Board or Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Agenda

AGENDA

EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRD MEETING

CITY OF LAUREL HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 – 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 July 18, 2017.

3.      HDC 010-2018 for 324 Montgomery Street, submitted by Douglas and Susan Hayes, requesting approval to remove and replace current roofing shingles and rotted roof decking using GAF Fortitude “Cobblestone” architectural shingles with a 50 year transferrable warranty. These shingles will present the appearance of cedar shakes – the original roofing material. ***A sample will be provided by the applicant.

4.      HDC 009-2018 for 379 Main Street, submitted by Andrew Arnouk, requesting approval to paint the existing white Palm Tree sign on the front of the building. The tree would be shades of Green, the trunk will be brown, and the lettering would be a Dark Blue. The applicant received approval to paint the brick white and that will be the background for the sign; they are asking for approval to paint the existing white wooden sign – White, and paint the letters Green or Blue to match the sign on the building.

5.      HDC 011-2018 for 620 Montgomery Street, submitted by Bill Wellford for the Knights of Pythias, requesting approval to replace the deck that is running along the back of the building and make it 2’ wider and 6’ longer. The railings and floorboards will be replaced using Trex and the color will be either brown or gray. There will be railings around the outside perimeter of the deck. It is approximately 6-8 inches off the ground.

6.      A tax credit request for 328 Montgomery Street, submitted by Margaret Miller for the replacement of a sunroom and side porch - approved Certificate of Approval HDC 010-2017. The cost for this work was $21,884.56, proof of payment is $21,884.56, and the tax credit requested amount is $2,188.45.

Staff Approvals:

         HDC 003-2018 for 1110 Montgomery Street, submitted by Lisa Everett, requesting approval to put a new copper drip edge on the roof to match the existing copper gutters and downspouts.

         HDC 004-2018 for 304 Main Street, submitted by Eric Rezapolvi, requesting approval to replace the sign and window glass “In Kind”.

         HDC 005-2018 for 206 10th Street, submitted by Laura Pelletier, requesting approval to repair the front porch “In Kind”.

         HDC 006-2018 for 327 Prince George Street, submitted by Mary Sullivan, requesting approval to replace the porch flooring, front steps, and railing “In Kind”,

         HDC 007-2018 for 1110 Montgomery Street, submitted by Lisa Everett, requesting approval to paint the exterior of the house “In Kind”.

         HDC 008-2018 for 513 Prince George Street, submitted by Bill Wellford, requesting approval to remove a dead tree from the front yard.

         HDC 012-2018 for 332 Prince George Street, submitted by Charles Hungerford and Antoinette M. Victor, requesting approval to replace the gray roofing shingles with gray roofing shingles that match the garage that was previously approved by the HDC. 

         HDC 013-2018 for 113 6th Street, submitted by Ruth Ann Hyatt, requesting approval to remove a dead tree on the corner of the property.

         HDC 014-2018 for 317 Montgomery Street, submitted by John Ellsworth, replacing roof shingles with “in kind” slate color.

 

4.      New Business

5.      Adjourn

Minutes

 

         

MINUTES EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRD MEETING

CITY OF LAUREL HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

TUESDAY- SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

 

 

Convened: 7:04 PM                                      Adjourned: 7:24 PM

 

Commissioners Present:                                       Staff Present:

 

Robert Kluckhuhn, Vice-Chairman              Brooke Quillen, HDC Coordinator

Michael Leszcz, Council President               Monta Burrough, City Planner

Douglas Hayes, Chairman                             Christian Pulley, ECD Director

Margie McCeney                                            Marty Flemion, Executive Officer

Karen Lubieniecki

           

Commissioners Absent:

Michael Dyer

 

Citizens Present:  

 

Chairman Hayes called the meeting to order at 7:04, read the Opening Statement and asked for a roll call. Five commissioners answered present, constituting a quorum.

 

Chairman Hayes thanked Sunny Pritchard for her 13 years serving as secretary to the commission and welcomed new secretary, Brooke Quillen.

 

 Chairman Hayes asked if there were corrections or comments regarding the Minutes from the Regular HDC meeting held on July 18, 2017. There were no comments or corrections.

On a motion by Ms. McCeney, seconded by Councilman Leszcz, the Minutes were approved as written, on five affirmative votes, with Mr. Hayes abstaining.

 

Chairman Hayes recused himself from the Council Chambers stand and turned the gavel over the Vice- Chairman, Robert Kluckhuhn.

 

  HDC 010-2018 for 324 Montgomery Street, the applicant, Mrs. Hayes, is requesting approval to remove and replace current roofing shingles and replace any rotted roof decking using GAF Fortitude “Cobblestone” architectural shingles with a 50-year transferrable warranty. These shingles will present the appearance of cedar shakes – the original roofing material. The applicant presented a sample of the roof shingles.              

On a motion by Councilman Leszcz, seconded by Ms. Lubieniecki, the certificate was approved on a unanimous vote.

 

Chairman Hayes returned to the Council Chamber stand and received the gavel.

 

  HDC 009-2018 for 379 Main Street, the applicant Andrew Arnouk, requesting approval to paint the existing white Palm Tree sign on the front of the building. The tree would be shades of Green, the trunk will be brown, and the lettering would be a Dark Blue. The applicant received approval to paint the brick white and that will be the background for the sign; they are asking for approval to paint the existing white wooden sign – White, and paint the letters Green or Blue to match the sign on the building. The applicant was not present at the meeting. Councilman Leszcz stated the applicant received previous approval and this is just a request to repaint an existing sign on the building. Ms. Lubieniecki stated the building is currently pained white, Councilman Leszcz clarified the sign is already there and the white paint on the building was previously approved. Ms. McCeney was concerned that the sign would be two colors, green and blue. Staff explained the applicant is willing to use either color, whichever is approved by the Council. The applicant is colorizing the sign and the sign was previously approved.

On a motion by Ms. Lubienieki, seconded by Ms. McCenecy, the certificate was approved with the stipulation the applicant shall choose either green or blue pain color for the sign.

 

HDC 011-2018 for 620 Montgomery Street, submitted by Bill Wellford for the Knights of Pythias, requesting approval to replace the deck that is running along the back of the building. The railings and floorboards will be replaced using trex and the color will be either brown or gray. There will be railings around the outside perimeter of the deck. It is approximately 6-8 inches off the ground. The applicant clarified the size of the new deck will be a little bigger, 8’ x 24’ and discussed the poor condition of the current deck. The new deck would be pressure treated material similar to treks material and the railing would be white. It will have one-step off the deck. . They will be doing the work themselves within approximately 2 weekends.

On a motion by Mr. Kluckhuhn, seconded by Councilman Leszcz, the certificate was approved on a unanimous vote.

 

A tax credit request for 328 Montgomery Street, submitted by Margaret Miller for the replacement of a sunroom and side porch - approved Certificate of Approval HDC 010-2017. The cost for this work was $21,884.56, proof of payment is $21,884.56, and the tax credit requested amount is $2,188.45.

On a motion by Ms. Lubieniecki, seconded by Mr. Kluckhuhn, the certificate was approved on a unanimous vote.

 

            Chairman Hayes asked if there were any comments or questions regarding staff approvals approvals and there were none, however, Ms. McCeney stated she noticed a new roof being installed at 504 Prince George Street and asked if they had received approval. The staff stated they would look it.

 

Chairman Hayes asked for new business. There was no new business.

 

Meeting Adjourned at 7:24 PM.   

 

 

 

 

Minutes Approved __________         Date _________

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