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2009

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2009 - 09 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
September 24, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Bob Crigger, Larry Felts, Betty Friedlander, and Josh Hughes
Staff Members Present: Attorney Bob Notestine, Henry Laird and Cathi Little
Citizens Present: 3

CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the July 30, 2009, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS
Request by “The Roost” for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a free-standing sign on the property located at 7307 Nolensville Road.

After some discussion regarding additional signs, Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the free-standing sign, along with the “Antiques” and “Open” sign hanging on the porch. Commissioner Joshua Hughes seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER

Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to recommend to the Planning Commission to amend the Town of Nolensville Zoning Ordinance, Article 9.5.3 by deleting the words “in one (1) publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town” as follows:

9.5.3 Procedure Upon filing of a complete application, the Historic Zoning Commission has thirty (30) days to review the application and render its decision from its first consideration by the commission. With the exception of exterior painting of previously painted surfaces (see Article 1.10.0), a public hearing shall be held on the application to which notice shall be given to all adjacent property owners by U.S. Mail at least ten (10) days before the date of the hearing, and notice shall be given in one (1) publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the Town at least ten (10) days before the date of the hearing. In addition, a sign providing notice of the time, place, and proposed project shall be posted by the Town in a prominent location on the subject property at least ten (10) days before the date of the hearing. Approval of all minor projects including, but not limited to, the Minor Projects listed in Article 9.5.5, may be obtained by administrative approval by the Mayor and/or his designee and the chairman of the Historic Zoning Commission and/or his designee without a public hearing. This type of approval may be granted within seven (7) days of receipt of a completed application. Once approval is granted, the applicant must obtain all appropriate building permits.
Commissioner Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT

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

The meeting was adjourned at 7:14 p.m.
 
Approved:

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date
2009 - 07 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
July 30, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Bob Crigger, Larry Felts, Betty Friedlander, and Josh Hughes

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

Citizens Present: 9
 
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Bob Crigger made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 25, 2009; meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission, Commissioner Josh Hughes recused himself, as he wasn’t in attendance at the June 25th meeting. Commissioner Betty Friedlander seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
Beth Lothers, 304 Walpole Court, stated she had the privilege of seeing the original log home with Mr. Bennett and seeing some of the ideas and plans for this relocation and restoration, and feels this will be a jewel for the Town of Nolensville. She further stated that she had the privilege of touring the Sherwood Green home on Rocky Fork Road that Janis Green has been restoring and it is absolutely beautiful and another jewel for Nolensville’s history.

NEW BUSINESS
Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to relocate and restore the McCord-Nolen House from 7263 Nolensville Road, to just north of 7269 Nolensville Road (next to the dental office).

Henry Laird, Town Planner, stated that two applications are being dealt with tonight. The first is to move the house to the rear of the lot. The Bennett’s will be sharing in the costs to move the house, and will then assume the responsibility for the restoration. The Commission will be deciding whether to issue a Certificate of Appropriateness to move the house to the proposed site. The second item is to discuss the exterior restoration; such as colors for the roof, reconstruction of the porch and other details.

Commissioner Brant Brandon made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness to allow the move of the building. Commissioner Felts seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

Mrs. Bennett stated she would like to keep the colors green for the roof and white for the siding. They intend to just wash the siding instead of replacing it for now, and intend to replace the roof with dark green shingles. They will also be building two porches and a ramp.

Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a new dark green shingled roof that is appropriate for the time period, and to allow the installation of two porches and a ramp. Commissioner Felts seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

The Commission members thanked Keith McCord and the Bennetts for saving, relocating and restoring this historic house that is such an important part of Nolensville’s history.

OLD BUSINESS

Historic paint colors
 
After some discussion, Commissioner Felts made a motion to defer this item indefinitely; Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

OTHER
None

ADJOURNMENT

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

The meeting was adjourned at 7:49 p.m.
 
