Historic Preservation Commission - August 2, 2021 Minutes
A Special 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., Monday, August 2, 2021.
The Historic Preservation Commissioners present or absent were as follows:
Present: Matthew Boreen, Paul Gleye, Mike Dawson (via conference call), Jay Nelson
Absent: Christine Kloubec, Nathan Larson, Heather Fischer
Acting Chair Gleye called the meeting to order and welcomed Members to the meeting.
Item 1: Minutes: Regular Meeting of July 20, 2021
Member Boreen moved the minutes of the July 20, 2021 Historic Preservation Commission meeting be approved. Second by Member Nelson. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 2: Historic Overlay District Review
a. 24 South Terrace – Oak Grove Historic Overlay: APPROVED
Planner Kylie Bagley presented the application to construct a new garage on an existing slab where the previous garage burnt down.
Applicant Nate Renner spoke on behalf of the application.
Discussion was held on if any of the previous garage was salvageable, and the purpose of the historic overlay districts.
Member Boreen moved to approve the project as submitted. Second by Member Dawson. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
b. 1410/1412 1st Avenue South – Jefferson Historic Overlay: APPROVED
Ms. Bagley presented the application to demolish an existing home.
Applicant Trenton Gerads spoke on behalf of the application, noting the intent to rebuild a new home on the site as part of the Cass-Clay Community Land Trust.
Discussion was held on the purpose of this project, the neighborhood meeting held by the Cass-Clay Community Land Trust, and that the rebuild of a home would come back before this Board.
Member Boreen moved to approve the demolition project as presented. Second by Member Nelson. All Members present voted aye and the motion was declared carried.
Item 3: Liaison Reports
No reports were heard at this time.
Chair Gleye requested this item be looked into regarding removal of the reports from the meetings due to the digital availability of information.
Item 4: Other Business or Public Comment
No other business or public comments were discussed.
Item 5: Next Meeting – August 17, 2021
The time at adjournment was 8:20 a.m.