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2012

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2012 - 12 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Commission
Regular Meeting, 7218 Nolensville Road
December 27, 2012
7:00 P.M.

Board Members Present:  Wanda Barker, Betty Friedlander, Joshua Hughes and Beth Lothers

Board Member Absent:    Brant Brandon

Staff Members Present:  Henry Laird, Attorney Bob Notestine, and Rick Fisher

Citizens Present: 1

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER     
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 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 November 29, 2012 meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion.  The motion passed 4 – 0.

4. CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

5. NEW BUSINESS

A) Certificate of Appropriateness:  Nolensville Auto Care--7302 Nolensville Rd.

The applicant, Mr. Bryan, explained that the roof over the right rear repair bay had rotted and leaked over the past several years.  Since it is necessary to replace the roof, he would like to take this opportunity to also raise it so that a lift can be installed in that bay.  It would be raised to the same height as the left repair bay.  It would be the same material as the current.  Mr. Bryan mentioned he would also paint the roof and the building an appropriate color. 

Commissioner Josh Hughes made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness and new roof with the condition that the applicant coordinates the paint color with staff.  Commissioner Beth Lothers seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. 

Henry Laird mentioned that Mr. Bryan did need to obtain a permit for replacing the roof on his building.

6. OLD BUSINESS

Laird mentioned that the owner of Raven’s Nest had stopped by to let the staff know she is working on revising her sign to an appropriate color but the weather had slowed down the progress.

Commissioner Barker asked about the work taking place at the Sanders Estate.  Laird explained that the contractors were renovating the home but not making any changes to color, style or material and that they had pulled permits for the work.

7. OTHER
None

8. ADJOURNMENT
Chairman Hughes moved to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:09 p.m. 
2012 - 09 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Commission
Regular Meeting, 7218 Nolensville Road
September 27, 2012
7:00 P.M.

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

Board Member Absent:    0

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

Citizens Present: 1

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER     
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Chairman Josh 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 May 31, 2012 meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion, while Commissioner Beth Lothers recused herself for absence.  The motion passed 4 – 0.

4. CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

5. NEW BUSINESS

A) Certificate of Appropriateness:  The Nolen House permanent sign at 7269 Nolensville Road.  The applicant, Ms. Evelyn Bennett, was unable to attend the meeting due to illness. She submitted an application for a permanent, free-standing, metal sign painted black and white that meets the Town’s regulations.  There is another sign on the site for the adjacent building.

After a lengthy discussion on the color selected for The Nolen House sign, an alternate placement requiring a variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals and distinguishing the sign from the current dental office sign, Commissioner Lothers made a motion to approve the Certificate of Appropriateness and sign design as is with a white background and black lettering or with black background and white lettering with a suggestion that the applicant seek a variance from the BZA for placement and height of the sign. 

Commissioner Brant Brandon seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
Commissioner Lothers asked whether the owner of Raven’s Nest would be bringing her sign design to the Commission. 
Commissioner Lothers also mentioned a creative community summit on how to promote the downtown and historic area.  She suggested a public workshop where shop keepers and community members could brainstorm with the Historic Zoning Commission on how to market the area.

ADJOURNMENT
Chairman Hughes made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Friedlander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:32 p.m.
2012 - 05 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Commission
Regular Meeting, 7218 Nolensville Road
May 31, 2012
7:00 P.M.

Board Members Present:  Wanda Barker, Brant Brandon, Betty Friedlander, and Joshua Hughes

Board Members Absent:  Beth Lothers

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

Citizens Present: 3

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER     
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Josh 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 February 1, 2012 meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission.  Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

4. CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

5. NEW BUSINESS

A)  Certificate of Appropriateness:  Nolensville Feed Mill/Barn permanent sign at 7280 Nolensville Rd.  Mr. Darin Scheff, owner of the Feed Mill and Barn buildings attended.  After a brief discussion, Commissioner Barker made a motion to approve the permanent sign on the Barn building.  The motion was seconded by Commissioner Friedlander, and it passed unanimously. 

B)    Certificate of Appropriateness:  Access ramp for Nolensville Feed Mill ramp at 7280 Nolensville Rd.  After a brief discussion about the exact location of the ramp and its material, Commissioner Brant Brandon made a motion to approve the access ramp for the Feed Mill.  Commissioner Barker seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
None

ADJOURNMENT
Chairman Hughes made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Friedlander seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.
2012 - 02 Historic Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes
Nolensville Historic Commission
Special Meeting, 7218 Nolensville Road
February 1, 2012
7:00 P.M.

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

Staff Members Absent: Joshua Hughes

Staff Members Present: Attorney Bob Notestine, Kali Mogul and Rick Fisher

Citizens Present: 1

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER 
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Commissioner Brant Brandon.

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Commissioner Brandon. 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Commissioner Betty Friedlander made a motion to approve the minutes from the November 17 2011 meeting of the Historic Zoning Commission. 
Commissioner Bob Crigger seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

4. CITIZEN COMMENTS
None

5. NEW BUSINESS

A)  Certificate of Appropriateness:  Wence Properties--7287 Nolensville Rd.; Roof replacement.  The applicant brought a sample of the new metal roof material to demonstrate.  After a brief discussion, Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to approve the roof replacement with the conditions that the color is charcoal gray and the style is PBR, as shown in the specifications.  The motion was seconded by Commissioner Wanda Barker, and it passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS
None

OTHER
Commissioner Lothers reported that Mayor Alexander has ordered the single-pole Historic District signs with acorn finials and they should be installed before the Buttercup Festival.  Also, a crosswalk has been installed across Nolensville Road in the Historic District.  Finally, the grant for walking trails and bridge was approved.  Commissioner Lothers provided documentation and a sample of the grant application.

ADJOURNMENT
Commissioner Friedlander made a motion to adjourn the meeting; Commissioner Wanda Barker seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:10 p.m.