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HPC Meeting Agenda

May 16, 2013

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, May 16th, at 7:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 305 Gay Street. The following items are on the agenda for this meeting:



Roll Call

Opening Statement, Oath Administered-Persons Wishing to Testify

Approval of Minutes:


November 15, 2012 Regular Meeting

February 21st, 2013 (Regular meeting-unfinished)

March 7th, 2013 (Citizens Advisory Meeting-HPC Workshop)

March 21st, 2013 (Regular Meeting-unfinished)

April 4th, 2013 (Citizens Advisory Meeting-HPC Workshop)

April 18th, 2013 (Regular Meeting)

May 2nd, 2013 (Citizens Advisory Meeting-HPC Workshop)

Consent Agenda:

HPC#38-13, 203 West End Ave., George Harvey (owner), replace 3 tab shingles with GAF architectural dimensional shingles on house and front porch.

Extension/Continuation Cases

HPC#31-13, 705 Church St.: Jamie Richardson (applicant-purchaser), replace existing one over one windows with one over one vinyl replacement windows.  (HPC acted to table application with concurrence of property owner to explore ways to preserve or repair/replace front and other windows).

Regular Agenda Items

HPC#37-13, 300 Choptank Ave. Brian Ivers, (owner), install handicapped access ramp on side of house extending to front yard area.

HPC#39_-13, 612 Locust St., Zion Methodist Church, Verna Aslund, request to install historical marker near church entrance.


Discussion-Courtesy Review

West End Citizen's Association, Presentation-Sunday, May 19th, 2-4:00PM.


Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

HPC-Adm #25-13, Long Wharf Park, City of Cambridge, install small decorative roof over electric box.  Administratively approved as minor landscaping.   April, 2013.

HPC-Adm #26-13, 112 High Street, James and Marianne Benson, (Bed and Breakfast); replace upper (4' x 8') metal flat roof with Durolast composite roofing material.  Not visible from street.  Administratively approved May 6, 2013.

Enforcement Update

Staff Report to be provided at meeting.


Discussion of Guidelines/By-Laws/Rules of Procedures

Review Rules of Procedure Changes

Review of Draft Material for Guidelines

Subcommittee Assignments-Status Report


Other Business