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Historic Preservation Commission - March 16, 2021 Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Historic Preservation Commissioners of the City of Fargo, North Dakota, was held virtually in the Commission Chambers at City Hall at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

The Historic Preservation Commissioners present or absent were as follows:

Present: Matthew Boreen, Paul Gleye, Nathan Larson, Jay Nelson

Absent: Christine Kloubec, Heather Fischer, Mike Dawson

Acting Chair Gleye called the meeting to order and welcomed Members to the meeting.

Item 1: Minutes: Regular Meeting of December 15, 2020
Member Nelson moved the minutes of the December 15, 2020 Historic Preservation Commission meeting be approved. Second by Member Boreen. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.

Item 2: Historic Overlay District Review
a. 1108 7th Avenue South – Chas A Roberts Historic Overlay District: APPROVED
Assistant Planner Maggie Squyer presented the application to construct a single family house and 2-car detached garage on an existing vacant lot.

Discussion was held regarding the following: the proposed height and roof pitch as it relates to the City’s ordinance and the surrounding homes; compliance with flood stage requirements for this property; and siding materials to be used.

Applicant James Buchfink spoke on behalf of the application, and addressed questions and concerns.

Member Nelson moved to approve the project as submitted. Second by Member Larson. All Members present voted aye except Member Gleye. The motion was declared carried.

Item 3: Liaison Reports
No reports were provided at this time.

Item 4: Other Business or Public Comment
No other business or public comments were discussed.

Item 5: Next Meeting – April 20, 2021

The time at adjournment was 8:24 a.m.