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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

CARSON CITY HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014, 5:30 P.M.
COMMUNITY CENTER - SIERRA ROOM
851 EAST WILLIAM STREET, CARSON CITY, NEVADA

Please note:  Witnesses wishing to have their complete testimony/handouts included in the permanent record of this meeting should provide a written or electronic copy to the secretary.  Minutes of the meeting are produced in a summary format and are not verbatim.

A.        Call to Order and Determination of Quorum

B.        Public Comment** 

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Historic Resources Commission, including any matter that is not specifically on the agenda as an action item. 

C.        Action on Approval of Minutes

D.        Modification of Agenda   

Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.  

E.         Disclosures 

Any member of the Commission may wish to explain any contact with an applicant or the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.

F.         Public Hearing Matters

F-1       HRC-14-053  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Betty Brinson (property owner: Betty Brinson) for a previously constructed front yard picket fence on property zoned Single Family 6,000 (SF6), located at 704 W. Caroline Street, APN 003-272-06. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: The front yard picket fence at 704 W. Caroline Street was constructed prior to receiving approval from the Historic Resources Commission. All exterior improvements on property located in the Historic District require prior approval of the Historic Resources Commission.

F-2       HRC-14-054  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from RCM Realty Group (property owner: DSE #4 LLC) to install new signage on the exterior building walls facing Nevada Street and Spear Street on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 503 N. Nevada Street, APN 003-222-05. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: The applicant proposes to install two signs on the building located at 503 N. Nevada Street. The first is a hanging sign to be located on the Nevada Street side of the building and the second is a wall-mounted sign to be located on the Spear Street side of the building.

F-3       HRC-14-040  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Jed Block (property owner: Curry Musser Proctor & Green LLC) for Historic Tax Deferment Status, on property zoned Downtown Mixed Use (DT-MU), located at 112 N. Curry Street, APN 003-215-02. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary:  The subject property is eligible for the Open Space Use Assessment commonly known as a Historical Tax Deferment as a result of its historical status in Carson City. This is an application based on the finding that the property is in general conformance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation, Carson City Historic District Guidelines and with Historic Resources Commission policies.

F-4       HRC-14-041  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Jed Block (property owner: Spear & Phillips LLC) for Historic Tax Deferment Status, on property zoned Single Family 6,000 (SF6), located at 602 W. Spear Street, APN 003-243-04. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary:  The subject property is eligible for the Open Space Use Assessment commonly known as a Historical Tax Deferment as a result of its historical status in Carson City. This is an application based on the finding that the property is in general conformance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation, Carson City Historic District Guidelines and with Historic Resources Commission policies.

F-5       HRC-14-048  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Jack and Sheryl McLaughlin (property owner: Jack and Sheryl McLaughlin) for Historic Tax Deferment Status, on property zoned Single Family 6,000 (SF6), located at 611 W. Robinson Street, APN 003-243-01. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary:  The subject property is eligible for the Open Space Use Assessment commonly known as a Historical Tax Deferment as a result of its historical status in Carson City. This is an application based on the finding that the property is in general conformance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation, Carson City Historic District Guidelines and with Historic Resources Commission policies.

 F-6       HRC-14-055 For Possible Action:  To consider a request from the Carson City Public Works Department for Historic Resources Commission approval of the proposed Regional Water Project – Uranium Compliance with three separate components that include the Douglas-Costco Intertie, the East/West Transmission Line – Phase 2A-1, and the replacement of aging water lines in Division Street and Sherman Lane, as required for federally funded projects under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary:  Following consultation with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) as required by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 for federally funded projects, Carson City Public Works has been directed to obtain Historic Resources Commission approval of the proposed Regional Water Project – Uranium Compliance as the project may impact properties of historical significance in Carson City. The proposed project has three separate components or sub-projects that include the Douglas-Costco Intertie, the East/West Transmission Line – Phase 2A-1 and the replacement of aging water lines in Division Street and Sherman Lane.

F-7       HRC-13-131  Discussion only regarding an update on the 2014 Historic Preservation Fund grant and future Historic Preservation Fund grant applications. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: Planning Division staff will provide the Historic Resources Commission and the general public with an update of the 2014 Historic Preservation Fund Grant #P12AS00012-1) and discuss possible projects for the 2015 Historic Preservation Fund grant application.

Appeal of a Commission item:  An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days of the Commission’s action. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item on the agenda, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or have spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda. For information regarding an appeal of a Commission decision, please contact the Planning Manager at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at spansky@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.


G.        Staff Reports (non-action items)

G-1      - Planning Division staff report to the Commission (Susan Dorr Pansky)

            - Commissioner reports/comments

            - Future agenda items                                  

H.     Public Comment**

The public is invited at this time to comment on and discuss any topic that is relevant to, or within the authority of the Historic Resources Commission, including any matter that is not specifically on the agenda as an action item.

I.          Action on Adjournment 


**PUBLIC COMMENT:  The Commission will provide at least two public comment periods in compliance with the minimum requirements of the Open Meeting Law prior to adjournment.  In addition, it is Carson City’s aspirational goal to also provide for item-specific public comment as follows:  In order for members of the public to participate in the public body’s consideration of an agenda item, the public is strongly encouraged to comment on an agenda item when called for by the Chair during the item itself.  No action may be taken on a matter raised under public comment unless the item has been specifically included on the agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.  Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic at the discretion of the Chair in order to facilitate the meeting

 


For further information

If you would like more information about an agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item in which you are interested at 775-887-2180.  Contact Rea Thompson at 775-887-2180 or planning@carson.org if you would like copies of supporting materials for an agenda item.  Supporting materials for the meeting are available in the Planning Division office located at 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City or at www.carson.org/agendas.  All written comments to the Historic Resources Commission regarding an item must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Commission’s meeting to ensure delivery to the Commission before the meeting.

The Historic Resources Commission is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Planning Division in writing at 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada  89701, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible.

The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014, at the Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room, 851 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada  89701.

THIS AGENDA HAS BEEN POSTED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
BEFORE 5:00 P.M. ON JULY 3, 2014
Carson City Library - 900 N. Roop Street
Community Center, Sierra Room - 851 E. William Street
Planning Division – 108 E. Proctor Street
Carson City Hall - 201 N. Carson Street

Also find this agenda posted on the City’s Website at:  www.carson.org/agendas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 7/2/2014 3:05:40 PM