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HPC Meeting Agenda

September 19, 2013

The City of Cambridge Historic Preservation Commission will conduct a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19th, 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:

August 15th, 2013 (unfinished).

Consent Agenda:

HPC#12-14, 310 West End Ave., Francesca Riddy-O'Dowd (owner): repair of existing damaged wood siding and trim where necessary, with new cedar siding/trim; re-installation of porch railings, shutters (in-kind replacements).

HPC#14-14, 512 Poplar St., Morgan Mann, dba-Vintage and Vogue: (applicant), install new 24"x 13.5" projection sign.

HPC#15-14, 203 Belvedere Ave., Jackie and Walter Vickers (owners): replace 3 tab shingles with arch./dimensional shingle on front porch roof.

HPC#17-14, 214 Willis St., Daniel and Mary McAuliffe (owners): replace 3 tab shingle with arch./dimensional shingles on house.

HPC#19-14, 702 Water St., Ron and Pat Hurley, (owner); First Baptist Church (applicant); construct handicapped access ramp in rear of house (after the fact construction).


Extension/Continuation Cases

HPC#7-14, 521 Poplar St., Chuck Kelly (owner): request to renovate façade and redesign commercial entrance way at former Craig's Drug Store (resubmission of previously approved plans).  Tabled with concurrence of applicant.  Request filed to table application to October meeting.  No action needed.


Regular Agenda Items

HPC#13-14, 902 Glasgow St., Robert and Joyce Green, installation of vinyl shutters, wood fence in left rear, new screen door, repairs to front porch.

HPC#16-14, 204 Belvedere Ave., Bill George, (owner): replace wood entrance door with composite match, shift upper transom window from flush to inside to flush to outside.

HPC#18-14, 101 Oakley St., Lynette Chase (owner): replace 3 tab shingles on front porch with arch./dimensional shingles.

HPC#20-14, 207 Belvedere Ave., Charles McFadden (owner), new front porch, entrance door, window replacements, rear deck, rear vinyl fence, fish scale siding on front dormer area.

HPC#21-14, 507 Race St., Cambridge Historic Inc.,-Jay Corvan, (applicant), request to rebuild and install metal roof on fire damaged building.

HPC#22-14, 206 High Street, Dorchester County Council, (owner), Tom Moore, (applicant): to install a 6 ft. high security fence around rear parking lot.

Conceptual-Informal Review

Administratively Approved/Routine Maintenance:

HPC-Adm. #7A-14, 416 Race St., Chesapeake College, application of polymer coating over existing metal roof.  Not visible from the street.  Administratively approved.  Aug. 27th, 2013.

HPC-Adm. #8A-14, 326 West End Ave., Lawrence Wolfraim, (owner); replace two squares of 3 tab shingles with arch/dimension shingles on shed roof in rear of house, emergency repairs, not visible from the street. Administrative approved. 9-6-13.

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