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HDC_03 08 20101 DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 723 West Markham Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1334 Phone: (501) 371-4790 Fax: (501) 399-3435 LITTLE ROCK HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION MINUTES Monday, March 8, 2010, 5:00 p.m. Board Room, City Hall I. Roll Call Quorum was present being four (4) in number. Members Present: Marshall Peters Julie Wiedower Randy Ripley Loretta Hendrix Members Absent: Open Position City Attorney: Debra Weldon Staff Present: Brian Minyard Citizens Present: none II. Approval of Minutes a. November 2009 b. December 2009 c. January 2010 There was one correction on the minutes to change the Attorney from Debra Weldon to Tom Carpenter on the November 2009 minutes. A motion was made by Commissioner Julie Wiedower to approve the three sets of minutes with the correction noted. Commissioner Loretta Hendrix seconded and the minutes were approved with a vote of 4 ayes and 1 open position. III. Deferred Certificates of Appropriateness None IV. Certificates of Appropriateness None 2 V. Other Matters Enforcement issues Brian Minyard, Staff, informed the Commission of the enforcement issues at 818 Commerce Street with a stop work order. He issued a COC Certificate of Compliance on the siding repair. No other enforcement issues arose. He continued that he sent out 18 letters to real estate agents and property owners that are selling property in the district. Different properties were discussed that had received COA’s and have not started work. Commissioner Wiedower announced to the Commission the Infill Development Workshop that is to be held April 1, 2010 at the Arkansas Arts Center and gave details and invited all to attend. Brian Minyard is to contact the public relations officer to alert the press of two or more commissioners to be present. Dunbar Survey Update Andre Bernard is scheduled to have a meeting with Brian Minyard the day after this meeting. He hopes to know more after that meeting. Debra Weldon noted that a resolution should go to the Board of Directors for the revised dollar amount. Preservation Plan Update In response to Julie Wiedower’s question, Brian Minyard restated that the subcommittee would work on the day-to-day implementation of the Preservation Plan. UALR’s history program was discussed and how this could be of interest to the Preservation Plan. Commissioner Loretta Hendrix expressed that Philander Smith should be since they are in a National Historic District and their location in downtown. Commissioner Julie Wiedower nominated Commissioner Loretta Hendrix to be the Commissioner Representative to the sub-committee. Commissioner Randy Ripley seconded and was approved with a vote of 4 ayes and 1 open position. Work Plan #7 Paint color: The commission reached consensus not to regulate paint color at this time. #11 Landbank Interface: This item will be moved to the implementation of the Preservation Plan. #12 Notification Requirements: It was concluded that the notice should be mailed to the address provided by the abstract company and that Staff should notify the city departments affected. Also, the consensus of the commissioners was to not require the return postcards any longer. #13 Filing Fees: The consensus was to not ask for a filing fee. #17 Two - tiered system of approval: The consensus of the commission was to pass on this item — no change is needed. The monthly agendas will be modified to include any COC's issued in the previous month. #18 Bylaws Deferrals issues: Clarification and consensus was reached on different scenarios and the number of deferrals granted. Ms. Weldon will do further research and rewording of Sec. 23 -118. Randy Ripley left the room at 6:16 p.m. Items #14, NAPC Code of Ethics, # 18 Bylaws Deferrals issues, and #20 Expansion of the Commission, will be discussed at the next meeting. Citizen Communication None. VI. Adjournment The meeting ended at 6:40 p.m. Attest: 12 - 20 10 Date LO -Z -"0? 61D Date