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Historic District Commission

Regular Session Agenda

October 15, 2009

6:00 PM

Council Chambers

200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.           September 17, 2009

III.             New Business

A.           Consider and take action on, HDC09-30 (Township Request #11), a request for a refinement to the Certificate of Appropriateness to delineate acceptable elevations for conformity with Section 56-4(8) of the Historic District Ordinance and the Historic District Architectural Guidelines on approximately 21.5 acres zoned ?RSF-7-RNC? (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 7,000 square feet with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as the Township Subdivision, generally located north of East Main Street (Farm to Market Road 518) and west of Kansas Avenue with the approximate address being in the 600 block of Kansas Avenue.

IV.              Reports from Staff

A.           Administrative Approvals for September / October.

1.HDC09-24 (Hello Gorgeous), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales and service use at 1011 East Main Street.

2.HDC09-26-27 (This & That Resale Boutique), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a monument sign and four temporary signs (Banner) for a retail use at 1015-A East Main Street.

3. HDC09-28 (Canon Envirothon), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for an offices use at 1026 East Main Street.

4. HDC09-29 (The Milk Pail), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a monument sign for a full service eating and drinking establishment at 1015 East Main Street.

 

V.                 Adjournment of the Meeting

 

 

CERTIFICATE

THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE NOTICE OF MEETING WAS POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT CITY HALL OF THE CITY OF LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS, BY THE 12th DAY OF OCTOBER 2009, BY 6 PM, AND WAS P0STED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 551, LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE (THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT).  ITEMS POSTED IN THE OPEN SESSION PORTIONS OF THIS AGENDA MAY ALSO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED OR EXECUTIVE SESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE TEXAS OPEN MEETINGS ACT.

 

 

 

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LASHONDRA HOLMES, AICP

PLANNING MANAGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING

Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 6:00 P.M.

City Council Chambers

200 WEST WALKER

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I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

 

Ms. Dudney motioned to elect Commissioner Guglielmo as Acting Chair in Chairperson Hall?s absence.

 

Mr. Schroeder seconded the motion.

 

The motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Guglielmo called the meeting to order at 6:08 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                        Members absent:

Peter Guglielmo                                                             David Hoffman (Ex-Officio Architect)

Elizabeth Schroeder                                                      Madeline Hall

Marie Sesher                                                                 Sandra Christiansen

Dennis Ruhl                                                                  Fay Dudney

  

City Representatives:

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner

Susan Wologo, Recording Secretary     

 

*Ms. Sesher excused herself from the meeting at 8:05 p.m.

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

 

A.           September 17, 2009

 

                                    Ms. Sesher made a motion to approve the minutes of September 17 2009.

 

                                    Mr. Ruhl seconded the motion.

 

                                    No discussion was held.

 

                                    The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-1 with Ms. Dudney abstaining as she was not present at the September 17th meeting.

 

III.             New Business

 

A.           Consider and take action on, HDC09-30 (Township Request #11), a request for a refinement to the Certificate of Appropriateness to delineate acceptable elevations for conformity with Section 56-4(8) of the Historic District Ordinance and the Historic District Architectural Guidelines on approximately 21.5 acres zoned ?RSF-7-RNC? (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 7,000 square feet with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as the Township Subdivision, generally located north of East Main Street (Farm to Market Road 518) and west of Kansas Avenue with the approximate address being in the 600 block of Kansas Avenue.

Mr. Linenschmidt, Senior Planner with the City of League City, restated the staff report and reviewed the elevation criteria chart included in the staff report.  He also discussed State windstorm requirements regarding widows within garage doors.  He explained that due to the area?s vulnerability to major storms League City has adopted ?inland 1? windstorm requirements which means structures must be certified to withstand windborne debris and 120 mile per hour wind gust for 3 seconds.  He said that although the applicant indicated that the windstorm engineer and other engineers with the State of Texas state that windows within garage doors can meet the windstorm requirements, it is not known if one has been certified by the State.

Mr. Jim Weibling of Appreciation Home Builders was present to answer questions from the Board.

Mr. Don Kemmerling of 31-W was present to answer questions regarding garage doors.

Ms. Sesher made a motion to approve the follow elevations:  2, 3,5,7,8,9,10 and 11.

 

Ms. Dudney seconded the motion.

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the proposed elevations included in the staff report.

 

Ms. Sesher withdrew her motion.

 

Ms. Dudney seconded.

 

A discussion continued regarding the proposed elevations including a proposed elevation brought forth for a potential homebuyer.

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve elevations 2,3,5,7,8,9,10,11 and 14.

 

Mr. Ruhl seconded the motion.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0 (Ms. Sesher left the meeting prior to the vote due to a previous engagement).

 

IV.              Reports from Staff

 

A.           Administrative Approvals for September / October.

1.HDC09-24 (Hello Gorgeous), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales and service use at 1011 East Main Street.

2. HDC09-26-27 (This & That Resale Boutique), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a monument sign and four temporary signs (Banner) for a retail use at 1015-A East Main Street.

3. HDC09-28 (Canon Envirothon), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for an offices use at 1026 East Main Street.

4. HDC09-29 (The Milk Pail), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a monument sign for a full service eating and drinking establishment at 1015 East Main Street.

V.        Adjournment of the Meeting

 Mr. Guglielmo adjourned the meeting at 8:13 p.m.

 

 

_________________________________                  ______________________________           

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner                         Peter Guglielmo, Acting Chair

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________