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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

CARSON CITY HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014, 5:30 P.M.
COMMUNITY CENTER - SIERRA ROOM
851 EAST WILLIAM STREET, CARSON CITY, NEVADA

 

Please note: Witnesses wishing to have their complete testimony/handouts included in the permanent record of this meeting should provide a written or electronic copy to the secretary. Minutes of the meeting are produced in a summary format and are not verbatim.

 

A.        Call to Order and Determination of Quorum

 

B.        Modification of Agenda:  Agenda Management Notice – Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

C.        Disclosures:  Any members of the Commission that may wish to explain any contact with the public regarding an item on the agenda or business of the Commission.

 

D.        Public Comments:  Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on matters relevant to, or within the authority of, the Historic Resources Commission. Comments are limited to three minutes per person, per topic. If your item requires extended discussion, please request that the Chairman calendar the matter for a future meeting. In order for members of the public to participate in the Commission’s consideration of a public hearing item on this agenda, the Commission strongly encourages members of the public to comment on the agenda item when the particular item is being discussed by the Commission. No Commission discussion or action may be taken on a matter raised under this public comment portion of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.

E.         Action on Approval of Minutes  12-12-13   1-9-14

F.         Public Hearing Matters:  The following items are scheduled for a public hearing. The Chairman will read the Agenda listing into the public record. Staff will present a summary of the staff report and recommendations, including any updated information that was received after the date when staff reports were distributed. The Commission will follow with questions of staff. At that time, the Chairman will open the hearing to public testimony. Normally, the applicant and/or their representative are permitted to speak first, followed by Commission questions. This will be followed by the Chairman requesting comments from the public at large. If you wish to speak on a particular item, please limit your comments to three (3) minutes and be as brief and concise as possible so that all who wish to speak may do so. Do not repeat the position of others who express the same views as you. The Chairman has the right to establish time limits for comments and to allow for rebuttal. In order to be part of the administrative record regarding an appeal of an item, you must present your comments at the podium or have previously sent correspondence to the Planning Division or spoken to staff regarding an item on this agenda.             

F-1       HRC-14-006  For Possible Action:  To approve a request from Richard Wipfli (Property Owner: Elizabeth Jack) to replace an existing arched window on the west side of the house with a rectangular window and add three new windows to the rear of the house on the east side, on property zoned Single Family 6,000 (SF6), located at 510 West Robinson Street, APN 003-233-03.  (Susan Dorr Pansky)  LATE INFO

 

Staff Summary:  This is a request to remove an existing arched window on the west side of the house and replace it with a rectangular window, as well as add three new windows to the rear of the house on the east side to provide additional view and light for a rear bedroom.  Both the new and replacement window locations are not visible from the adjacent street.

F-2       Presentation Only  Presentation by the Nevada Statewide Sesquicentennial Commission (Nevada 150) staff to provide an overview of the Nevada 150 celebration.

Staff Summary:  Scott Carey, the Events and Community Relations Manager for Nevada 150 will discuss Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration and associated events throughout 2014.

F-3       HRC-13-157  For Possible Action:  Action to adopt a Resolution recommending to the Board of Supervisors a Proclamation declaring the month of May as Historic Preservation and Archaeological Awareness Month. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

 

Staff Summary:  National Historic Preservation Month was designed to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our homes, neighborhoods and communities.  The National Trust for Historic Preservation designated the month of May as National Preservation Month.  In conjunction with the National Trust, Nevada has designated the month of May as Historic Preservation and Archaeological Awareness Month.  This year’s theme is “Nevada’s Sesquicentennial – 150 Years of Statehood.”

In celebration of Historic Preservation and Archaeological Awareness Month, the Carson City Historic Resources Commission is holding its fourth annual Historic Preservation Scavenger Hunt.  Join in the fun and search for historic building features in Carson City’s charming Historic District.

F-4       HRC-13-158  For Possible Action:  To select recipients for the 2014 Historic Preservation Award for outstanding achievements in historic preservation. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

 

Staff Summary:  The purpose of this item is to allow the HRC a forum to discuss, select and recognize significant preservation efforts in Carson City in celebration of Historic Preservation Month during the month of May.  Nominations for the 2014 Historic Preservation Award were to be postmarked no later than March 1, 2014 to be considered.

F-5    HRC-13-047  Discussion only regarding an update of the 2013 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Grant project. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

Staff Summary: Planning Division staff will provide the HRC and the general public with an update of the 2013 Historic Preservation Fund Grant #32-12-41935(1).

F-6       HRC-14-008  Discussion only regarding an update on the progress of the Nevada State Prison Steering Committee to make recommendations to the Legislature for potential future use of the Nevada State Prison. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

 

Staff Summary: Carson City’s representatives on the Nevada State Prison Steering Committee, Mike Drews and Susan Dorr Pansky, will provide an update to the HRC regarding they committee’s progress.

 

F-7       HRC-13-131  For Possible Action: To amend the 2014 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Grant application project from data collection and inventory of the remaining Kings Canyon properties to the data collection and inventory of the Nevada State Prison.

 

Staff Summary:  The Nevada State Prison Steering Committee recently lost its designated staff member from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) that was tasked for data collection and inventory of the Nevada State Prison in support of a National Register of Historic Places nomination. SHPO has indicated they do not have a staff member available for replacement and has asked that Carson City consider amending its 2014 HPF Grant application to provide data collection and inventory for the Nevada State Prison instead of for the remaining Kings Canyon properties.   

G.        Staff Reports (non-action items)

G-1      - Planning Division staff report to the Historic Resources Commission. (Susan Dorr Pansky)

            - Commissioner reports/comments

            - Future agenda items                                  

H.     Public Comments Members of the public who wish to address the Commission may approach the podium at this time to speak on any matter not specifically included on the agenda as an action item.  Comments are limited to three minutes per person or topic.  No action may be taken on a matter raised under this public comment portion of the agenda.  

 

I.          Action on Adjournment

For further information

 

If you would like more information about an agenda item listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item in which you are interested at 775-887-2180.  Contact Rea Thompson at 775-887-2180 or planning@carson.org if you would like copies of supporting materials for an agenda item.  Supporting materials for the meeting are available in the Planning Division office located at 108 E. Proctor Street, Carson City or at www.carson.org/agendas.  All written comments to the Historic Resources Commission regarding an item must be submitted to the Planning Division by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Commission’s meeting to ensure delivery to the Commission before the meeting.

 

The Historic Resources Commission is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Planning Division in writing at 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City, Nevada  89701, or call 775-887-2180, as soon as possible.

 

 

The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room, 851 East William Street, Carson City, Nevada  89701.

 

THIS AGENDA HAS BEEN POSTED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
BEFORE 5:00 P.M. ON MARCH 6, 2014
Carson City Library - 900 N. Roop Street
Community Center, Sierra Room - 851 E. William Street
Planning Division – 108 E. Proctor Street
Carson City Hall - 201 N. Carson Street

 

Also find this agenda posted on the City’s Website at:  www.carson.org/agendas

 

 

Last updated: 3/11/2014 8:34:52 AM