Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission

Regular Meeting

March 29, 2007

6:30 P.M.

Members in attendance were Wanda Barker, Pat Aldred, Kirk Duclos, and Bob Crigger.  Staff present was Henry Laird, Robert J. Notestine and Gina Lawrence.  One applicant and fourteen citizens were in attendance.

Agenda Item I-Meeting Called to Order

Meeting was called to order by Kirk Duclos at 6:30 P. M.

Agenda Item II-Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Kirk Duclos.

Agenda Item III-Approval of Minutes

Pat Aldred moved to approve the minutes from February 22, 2007.  Kirk Duclos seconded the motion.  The motion passes unanimously.

Agenda Item IV-Citizen Comments

Sharon Seaman read from a brochure about the Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Statewide Preservation Conference.  She stated that the conference would be held in Franklin on March 29-31, 2007 and that the Tennessee Main Street Summit would be held in conjunction with the conference.

Frank Wilson read from Article 2.2.9 which states, “Resources considered to be historic shall be at least 50 years old and shall not have been substantially altered.”

Reverend Alfred Bennett related the difficulties he had with renters as an owner of rental property.  He urged the town to be aware that renters do not care for their property as well as property owners do.

Linda Moses stated that she would like to see the property that is on the agenda tonight be used as a museum or welcome center.  She stated that she wished that Nolensville had more to offer visitors.

Agenda Item VI-New Business

7263 Nolensville Road-Relocation of single-family dwelling

Wanda Barker read Don Swartz’s memo which stated that the request to move or demolish the existing structure at 7263 Nolensville Road involved no Zoning implications.

Jim McCanless stated that he and Mr. McCord had decided to defer their application until the next meeting.  Mr. McCanless stated that they were scheduled to have the siding removed from the structure in order to check the soundness of the building and to find out if there are indeed any logs in the structure.  He stated that they would like to find out the results of the examination before seeking permission to move or demolish the structure.

Bob Notestine stated that it was acceptable procedure to continue the application for a month.  Mr. McCanless asked if it would be necessary to reapply.  Attorney Notestine stated that it would not be necessary to reapply.

Pat Aldred moved to defer the application until April.  Bob Crigger seconded the motion.  The motion passes unanimously.

Varied discussion took place among the Commissioners, Applicants and Citizens.

Agenda Item VII-Old Business

No old business is proposed.

Agenda Item VIII-Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p. m.

Respectfully submitted,

Gina Lawrence

Recording Secretary



Ken Thomas

Secretary Reviewed: