Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission

 
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg
HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION
Projects Committee Closed Session Minutes
Location: 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N. C.
February 6, 2017

 
Present: 

Mr. Larken Egleston
Mr. Joe Elliott
Mr. Mark Miller
Mr. Len Norman/HLC Chair
Mr. Jeffrey Parsons
Mr. John Shurley, Projects Committee Chair/HLC Vice Chair
Dr. Dan L. Morrill, HLC Consulting Director
Mr. Stewart Gray, HLC Preservation Planner
Ms. Mary Lynn Morrill, HLC Recording Consultant
Mr. Sandy Carnegie, HLC Attorney (by telephone)
Mr. Peter Wasmer, Project Manager

Visitors:

Ted Alexander, Preservation North Carolina
Eric Gamble, Realtor

MR. PARSONS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. EGLESTON THAT THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE OF THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION CONVENE IN CLOSED SESSION TO DISCUSS MATTERS DEALING WITH THE ACQUISITION OF REAL ESTATE.  THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.

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

Staff presented the results of the due diligence process, which included the appraised value of the property ($875,000), the purchase price of the property ($975,000), and the cost of enumerated improvements and associated tasks ($205,000), bringing the total project cost to $1,180,000.  The Committee deliberated at length and considered the many facets of the project.  

MR. EGLESTON PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. ELLIOTT THAT THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT 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.  THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE ALSO VOTED TO RECOMMEND 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 COMMITTEE APPROVED THE MOTION WITH MR. MILLER ABSTANING IN THE VOTE.

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