Public Hearing
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Agenda

AGENDA

SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVENTH MEETING

CITY OF LAUREL HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

TUESDAY – DECEMBER 20, 2016 – REGULAR

 

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to be heard at this meeting, and you are not an applicant, please sign the speaker list provided on the table at the side of the room.

 

1.       Roll Call.

2.      Approval of the Minutes for the Regular HDC meeting held on November 1, 2016.

3.      HDC 022-2017 for 667 Main Street, submitted by Ali Thakkar, requesting approval to install window and door graphic logo signs. The window sign will be 15.5” high X 48” wide and the colors are Sage Green, Brown, and White. The 2 door logos are 21” high X 18” wide and are the same colors. The message is Main Street Pharmacy – Your Hometown Drugstore.

4.      HDC 023-2017 for 351 Main Street, submitted by Tonya Jones, requesting approval to install White vinyl lettering and Gold graphics in the front window. The message is – The Treasure Chest – A Unique Consignment Shop.  

Staff Approvals:

HDC 021-2017 for 200 Stanley Place, submitted by Sandra and Mark Manak,   requesting approval to replace the wood front porch due to major damage. Replace “in kind” the banisters, posts, flooring, and stairs. The Director of Permits and Services and Code Enforcement said this should be done ASAP due to the condition of the porch and steps, “In Kind”.

HDC 024-2017 for 701 Montgomery Street, submitted by Kevin Kronemberg, requesting approval to install a new metal cornice and built in gutter in front of the Main Building “In Kind”.

HDC 020-2017 for 205 Fourth Street, submitted by Andrew Moxam requesting approval to replace the existing deck “In Kind”.                     

5.      New Business

6.      Adjourn

Minutes

Convened: 7:00 PM                                                Adjourned: 7:30     

 

 

Commissioners Present:                                                 Staff Present:

 

Robert Kluckhuhn, Vice-Chairman                              Sunny Pritchard, HDC Coordinator

Michael R. Leszcz, Councilman                                     Nathan Grace, City Planner

Mark DeLorenzo

Michaael Dyer

Margie McCeney

Karen Lubieniecki

         

Commissioners Absent:

 

Douglas Hayes, Chairman

 

Citizens Present: 2

 

Acting Chairman Kluckhuhn called the meeting to order at 7:00, read the Opening Statement and asked for a roll call. Six commissioners answered present, constituting a quorum

 

 Chairman Kluckhuhn asked if there were corrections or comments regarding the Minutes from the Regular HDC meeting held on November 1, 2016. There were no comments or corrections.

On a motion by Chairman Kluckhuhn, seconded by Councilman Leszcz, the Minutes were approved as written, on five affirmative votes, with Mr. Dyer abstaining.  

 

HDC 022-2017 for 667 Main Street, submitted by Ali Thakkar, requesting approval to install window and door graphic logo signs. The window sign will be 15.5” high X 48” wide and the colors are Sage Green, Brown, and White. The 2 door logos are 21” high X 18” wide and are the same colors. The message is Main Street Pharmacy - Your Hometown drugstore.

The applicant explained that he is moving a few doors up from his current address and will only be changing the window signage to the new logo vinyl lettering.

On a motion by Miss McCeney, seconded by Mr. Dyer, the certificate was approved, as presented, on a unanimous vote.

 

HDC 023-2017 for 351 Main Street, submitted by Tonya Jones, requesting approval to install white vinyl lettering and Gold graphics in the front window. The message is – The Treasure Chest – A Unique Consignment Shop.

The commission members wanted to ensure the lettering in the window would meet the size requirements and staff said they would put a condition on the Certificate of Approval stating the main message could be up to 10”, secondary messages up to 5” and phone numbers or email addresses up to 3”.

On a motion by Ms Lubieniecki, seconded by Miss McCeney, the certificate was approved, with the one condition, on a unanimous vote.

 

Chairman Kluckhuhn asked for if there were any comments or questions regarding staff approvals and there were none. 

 

Chairman Kluckhuhn asked for new business and there was no new business.

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:30.

 

 

Minutes Approved - SEP            2/7/2017

 

 

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