Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission Agenda

  
Regular Meeting
4:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Room 317, City Hall
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1385
Commission Membership: Mr. Chad Larsen, Ms. Laura Faucher, Mr. Alex Haecker, Ms. Susan Hunter Weir, Mr. Kevin Kelley, Ms. Ginny Lackovic, Ms. Tammy Lindberg, Ms. Linda Mack, Mr. Robert Mack, and Ms. Jody Tableporter
Committee Clerk: Diana Armstrong, 612.673.2615

Call to Order

Roll Call

Petitions and Communications

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Actions from January 31, 2012

Public Hearings

For Presentation
1.  510 6th Avenue Southeast – Fifth Street Southeast Historic District, Ward 3
Staff: John Smoley, 612.673.2830 – Staff Report, Attachments
Certificate of Appropriateness to replace windows.
Staff Recommendation: Adopt staff findings and deny the Certificate of Appropriateness.
2.  215 Broadway Street Northeast, Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged – Individual Landmark, Ward 3
Staff: John Smoley, 612.673.2830 – Staff Report, Attachments, Plans
Certificate of Appropriateness to replace windows.
Staff Recommendation: Adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness subject to the following conditions:
1.       No fixed metal transom panels are approved. Replacement windows must fit entirely within the existing historic window frames.
2.       The proposed windows shall utilize clear, nonreflective glass. 
3.       By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of one year from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approval is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion. Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one year extension if the request is made in writing no later than February 14, 2012. 
4.       By ordinance, all approvals granted in this Certificate of Appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.  
5.       CPED-Planning Staff shall review and approve the final plans and elevations prior to building permit issuance.
3.  821 Marquette Avenue, Foshay Tower – Individual Landmark, Ward 7
Staff: John Smoley, 612.673.2830 – Staff Report
Certificate of Appropriateness to replace a cooling tower.
Staff Recommendation: Certificate of Appropriateness be returned.
4.   333 Washington Avenue North – Warehouse Historic District, Ward 7
Staff: Brian Schaffer, 612.673.2670 – Staff Report, Attachments
Certificate of Appropriateness application to allow for a new apartment building.
Staff Recommendation: Adopt staff findings and approve the Certificate of Appropriateness for the new construction at 333 Washington Avenue North with the following conditions:
1.       CPED-Planning Staff shall review and approve the final site, civil and architectural plans prior to building permit issuance;
2.       The Certificate of Appropriateness approval shall expire if it is not acted upon within one year of approval, unless extended by the Planning Director in writing prior to one-year anniversary date of approvals;
3.       By ordinance, all approvals granted in this Certificate of Appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed. Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this Certificate of Appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.

Information Items

New Business
Adjournment
The Next Regular Heritage Preservation Commission Meeting: February 28, 2012
The Chair reserves the right to limit discussion on Agenda items.
Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.
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Last updated Mar 1, 2012