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HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

Date of Meeting:  April 15,  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)

 

 

P & Z Chairperson (E)

 

 

 

Also Present:

Debi Salberg, Council Member (E)

X

 

Mike Harney, Building Commissioner (E)

X

 

                                                                               

PUBLIC HEARING:

REGULAR MEETING:

ITEMS DISCUSSED

1.        Approval of Minutes:  Tabled

2.       Certification for Tax Credits:  Recommending contacting State Representative about the cut-back and eliminations of Historic Tax Credits.  Cutbacks are primarily being taken from residential properties

Eric Schmidt:  State Senator

     

3.       Reprinting of Webster Walks: 

 Requested $3000 for reprinting of books (2 Webster Walk brochures are out)

 

4.       Webster Park:  Webster Park is on National Historict Designation but not local.

Webster Street Signs are being purchased for Local Historic Designation

If a district is not designated on the local level, it is not afforded the same protection. 

If a district is designated on the local level, HPC can deny certificate of appropriatness

If a district is designation on the local level, the HPC can stop subdivision of property lot

 

OTHER BUSINESS:

1.        Workshop Meeting:  Invite Essley Hamilton to meeting to discuss research

2.       Street Signs:  Motion made regarding icon to be used on street signs

3.       NEXT MEETING:  May 20, 2009

MOTIONS

 

 

MOTION:    Motion was made to use Webster Groves Historic Walk symbol on Historic Walk Street Signs

 

NAME

MOTION TO

APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

X

 

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

 

 

X

 

Greg Falk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

X

 

 

 

Mimi Shipp

 

X

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

 

 

X

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES

 

 

 

 

 

MOTION:    Motion was made to adjourn meeting at 8:15 pm

 

NAME

MOTION TO

APPROVE

2nd

MOTION

YES

NO

ABSENT

ABSTAIN

Joe Grasso

 

 

 

 

X

 

Dottie Alexander

 

X

X

 

 

 

Stephanie Dents

 

 

 

 

X

 

Greg Falk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Todd Meyer

 

 

X

 

 

 

Mimi Shipp

X

 

X

 

 

 

Eric Strutman

 

 

 

 

X

 

Heidi Styrk

 

 

X

 

 

 

Kathy Weyhrich

 

 

 

 

X

 

MOTION APPROVED

 

YES