• By Albert Depew

08-13-15 HRC Agenda with Supporting Materials

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015, 5:30 P.M.





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 Comments ** 

Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on matters relevant to or within the authority of the Historic Resources Commission, including any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.

C.        Action on Approval of Minutes


D.        Modification of Agenda:   Agenda Management Notice – 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 members of the Commission that may wish to explain any contact with the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.


F.         Public Hearing Matters

F-1       HRC-15-058  A continuation from July 9, 2015 Historic Resources Commission:  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Robert Darney (property owner: Casey Otto) to update and remodel three units of an existing four-plex on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 402 West William Street, APN 001-175-03. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: The applicant is proposing to construct a two-story addition onto Unit 1, add a laundry room to Unit 2 and convert an existing garage to provide additional living space for Unit 4 of the existing four-plex. The applicant has revised plans previously reviewed by the Historic Resources Commission to address comments made by Commission members at the July meeting.

 F-2       HRC-15-071 For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Robert Darney (property owner: Huronout LLC) to modify the exterior façade of an existing commercial building to accommodate residential and office uses on property zoned Residential Office (RO), located at 631 North Division Street, APN 003-286-01. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: The applicant is proposing to convert the existing commercial building to a mixed-use building that would include leasable office space on the ground floor and a single residential unit on the upper floor. As a part of the project the applicant proposes exterior modifications to the building including remodeled façade with new window, patio doors, walk-out balconies, garage doors and siding. Per Carson City Municipal Code, Chapter 18.06 (Historic District) the Historic Resources Commission will review the proposed exterior building and site modifications only.

F-3       HRC-15-070 Discussion only regarding future projects for the Historic Preservation Fund grant. (Susan Dorr Pansky)


Staff Summary: Staff will discuss possible projects for the 2016 Historic Preservation Fund grant application with the Historic Resources Commission.

Appeal of a Commission item:  An appeal must be submitted to the Planning Division within 10 days for 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 Community Development Director at 775-887-2180, via e-mail at lplemel@carson.org, or via fax at 775-887-2278.

G.        Staff Reports (non-action items)

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

            - Commissioner reports/comments

            - Future agenda items

H.     Public Comments**

Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on any matter not specifically included on the agenda as an action item. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this public comment portion of the agenda.  


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 10, 2015, at the Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room, 851 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada  89701.



BEFORE 5:00 P.M. ON AUGUST 6, 2015


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

And on the State of Nevada website at: https://notice.nv.gov/

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