Historic Preservation Commission - October 16, 2018 Minutes
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Historic Preservation Commissioners of the City of Fargo, North Dakota, was held in the City Commission Room at City Hall at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 16, 2018.
The Historic Preservation Commissioners present or absent were as follows:
Present: Michael Burns, Christine Kloubec, Heather Fischer, Matthew Boreen, Paul Gleye, Mike Dawson, Nathan Larson
Chair Burns called the meeting to order and welcomed Members to the meeting.
Item 1: Minutes: Regular Meeting of September 18, 2018
Member Boreen moved the minutes of the September 18, 2018 Historic Preservation Commission meeting be approved. Second by Member Fischer. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 2: Historic Overlay District Review – Jefferson Neighborhood: APPROVED
Assistant Planner Kylie Bagley provided a brief history of the application.
Member Kloubec present.
Member Gleye gave an overview of his comments on the application stating his main concerns were terminology and organization, which staff has integrated into the packet.
Member Larson Present.
Member Gleye moved to recommend approval of the proposed Jefferson Neighborhood Historic Overlay District Special Development Standards with the presented corrections. Second by Member Fischer. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 3: Storefront Rehab Projects
a. 506 Broadway North (Cowboy Jacks): WITHDRAWN
b. 16 8th Street South (Moler Barber College): DENIED
Applicant Joel Jaeger spoke on behalf of the application. He shared that the intent is to restore the storefront to its original look, and remove the current sign.
Discussion was held regarding the materials and finish that will be used, the height of the knee wall, entrance recessed angle design, and ADA access accommodations.
Member Burns moved to deny the application as presented. Second by Member Kloubec. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Discussion continued recommending the applicant to resubmit renderings to the Planning Department clarifying details discussed by the Board.
Item 4: Liaison Reports
Member Kloubec gave an update regarding the Roers Development project in the Roosevelt Neighborhood.
Item 5: Other Business or Public Comment
Chair Burns shared that this will be his last meeting and that the Board will need to nominate an incoming Chair and Vice Chair.
Member Kloubec nominated Heather Fischer to serve as interim Chair. Second by Member Boreen. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Member Fischer nominated Christine Kloubec to serve as Vice Chair. Second by Member Boreen. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 6: Next Meeting - November 20, 2018
The time at adjournment was 8:51 a.m.