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HPC Agenda

May 19, 2011

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 305 Gay Street. The following items are on the agenda for this meeting at 7:00p.m.  A work session will convene at 6:00p.m. to review topics related to procedures and draft design guidelines.  This meeting is open to the public.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

March 17th, 2011, (not finished)

April 21st, 2011. (not finished)

Special Called meeting on May 3rd, 2011.

 

CONTINUATION CASES

HPC#21-11, 702 Church Street, Michael & Beverly Robinson, requests approval of porch ceiling repairs (after the fact construction on porch ceiling-review of proposed porch railing) as part of previous COA/application for general porch repairs).

HPC#31-11, 206 Choptank Ave.,- Dorchester County Council request to demolish residential structure.  HPC acted to deny; however County has requested the application be withdrawn and decision rescinded.  County seeks to sell property at auction.

HPC#42-11, 207 High Street, (Vestry of Great Choptank Parish-601 Church St.) (filed by William Douglas Robbins) erect 6 ft. vinyl coated fence around two sides of new cemetery edition.  Tabled at 4-21-2011 meeting.  Applicant requested to consider other fence options. Alternative fencing to be presented.

 

NEW CASES

HPC#47-11, Delmarva Community Services, review of design of bus shelters, locations to be determined.

HPC#48-11, 300 Choptank Ave., Brian Ivers, to install upper level porch railing (balusters, rails and posts) above two porches with new decking material located on rear of house.

HPC#49-11, 527 Poplar St., (new Jimmie and Sooks location), JC Glazer LLC by Tim Wright, replace front awning with like material and reinforce undercarriage of awning; replace flat roof on rear one-story service building addition; construct treated wood fire escape to 2nd floor on side of building; remove brick and frame-in/install 2 fire rated steel doors on 2nd floor and one on first floor on side of building; remove siding on rear of building to expose brick; install security light in rear parking lot area. Paint or install sign on rear side of building. Install ductwork on side of building for kitchen vent near proposed stairway.

HPC#50-11, 208 Oakley St., Doug Kyle, install pool, fencing and decking, brick pavers in rear yard area; remove pressure treated deck in rear; remove shed; re-install baluster and railing on front porch-repair/replace damaged porch floor boards to correct temporary repairs.

HPC#51-11, 1100 Travers St., Stephen Dail, install new 8' by 12' prebuilt shed in rear yard area.

HPC#52-11, 207 West End Ave., Frank Cooke, construct room addition in side-rear yard area, modify roof line, add vinyl siding to match existing, replace 2 over 2 windows to match, install gutters-down spouts, repair column bases and porch flooring as needed.

 

ADMINISTRATIVELY APPROVED/ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

218 West End Ave. John Mills, Replace and repair damaged porch floor boards with in-kind t/g flooring and replace fascia boards.  Approved as Routine Maintenance 4-29-11.  Request for modification received on May 17, 2011 to allow composite porch flooring.  Sample to be presented.

100 Choptank Ave. Robert Evans, replace section of front porch flooring with 3-4" t/g wood replacement boards, replace wood front steps with in kind replacements.  Approved as Routine Maintenance 4-27-11

308 Oakley St., Grace United Methodist Church, replace shingles on shed with in-kind 3 tab, repair damaged boards on bottom siding.  Approved as Routine Maintenance 5-9-11

203 Mill St., Otis Lloyd, rebuild side porch with in-kind material, repair roof and replace shingles with in-kind 3 tab over side porch.  Approved as Routine Maintenance 5-9-11.

211 Oakley St., Brad McCready, (contractor) to clean, retuck front porch brick foundation, replace small section of brick foundation, on side of house

412 Race St., Karen Fishell, "The Country Store Gallery", change in sign lettering.  Request for Administrative Approval

 

RENEWAL/EXTENSION REQUESTS

303 Choptank St., City of Cambridge, request renewal of COA for demolition of residential unit.  (COA-32-09, approved on Feb. 19th, 2009). Delay in demolition due to lack of City funds.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

Review of By-Laws and Rules of Procedures; discuss design guideline changes.

Enforcement Update