Approved:

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date
2009 - 06 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Town of Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
June 25, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Bob Crigger, Larry Felts and Betty Friedlander

Board Members Absent: Brant Brandon and Josh Hughes

Staff Members Present: Attorney Bob Notestine, Bob Hayes and Cathi Little

Citizens Present: 1

CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the May 28, 2009, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission, Commissioner Larry Felts recused himself, as he wasn’t in attendance at the May 28th meeting. Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS
a.) 7269 Nolensville Road, Mill Creek Dental, request for Certificate of Appropriateness for a free-standing sign
The applicant stated that the sign will remain essentially the same as is currently there. The white posts will remain, the metal sign in the middle will be replaced with their sign, which will also be white metal with black lettering. Commissioner Felts made a motion to approve the applicant’s request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a free-standing sign. Commissioner Friedlander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
The Commission discussed the different ways to present the Historic Colors for the citizens to select from. It was decided that the customized brochure would be the best option. The commission decided they would each review the brochure from Porter Paints and select the colors they felt would best work for the Nolensville Historic area. The color choices will be discussed at the next meeting.

OTHER
There was some discussion as to the number of cars being parked in front of and across the street from Nolensville Auto Care. Attorney Robert Notestine stated he would discuss the matter with the Town’s Code Enforcement Officer.

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
 
Approved:

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date
2009 - 05 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Town of Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
May 29, 2008 – 6:30 p.m.
 
Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Bob Crigger and Ken Thomas

Board Members Absent: Brant Brandon and Kirk Duclos

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

CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The Meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairman Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of allegiance was led by Commissioner Ken Thomas.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Bob Crigger made a motion to approve the minutes from the November 29, 2007, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. Commissioner Thomas seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
Jimmy Reaves, resident of Bent Creek, stated that he is the one who submitted this application package and was there to answer any questions.

NEW BUSINESS

7316 Nolensville Road, Nolensville First United Methodist Church

Request to construct covered stoops at front and side entrances to Church Sanctuary

Mr. Reaves stated that this has been requested due to the fact that the doors are exposed to the elements, and water has been leaking into the sanctuary.

Chairman Barker advised that the paint colors and materials must meet the historic guidelines. Mr. Reaves stated that they did, and that the roof on the front stoop will be the same red metal that is on the steeple.

Commissioner Crigger made a motion to approve the request to construct covered stoops at front and side entrances to the Nolensville First United Methodist Church Sanctuary. Commissioner Thomas seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
It was discussed that there would be a vote taken for new officers of the commission at the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

Approved:

Ken Thomas, Secretary
2009 - 05 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Town of Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
May 28, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Bob Crigger, Betty Friedlander and Josh Hughes

Board Members Absent: Brant Brandon and Larry Felts

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

Citizens Present: 2
 
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the April 30, 2009, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission, as amended to remove references to Commissioner Bob Crigger being present, and replace with Commissioner Larry Felts. Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

a.) 7278 Nolensville Road, request for Certificate of Appropriateness for a hanging sign
There was some discussion with the applicant, Judy Swindell of Marie’s New and Old Treasures, regarding the number of signs that are currently on the building, and the size and colors of the sign she is requesting. Mr. Laird stated that the allowable square footage of signs would probably be exceeded if the 2 current signs remained and the new one was added. Ms. Swindell stated she would complete a sign permit application and meet with Mr. Laird about the sign size allowance, and, if necessary, she could remove the signs on the north and south sides of the building. It was determined that the new sign requested will be 10 feet by 2 feet with a white background and black lettering. Commissioner Josh Hughes made a motion to approve the applicant’s request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a hanging sign. Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER

Henry Laird passed out new sections of the Town of Nolensville Zoning Ordinance that pertain to the Historic Zoning Commission. Mr. Laird also mentioned that Matt Happel, of the Design Review Committee, is drafting a more detailed version of Appendix E (Design Review Manual), Part C (Historic Design Standards).

