- Historic Preservation Board
- May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
May 3, 2021
City Hall in Council Chambers
555 S. Washington Avenue Titusville, Florida 32796
In order to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to comply with all local, state, and federal laws and guidelines regarding social distancing rules, designated seating shall be provided for the public at Historic Preservation Board and other City Boards meetings. Individual speakers shall, when directed to do so, be given the opportunity to speak on agenda items during the meetings in accordance with City of Titusville policies and Resolution No. 36-2020. No tripods, easels, props, or other demonstrative aids shall be brought into public meetings of Historic Preservation Board and City Boards. Speakers are permitted to have a sign with them during their designated speaking time provided that the sign is held by the speaker and is to be removed at the conclusion of their speaking time. Speakers who appear in person will be subject to screening for symptoms of COVID-19 and any persons exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter City Hall or public meetings of Historic Preservation Board and City Boards. As an additional method for public participation, the public may submit written comments, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to Historic Preservation Board's attention at City Hall, 555 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32796. Written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the start of the meeting and include the senders name, address and the subject line must specify the agenda item being addressed. All comments will be disseminated to the Historic Preservation Board members and made a part of the public record prior to any action being taken.
All persons who anticipate speaking on any Public Hearing item must fill out an Oath Card to be heard on that agenda item and sign the oath contained thereon. These cards are located on the table near the entrance to the Council Chamber or may be obtained from the Recording Secretary. This meeting will be conducted in accordance to the procedures adopted in Resolution #24-1997.
Those speaking in favor of a request will be heard first, those opposed will be heard second, and those who wish to make a public comment on the item will speak third. The applicant may make a brief rebuttal if necessary. A representative from either side, for or against, may cross-examine a witness.
Anyone who speaks is considered a witness. If you have photographs, sketches, or documents that you desire for the Commission to consider, they must be submitted into evidence and will be retained by the City. Please submit such exhibits to the Recording Secretary.
(1) CALL TO ORDER
(2) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
(3) ROLL CALL
(4) APPROVAL OF MINUTES
(5) PETITIONS AND REQUESTS FROM PUBLIC PRESENT
(6) OLD BUSINESS
B. Discuss plans for the 2021 Historic Preservation Board (HPB) Annual Workshop.
(7) NEW BUSINESS
C. The Historic Preservation Officer (HPO) recommends approving the demolition of the building subject to the applicant agreeing to meet the following conditions:salvaging materials and ornaments/fixtures updating the Florida Master Site File for the site for submittal to the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources.
D. Staff will provide updates on the following items at the May 3, 2021 Historic Preservation Board meeting:
1. Budget (see attached)
2. Historic Booklet & Walking/Driving Tour
3. 9 S. Palm Avenue
4. HB 55 Update
Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the Historic Preservation Board respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
The City desires to accommodate persons with disabilities. Accordingly, any physically handicapped person, pursuant to Chapter 286.26 Florida Statutes, should at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, submit a written request to the chairperson of the meeting that the physically handicapped person desires to attend.
The Historic Preservation Board (HPB) of the City of Titusville, Florida met in regular session in the Council Chamber at City Hall, located at 555 South Washington Avenue on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
Chairman Kiesel called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. Present were Vice Chairman Petyk, Secretary Adams, Member Jonas, Member Foster, Member Green and Alternate Member Shifalo. Member Gaetjens was absent. Also attending was, Redevelopment Planner Tim Ford and Recording Secretary Laurie Dargie.
Vice Chairman Petyk motioned to approve the minutes from the April 5, 2021 meeting with corrections. Secretary Adams seconded. There was a unanimous voice vote
Petitions & Requests from Public Present
2021 Historic Preservation Board Annual Workshop
Discussion took place amongst the Historic Preservation Board members regarding the workshop.
Vice Chairman Petyk said that Jolynn Nelson confirmed that she would speak at the workshop regarding the Carter House.
The Historic Preservation Board members agreed that the fee for the guest speaker at the workshop should not exceed $500.00
The Historic Preservation Board members decided that they would like letters inviting the community to the workshop sent to the West Titusville community, the Brevard Historical Society, the churches within the targeted community, and also an insert with the workshop information included in the water bills about a month before the workshop takes place.
The Historic Preservation Board members also agreed to continue discussion at the next meeting regarding the agenda layout.
Certificate of Appropriateness COA#1-2021 – 723 S. Palm Avenue
Eddie Browder with S&ME gave a PowerPoint presentation via TEAMS.
Chairman Kiesel said he wants to be sure that this structure is very well documented with pictures before demolition takes place.
Member Jonas suggested that Mr. Warren be sure that the property can accommodate whatever use he might be thinking about using in the future due to easements, setbacks etc.
Member Foster volunteered to meet with Mr. Warren at the property to ensure that the property is well documented before the demolition takes place.
Member Foster made a motion to accept the demolition permit for the Certificate of Appropriateness COA#1-2021 with the condition that Mr. Warren allow Member Foster to accompany Mr. Warren and take photos of the property before demolition takes place. Vice Chairman Petyk seconded. There was a unanimous voice vote in favor.
Mr. Ford went over the reports that were provided in the agenda packet.
Mr. Parrish gave a brief presentation online regarding the Explore Historic Titusville draft application. Mr. Parrish asked that the Historic Preservation Board members take time to review this and give any feedback to Staff at their earliest convenience.
Chairman Kiesel asked that the Historic Preservation Board provide any feedback by 5:00pm on Thursday May 6, 2021 to staff.
Secretary Adams made a motion to approve the extra cost associated with printing the brochures in color. Vice Chairman Petyk seconded. There was a unanimous voice vote in favor.