December 12, 2005
1. The Commission will hold a
joint public hearing with the Charlotte City Council on December 19th to
consider historic landmark designation of the following properties: the
McQuay House, an expansion of the land at the Samuel Neel House, and the
Elizabeth Lawrence House and Garden. The Commission's appearance
is scheduled to be the first hearing on the agenda. The meeting begins
at 6 p.m.
|Samuel Neel House
Elizabeth Lawrence House &
2. The Commission is
scheduled to make its recommendation on December 20th to the Board of County
Commissioners regarding replenishment of its revolving fund and an
allocation of funds to Charlotte Trolley. Staff will advise you by
email when the agenda is finalized. Mike Sullivan will be making the
presentation for the Commission. Click Here
For Request For Board Action.
3. The Town of Huntersville
has voted to designate the Torrence Lytle School as a historic landmark and
will be involving the Commission in developing a small area plan.
4. The Town of Matthews has
voted to designate four properties as historic landmarks. They are:
the McLaughlin Bost House, the former Matthews Post Office, the Rowland Clay
House, and the Renfrow Lemmond House.
5. The Town of Pineville
continues to express interest in working with the Commission on a
comprehensive preservation plan for the town. Staff anticipates that
implementation will occur sometime after the first of the year. Staff
hopes to involve a UNCC intern in this process.
6. UNCC graduate students
continue to work on draft Survey and Research Reports on prospective
historic landmarks in the Town of Davidson. Staff plans to meet with
Davidson officials in the upcoming weeks to determine how the Commission
might be involved in assisting the Town with processing some of these
properties for historic landmark designation.
7. Staff will be meeting with
Budget officials of Mecklenburg County soon after the first of the year to
develop an operational budget for the Historic Landmarks Commission.
Staff anticipates that this budget will be brought to the Historic Landmarks
Commission for action at its February meeting.
8. Staff has been contacted
by Wing Haven Gardens in Charlotte about the prospect of historic landmark
9. Staff has contacted Grubb
Properties about how the Commission can be involved in developing an
interpretation plan for the St. Lloyd's Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
10. Pappas Properties has
submitted its monthly report on prospects for space in the Charlotte Cotton
Mills. Click here for report.
Dan L. Morrill