Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will meet at 6:00 p.m. on April 10, 2017, in the Ratcliffe-Otterbourg House at 2100 Randolph Road in Charlotte, N.C.  Call 704-376-9115 if you have questions or if you have physical disabilities.
 
Agenda
April 10, 2017
 
1.  Consideration of Minutes   Click Here For Minutes

2.  Chair's Report -- Len Norman

3.  Director's Report -- Dan Morrill   Click Here For Director's Report

4.  Design Review Committee Report -- Ken Pursley Click  Here For Design Review Minutes

a.  Consideration of an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the Thrift Mill, 8400 Moores Chapel Road, Charlotte, N.C.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE WITHOUT DELAY THE DEMOLITION OF ALL BUILDINGS AT THE THRIFT MILL, 8400 MOORES CHAPEL ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BUILDING SIX AND BUILDING ONE AS DEPICTED ON THE SITE PLAN AND DELAY THE DEMOLITION OF THE AFORESAID BUILDING SIX AND BUILDING ONE FOR 365 DAYS FROM THE ISSUANCE DATE OF THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS. 


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b.  Consideration of an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the Nebel Knitting Mill, 101 Worthington Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE PLANS AS PRESENTED FOR THE NEBEL KNITTING MILL, 101 WORTHINGTON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATION: 1) THAT THE PROPOSED KIOSK IN THE COURTYARD NOT BE INCLUDED IN THIS CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, AND 2) THAT THE PROPOSED TILE NOT BE ALLOWED. 

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Staff recomends the following substitute motion:

THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE  REVISED PLANS AS PRESENTED FOR THE NEBEL KNITTING MILL, 101 WORTHINGTON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATION: 1) THAT THE PROPOSED KIOSK IN THE COURTYARD NOT BE INCLUDED IN THIS CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS, AND 2) THAT THE PROPOSED TILE NOT BE ALLOWED. 

c.  Consideration of an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the Craig House, 900 Ardsley Road, Charlotte, N.C.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE PLANS AS PRESENTED FOR THE CRAIG HOUSE, 900 ARDSLEY ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C. ​​

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​5.  Survey Committee Report -- Larken Egleston

6.  Treasurer's Report -- Joe Elliott

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7.  Projects Committee Report -- John Shurley

8.  Executive Committee Report -- Len Norman

a.  Consideration of HLC Travel Policy

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THE ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING TRAVEL POLICY FOR INCLUSION IN THE HLC MANUAL OF PRACTICE.

AMONG PROVISIONS FOR THE HLC TO MAINTAIN ITS CLG STATUS, HLC MEMBERS (CURRENT MINIMUM OF TWO) AND CONSULTANTS (CURRENT MINIMUM OF ONE) ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A PROFESSIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE EACH YEAR.  THE HLC WILL AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES FOR MEMBERS AND CONSULTANTS ATTENDING THE TRAINING CONFERENCE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TRAVEL SECTION OF THE MECKLENBURG COUNTY FINANCIAL POLICIES & PROCEDURES, AS REVISED AND AMENDED.

Staff recomends the following substitute motion:

THE HLC WILL AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES FOR MEMBERS ATTENDING TRAINING EVENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TRAVEL SECTION OF THE MECKLENBURG COUNTY FINANCIAL POLICIES & PROCEDURES, AS REVISED AND AMENDED.

If the HLC approves the following motion, the following section will be added to the HLC Manual of Practice:

  
TRAVEL AND TRAINING EXPENSE POLICY
 
Among provisions for the HLC to maintain its CLG status, HLC members (current minimum of two) are required to attend a professional training conference each year.  The HLC will authorize payment of expenses for members attending the training conference in accordance with the Travel section of the Mecklenburg County Financial Policies & Procedures, as revised and amended.
  

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business

a.  Consideration Of Appropriate Action Regarding Former Parkwood Avenue A.R.P. Church.  The Commission must convene in closed session to consider this matter.

This property is for sale.  Tom Hanchett conducted a survey of the Villa Heights, Optimist Park, and Belmont Park neighborhoods for the HLC in 1985.  He identified the church building as worthy of historic landmark designation.  Staff is gathering information regarding the physical condition of the structure.  The building is highly endangered.


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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission ADA Statement

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations are necessary for participation in any program, meeting, or service, participants are encouraged to notify us at (704) 376-9115 or by email, stewart.gray@mecklenburgcountync.gov or at 2100 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207 at least one week prior to commencement.