Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission

Projects Committee Meeting
November  7, 2016
6:00 pm


1.  Report of the Projects Committeee Chair -- John Shurley

2.  Report of the HLC Chair -- Len Norman 

3.  Report of the Consulting Director -- Dan Morrill

Available Cash:  $4,237,552 + $173,938.31 (Walters Barber) = $4,411,490.31

Click Here For Revolving Fund Financial Report

4.  Update on the Walters Barbershop.  112-114 South Main Street, Huntersville, N.C.  The prospective buyer has assigned his contract to Charles Guignard, who has closed on the property.

5.  Update on the Charles E. Barnhardt House.  2733 Country Club Lane, Charlotte, N.C. Negotiations with the owner of the property continue. The owner is working with Peter Wasmer to determine what the cost of improving the property will be to satisfy the owner's concerns.  Preservation North Carolina has offered to provide volunteers to assist with improvements.   Click here for description of upfit and costs.    Click Here For Photographs Of House

 6.  Update on General Motors New Look Bus.

Staff continues to investigate options for air conditioning the bus.  One option would be to install a new system.  Ron Tober is contacting vendors to see if original parts can be found.   Click Here For Estimate.

Staff has submitted the draft of an agreement to CATS for storage and routine maintenance of the bus.  No response has been forthcoming.

Click Here For Email From Steve Mersch 

Click Here For Bus Storage Area At NC Transportation Museum

7.  Consideration Of Marketing Strategies For The Delburg Mill House.  303 Delburg St., Davidson, N.C.  Peter Wasmer is reviewing the contractor's proposal, and work should begin in the near future

8. Update on the Phillips House and Morris Barn. 131 W. Charles St., Matthews, N.C.  Brian Jenest and Staff met with citizens and officials of Matthews on October 20th to receive input on development ideas for the property.  It was a most productive session.  Brian Jenest will present illustrations at a meeting on November 17th concerning how the property might be developed.  Click Here For A Video Of The Phillips House And Morris Barn
9.  Discussion of Marketing Strategy for the Edward M. Rozzel Farm.  11647 Old Rozzelles Ferry Rd., Charlotte, N.C.   Click For Photographs of Farm.

Staff met with Brian Jenest on November 1st to discuss various development schemes for the Rozzel property.

10.  Update on the Torrence Lytle School.  302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.  The Commission has approved a letter of intent submitted by prospective buyers of the property.  Evironmental cleanup and stabilization of the buildings will begin in the near future.

11.  Update on the Morgan School.  The Charlotte-Mecklenburg  Schools has declared the Morgan School surplus property.  Staff has been advised that the County does not recommend use of the "First Right Of Refusal" process to secure ownership.  If the Commission wishes to assure preservation of the building, it would need to submit an offer to purchase.   Click Here For Photographs Of The Morgan School.

12.  Old Business

13.  New Business

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