MINUTES
ORO VALLEY HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
SPECIAL SESSION
January 25, 2010
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CANADA DRIVE
 
CALL TO ORDER AT OR AFTER 5:00 P.M.

Chairman Zwiener called the meeting to order at 5:04 p.m.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Daniel Zwiener, Chairman
Lois Nagy, Vice-Chair
Bob Baughman, Commissioner
Ed Hannon, Commissioner
Sam McClung, Commissioner
Valerie Pullara, Commissioner

Paul Popelka, OV Acting Planning and Zoning Director, updated the Commission on the staff liaison for HPC. 

**Commissioner Valerie Pullara arrived at 5:08 p.m.

Chairman Zwiener asked if the staff situation had affected the communication with consultants related to cultural resources. 

Mr. Popelka responded that there had been some mishandling of who was going to be responsible for cultural resources and took the responsibility for it, but it is his intention now that he will be directly involved with it.

1.

Discussion and possible action on the Final Draft of the Cultural Resources Inventory.


Dr. John Ravesloot, of William Self Associates, Inc., OV resident, reviewed the following: 

- Title Page
- Executive Summary
- Table of Resolutions
- Summary of recommendations for Phase II

Discussion:  Additional suggestions and recommendations were noted.

**Commissioner Baughman announced that he had to depart from the meeting. The time was 6:16 p.m.

Discussion continued that included lecture series, funding, and AZ site subscription.

Mr. Popelka suggested that the Commission accept the final draft, have Dr. Ravesloot make the changes, and produce a final version to be sent electronically to the Commission to be approved at the February 8, 2010, HPC meeting.

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Hannon and seconded by Vice-Chair Nagy to accept the Final Draft of the Cultural Resources Inventory as presented with the changes discussed as the final draft, and to consider for final approval, subject to the presentation, at the February 8, 2010, HPC meeting.
 
MOTION carried, 5-0
 
2.

Discussion and possible action on Steam Pump Ranch Project Group.


Chairman Zwiener reviewed the document titled, "Proposed Steam Pump Ranch (SPR) Recovery and Preservation Task Force."

- Task force title suggestions
- Potential membership suggestions
- Potential duties of task force

Chairman Zwiener invited Council Member Spoerl to come to the podium at any time to make any suggestions during the discussion.

Discussion:  General recommendations were discussed.

Council Member Spoerl asked about obtaining information on how the Town handles construction projects.  She considers SPR a construction project, and establishing a project team or task force would be the way to proceed.

Mr. Popelka responded that he is not familiar with OV project teams related to construction projects, but would obtain more information.

3.

Discussion of HPC subcommittee work on Environmentally Sensitive Lands Ordinance.


Chairman Zwiener gave the following update:

- HPC suggestions were incorporated into the ordinance proposal and flow chart 
- HPC subcommittee replaced Council Member Spoerl's position with Commissioner Baughman
- HPC subcommittee will meet next week to bring final product to the Commission

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chairman Zwiener reminded the Commission of the training session on January 26, 2010, in the Hopi Room, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mr. Popelka discussed the HPC vacant seat and the State Conference in Flagstaff.

Commissioner McClung requested a record of training hours the commissioners have received. 

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Hannon and seconded by Commissioner McClung to adjourn the HPC meeting at 7:44 p.m.
 
MOTION carried, 5-0