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Historic Preservation Commission - June 18, 2019 Minutes

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Historic Preservation Commissioners of the City of Fargo, North Dakota, was held in the Commission Chambers at City Hall at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

The Historic Preservation Commissioners present or absent were as follows:

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

Absent: Mike Dawson

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

Item 1: Minutes: Regular Meeting of May 21, 2019
Member Gleye moved the minutes of the May 21, 2019 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. 609 9th Street South – Chas A. Roberts Historic Overlay: APPROVED
Assistant Planner Maggie Squyer introduced the proposed project for a single story addition to the rear of the existing house.

Contractor Rick Halvorson spoke on behalf of the applicant, briefly reviewing the details of the proposed construction.

Member Kloubec moved to approve the project as presented. Second by Member Gleye. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.

b. 812 7th Street South – Chas A. Roberts Historic Overlay: APPROVED
Ms. Squyer introduced the proposed project to rebuild a garage in the same location to replace the garage destroyed by a fire in 2018.

Applicant Matt Peterson spoke on behalf of the application.

Discussion was held regarding plans for rainwater collection, and clarification that the Inspections Department will review zoning restrictions regarding the height of the garage prior to permit approval.

Member Boreen moved to approve the project as presented. Second by Member Kloubec. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.

Item 3: CLG Grant Approval
a. 5 Year Work Plan
Planner Kylie Bagley reported staff received confirmation from the State approving the requested Certified Local Government (CLG) Grant for the 5-Year Work Plan. She stated staff will be reviewing the plan and provide an update at the next meeting.

Item 4: Liaison Reports
Member Boreen gave an update from the May 28, 2019 Board of Adjustment meeting.

Member Nelson volunteered to be the liaison for the Renaissance Zone Authority meetings.

Item 5: Other Business or Public Comment
No other business or public comments were discussed.

Item 6: Next Meeting – July 16, 2019

The time at adjournment was 8:14 a.m.