ORO VALLEY HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
December 5, 2016
HOPI CONFERENCE ROOM
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
|Jenni Sunshine, Commissioner |
Walter Ohlson, Vice-Chair
Alison Crane, Commissioner
Dan Huff, Commissioner
Joseph Kane, Commissioner
Eric Thomae, Commissioner
STAFF PRESENT: Kristy Diaz-Trahan, Parks & Recreation Director
Lynanne Dellerman, Recreation & Cultural Resources Manager
CALL TO THE AUDIENCE - At this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Commission on any issue not listed on today's agenda. Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, individual Commission Members may ask Town staff to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Historic Preservation Commission may not discuss or take legal action matters raised during "Call to the Audience." In order to speak during "Call to Audience" please specify what you wish to discuss when completing the blue speaker card.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Kane and seconded by Commissioner Sunshine to approve minutes as amended
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Sunshine and seconded by Commissioner Kane to approve items B and C
Educational opportunities for Historic Preservation Commission members to attend
Commissioner Crane discussed how the Historic Landmark Process was reviewed and addressed some of the requirements. Benefits to homeowners, application process, and a possible checklist were all considered as well as recommendations.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Crane and seconded by Commissioner Thomae to add a number 7 to include a consequence for violating prior subsections
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Sunshine to add a friendly amendment that a specific consequence be later developed
carried, 5-1 with Vice-Chair Ohlson opposed
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Sunshine to add a zoning ordinance to support landmark designation
no second, motion failed
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Sunshine and seconded by Commissioner Thomae to change section F to "landmark status once designated remains in perpetuity"
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Kane and seconded by Commissioner Thomae to remove item number A.2.C filing fee
carried, 4-2 with Vice-Chair Ohlson and Commissioner Crane opposed
MOTION failed, 0-6 with Commissioner Sunshine, Vice-Chair Ohlson, Commissioner Crane, Commissioner Huff, Commissioner Kane, and Commissioner Thomae opposed.
Vice Chair Ohlson described a project where people will record and document stories of Oro Valley history. Grant money and student assistance was also discussed.
MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Thomae and seconded by Commissioner Huff to adopt the Oral History project as written
Ms. Dellerman reported possible locations for the horse statue
Ms. Dellerman reported that an Eagle Scout volunteer group will be cleaning the pedestrian path
Ms. Diaz-Trahan reported the following:
- Honeybee Park plan was approved by Council
- All Boards and Commissions operate by the same rules as Council
- An internship program is being developed by Ms. Dellerman
- PRAB is requesting a liaison to attend their meetings
- SHPPO sent word that the Town received two grants
- Agenda for the Council
- Horse recognition artist
- HPC recommendations for budget
- Consequences for destroying landmarks
NEXT HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING scheduled for Tuesday, January 3, 2017 to begin at 5:00 p.m.
Chair Sunshine adjourned the meeting at 7:02 p.m.
Senior Office Specialist
I hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of the minutes of the regular session of the Historic Preservation Commission of Oro Valley, Arizona held on the 5th day of December, 2016. I further certify that the meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.