Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Agenda – HLC Meeting

HLC Agenda – October 8, 2018

Draft Agenda

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for September 10th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Tom Egan

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Garrett Nelson

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark

8.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business




1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for August 13th Minutes 

2.  Chair’s Report — Tom Egan

a.  November Meeting Date Change  Click Here for Calendar

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click Here for Director’s Report 

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

a.  Public Hearings for Historic Landmark Designation:

i.  Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 3712 Monroe Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for S&R Report

ii.  Reginald Armistice Hawkins House, 1703 Madison Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for S&R Report
The HLC should defer the public hearing for this property. 

iii.  Albert Wallace Log House, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for S&R Report

iv.  The De-Designation of a Portion of the Hennigan Place, 3503 Tilley Morris Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for S&R Report with Addendum

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Garrett Nelson

The Design Review Committee did not meet since the last HLC meeting, but is scheduled to meet on September 26.  

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

The Survey Committee did not meet since the last HLC meeting, but is scheduled to meet on September 20. 

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark  Click Here for August 2018 Project Budget

8.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a. Charles E. Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymont Place, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for Historic Photographs of the Landscaping at the Barnhardt House

Charles E. Barnhardt House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF $5,150 FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATION FORM FOR THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE, 3217 MAYMONT PLACE, CHARLOTTE, N.C.

b. Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Torrence Lytle School

The Projects Committee reached a consensus that Dr. Morrill should approach Laurel Street Developers for purposes of identifying consultants that might assist the Commission in identifying funding sources for affordable housing at the Torrence Lytle School.

c. Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.

This matter will be discussed in closed session.

Excelsior Club

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business


1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for June 11th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Tom Egan

a.  Update on Siloam School

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click Here for Director’s Report 

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

a.  Update on Attendance Policy  Click Here for Attendance

b.  Confirmation of HLC Contact Information  Click Here for Roster

c.  Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, 3712 Monroe Road, Charlotte, N.C.  Click Here for SHPO Comments

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Garrett Nelson

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

a.  Consideration of Preparation of S&R Report on Cornelius Agricultural Building  Click Here for S&R Approval Form

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark

June-July 2018 Project Budget

FY 19 HLC Operational Budget

8.  Executive Committee Report — Tom Egan and Len Norman

Click Here for June Executive Committee Minutes

Click Here for July Executive Committee Minutes

Revision to Policy Manual Regarding S&R Reports

a.  Wallace House, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Click Here for Map of Property

Click Here for S&R Report

Click Here for Lease

Wallace Log House

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE ENTERING INTO A LEASE AS PRESENTED OF THE WALLACE HOUSE, 9425 ROBINSON CHURCH ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE OWNERS, SUBJECT TO THE INCLUSION OF LANGUAGE STATING THAT THE HLC CAN TERMINATE THE LEASE WITH 45 DAYS NOTICE.

b.  Charlotte “New Look” GM Bus

Click Here for S&R Report

Click Here for Argos Real Estate Advisors Proposal

Click Here for Bill of Sale

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE IN PRINCIPLE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE OF THE GENERAL MOTORS NEW LOOK BUS IN “AS IS” CONDITION TO ARGOS REALTY ESTATE ADVISORS, INC., SUBJECT TO HLC APPROVAL OF A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH ARGOS SETTING FORTH THE TERMS OF THE TRANSFER. 

c.  Update on Prospective Sale of Charles E. Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymont Place, Charlotte, N.C.

Click Here for Map of Property

Click Here for S&R Report

Click Here for Offer to Purchase and Contract

Charles E. Barnhardt House

The Executive Committee was authorized to consider an offer to purchase the Barnhardt House. The Committee unanimously approved the following motion:

THAT THE OFFER TO PURCHASE AND CONTRACT FOR THE BARNHARDT HOUSE, 3217 MAYMONT PLACE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., BE REVISED BY SANDY CARNEGIE, HLC ATTORNEY, TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: PURCHASE PRICE – $1,122,500; EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT – $10,000; DUE DILIGENCE FEE – $2,500; DUE DILIGENCE PERIOD – 60 DAYS; CLOSING – 90 DAYS AFTER EFFECTIVE DATE OF OFFER TO PURCHASE AND CONTRACT; SELLER WILL PAY UP TO $5,000 OF BUYER’S CLOSING COST; ROOF REPAIR MUST COMMENCE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF CLOSING. ADDITIONALLY IF THE POTENTIAL BUYERS COUNTER THE HLC OFFER WITH A CONTRACT PREREQUISITE OF SELLING THEIR CURRENT PROPERTY, THEN THE HLC REAL ESTATE AGENT IS AUTHORIZED TO PRESENT THE ATTACHED ADDENDUM TO THE BUYERS.

Click Here for Addendum

9.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a.  Option to Purchase Pecan Avenue Duplex, 1437 Pecan Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

Click Here for Option Agreement

Click Here for Historic Preservation Easement Agreement

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION ENTER INTO AN EXCLUSIVE, ASSIGNABLE OPTION TO PURCHASE THE CRAFTSMAN STYLE DUPLEX AT 1437 PECAN AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR A FEE OF $3,000, AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO THE OPTION AS PRESENTED TO THE COMMITTEE: 1) THAT THE PROVISION FOR AN APPRAISAL OF THE PROPERTY BE REMOVED AND THAT THE PURCHASE PRICE FOR A PROSPECTIVE BUYER BE $300,000, 2) THAT LANGUAGE BE INCLUDED IN THE OPTION STIPULATING THAT ANY CONVEYANCE OF THE PROPERTY INCLUDE PRESERVATION COVENANTS TO PREVENT ITS DEMOLITION, AND 3) THAT THE OWNER WOULD COMMIT TO NO DEMOLITION OF ALL OR ANY PART OF THE PROPERTY FOR THE DURATION OF THE OPTION. 

b.  Ingleside, 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville N.C.

This matter will be discussed in closed session.

Ingleside

c.  McConnell House, 4009 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.

McConnell House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT CONSIDER ITS FULL RANGE OF LEGAL POWERS TO PREVENT THE IMPENDING DEMOLITION OF THE MCCONNELL HOUSE, 4009 BEATTIES FORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C. 

10.  Old Business

11.  New Business


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, elizabeth.stuart@mecklenburgcountync.gov, or at 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28207, at least one week prior to commencement.