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2010 - 08 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
August 17, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.

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

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 6:15 p.m. by Chairman Joshua Hughes.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Hughes. 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 24, 2010, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission, with the correction of the typo.  Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

Certificate of Appropriateness:  Jane Zavala - 7287 Nolensville Rd – Sign Approval
          Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the request with the condition that the size is what is allowable; also the board agreed that a removable “open” sign secured by “s-hooks” can be added.  Commissioner Friedlander seconded the motion.  Upon a vote being taken, the Certificate of Appropriateness was approved unanimously.

 Certificate of Appropriateness:  Rebecca Leonard - 7280 Nolensville Rd – Sign Approval
Staff recommended changing the color from Navy to Black.  The applicant stated that the larger sign will be made of wood, and the two (2) smaller signs will be made of metal.

Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve the request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the requested signs with the color changed from Navy to Black.  Commissioner Barker seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Laird brought up the conflict in the zoning ordinance that minor repairs can be approved by the staff, in another section by mayor and/or his designee; as long as it is replaced with similar material and conventional color.  Chairman Hughes stated that he wouldn’t want to discourage anyone from putting in a metal roof since a shingle roof doesn’t need approval.

OTHER
None

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Barker made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:34 p.m.
 
Approved: 
                                                                                                                           
Betty Friedlander, Secretary                                         Date
2010 - 06 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
June 24, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.

Board Members Present:   Wanda Barker, Bob Crigger Larry Felts, and Joshua Hughes

Board Members Absent:    Brant Brandon, Betty Friedlander

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

Citizens Present:                6
 
CALL MEETING TO ORDER     
The meeting was called to order at 7:06 p.m. by Chairman Joshua Hughes.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Hughes.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the minutes from the May 27, 2010, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

Design Revisions McCord-Nolen Commercial/Office Project for Final Certificate of Appropriateness (Four new buildings, 1 building renovation).

Commissioner Felts made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness with the following conditions:
The face of the two story volume on the east elevation of building 1 should be extended 18 inches out further than the one story volume.

The approved details are to be shown on the construction drawings.

Commissioner Crigger seconded the motion.  Upon a vote being taken, the Certificate of Appropriateness was approved unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
Town Planner Laird stated that there was an applicant asking to re-roof her house because of storm damage.  He further stated that the ordinance is specific as to what can be approved by staff, and the Commission may want to allow for staff approval on minor items that need to be addressed immediately.  Mr. Laird will present language for a proposed change to the ordinance at the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Crigger made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:21 p.m.
 
Approved:
                                                                                                                           
Betty Friedlander, Secretary                                        Date
2010 - 05 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
May 27, 2010 – 7:00 p.m. 

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

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

Citizens Present:                  15 

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman Hughes.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Bob Crigger made a motion to approve the minutes from the April 29, 2010, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

a.)     McCord-Nolen Commercial/Office Project - (Four new buildings, 1 building renovation)
The Commissioners suggested the following changes:
Existing McCanless Building – Add chimneys on both the north and south sides.  Make the entrance more dramatic with wider casings around door and railings on porch.  Change the windows to add more divided light windows or muntins (wooden window pane dividers) on all buildings.  Possibly use wider casings around windows.
Building 1 – Enlarge windows at top on front to match up with doors below and/or add shutters.  Add windows on north side where there won’t be any dormers.  Add masonry bases around edges of porches.  Add cornice detail to roof-line like on building 2. 
Building 2 – Apply the masonry base around porch edges to all buildings.
Building 3 – Possibly add shutters to the dormer.  Add wider casings around the front door.
Building 4 – Add more detail elements on chimneys all the way up, not just at the top.  Make the center panel on the top railing more ornamental.
Commissioner Barker made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness with the condition that the changes suggested by the Historic Commission, any changes suggested by the Design Review Committee and the Planning Commission will be incorporated and brought back before the Historic Commission for final review and approval.  Commissioner Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

b.)    Review proposed sign regulation amendments
Commissioner Barker made a motion to accept the staff recommendations for the proposed sign regulation amendments in its present form, with the condition that any changes in the future will come before the Commission for review.  Commissioner Brandon seconded, and motion passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
None

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion which, passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:08 p.m. 

Approved: 
                                                                                                                           
Betty Friedlander, Secretary                                          Date
2010 - 04 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
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
2010 - 01 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Zoning Commission
Regular Meeting
January 28, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.

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

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

Citizens Present: 5

CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice-Chairman Joshua Hughes.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Vice-Chairman Hughes.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the September 24, 2009, meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion; which passed unanimously.

CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

NEW BUSINESS

Request by property owners, Thomas and Marida Stearns, to build a garage behind the house located at 7331 Nolensville Road.

Commissioner Larry Felts made a motion to approve the request, with the condition that a variance for the size must be granted by the Board of Zoning Appeals. Commissioner __ seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Chairman Barker arrived at the meeting

Request by property owner, George Burrow, to replace the roof on the house located at 7319 Nolensville Road.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER

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

Betty Friedlander, Secretary Date