Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission

Regular Meeting

April 29, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.

 

Board Members Present:   Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Larry Felts, and Joshua Hughes

Board Members Absent:    Bob Crigger and Betty Friedlander

Staff Members Present:    Attorney Bob Notestine, Henry Laird and Cathi Little

Citizens Present:                  2

 CALL MEETING TO ORDER          

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Commissioner Brant Brandon made a motion to approve the minutes from the January 28, 2010, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Larry Felts seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Sheila Geary, owner of Village Antiques & Gifts, asked about the possibility of having an event in the historic district on the last Saturday of every month from May through September.  It could be sponsored by and held at a different business each month, and include music and maybe a couple of vendors.  Henry Laird, Town Planner, suggested that she get the pertinent information to him to review.

NEW BUSINESS

a.)      7289 Nolensville Road, Village Antiques & Gifts.  Application for Certificate of Appropriateness for exterior hanging sign.

Commissioner Josh Hughes made a motion to approve the request, for a Certificate of Appropriateness for an exterior hanging sign by Village Antiques & Gifts, 7289 Nolensville Road.  Commissioner Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

b.)      7278 Nolensville Road, Tywater’s Fruit Stand.  Application for Certificate of Appropriateness for exterior hanging sign.

Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for an exterior hanging sign by Tywater’s Fruit Stand, 7278 Nolensville Road.  Commissioner Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

c.)      Historic Zoning Commission Officer Election

Chairman Barker nominated Betty Friedlander for the Chairman position; Commissioner Hughes seconded the nomination.  Commissioner Felts nominated Josh Hughes for the Chairman Position; Commissioner Brandon seconded the nomination.  Josh Hughes was elected as new Chairman by a vote of 2 to 1. 

Commissioner Felts nominated Brant Brandon as Co-Chairman; Commissioner Hughes seconded the nomination.  Brant Brandon was elected Co-Chairman by unanimous vote.

Commissioner Brandon nominated Betty Friedlander as Secretary; Commissioner Felts seconded the nomination.  Betty Friedlander was elected Secretary by unanimous vote.

OLD BUSINESS

None

OTHER

Henry Laird discussed the proposed changes to the sign regulations and asked the Commission members to review and make any recommendations or comments to him via email.

Henry Laird briefly reviewed the proposed McCord-Nolen building designs for the Commission and informed them that this matter would possibly come before them at the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Felts made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Hughes seconded the motion which, passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:14 p.m.

 Approved:

                                                                                                                            

Betty Friedlander, Secretary                                          Date