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AGENDA

The Historic Landmarks Commission will meet next on April 12, 2010, in its offices in the Ratcliffe-Otterbourg House at 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N.C.  The meeting shall commence at 6:00 p.m.  Anyone needing assistance should contact the Historic Landmarks Commission beforehand at 704-376-9115.

1.  Consideration of Minutes.  Click Here For Minutes

2.  Chairman's Report:  Bill Hobbs

3.  Director's Report: Dan Morrill  Click Here For Director's Report

4.  Design Review Committee Report: Matt Benson  Click Here For Minutes

A. The American Legion Memorial Stadium, at the intersection of East 7th St. and Charlottetowne Ave., Charlotte  

Changes have been proposed for an existing COA (08-30, 08-30a) for the property.   The changes deal with the design of the driveway between the parking deck and the stadium, and the sidewalks along the driveway.  Click here to view plans

B.  Charlotte Fire Station Number 4, 420 west 5th Street, Charlotte.

Applicant is proposing changes to the building to accommodate a new restaurant. 

DR. MATTSON PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. GIESER TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER 4, 420 WEST 5T STREET, CHARLOTTE, N. C., BE APPROVED AS PRESENTED WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE APPLICANT WILL PROVIDE DEPICTIONS TO HLC STAFF,  BEFORE APRIL 12, 2010, OF THE HANDICAPPED ACCESS RAMP FOR THE MAIN ENTRANCE, THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE OUTSIDE EATING AREA IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING, THE SIGNAGE FOR THE FRONT ENTRANCE, THE FINAL SECOND FLOOR AND THE SCREENING FOR THE THREE LARGE DOORS ON THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

Click here to view plans

5.  Survey Committee Report:  Richard Mattson  Click Here For Minutes

A.  Fall's Store (Raeford's Grill), 300 Mock Circle, Davidson, N.C.

Click here to view a survey and research report for the property.

The Survey Committee approved the following motion:

MR. ROGERS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY DR. WEIS TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE FALL'S STORE (RAEFORD'S GRILL), 300 MOCK CIRCLE, DAVIDSON, N.C., BE PROCESSED FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

B.  Tuckaseegee Ford Trail, 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, N.C..

Click here to view a survey and research report for the property.

View of the ford as it enters the Catawba

Staff is recommending that approximately 4 acres of land as shown on the above maps, and Sadler Island be designated.  The Survey Committee approved the following motion:

DR. WEIS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. HOBBS TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE TUCKASEEGEE FORD TRAIL, 5000 WHITEWATER CENTER PARKWAY, CHARLOTTE, N.C. BE PROCESSED FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

C. Study List Application for the Park Ave. section of the Pineville Mill Village

Park avenue is depicted in the above image.  It is the street near the center of the image, divided by a planted segmented median.

The Town of Pineville has requested that the Park Ave. section of the Pineville Mill Village be placed on the Study List for prospective historic landmark designation.  The town has agreed to pay one-half of the cost of the preparation of the Survey and Research Report.  If approved, the Commission would pay the remaining half.  The Survey Committee approved the following motion:

DR. WEIS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. HOBBS TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE PARK AVE. SECTION OF THE PINEVILLE MILL VILLAGE BE PLACED ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS AND THAT THE COMMISSION PAY UP TO $2000 OF THE COST OF THE PREPARATION OF THE REPORT, WITH THE TOWN OF PINEVILLE PAYING THE REMAINDER OF THE COST. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

6.  Projects Committee Report: Louis Asbury, IV.  Click Here For Minutes

 

In Executive Session the Committee agreed not to pursue, at this time,  the purchase of the Samuel Younts House, 136 Main St., Pineville, N. C.  The Committee also agreed on a price to ask for the Grier-Rea House.

A.  Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Charlotte, N.C.

DR. WEIS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MS. JOHNSON TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE COMMISSION COMMIT ITSELF TO PERFORMING THE STABILIZATION OF THE TORRENCE LYTLE SCHOOL, 302 HOLBROOKS ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. AND DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE THE BID PACKAGE FOR SUBMISSION TO CONTRACTORS. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

B.  White Oak Plantation, 7729 Hood Road, Charlotte, N.C.

DR. WEIS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR.  PIENKNY TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE COMMISSION ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH DESIGN RESOURCE GROUP TO DEVELOP A PRELIMINARY MASTER PLAN FOR WHITE OAK PLANTATION, 7729 HOOD ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR A FEE OF $2900.  THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

C. Samuel  Younts House, 136 Main Street, Pineville, N.C.

 

7.  Treasurer's Report: Keysha Walker

 

8.  Old Business.

 

9.  New Business.