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Historic District Commission

Regular Session Agenda

December 10, 2009

6:00 PM

Council Chambers

200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.           November 19, 2009

III.             Public Hearing

A.           Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC-35 (Bennett), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a single-family residence on approximately 0.2 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 the southwestern half of Lot 2 and Lot 3, Block 21 of the League City Townsites Subdivision, generally located south of Coryell Street and west of Kansas Avenue with the approximate address being 707 Coryell Street.

IV.              Reports from Staff

A.           Administrative Approvals for November / December.

HDC09-36 (Avo?s Cafe), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a temporary sign (banner) for a restaurant at 615 East Main Street.

B.           Staff will be forwarding the HDC annual report to City Council in January.

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 7th DAY OF DECEMBER 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, December 10, 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. Hall called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.

 

Members present:                                                            Members absent:

Madeline Hall, Chair                                                          David Hoffman (Ex-Officio Architect)

Peter Guglielmo                                                     *Marie Sesher

Dennis Ruhl                                                                       *Elizabeth Schroeder

Fay Dudney

Sandra Christiansen

 

*Ms. Sesher was absent due to a previous engagement and Ms. Schroeder was absent due to a work schedule conflict.

 

City Representatives:

Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner

Rodney Glasper, Planner

Susan Wologo, Recording Secretary         

 

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

 

A.           November 19, 2009

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve the minutes of November 19, 2009.

 

Ms. Christiansen seconded the motion.

 

No discussion was held.

 

The motion passed with a vote of 4-0-1 with Mr. Guglielmo abstaining as he was not present at the November 19, 2009 meeting.   

 

III.             Public Hearings

 

B.           Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC09-35 (Bennett), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a single-family residence on approximately 0.2 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 the southwestern half of Lot 2 and Lot 3, Block 21 of the League City Townsites Subdivision, generally located south of Coryell Street and west of Kansas Avenue with the approximate address being 707 Coryell Street.

Mr. Glasper, Planner with the City, restated the staff report for this item.

Ms. Hall opened the public portion of the hearing at 6:08 p.m.

With no one from the public present to speak on this item, Ms. Hall closed the public portion of the hearing at 6:09 p.m.

Mr. Ruhl made a motion to approve HDC09-35 (Bennett).

Ms. Christiansen seconded the motion.

A discussion was held regarding whether or not the applicant would be required to pay capital recovery fees since there were utilities previously on the site.

Mr. Guglielmo asked questions regarding the proposed drive way.  Mr. Bennett, applicant, came forward and presented the site plan and stated he is envisioning a crushed rock single lane leading into a two lane driveway.  He further described to the board the proposed architectural plan design of the house.

Mr. Linenschmidt asked if Mr. Ruhl?s motion was subject to the possible conditions as stated in the staff report.  A discussion was held regarding the motion and the possible conditions.

Mr. Ruhl withdrew his motion.

Ms. Christiansen withdrew her second.

Mr. Guglielmo made a motion to approve HDC09-35 (Bennett) subject to the following conditions as stated in the staff report:

1.        A Tree Disposition Plan will need to be submitted, reviewed and approved prior to the issuance of a building permit.  It should be noted that during construction, the residence will be periodically inspected by the Building Department for conformance with the building codes and construction plans prior to occupancy by the owner.

2.        The architectural design elevations shall replicate the architectural elevations submitted by the applicant and shall remain in conformance with the Architectural Guidelines.

3.     The applicant selects an exterior color paint choice from an ?approved? National Trust Historic Paint Colors List as done in previous cases.

Ms. Dudney seconded the motion.

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 5-0-0.

  

IV.              Other Business

 

A.           Administrative Approvals for November / December.

HDC09-36 (Avo?s Cafe), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a temporary sign (banner) for a restaurant at 615 East Main Street.

B.           Staff will be forwarding the HDC annual report to City Council in January.

 

V.                  Adjournment of the Meeting

 

Ms. Hall adjourned the meeting at 6:44 p.m.

 

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Mark Linenschmidt, Senior Planner                            Madeline Hall, Chair

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________