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Historic Commission Meeting

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Meeting Minutes
February 5, 2014
Community Development/Engineering Services Building – 51 Winburn Way – Siskiyou Room
Call To Order – Regular Meeting, 6:02 pm Chairman Skibby
Historic Commissioners Present:  Dale Shostrom, Allison Renwick; Kerry Kencairn, Sam Whitford, Tom Giordano, Terry Skibby, Keith Swink, Ally Phelps,   
Commission Members Absent: Victoria Law
Council Liaison: Michael Morris absent
High School Liaison: None Appointed
SOU Liaison: None Appointed
Staff Present: Staff Liaison: Amy Gunter, Clerk: Billie Boswell

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:   Ms. Kencairn made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 8, 2014 meeting, Mr. Shostrom seconded the motion. Mr. Swink abstained due to being absent.  The minutes were approved unanimously by the remaining Commissioners.

PUBLIC FORUM:  There was no one in the audience wishing to speak.
  1. Oregon Heritage Commission – Ms. Gunter explained the grant was denied due there not being enough details such as why the sites were important and where the history information would come from.
  2. Ms. Gunter said due to the denial of the last two grants, she will be seeking a grant writing seminar or training for herself and/or one of the Historic Commissioners.
  3. Chairman Skibby talked to the Mayor at their brown bag lunch about the lack of funding from grants or the City for the Wayfair Sign project suggested by the City Council.  Mayor Stromberg suggested contacting our Council Liaison Mike Morris.
  4. Tom Giordano and Dale Shostrom expressed an interest in also attending the Oregon Heritage Conference April 23-25, 2014 in Albany Oregon with Victoria Law.  Ms. Gunter said she will ask for at least two reservations.
  1. Historic Preservation Week – Nominations.  The Historic Preservation Awards Nomination List was whittled down to the most likely candidates and then divided into three groups to be visited and photographed.  The three teams are as follows:
                Team A – Phelps, Giordano, and Whitford
                Team B – Renwick, Skibby, and Shostrom
                Team C – Swink, Kencairn, and Law 
There was also discussion about a date.  May 18th through May 24th was selected as being designated Historic Preservation Week.  Wednesday at noon was selected as the date for the Awards Ceremony to be held at one of the winners place of business or at the Community Center. Ms. Boswell will reserve the Community Center for Wednesday, May 21st in case another venue is not found.
  1. Review Board Schedule
February 6th    Keith, Ally, Kerry
February 13th    Victoria, Allison, Dale
February 20th Tom, Terry, Ally
February 27th Terry, Dale & Sam
March 6th   Kerry, Keith, Allison
  1. Project Assignments for Planning Actions:
BD-2011-01029 400 Allison (Robin Biermann) New SFR  (under construction) Whitford/Renwick
BD-2011-00621 89 Oak St (Amorotico) New façade on building (under construction) Shostrom
BD-2013-00256 175 Lithia Wy (First Place Partners)  3-story mixed use building (under constr) Giordano
BD-2013-00378 245 Van Ness (Nate Witemburg & Brint Borgilt) Addition (under constr) Kencairn
BD-2013-00718 5 B Street (Spartan Properties) New Comm Bldg  (under construction) Phelps
BD-2013-00796 15 N First (Amuse) Walk in Cooler  (under construction)  
BD-2013-01363 370 E Main (Staunton) Front Façade (under construction) Shostrom
PreApp 19 Gresham / 374 Hargadine  (No Submittal yet) Swink
PA-2013-01388 14 Calle Guanajuato (Sandlers) Restaurant Renwick
PA-2013-01421 270 N First St (Nisha Jackson) New SFR Renwick
PA-2013-01829 60 Alida St  (Micah & Greta Lieberman) new garage & ARU Shostrom
PA-2013-01828 310 Oak St (Brent Thompson) 2 new Res units in Comm Bldg Shostrom
Next meeting is scheduled for March 5, 2014, 6:00 pm.
There being no other items to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 7:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted by Billie Boswell.

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