Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission

 
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg
HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION
February 13, 2017
Location: 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N. C.
Closed Session
Draft Minutes


Present:

Ms. Joy E. Bunch/ Mayor
Mr. Nathan Clark/County
Mr. Larken Egleston/City/HLC Secretary/Survey Com. Chair (by telephone)
Mr. Joe Elliott/City/ HLC Treasurer
Ms. Penny Higdon/ County 
Ms. Laura Hoover/County
​Mr. Mark H. Miller/County
Mr. Len Norman/City, HLC Chair
Mr. Jeffrey Parsons/ Mayor 
Mr. Kenneth Pursley/ County, Design Review Com. Chair
Mr. John Shurley, County, HLC Vice-Chair/Projects Com. Chair
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, HLC Consulting Director
Mr. Stewart Gray, HLC Preservation Planner
Mr. Peter Wasmer, Projects Manager
Ms. Mary Lynn Morrill, HLC Recording Consultant
Mr. Sandy Carnegie, HLC Attorney (by telephone)

Absent:

Ms. Laura Hoover/County

Visitors:

Mr. Ted Alexander, Preservation North Carolina 

MR. PARSONS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. PURSLEY THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION TO CONSIDER MATTERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROPOSED ACQUISTION OF REAL ESTATE.  THE COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

A.  Prospective Purchase of the Charles E. Barnhardt House, 2733 Country Club Lane, Charlotte, N.C.

The Commission discussed the prospective purchase of the Charles E. Barnhardt House at length.  Mr. Miller provided data which scrutinized the economic viability of the project.

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE  PRESENTED A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION REQUEST RECOGNITON BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF $975,000 TO PURCHASE THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE, 2733 COUNTRY CLUB LANE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AND RECOGNITION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF $205,000 TO PERFORM THE ENUMERATED IMPROVEMENTS AND ASSOCIATED TASKS DESCRIBED IN THE DUE DILIGENCE REPORT, AND THAT THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE BE LISTED WITH ERIC GAMBLE, REALTOR, IF AND WHEN THE COMMISSION OFFERS THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE FOR SALE.  THE COMMISSION APPROVED THE MOTION WITH MR. MILLER VOTING IN OPPOSITION.          

MR. NORMAN PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. MILLER THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION.  THE COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.