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Historic Preservation Commission

Date:  September 18, 2013

Time:  Regular Meeting, 7:30 pm

Location:  Webster Groves City Hall, 4 E. Lockwood

 

 

Members:

Name

Present

Absent

Todd Meyer (Chair)

X

 

Dottie Alexander (A)

X

 

Norma Bolin (A)

X

 

Greg Falk

X

 

Bridget Keitel

 

X

Elyse McBride (Recording Secretary)

X

 

Frank Janoski

X

 

Lanna Skadden

X

 

Bill Stancil

X

 

 

 

 

 

Also Present:

Anne Tolan, Council Member (E)

 

X

Mike Harney, Building Commissioner (E)

X

 

 

 

 

Public Hearing:

 

A motion to move Theater Lane to the first agenda item was moved by Frank Janoski and seconded by Lanna Skadden.  The motion passed.

 

1. Theater Lane 517 (Miss Kate M. Mulroy School of Music (1909))

 

            The finding of fact for 517 Theater Lane was read.  The floor was opened for questions and discussion.  Being none the Secretary read the evidence into the record.

 

2.  Lee Ave. 532 (John Prehn House – built for he and wife (1877))

 

            The finding of fact for 532 Lee Ave. was read.  The floor was opened for questions and discussion.  The current owner of the house stated that they were opposed to having the house designated as a city landmark.  They considered it unfair and inappropriate.  They were worried about the cost of maintenance and declared that due to renovations and additions, the house was no longer the house built by John Prehn.  The Secretary read the evidence into the record.

 

Frank Janoski moved that the public hearing be closed.  Greg Falk seconded.  The motion passed.

 

 

Regular Meeting:

 

1. 532 Lee Avenue – Historic Landmark:

            Frank Janoski moved that 532 Lee Avenue be designated a City Landmark.  Greg Falk seconded.  A roll call vote was taken.  The motion was not passed.

 

 

2. (5)17 Theater Lane – Historic Landmark:

            Dottie Alexander Moved that 517 Theater Lane be designated a City Landmark.  Frank Janoski seconded.  A roll call vote was taken.  The motion passed and the nomination will be presented to City Council for approval.

 

 

3. Approval of Minutes – August 21, 2013:

            Dottie Alexander moved that the minutes be approved and Norma Bolin seconded.  The minutes were approved.

 

 

4.  Building Photography:

            The rough draft of the photography RFP was reviewed and comments were made as to the qualifications of the photographer, that the photographer will work under the direction of city personnel, that the photographs will become the property of the City and the schedule of award and completion of the project.  Elyse McBride and Mike Harney will work on the final copy and release it to potential bidders by October 4, 1913.  Bids will be due October 25, 2013.  A copy of the final RFP will be emailed to Norma Bolin for forwarding to Webster University.

 

 

5.  Potential Nominations:

            Emmanual Episcopal Church is the next potential nominee.  Todd Meyer will contact the church historian.  Elyse McBride gave Todd information on Henry Isaacs, the architect.

 

 

The next HPC meeting will be held October 16, 2013.

 

 

Dottie Alexander moved that the meeting be adjourned and Lanna Skadden seconded.  The meeting was adjorned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

532 Lee Avenue:

Name

For

Against

Todd Meyer (Chair)

 

                 X

Dottie Alexander (A)

 

X

Norma Bolin (A)

 

X

Greg Falk

 

X

Bridget Keitel

 

 

Elyse McBride (Recording Secretary)

 

                 X

Frank Janoski

 

X

Lanna Skadden

 

X

Bill Stancil

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

517 Theater Lane:

Name

For

Against

Todd Meyer (Chair)

X

 

Dottie Alexander (A)

X

 

Norma Bolin (A)

X

 

Greg Falk

X

 

Bridget Keitel

 

 

Elyse McBride (Recording Secretary)

X

 

Frank Janoski

X

 

Lanna Skadden

X

 

Bill Stancil

X