Board or Committee Meeting
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTIETH MEETING

TUESDAY – APRIL 16, 2019 – REGULAR

AGENDA

 

PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to be heard at this meeting please sign the speaker list provided on the table at the side of the Council Chamber.  The Chairman reserves the right to limit the amount of time each speaker has for each agenda item.

 

  1. Roll Call.

     

  2. Approval of the Minutes for the Regular HDC meeting held on March 19, 2019.

     

  3. HDC 070-2019 for 403 Main Street, submitted by Bayo Oshinnaiye, requesting approval to install new awing on front of building for realty business.

     

  4. HDC 071-2019 for 200 Stanley Place, submitted by Mark Manak, request to enclose existing 6x6 back porch using in-kind material to match existing house.  Add 4 x 4 deck with 3' railings w/ steps going down. All pressure treated lumber, will be stained brown & redwood.

     

  5. HDC 066-2019 for 410 Main Street #1, submitted by Radcliffe Scarlett, request for the following: replace (13) metal windows to white vinyl, replace side door from a white painted wood to white metal, replace front door from white painted wood to white steel door with decorative glass.

     

  6. HDC 069-2019 for 322 Main Street, submitted by J. Robb Cecil, request to install new signage on existing awning in white lettering. "322 Main Street" in the middle of awning, "The Driscoll Law Group, Worker's Compensation, Disability Law"  for suite 101 and "Downs Law Firm, P.C., Estate Planning and Administration" for suite 103.

     

  7. HDC 072-2019 for 505 Prince George Street, submitted by Sulema Hernandez,  requesting approval to construct a new walkway 5'x18' using red and charcoal pavers, also construct a 4' wooden fence along gravel alley in rear of property, will be painted white.

     

     

  8. A tax credit request for 419 Montgomery Street submitted by Donald & Cecilia Jordan for approved HDC Certificate of Approval 048-2019 for replacing roof. The cost was $10,824.00 and the requested amount is $1,082.40.

 

Staff Approvals:

 

HDC 067-2019 for 410 Main Street #1, submitted by Radcliffe Scarlett, request to repaint current shutters with “in-kind” color white. 4 of the 12 shutters will be completely replaced as they are damaged. 

 

HDC 073-2019 for 325 Laurel Avenue, submitted by Tavon Moss, request to replace white siding with “in-kind” color and material and roof with “in-kind” color/material (blend of grey and brown speckles). Both siding and roof were recently damaged in windstorm.

 

HDC 076-2019 for 417 Main Street, submitted by Hamideh (Kay) Keyhani, request to restore windows through re-glazing, replacing broken glass, repair woodwork frame and repaint with same white color, all “in-kind” repairs.

 

9. New Business

 

10. Adjourn

Minutes

MINUTES

EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTIETH MEETING

TUESDAY –APRIL 16, 2019 - REGULAR

 

 

Convened: 7:00 PM                                         Adjourned 7:35 PM

 

Commissioners Present:                                 Staff Present:

Michael Leszcz, Councilmember                     Robert Love, Deputy Director

Karen Lubieniecki                                           Brooke Quillen, HDC Coordinator

Marlene Frazier

Margie McCeney

Vicki Rambow

Douglas Hayes, Chairman

 

Commissioners Absent: 1

Citizens Present:  Approximately 6

 

Chairman Hayes called the meeting to order at 7:00, read the Opening Statement and asked for a roll call. Six (6) commissioners answered present, constituting a quorum.

 

Chairman Hayes asked if there were corrections or comments regarding the Minutes from the Regular HDC meeting held on March 19, 2019.  There were no corrections.

On a motion by Ms. McCeney, seconded by Ms. Lubieniecki, the minutes were approved on four (4) affirmative votes. Ms. Rambow and Chairman Hayes abstained.

 

HDC 070-2019 for 403 Main Street, submitted by Bayo Oshinnaiye, requesting approval to install new awing on front of building for realty business.

The applicant was present.  There was discussion among the Commission regarding the awning color which will be green, although the picture looks blue. It will be green.

On a motion by Ms. McCeney, seconded by Ms. Frazier the certificate was approved on a unanimous vote.

 

HDC 071-2019 for 200 Stanley Place, submitted by Mark Manak, requesting to enclose existing 6x6 back porch using in-kind material to match existing house.  Add 4 x 4 deck with 3' railings w/ steps going down. All pressure treated lumber, will be stained brown & redwood.

The applicant was present. There was discussion among the applicant and Commission about the work already being done.

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

 

HDC 066-2019 for 410 Main Street #1, submitted by Radcliffe Scarlett, requesting the following: replace (13) metal windows to white vinyl, replace side door from a white painted wood to white metal, replace front door from white painted wood to white steel door with decorative glass.

The applicant was present. There was conversation between the applicant and the Commission regarding possibly restoring the front door.

On a motion by Ms. McCeney, seconded by Ms. Rambow, the certificate was approved on a unanimous vote, with amendment the applicant can choose option #1 or #2 provided in the packet or repair the front door if it is salvageable.

 

HDC 069-2019 for 322 Main Street, submitted by J. Robb Cecil, request to install new signage on existing awning in white lettering. "322 Main Street" in the middle of awning, "The Driscoll Law Group, Worker's Compensation, Disability Law"  for suite 101 and "Downs Law Firm, P.C., Estate Planning and Administration" for suite 103.

The applicant was present. Ms. Lubieniecki suggested to make the wording under the wording “Worker’s Compensation, Disability Law” and Estate Planning and Administration slightly smaller and make the address “322 Main” bigger and bold to stand out.

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

 

HDC 072-2019 for 505 Prince George Street, submitted by Sulema Hernandez,  requesting approval to construct a new walkway 5'x18' using red and charcoal pavers, also construct a 4' wooden fence along gravel alley in rear of property, will be painted white.

Applicant was not present.

On a motion by Ms. McCeney seconded by Ms. Lubieniecki, the application was TABLED on a unanimous vote.

 

A tax credit request for 419 Montgomery Street submitted by Donald & Cecilia Jordan for approved HDC Certificate of Approval 048-2019 for replacing windows. The cost was $10,824.00 and the requested amount is $1,082.40.

On a motion by Ms. Lubieniecki seconded by Ms. Rambow, the tax credit was approved on a unanimous vote.

 

Chairman Hayes asked if there were any comments regarding staff approvals and there were none.

 

Chairman Hayes asked if there were any comments regarding new business. There was discussion among the Commission regarding the consumer reports article provided by Councilmember Leszcz regarding window shopping and they also discussed upcoming events such as the Statewide Preservation Conference this summer.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.

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