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Date: September 18, 2013
Time: Regular Meeting, 7:30 pm
Location: Webster Groves City Hall, 4 E. Lockwood
Todd Meyer (Chair)
Norma Bolin (A)
Council Member (E)
Mike Harney, Building
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))
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.
moved that the public hearing be closed. Greg Falk seconded. The motion
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.
Theater Lane – Historic Landmark:
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.
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.
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
532 Lee Avenue: