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4/28/2020 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Minutes

CITY OF FRANKFORT
Historic Preservation Commission
April 28, 2020

The Frankfort Historic Preservation Commission met at a regularly scheduled meeting on April 28, 2020, at 5:30 pm and the following action was taken:

Prior to the meeting being called to order, Mayor Judy Sheets was present. Stephanie Cooper and Crystal Reichert were sworn in by Mayor Sheets and their seats are set to expire December 31, 2020.

President Jason Wilhite was present and called the meeting to order. He led the Pledge of Allegiance. The following members were present: Crystal Reichert and Stephanie Cooper. Not present: Bud McQuade and Tom Morrison. Staff members present Daniel Howe and Ashlee Bassett.

MINUTES: Minutes of February 25, 2020 meeting were presented. Stephanie Cooper made a motion to approve minutes as presented. Crystal Reichert seconded the motion. Upon roll call, three “ayes” were heard. Minutes approved.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item III- 700 E Clinton St. Owner not present to comment on application. President Wilhite stated that owner Betty Susong is wanting to paint trim as before and replace roof at the same color. Motion made by Stephanie Cooper to approve. Seconded by Crystal Reichert. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item IV- fence between 9 & 59 E Clinton St. Interested party Matt Wilson was available, via telephone, for questions on behalf of the Farmers Bank. Samples of interactive mural provided to board. Matt stated that an artist has not yet been selected nor a design nailed down. Stated they would be very similar to the examples provided. Crystal Reichert asked if fence background color would remain the same, Matt Wilson stated it would stay the same color as is there now.  President Wilhite made a motion to approve project contingent on design & Main Street approval. Stephanie Cooper seconded the motion. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item V- 600 E Boone St. Owner Darren Vestey is present. Application presented to the board asks for approval for 42” fence in front of home and 6’ privacy fence in rear of home. Darren states he is replacing fence that was there 10-15 years ago. Motion made by President Wilhite to approve. Motion seconded by Stephanie Cooper. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item VI- 303 W Walnut St. Interested party not present or available for questions. Application is asking for approval to build rear porch on home. Stephanie Cooper noted that the electric meter and window may need to be moved. President Wilhite has questions on brick color/ materials to be used. President Wilhite tabled project until owner is available to answer questions.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item VII- 363 E Clinton St. Owner Waylan Bessler is available via telephone. Waylan states this home is East of Old Stoney and wants to build deck/ pergola combo on side of home. He states that deck will be hidden by growing landscaping. Crystal Reichert questioned the size of the deck according to historical standards. President Wilhite states there is no exact size requirement. Waylan added that more trees will be added once deck is complete. Motion made by Stephanie Cooper to approve. Motion seconded by Crystal Reichert. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item VIII- 10 N Main St. Owner Jeremy Jones is available virtually. He states they have already received Main Street approval (verified by Kim Stevens). He states sign is made of thick cardboard sealed in plastic. Crystal Reichert states she is hesitant to approve due to not having written Main Street approval. Stephanie Cooper states she is worried about durability since it will be outside. Crystal Reichert states she will go by to look at sign in person. Project tabled by President Wilhite. AFTER MEETING- email received from President Wilhite stating that the quality of materials needs to be approved before board will approve it. Owner will re-appear at future meeting once new material is selected.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item IX- 600 S Clay St. Owner Stephanie Cooper is present. She asks for approval to install 6’ privacy fence on Northwest side of house. She states it is replacing what was there before and extending 90’. Pre-treated pine will be used and stained eventually. Motion made by President Wilhite to approve. Crystal Reichert seconded the motion. Upon roll call, two “ayes” recorded, Stephanie Cooper abstained. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item IX- 608 S Clay. Owner Bobby Beem is present. He wants to install 20’ x 14’ pergola in backyard made of cedar. Updated photos provided to board. President Wilhite states that it looks to be complimentary to current home, good quality, and modern design. Motion made by President Wilhite to approve. Motion seconded by Stephanie Cooper. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

NEW BUSINESS: Agenda item XI- 659 S Prairie. Owner Brad Pickett is available via telephone. Owner would like to place red cedar pergola in rear of home over existing concrete patio. Visual impact is low since it’s in the rear. Motion made by President Wilhite to approve. Motion seconded by Stephanie Cooper. Upon roll call, three “ayes” recorded. Motion passed.

With no further business, President Wilhite adjourned the meeting at 6:05 PM

 

 

 

Minute’s summary typed by Ashlee Bassett.

Respectfully submitted,

Ashlee Bassett

APPROVED JUNE 23, 2020

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