City of Dixon Historic Preservation Commission met June 21.
Here is the minutes provided by the commission:
1. CALL TO ORDER
Chairperson McLane called the meeting to order in the first floor conference room at City Hall at 936a.
2. ROLL CALL
Present were Commissioners Higby, McLane, and Wadsworth. Absent: Krueger. A quorum was declared.
Also present was Paul Shiaras.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
John McLane moved, and Tom Wadsworth seconded, that the minutes of the June 10, 2019 meeting be approved. Voting Aye: McLane, Wadsworth, and Higby. Voting Nay: None. Motion passed.
4. NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS
Commissioner Higby notified the C ommission that Linda Brantley is contemplating a new paint scheme for her building(s) at 91-93-95 South Hennepin Avenue. She will provide paint chips for consideration.
5. PUBLIC COMMENT
No public was present.
6. OLD BUSINESS
There was no old business.
7. NEW BUSINESS
a. Discussion and possible approval of proposed mural on north façade of building at 77 South Hennepin Avenue
After viewing a concept drawing of the proposed mural and briefly discussing the project, James Higby moved, and Tom Wadsworth seconded, that the mural be approved. Voting Aye: Wadsworth, Higby, and Mclane. Voting Nay: None. Motion carried.
b. Appointment of Commission Vice-Chair
Commission Chair John McLane suggested that Commissioner Wadsworth assume the duties of Commission Vice-Chair. Commissioner Wadsworth accepted the appointment.
c. Establish process for meeting scheduling.
Commission Secretary Higby will contact applicants to determine the nature of proposed façade modification and the availability of the applicants to meet with us. The Secretary will then notify Commissioner Wadsworth, who will prepare and distribute a Doodle Poll among the Commissioners via email with a follow-up phone call to verify. Once all Commissioners have responded to the poll, the Secretary will schedule a meeting.
d. Review and discussion of suggested appointees to fill the vacated seat of Greg Langan
Commissioner McLane, himself a career architect, suggested that the Commission consider asking architect Brad Hunsberger if he might be interested in serving. As there was favorable reaction all around, McLane will inquire of Mr. Hunsberger as to his interest.
John McLane moved, and Tom Wadsworth seconded, that the meeting be adjourned, for which the vote was unanimous at 958a.