THE DULUTH HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION (DHPC)
Duluth City Council Chambers, Third Floor, City Hall
4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2007
(Members: Penny Clark, Donald Dass, Tony Dierckins, Heather Rand, Robert Hewitt, Maryanne
Norton, Carolyn Sundquist
Staff: Lynn Ann Hollatz, Planner
CALL TO ORDER (President: Penny Clark)
ROLL CALLS OR DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
ACCEPTANCE OF THE AGENDA – ADDITIONS/CORRECTIONS
INTRODUCTION OF GUEST:
Jon Niemi - demolition of the Silberstein Bondy building in Historic Downtown district (New Bus.)
CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES: Aug.21, 2007
REPORT OF FINAL DISPOSITION OF MATTER PREVIOUSLY BEFORE THE COMMISSION
A. COA Request: Former Central High School Signs. (Dierckins and Dass)
B. Discussion of ordinance for COA and design review before application.
REPORTS OF STAFF, OFFICERS, AND COMMITTEES
A. Planning Staff (Hollatz)
B. East End Residential Historical District Survey – Larson and Fisher, Inc. - Update (Hollatz).
C. NHS Historic Loan Program (Hewitt) Discuss ways to help promote program within the community
D. Duluth Preservation Alliance – (Hewitt)
E. Duluth Planning Commission - (Rand)
F. St. Louis County Historical Society - (Clark)
G. National Preservation Conference in St. Paul - Oct. 2-6, 2007 (Sundquist)
NEW BUSINESS/OTHER BUSINESS
A. Request by administration to amend by-laws to require written consent for local designation by property
owner, acknowledging benefits and limitations, and that the designation runs with the property and
binds future owners. Bob Bruce would present proposed language changes to the bylaws (Bruce)
B. Annual Report of the DHPC - revisions
Organization of task force to coordinate updating the 1984 Survey. Priority was public education to the
community. Updating the Survey would follow. (Dierckins, Clark and Norton).
C. Organization of task force to develop resource kit and educational materials for each objective
determined at the DHPC Retreat.
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