AGENDA
LANDMARK COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING

4:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019
City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas

1.

Call Meeting to Order

2.

Attendance

3.

Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

4.

Conflict of Interest

5.

Approval of Minutes: September 16, 2019

6.

Request to address Commission on Agenda Items Without Public Hearings and Non-Agenda Items (three-minute maximum per speaker. If speaking through a translator, six-minute maximum per speaker)

7.

Consent Agenda

A.

19LC-055 (1402 Market/Avenue D) Request for Certification as a participant in the Substantial Rehabilitation for Historic Properties Tax Exemption program. Property is legally described as the M.B. Menard Survey, South 78 feet of Lot 8 (8-1), Block 554, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: Samuel T. Russ

B.

19LC-056 (1402 Market/Avenue D) Request for Verification as a participant in the Substantial Rehabilitation for Historic Properties Tax Exemption program. Property is legally described as the M.B. Menard Survey, South 78 feet of Lot 8 (8-1), Block 554, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: Samuel T. Russ

8.

Old Business And Associated Public Hearings

A.

19LC-057 (Rosenberg/25th Street Esplanade from Avenue K to Benardo de Galvez/Avenue P)

Request for a recommendation regarding a request for a Permanent License to Use the City of Galveston right-of-way for installation of vertical banners on street light poles. Adjacent property is legally described as Lots 1 – 4, Lots 11 – 14, and the West 9.7 feet of Lots 5 and 10 and Adjacent Alley (1-0), Block 144, AKA Lot A Replat; Lots 8 – 9, Block 145; Lots 1, 2, 14, Block 84; Lots 5 – 11, Block 85; Lots 1, 13, 14, Block 24; Lots 6, 7, 8, 9, Block 25; Lots 1 – 6 and 9 – 16, Eaton Subdivision; Lots 7-R and 8-R, Canton’s Replat of Lots 7 and 8 Easton Subdivision; Lots 18 – 24 and West 47.10 Feet of Lot 17 (2017-3), Southwest Block 17, Galveston Outlots Special Subdivision; Lots 25 – 30 and West Portion of Lots 31 and 32 (31-1), Northwest Block 17, Galveston Outlots Special Subdivision; Northwest Block 41, Northeast Block 41, North 110 feet of Southwest Block 41, Southeast Block 41, and Adjacent Streets, Galveston Outlots; Portion of Southwest Block 41, Galveston Outlots; Lots 9 – 15 and West 45.6 feet of Lots 15 and 16 (15-1), Northwest Block 42, Galveston Outlots Special Subdivision; Portion of Southwest Block 42 (42-2000-1) and South Half of Adjacent Avenue N ½, Portion of Southwest Block 42 (42-2000-8), Portion of Southwest Block 42 (42-2000-9), Galveston Outlots; Lots 8 – 11, Sealy Smith Special Subdivision; Lots 2 – 3, The Homes at Rosenberg (2005); South 33 feet of Lot 1 and Portion of Lot 2 (1-1), North 49 feet of Lot 1 and Portion of Lot 2 (1-2), Portion of Lots 1 – 2 (1-3), Lots 12 – 14 and West Half of Lot 11, Northwest Block 67, Galveston Outlots; Lots 6 – 9, Southeast Block 66, Galveston Outlots; Lots 1 – 14 (2001-0), Southwest Block 67, Galveston Outlots AKA Lots 1 – 3 and North 16.25 feet of Lot 4, Runges Subdivision; and Lots 1 – 14 (2005-0), Southwest Block 67, Galveston Outlots AKA Lots 5 – 7 and South 20.75 feet of Lot 4, Runges Subdivision
Applicant: Silk Stocking Neighborhood Association
Property Owner:  City of Galveston


9.

New Business and Associated Public Hearings

A.

19LC-059 (1227 Ball / Avenue H) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the property including fencing of an alternative design. Property is legally described as Lots 1 & 2, Block 252, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Howard W. Hosek, Jr. Property Owner: Same

Documents:
  1. 19LC-059 PKT.pdf
B.

19LC-060 (2104, 2102 Strand/ Avenue B) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness in order to install balcony railing. Property is legally described as Lot 8, Block 681, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Mehboob Udawala Property Owner: Naya Investments, LLC.

Documents:
  1. 19LC-060 PKT.pdf
10.

Discussion and Action Items

  • Painted Crosswalks in Historic Districts (Schwenk)
11.

Adjournment

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on October 17, 2019 at 3:30 P.M.

Prepared by: Karen White Signature Karen White, Planning Technician
                               

Note: An aggrieved applicant must file a letter requesting an appeal to the Historic Preservation Officer within 10 days of the rendition of the Commission's decision.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARIES OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-797-3510).

MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL MAY BE ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS MEETING