HDC MEMBERS PRESENT:
ABSENT: Harold Filipiak (unexcused)
OTHERS PRESENT: Mark Ostgarden, Secretary and Genevieve Babcock
Approval of the Minutes of the Special
The minutes of
Historic District Resident Genevieve Babcock commented that she thought things in the district have gotten much better.
Discuss Letter from the State Historic Preservation Office.
Commission was concerned about the loss of the very important tax credit
opportunity if the guidelines were implemented.
Sue MacKellar thought there should be room for some compromise with
SHPO. Randy Swierzbin suggested that the
definition a minor class of work should be further reviewed.
The following resolution was developed by the Commission:
A motion was made by
Supports the staff
recommendations regarding the delegation of authority for issuance of Certifies
of Appropriateness to the Chief
However, upon review of the
letter from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) dated
Therefore, the HDC is requesting the opportunity to meet with representatives of the SHPO to discuss the recommendations and to reach agreement on the delegation of authority language which will be acceptable to SHPO, the HDC and city staff before final action is taken by City Council on this issue.
All in support.
The Commission discussed making contact with SHPO to
try and set up a meeting in
MGTV telecast of the Historic District Commission meetings.
The secretary explained that the Commission meetings will be telecast live beginning in January 2004. The meetings will be held in the council Chambers. Telecasting the meetings will change the way presentations are made. Property owners will need to address the Commission from the podium.
In other business
There was no further business and the meeting adjourned at
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