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I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
V. ACTION ITEMS
VI. CONTINUED APPLICATIONS
C-1. Application of Mr. William and Mrs. Lisa Ruh, 88 Washington Street, Plat 12, Lot 46, for conceptual approval to restore the existing contributing structure, including minor alterations to the fenestration at the West foundation wall, a new retaining wall to the North and new materials at rear deck. Construct a new two story, 4,380 SF single family residence.
HDC Update for 5/18/2021
Additional Information submitted for February 2021 meeting
Additional Information submitted for February 2021 meeting part 2
Modified scope of work for February meeting
Exhibit B Part 1 Submitted at February HDC meeting
Exhibit B Part 2 Submitted at February HDC meeting
C-2. Application of EPC Family Article II Trust, 5 Ocean Lawn Lane, Plat 34, Lot 237, for permission to infill both north and south ends of breezeway and minor fenestration changes. Create new roofline at sun room and install new transom windows. Build addition to extend breakfast room to east. All materials and details will match existing in scale and proportion. Application continued to June 15, 2021 HDC meeting at request of applicant.
C-3. Application of Ms. Joy Scott, 12 Battery Street, Plat 12, Lot 250, for permission to replace windows. Application continued to June 15, 2021 HDC meeting at request of applicant.
Additional Information for December meeting
C-4. Application of Mr. Victor and Mrs. Candice Sandman, 15 Sherman Street, Plat 21, Lot 46, for permission to construct second floor addition at East elevation.
Additional Information Part 1
Additional Information Part 2
Letters of Support
Letter of Objection
C-5. Application of Mr. Thomas DiPrete and Colombe Trust, 511 Ocean Avenue, Plat 44, Lot 98, for permission to demolish existing non-contributing building and construct new single family residence.
C-6. Application of Mr. Dave and Mrs. Jenay Evans, 78 Washington Street, Plat 12, Lot 74, for permission to at 1770 Gambrel: repair/restore/reproduce plank frame windows, replace modern windows at west elevation with reproduction plank frame windows with 12/12 sash, add 3 reproduction plank frame windows with 12 over 12 sash. Replace front entry door with period correct reproduction. Replace ex roofing with new Alaskan yellow cedar shingles, remove exterior stair at porch. At latter ell: Replace nailed up frames with new wood windows and re-use 6/6 sash, east elevation restore plank frame windows with 6/6 sash, add new window at dining room door and move kitchen entry doors, exterior doors to be replaced with 36” period correct vintage doors, remove ell gable roof and replace with new gambrel roof, excavate and install new concrete foundation with brick veneer, remove exterior brick chimney.
C-7. Application of Mr. Bob and Mrs. Debapriya Buiaroski, 28-30 John Street, Plat 27, Lot 64, for permission to add (2) skylights to existing roof, move location of side door and replace with custom solid wood door. Replace rusted front handrail to match existing. Replace existing front door with new custom solid wood door. Rebuild existing pressure treated deteriorating deck and railing system with new IPE decking and mahogany railing system. Install new cedar historical board and batten shutters on front façade.
VII. NEW APPLICATIONS
The Historic District Commission features 9 members appointed by the City Council to three-year staggered terms.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
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