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Narrative (2)  Attn:Meridian Planning Department   Meridian City Hall   33 E. Broadway, Suite 102   Meridian, ID 83642    Re:Tolleth House Tenant Improvement  134 E. State Avenue.  Meridian, ID, 83642    Design Narrative: April 10th, 2020    F. A. Nourses Second Addition Subdivision is located in the Old Town zoning district of  Downtown Meridian. The subdivision is full of different types of businesses and various architectural  elements.The tenant improvements will be located at the historic Tolleth House, built in 1907 the home  is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. The Tolleth House holds a lot of historical  significance, the overarching goal of each tenant improvement is to keep the historical building  elements intact.  The Tolleth Houses prior use served as a local antique shop and held community events. The  new proposed use for the historic home will be the new location of the local, Do Dye Hair Salon and  new Hidden Gem Events businesses. The two tenants are both owned by local business owner  Elizabeth Burgess. Elizabeth will also own and reside in the adjacent home 120 E. State Avenue,  January of 2020, the property is located directly behind the Tolleth House.  Hidden Gem Events underwent the CUP process required by the City of Meridian, gaining the  City of Meridian Commissioners approval on April 2nd durning the project hearing. The owner agrees  to the findings in the City of Meridians staff report and will comply with the requested procedures.  Hidden Gem Events will be 1,658 SF of the existing space. All events will be held on the ground  level, the second level will be used for office space only. Hidden Gem Events can accommodate  various types of events, experiences can be hosted both indoors and outdoors. Hidden Gem Events  outdoor space will only allow for 100 occupants during hosted events, per the CUP staff report  Hidden Gem Events may have an additional 50 occupants if an additional parking agreement is  obtained. ‚ÄčThe owner will be providing a detailed map to all clients who will be renting out the facility  to send to each guest/patron before the scheduled event. Each event should be scheduled weeks,  if not months in advance. So this will give plenty of time for new guests/patrons to know where  parking is available. Hidden Gem Events will also provide this detailed map and instructions on their  website.  The City of Meridian planning staff suggested new landscaping be installed on the southern  fence line of the property. The owner has agreed to add new landscaping once the City of Meridian  has completed the previously planned adjustments to the sewer line. The sewer line that is to be  moved, is located in the southern portion of their property which will entail the existing landscaping  will be torn out in order for work to be done. Once this is completed they will install all new  landscaping on the street side of the fence line.   Outdoor events will take place in the backyard of the property during the warmer months of  the year; they will begin no earlier than 6am and will end no later than 11pm. ‚ÄčThe Event center has  acknowledged the standards in chapter four and will abide by all rules and regulations.   The community has been supportive of the growth and flourishment that Elizabeth has  planned for the community. It is our belief that the proposed use of the space enhances the charm,  appeal and marketability of the whole corner.