Nolensville Historic Commission

Regular Meeting, 7218 Nolensville Road

September 30, 2011

7:00 P.M.

Board Members Present:  Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Bob Crigger, Betty Friedlander, Joshua Hughes and Beth Lothers

Staff Members Present:  Attorney Bob Notestine, Henry Laird, Kali Mogul and Bob Hayes

Citizens Present: 6

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER     

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chairman Joshua Hughes.

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Hughes. 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the September 30, 2010 meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion.  Commissioner Lothers recused herself from the vote, which passed 5 - 0.

4. CITIZEN COMMENTS

None

5. NEW BUSINESS

A) Certificate of Appropriateness:  Salon La Belle Maison, 7339 Nolensville Rd.; Freestanding sign with external illumination.  Kim LeBlanc, owner, represented the salon.  Commissioner Lothers asked whether the tenant, Photography by Gary, would be seeking a permanent sign.  If so, the salon would need to revise to a multi-user sign.  Ms. LeBlanc indicated that Photography by Gary has a temporary sign approved but would not seek a permanent sign.

Commissioner Brant Brandon made a motion to approve the request.  Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion.  Upon a vote being taken, the Certificate of Appropriateness and sign were approved unanimously.

B) Certificate of Appropriateness:  Morgenstern’s 1949, 7278 Nolensville Rd.; Hanging sign with external illumination.  Daniel Adams, owner, represented the retail store.  After some discussion about the solar spotlights Mr. Adams wanted to install, Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve the request.  Commissioner Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

C)  Certificate of Appropriateness:  The Peacock Lane, 7292 Nolensville Rd.; Wall sign.  After lengthy discussion about the cohesiveness and continuity of the peacock logo and block lettering, Commissioner Lothers made a motion to extend the temporary sign permit until the Historic Zoning Commission can formally review a revised sketch with different lettering.  Commissioner Lothers also clarified that in order to approve the proposed pole sign, the Commission would also need to see a sketch of its design.  Commissioner Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS

None

OTHER

Commissioner Lothers provided an update on current issues of the Economic Development Committee and Trees and Trails Committee.  Brochures have been created for Nolensville’s Village brochure to promote tourism.  Lothers also gave an update on the grant applications being submitted for a trail head and bridge in the Historic District.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:41 p.m.