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HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

Date of Meeting:  January 21, 2009

Time of Meeting:  7:00 pm

Meeting Location:  Webster Groves City Hall, 4 E. Lockwood Ave.

 

MEMBERS:

NAME

PRESENT

ABSENT

Joe Grasso (Chair)

 

x

Dottie Alexander

x

 

Stephanie Dents

x

 

Greg Falk

x

 

Todd Meyer

x

 

Mimi Shipp (Vice Chair)

x

 

Eric Strutman

X

 

Heidi Styrk (Recording Secretary)

X

 

Kathy Weyrich

 

X

 

 

 

ARB Chairperson (E)

 

X

P & Z Chairperson (E)

 

X

 

Also Present:

Debi Salberg, Council Member (E)

X

 

Mike Harney, Building Commissioner (E)

X

 

                                                                               

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING:

109 W. Cedar Ave – Re:  Certificate of Appropriateness to demolish 100 year old building

Intoduction remarks read by M. Harney.

·         David Jockenhoefer, current owner of property at 109 W. Cedar Ave., spoke in favor of demolishing property. 

·         Charlie Waite, neighbor of property at 110 West Cedar, present and spoke.  Did not voice opposition or favor but stated that he would rather see property as a new single family home than a historic property that is in disrepair or as a rental

·         Jim Bulejski, neighbor of property at 115 W. Cedar, present and spoke.  Stated that he was not opposed to demolition but was surprised that a historic property could be taken down without having knowledge of what was to be put in its place.  Would also like any new property to be contextual/respectable to existing neighborhood.

·         Motion made to close hearing and to see property at another date and schedule an additional meeting

REGULAR MEETING:

ITEMS DISCUSSED

1.        109 W. Cedar Ave:  Certification of Appropriateness to demolish 100 year old building.  Motion made to Table Discussion 

2.       415 Kirkham Ave. Status:  Owners are open to Historic Designation Status

·          Local Landmarks and Districts must be certified to apply for tax credits

·         They need to fill out application for certification and get approved before they can claim them 

3.       Subdivision/ Historic Preservation Ordinance: 

4.       Audio Walk

5.       Signs in Historic Districts:  D. Alexander has contacted Webster Groves High School and has made contact with 2 students who are interested in drawing decal designs for entrance signs

6.       Approval of Minutes:  Motions made to approve September 2008, October 2008 and November 2008 Minutes

 

ONGOING TOPICS:

1.       Grant Application

2.       Historic web page update:  web master is nearly done

OTHER BUSINESS:

1.        List of potential designations:

NEXT MEETING:  February 18, 2009

 


MOTIONS

Date:  01/ 21 / 09

ITEM DISCUSSED:  PUBLIC HEARING,  RE:  109 W. Cedar Ave.

MOTION:    Motion was made to close public hearing and to see the property within 7 days and reconvene at a special scheduled meeting to make a definitive decision regarding a certification of appropriateness to demolish a 100 year old building.

 

NAME

MOTION TO APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

 

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

X

 

 

 

Greg Falk

 

X

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Mimi Shipp

X

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

X

 

 

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES

 

 

 


MOTIONS

Date:  01/ 21 / 09

ITEM DISCUSSED:  #6  Approval of minutes

MOTION:    Motion was made to approve September 2008 Minutes

 

NAME

MOTION TO APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

X

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

X

 

 

 

Greg Falk

X

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Mimi Shipp

 

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

X

 

 

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES

 

 

 


MOTIONS

Date:  01/ 21 / 09

ITEM DISCUSSED:  #6  Approval of minutes

MOTION:    Motion was made to approve October 2008 Minutes

 

NAME

MOTION TO APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

X

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

X

 

 

 

Greg Falk

X

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Mimi Shipp

 

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

X

 

 

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES

 

 

 


MOTIONS

Date:  01/ 21 / 09

ITEM DISCUSSED:  #6  Approval of minutes

MOTION:    Motion was made to approve November 2008 Minutes

 

NAME

MOTION TO APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

X

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

X

 

 

 

Greg Falk

X

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Mimi Shipp

 

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

X

 

 

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES

 

 

 


 

 

Date:  01/ 21 / 09

 

MOTION:    Motion was made to adjourn meeting at  9:00 pm.

 

NAME

MOTION TO APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

X

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

X

 

 

 

Greg Falk

X

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Mimi Shipp

 

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

X

 

 

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES