspondence from Becky Steinbruner dated 3/28/17, 4/4/17, 4/7/17, 4/8,17, and 4/9/17 and staff responses.
The County of Santa Cruz does not discriminate on the basis of disability, and no person shall, by reason of a disability, be denied the benefits of its services, programs, or activities. The meeting room is located in an accessible facility. If you wish to attend this meeting and you will require special assistance in order to participate, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 454-3137 (TDD/TTY number is 711) at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements. As a courtesy to those persons affected, please attend the meeting smoke and scent free.


In accordance with Santa Cruz County Code Section 16.42.110, denials or approvals of Historic Preservation Plans and other determinations by the Historic Resources Commission are appealable to the Board of Supervisors. Pursuant to Santa Cruz County Code Section 18.10.340, appeals to the Board of Supervisors shall be taken by filing a written notice of appeals with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, and submitting a copy of the notice along with the required appeal fee to the Planning Department, no later than fourteen calendar days following the date of the hearing from which the action was taken. For more information contact the Planning Department at 831-454-2580.