Historic Preservation – July 13

     The Historic Preservation Commission will meet  Tuesday July 13, 2021, at 7:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 711 Pennington Ave., Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

    I. Call to Order — Jean Johnson
    II. Roll Call — Kathleen Lee, Secretary
    III. Approval May 2021 Minutes
    IV. Budget — Jim Nemeth: Treasurer’s Report
    V. Old Business
    1. Report from City Council Liaison — Carolyn Zinner
    2. Property news/updates: threatened historic assets. Demolition request for
    725 Lodge Lane from the Planning Department
    3. Lafayette Trail Medallions, Tourism, HHdG Foundation, Moore Family
    4. “Our History is Worth Preserving” Flags, First Friday
    5. May 2022 Preservation Award Winners “Walk”

    V. New Business
    MAHDC Training: Jean is seeking advice on topics most sought after for our fall
    training. As posted at https://mahdc.org/training-program/ they broadly about
    sustainability, ethical and legal issues, community outreach and
    design guidelines training. Specific topics are:
    Why are we here?
    Legal Foundations and Fundamentals Designating Historic Properties
    Treatment of Historic Properties
    Nuts and Bolts of Historic Preservation Commissions
    Project Review
    Special Legal Issues
    Special Design Issues
    Feasibility of Permanent informational plaques on houses and other structures as seen
    in Bend, Oregon (photos projected)–worth pursuing?
    Training of City Google drive use–how to access, archive, etc. HPC materials
    Next HPC meeting: Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Minutes taker: TBD