MINNEAPOLIS HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION

REGULAR MEETING ACTIONS: JUNE 11, 2019

4:30 p.m. | City Hall, Room 317 | 350 South 5th Street | Minneapolis, MN 55415

Committee Clerk

Rachel Blanford – 612.673.3153 

Commissioners Present

Ginny Lackovic, Chair | Diana Dyste | Laurel Fritz | Barbara Howard | Jesse Kling

Kimberly Sandbulte | Ian Stade | Madelyn Sundberg | Claire VanderEyk

 

Commissioners Absent

Linda Mack

CALL TO ORDER

APPROVAL OF ACTIONS FROM THE MAY 21, 2019 MEETING

The Heritage Preservation Commission approved the actions from the May 21, 2019 meeting.                             

PUBLIC HEARING

1.      DeLaSalle High School – New Identification Sign, 25 Island Ave W, Ward 3

Staff report by Shanna Sether, PLAN8867

The Heritage Preservation Commission adopted staff findings for the applications DeMars Signs, Inc. for the property located at 25 Island Ave W in the St. Anthony Falls Historic District:

A.     Certificate of Appropriateness.

Motion: Approved the Certificate of Appropriateness to replace an existing wall sign, subject to the following conditions:

1.      The existing sign shall be entirely removed, and the building wall and brick repaired to a reasonable condition.

2.      The wall sign shall be attached to the building through the mortar joints.

3.      The proposed sign shall have a dimmer switch sign to ensure that the brightness may be modified to an appropriate level determined by staff.

4.      The proposed sign shall not interrupt the soldier course at the bottom of the brick archway.

5.      Electrical conduit and lighting fixtures shall be attached to the wall sign and not be attached to the building.

6.      By ordinance, approvals are valid for a period of two years from the date of the decision unless required permits are obtained and the action approved is substantially begun and proceeds in a continuous basis toward completion.  Upon written request and for good cause, the planning director may grant up to a one-year extension if the request is made in writing no later than June 11, 2021.

7.      By ordinance, all approvals granted in this certificate of appropriateness shall remain in effect as long as all of the conditions and guarantees of such approvals are observed.  Failure to comply with such conditions and guarantees shall constitute a violation of this certificate of appropriateness and may result in termination of the approval.

Absent: Mack

Approved on consent

B.     Historic Variance of the sign regulations.

Motion: Approved the historic variance of the sign regulations for height and area for a new wall sign that is 50 sq. ft. in area, 29 ft. 6 in. in height.

Absent: Mack

Approved on consent

COMMISSION BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 4:46 p.m.

NEXT REGULAR HERITAGE PRESERVATION COMMISSION MEETING: JUNE 25, 2019

·        The Chair reserves the right to limit discussion on agenda items.

·        Please contact staff after the hearing if you have any questions regarding your project.

·        Heritage Preservation Commission decisions are final unless appealed.

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Last updated Jun 18, 2019

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