Historic Church on Baristo - Update
The Architectural Advisory Committee (AAC) heard the project proposal by Cahuilla Church LLC for the Historic Church on Feb. 16, 2016. The applicant proposes renovation and adaptive reuse of the church (including 12 hotel rooms, a restaurant and spa). The AAC took information from a staff presentation, a presentation from the applicant and two public comments. The AAC asked a series of questions and made comments generally about parking, access, design, landscaping, etc. The AAC voted to continue the item until their Monday, March 7, 2016 meeting, at which time the applicant will address the comments and concerns voiced by the AAC. The applicant will be working with staff in the interim. The project is also scheduled to be before the Historic Site Preservation Board on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, and the Planning Commission on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.