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Historic District Commission

Regular Session Agenda

July 15, 2010

6:00 PM

Council Chambers

200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.           February 18, 2010

III.             Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

A.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-14 (1005 4th Street),  a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a fence on approximately 0.48 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 Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block 13 of the League City Townsites Subdivision, generally located South of 4th Street and East of Illinois Avenue with the address being 1005 4th Street.

B.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-12 (Accent, Petals & Metals), a request to waive the sign requirements for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a wall sign on approximately for a waiver of the sign ordinance regarding the minimum height of a wall sign and a Certificate of 0.466 acres zoned “CN-RNC” (Neighborhood Commercial with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as Lots 3 and 4 of the Hanby Subdivision, generally located south of Farm to Market Road 518 (East Main Street) and east of Iowa Avenue with the approximate address being 1015 East Main Street.

C.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-13 (Kolache Factory), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness regarding exterior renovations on approximately 0.3 acres zoned CN-RNC” (Neighborhood Commercial with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as Lot 7 and a portion of Lot 8, Block 2of the League City Townsite, generally located north of Farm to Market Road 518 (East Main Street) and east of Iowa Avenue with the approximate address being 902 East Main Street.

IV.              Other Business

A.           Receive a report and provide comments on the Sign Ordinance revision.

 

V.                 Reports from Staff

A.           Administrative Approvals for March/April/May/June.

HDC10-08(Andrea Moore Photography), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a photography shop at 815 East Main Street.

HDC10-09 (The Milk Pail), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a banner to advertise new hours of operations for a restaurant at 1013 East Main Street.

HDC10-10 (Sales Technology), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales use located at 1010 East Main Street.

HDC10-11(Accents, Petals & Metals), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales use located at 1015A East Main Street.

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Historic District Commission

Regular Session Agenda

July 15, 2010

6:00 PM

Council Chambers

200 West Walker Street

 

VI.              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 9th DAY OF JULY 2010, 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 July 15, 2010 at 6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

200 WEST WALKER

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VII.           Call to order and Roll call of members

 

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

 

Ms. Christiansen seconded the motion.

 

The motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Guglielmo called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

 

 

Members present:                                                      Members absent:

Peter Guglielmo                                                           David Hoffman (Ex-Officio Architect)

Fay Dudney                                                                 Elizabeth Schroeder

Dennis Ruhl                                                                 Marie Sesher

Sandra Christiansen                                                     Madeline Hall

 

 

 

City Representatives:

Wes Morrison, Senior Planner

Rodney Glasper, Planner

Susan Wologo, Recording Secretary

 

VIII.        Approval of Minutes

 

A.       February 18, 2010

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve the February 18, 2010 minutes as written.

 

Mr. Ruhl seconded the motion.

 

No discussion was held.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

 

IX.              Public Hearings and Action Items from Public Hearings

 

A.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-14 (1005 4th Street),  a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a fence on approximately 0.48 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 Lots 4, 5 and 6, Block 13 of the League City Townsites Subdivision, generally located South of 4th Street and East of Illinois Avenue with the address being 1005 4th Street.

 

Rodney Glasper, Planner with the City, restated the staff report for this item.  He stated the applicant’s request is to construct a privacy fence along the front, rear and sides of the residence.  He said the applicant indicated the proposed fence will be for the safety and privacy of the home.    

 

A discussion was held regarding the proposed material and height of the fence.

 

With no further discussion, Mr. Guglielmo opened the public portion of the hearing at 6:17 p.m.

 

With no one present from the public to speak on this item, Mr. Guglielmo closed the public portion of the hearing at 6:18 p.m.

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve HDC10-14 (1005 4th Street).

 

Ms. Christiansen seconded the motion.

 

No discussion was held.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

 

B.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-12 (Accent, Petals & Metals), a request to waive the sign requirements for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a wall sign on approximately for a waiver of the sign ordinance regarding the minimum height of a wall sign and a Certificate of 0.466 acres zoned “CN-RNC” (Neighborhood Commercial with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as Lots 3 and 4 of the Hanby Subdivision, generally located south of Farm to Market Road 518 (East Main Street) and east of Iowa Avenue with the approximate address being 1015 East Main Street.

 

Wes Morrison, Senior Planner with the City, restated the staff report for this item.  He explained the Sign Ordinance requires a sign be placed a minimum of 10 feet above grade; however the applicant’s structure is only 10 feet in height above finished grade.  The applicant is requesting a waiver to the requirement.

 

A discussion was held regarding the proposed material of the sign. 

 

Mr. Guglielmo opened the public portion of the hearing at 6:23 p.m.

 

With no one present from the public to speak on this item, Mr. Guglielmo closed the public portion of the hearing at 6:23 p.m.

 

Ms. Christiansen made a motion to approve HDC10-12 (Accent, Petals & Metals).

 

Ms. Dudney seconded the motion.

 

No discussion was held.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

 

C.     Hold a public hearing and take action on HDC10-13 (Kolache Factory), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness regarding exterior renovations on approximately 0.3 acres zoned “CN-RNC” (Neighborhood Commercial with a Residential Neighborhood Conservation Overlay), legally described as Lot 7 and a portion of Lot 8, Block 2of the League City Townsite, generally located north of Farm to Market Road 518 (East Main Street) and east of Iowa Avenue with the approximate address being 902 East Main Street.

 

Mr. Morrison restated the staff report for this item and gave details of the proposed renovations and presented photos of the current structure along with a drawing of the proposed renovations.  He further added that the proposed materials comply with the Design and Materials Guidelines.

 

Mr. Guglielmo opened the public portion of the hearing at 6:29 p.m.

 

A discussion was held regarding the proposed design of the renovations.  Mr. Brudos, the applicant, and James Barr with James Barr Construction came forward and answered questions from the Board Members.  Mr. Barr explained in detail the proposed renovations.

 

The discussion continued with Board Members inquiring about the style of the gutter system and suggested an old period style gutter system such as the one at Esteban’s.

 

With no one present from the public to speak on this item, Mr. Guglielmo closed the public portion of the hearing at 6:57 p.m.

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve HDC10-13 (Kolache Factory) with the condition that the applicant use the suggested old period style gutter system as discussed.

 

Mr. Ruhl seconded the motion.

 

No discussion was held.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 4-0-0.

 

 

 

 

 

IV.        Other Business

A.                 Receive a report and provide comments on the Sign Ordinance revision.

 

Mr. Morrison provided a brief summary of updates regarding the Sign Ordinance revision and advised that it would be discussed more in detail at the July 20th workshop.

 

V.                 Reports from Staff

                    A.      Administrative Approvals for March/April/May/June. 

HDC10-08(Andrea Moore Photography), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a photography shop at 815 East Main Street.

HDC10-09 (The Milk Pail), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a banner to advertise new hours of operations for a restaurant at 1013 East Main Street.

HDC10-10 (Sales Technology), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales use located at 1010 East Main Street.

HDC10-11(Accents, Petals & Metals), a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a business registration permit for a retail sales use located at 1015A East Main Street.

 

VI.     Adjournment of the Meeting

Mr. Ruhl made a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Ms. Christiansen seconded the motion.

Mr. Guglielmo adjourned the meeting at 7:10 p.m.

 

 

 

___________________________________              ______________________________

Wes Morrison                                                              Peter Guglielmo

Senior Planner                                                            Acting Chair, Historic District Commission

 

 

 

 

Date minutes approved: ___________________