Commissioner Crigger asked about the status of the historic colors that were on the agenda for last month, as he wasn’t in attendance at the April meeting. Chairman Barker stated that staff member Cathi Little was gathering information and samples from different paint suppliers to review at the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
 
Approved:

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date
2009 - 04 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Town of Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
April 30, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Larry Felts, Betty Friedlander and Josh Hughes

Staff Members Present: Attorney Bob Notestine
 
CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The Meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the March 26, 2009, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. Commissioner Betty Friedlander seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

a.) 7271 Nolensville Road, Jim McCanless - installation of awning over back window
Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the applicant’s request to install an awning over a window on the back of the building. Commissioner Josh Hughes seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

b.) 7305 Nolensville Rd, Three French Hens - painting trim and awning on building, installing 2 signs
The applicant stated the size of the two-sided hanging sign would be similar to the sign that was there previously. A new sign will also be attached to the side of the building, and will also be similar to the sign that was there previously. After some discussion, the applicant stated they would put the address on the hanging side, since it is the most visible.
Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve the applicant’s request. Commissioner Hughes seconded the motion.

Commissioner Hughes asked about the painting of the canopy. The applicant stated that it is the existing canvas awning, which has been painted in the past, and will be painted black and white. There was also some discussion as to what shade of red the trim on the signs would be painted.

Commissioner Friedlander made an amendment to the motion to include that the address will be put on the two-sided hanging sign, and the paint color used for the red trim on both signs will be Blaze by Porter Paints (No. 333-7). Commissioner Hughes seconded the amendment. The motion, as amended, passed unanimously.

c.) Historic District Color Selection
After some discussion, Commissioner Felts made a motion to defer this issue until the committee has color charts to review; Commissioner Friedlander seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
None

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Hughes made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Friedlander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
 
Approved:

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date
2009 - 03 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Town of Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
March 26, 2009 – 6:30 p.m.

Board Members Present: Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Bob Crigger, Larry Felts, Betty Friedlander and Josh Hughes Staff Members Present: Cathi Little and Attorney Bob Notestine

CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The Meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chair Wanda Barker. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE The Pledge of allegiance was led by Chair Barker.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the December 18, 2008, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion. Commissioner Larry Felts recused himself as he wasn’t a Commission member at that time. The motion passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

100 King Street, United Telephone Company - replacing and changing design of roof Ronnie Burton appeared on behalf of United Telephone Company. United Telephone Company applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install a new roof with pitched design after experiencing leaking due to a damaged roof. This building houses telephone communications equipment that is critical to area communications, 911 communications and FAA communications. Installation was done on an emergency basis and the company is requesting approval from the commission after the work is done to be in compliance. Mr. Burton stated that they are also making landscaping improvements to the property; such as removing the chain link fence and will be replacing shrubs, etc. Commissioner Friedlander, who is also on the Design Review Committee, will bring this up at the next meeting.

Commissioner Josh Hughes asked about the fascia board on the side being wavy. It may be possible to contact the roof contractor and ask them to install wood behind the fascia board to stabilize it. Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness, with the condition that the wavy fascia board will be repaired and the Town Planner notified. Commissioner Felts seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

7280 Nolensville Road, Nolensville Feed Mill - Request for exterior sign

Darrin Scheff, owner of the Feed Mill, applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a new sign to replace the existing “Antiques” sign, which will be comparable to the other signs previously approved by this commission for this business. Commissioner Felts made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness; Commissioner Crigger seconded; the motion passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS

Historic Zoning Commission Officer Election By acclamation, Wanda Barker will remain Chair person, Josh Hughes will be Vice Chair, and Betty Friedlander will be Secretary.

OTHER Commissioner Felts made a motion to move the time of the Historic Zoning Commission meetings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Commissioner Crigger seconded. The motion passed unanimously. There was some discussion regarding scheduling a workshop to discuss color combinations to be used in the Historic District.

ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m. Approved: Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date