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HPC Agenda

January 21, 2016

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 305 Gay Street.  The following items are on the agenda for this meeting:



Commercial Tax Incentive Seminar

HPC Awards

Roll Call

Opening Statement, Oath Administered-Persons Wishing to Testify

Approval of Minutes:

December 17, 2015

Regular Agenda Items;

Consent Agenda:


Old Business:


New Business:

HPC #2016-001 304 Gay St.: Audrey Howard requests approval to install a 6’ tall, white vinyl privacy fence in the rear yard that will feature repeating 8’ wide panels, and a lattice design around the top of the fence. Ms. Howard also requests approval to repair the existing chain link fence on the side of the property by replacing the existing wooden strips, installing white vinyl strips, and spray painting the fence.

Informal Review

511 Race St: The development team will present plans for the rehabilitation of the Hearn Building

525 Poplar St: The Robinson family will present ideas for new signage on the building


HPC Guidelines, Chapters 1-3—Planning and Zoning Recommendations

Judges for HPC awards

Ethics training dates


Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

HPC AA 2015-013: Jonathan Wemple was approved to remove two small bushes, which were dying, and growing against the foundation from the rear-side yard of the property.

HPC AA 2015-014: George Vojtech was approved to replace the damaged three tab roof, of the garage on the property, in kind.

Enforcement Update

305 Mill St.