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Historic District Commission

Regular Meeting

July 19, 2012

6:00 PM

City Council Chambers 200 West Walker Street

 

I.                   Call to Order and Roll Call of Members of Historic District Commission

 

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     June 21, 2012

 

III.             Public Hearing and Action Items on Public Hearings

A.     Conduct a public hearing and take action regarding amendments to Chapter 56 – Historical Preservation specifically related to the process for requesting de-annexation from the Historic District Boundaries.

 

IV.              Commissioner Comments

Announcements concerning items of community interest.  No action will be taken or discussed.

 

V.                 Staff Comments

Announcements concerning items of community interest.  No action will be taken or discussed.

 

VI.              Adjournment

CERTIFICATE

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_______________________________

Wes Morrison, City Planner

 

MINUTES

CITY OF LEAGUE CITY

HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING

Thursday July 19, 2012 at 6:00 P.M.

City Council Chambers

200 WEST WALKER

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I.                   Call to order and Roll call of members

 

Mr. Guglielmo called the meeting to order at 6:02p.m.

 

Members present:                                                       *Members absent:

Peter Guglielmo                                                             David Hoffman (Ex-Officio Architect)

Fay Dudney                                                                   Dennis Ruhl

Marie Sesher                                       

Madeline Hall                                                 

Darryel Picou

Elizabeth Schroeder

                         

City Representatives:

Wes Morrison, City Planner

Joanna Sharp Dawson, Council Liaison

           

II.                Approval of Minutes

A.     June 21, 2012

 

Ms. Dudney made a motion to approve the minutes of April 19, 2012.

 

Ms. Sesher seconded the motion.

 

The motion passed unanimously with a vote of 6-0-0.

 

III.             Public Hearing and Action Items on Public Hearings

A.    Conduct a public hearing and take action regarding amendments to Chapter 56 – Historical Preservation specifically related to the process for requesting de-annexation from the Historic District Boundaries.

 

Mr. Morrison summarized the discussion from the previous workshop and presented draft language based on that discussion. 

 

Mr. Guglielmo opened the public hearing at 6:10pm.

 

Jim Weibling of the Township Development spoke on what he felt the real purpose of the Commission should be and asked the Commission to change their focus from regulating to incentivizing.

 

Dave Hake of 820 3rd Street voiced concern that documents were not posted on the website for the public to review prior to the meeting and asked that another public hearing be held once the land use attorney has reviewed and made their recommendations.

 

No one else came forward to speak.

 

Commissioner Picou made a motion to table, seconded by Commissioner Sesher, motion passed 6-0.  Staff did confirm for the Commission and the public that the public hearing would remain open. 

 

IV.             Commissioner Comments

Announcements concerning items of community interest.  No action will be taken or discussed.

 

Chairman Guglielmo outlined what he would like to see for a scope of services for the land use attorney. 

 

Commissioner Picou raised concerns about sign regulation enforcement along Main Street.

 

V.                Staff Comments

Announcements concerning items of community interest.  No action will be taken or discussed.

 

VI.             Adjournment

Mr. Guglielmo adjourned the meeting at 6:25 p.m.

 

 

 

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Wes Morrison                                                             Peter Guglielmo

City Planner                                                               Chair, Historic District Commission