1. Consideration of Minutes Click Here for September 11th Minutes
2. Chair’s Report — Len Norman
3. Executive Committee Report — Len Norman Click Here for Executive Committee Minutes
Proposal from Bowers Media Group
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THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE EXPENDITURE OF UP TO $4,000 FOR BOWERS MEDIA GROUP, INC. TO PRODUCE A VIDEO DOCUMENTARY ON THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PROMISE OF THE HLC REVOLVING FUND, WHICH WILL BE NO LESS THAN FOUR MINUTES IN LENGTH, AND WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE HLC CONSULTING DIRECTOR WILL HAVE CREATIVE CONTROL AND THAT THE HLC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL HAVE TO APPROVE WHATEVER ADDITIONAL CHARGES MIGHT BE SUBMITTED FOR PAYMENT.
4. Director’s Report — Dan Morrill Click Here for Director’s Report
5. Public Hearing for Star St. Matthews Lodge, 124 Morris Road, Matthews — Stewart Gray – S&R Report
6. Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott Click Here for Design Review Committee Minutes
a. Hennigan Place, 3603 Tilley Morris Road, Matthews – S&R Report
The applicant proposes to add an addition to the rear of the Hennigan Place. Changes to the interior of the house would be limited to converting the existing kitchen into a dining room, and the conversion of the keeping room into a bathroom and a laundry.
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE COA APPLICATION AS PRESENTED FOR MATERIAL ALTERATIONS TO THE HENNIGAN PLACE, 3603 TILLEY MORRIS ROAD, MATTHEWS, N.C., BE APPROVED.
b. Rural Hill Plantation, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville – S&R Report
The applicant proposes to build a dog-trot log house on the property. A house was proposed at the same location in a master plan for the historic property in 2001, and the master plan was approved by the HLC. A log house was proposed for a nearby location in a 2011 master plan.
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE COA APPLICATION AS PRESENTED FOR MATERIAL ALTERATIONS TO RURAL HILL PLANTATION, 4431 NECK ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., BE APPROVED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE FINAL DESIGN WILL INCLUDE INTERPRETIVE SIGNAGE IDENTIFYING THE BUILDING AS A REPLICA BUILDING, AND THAT THE METAL ROOF FINISH AND THE DESIGN AND MATERIALS OF THE BRICK CHIMNEYS WILL BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY HLC STAFF IN COORDINATION WITH THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR.
7. Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons
a. Presentation of the S&R Report on Rudisill Gold Mine, 317 West Summit Avenue, Charlotte – S&R Report
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: STAFF RECOMMENDS THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION SUSPEND THE PROCESSING OF THE PUMP SHAFT HEAD OF THE RUDISILL GOLD MINE FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION AND NOTIFY THE CHARLOTTE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION OF THE SPECIAL HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY AND REQUEST THAT THE CHARLOTTE HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION NOTIFY THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION IF AN APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE MATERIAL ALTERATION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY HAS BEEN RECEIVED BY THE CHARLOTTE HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION.
b. Authorization for Dr. Dan Morrill to Prepare a Survey and Research Report on the Wilmore School. In keeping with HLC approved arrangements, the HLC Consulting Director would receive a stipend of $2000 for the preparation of the report.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools has stated it will not oppose historic landmark designation for the property. The property has been declared as surplus property, and the City is considering acquisition.
8. Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark Click Here for the Revolving Fund Statement
9. Projects Committee Report — Mark Miller Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes
THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT LIST THE TORRENCE-LYTLE SCHOOL, 302 HOLBROOKS ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., IF THE OCTOBER 11TH CLOSING DATE IS NOT ACTED UPON.
10. Old Business
11. New Business
*Samples from Bowers Media Group
Without Perfect Answers
The Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission ADA Statement
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations are necessary for participation in any program, meeting, or service, participants are encouraged to notify us at (704) 376-9115 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 2100 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207 at least one week prior to commencement.