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HPC Meeting Agenda

July 18, 2013

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, July 18th, 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:

February 21st, 2013

March 7th, 2013 Citizens Advisory Mtg.-HPC Workshop

March 21st, 2013 Regular Meeting

April 4th, 2013 Citizens Advisory Mtg.-HPC Workshop

June 20th, 2013 Regular Meeting (unfinished).

Consent Agenda:

HPC#4-14, 700 Travers St., Clay Lewis (owner):  install 4 ft. picket style fence on vacant lot.

HPC#6-14, 312 Glenburn Ave., Jane Devlin (owner): replace and install 4 ft. wood picket fence in rear yard area.


Extension/Continuation Cases

HPC#31-13, 705 Church St., Jamie Richardson (owner): 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#1-14, 304 High St., National Bank of Cambridge, Robert Powell (applicant): replace 4 sets of double hung windows on rear of building.

HPC#2-14, 201 Belvedere Ave., Marie J. Trice (owner), Edward Griffith (applicant): replace wood shake siding with composite shake siding.

HPC#3-14, 812 Locust St., Miloud Mohamed Amenzouy (owner): install six replacement windows on front area of house.

HPC#5-14, 511 Court Lane, Grason Winterbottom (owner): replace existing 3 tab shingles with architectural-dimensional shingles on office.

HPC#7-14, 521 Poplar St., Chuck Kelly (owner): request to renovate façade and redesign commercial entrance way at former Craig's Drug Store.


Conceptual-Informal Review

Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

HPC-Adm #32-13, 617 Locust St., Brian Manning (owner): replace 3 tab shingles on rear garage with 3 tab shingles.  Administratively approved.  June 19, 2013.

HPC-Adm. #33-13, 519 Poplar St., ACM Chesapeake, Pub., Paul Myers (applicant): remove existing sign (Dorchester Star) and relocate to adjacent storefront; remove other sign (out of business-Sweet Magnolia) and replace with existing sign. Administratively approved June 27th, 2013.

HPC-Adm. # 1A-14, 324 West End Ave., Judith Spence (owner): replace existing architectural dimensional shingles with in-kind replacement shingles on main body of house. Administratively approved July 5th, 2013.

HPC-Adm. #2A-14, Golden Shore Academy-School-Mill St. Project, request for 6 month extension.  No changes to plans.  Administratively approved July 11th, 2013.

Enforcement Update

Staff Report to be provided at meeting.

Discussion of Guidelines/By-Laws/Rules of Procedures

Review of Draft Material for Guidelines

Subcommittee Assignments-Status Report


Other Business