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Historic Preservation Commission - January 15, 2019 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 o’clock a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

The Historic Preservation Commissioners present or absent were as follows:

Present: Christine Kloubec, Heather Fischer, Matthew Boreen, Paul Gleye, Mike Dawson, Nathan Larson, Jay Nelson

Absent: None

Chair Fischer called the meeting to order and welcomed Members to the meeting.

Item 1: Minutes: Regular Meeting of December 18, 2018
Member Boreen moved the minutes of the December 18, 2018 Historic Preservation Commission meeting be approved. Second by Member Gleye. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.

Item 2: CLG Grant Application Projects: APPROVED
Assistant Planner Kylie Bagley explained the application process stating that every year a new application must be completed and submitted to the State for approval of federal funding for projects approved by the Board.

Member Dawson present.

The Board further discussed the proposed project for 2019 is to create a 5-year strategic plan to identify neighborhoods within Fargo that could benefit from having a historic overlay district; funds to hire a consultant to add their expertise and objective direction; and clarification that the grant also will match the hours put forth by the Board and staff.

Ms. Bagley also clarified that the State receives this federal funding each year and disperses it to the 6 communities in North Dakota that participate in this program. She stated the State can approve or deny any funding requests, and that all funds approved must be used during the timeline of March 2019 to February 2020.

Member Gleye moved to approve the submission of the CLG Grant Application as presented. Second by Member Boreen. All Members present voted aye and 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 – February 19, 2019

The time at adjournment was 8:15 a.m.