- Historic Preservation Board
- November 1, 2021
November 1, 2021
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
November 1, 2021
City Hall in Council Chamber
555 S. Washington Avenue Titusville, Florida 32780
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
(7) NEW BUSINESS
B. Elect Officers
C. Provide advisability to staff regarding the City/Board applying to certain underrepresented communities grant programs.
D. Determine the HPB FY2022 Budget goals.
E. Staff will provide updates on items pertaining to the Historic Preservation Board.
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 November 1, 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 Green, Alternate Member Caramanna-Collins and Alternate Member Shifalo. Member Gaetjens, Member Jonas and Member Foster were absent. Also attending was, Redevelopment Planner Tim Ford, Planning Manager Brad Parrish and Recording Secretary Laurie Dargie.
Member Shifalo motioned to approve the minutes from the October 4, 2021 meeting. Secretary Adams seconded. There was a unanimous voice vote in favor.
Petitions & Requests from Public Present
Election of Officers
Chairman Kiesel asked if the current officers would be interested in staying in their positions and if anyone was interested in taking a position.
Chairman Kiesel, Vice Chairman Petyk and Secretary Adams all said they would continue to serve in their current positions if all the Historic Preservation Board members were in agreement to keep them. There were no other volunteers to request a position.
There was a unanimous voice vote in favor to keep Chairman Kiesel, Vice Chairman Petyk and Secretary Adams in their serving positions on the Historic Preservation Board.
Mr. Ford gave an overview of this item.
Mr. Ford suggested looking into an application grant submission for either the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation, which would require a $250.00 annual membership fee, or looking into the Underrepresented Communities Grant Program.
Discussion took place amongst the Historic Preservation Board members regarding which grant opportunities to pursue. The discussion resulted in the desire to move forward with the Underrepresented Communities Grant Program, which would allow a broad search of information, which could result in specific use in other future grant opportunities. The Historic Preservation Board was also in favor of pursuing the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation grant and pay for the $250.00 annual membership fee.
Vice Chairman Petyk made a motion to approve spending $250.00 for the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation membership. Member Green seconded. There was a unanimous voice vote in favor.
FY2022 Budget Goals
The Historic Preservation Board members discussed the list of goals that were listed in the agenda packet. The Historic Preservation Board members said they were already in the process of doing some of the listed items such as the grant for the historic preservation technical manual and the conservation district The Historic Preservation Board members agreed that they wanted to pursue more local designations and also to give input for articles to be published in the quarterly Titusville Talking Points.
Mr. Ford said he would be sure to give the Historic Preservation Board members a heads up as to when information is needed for the submission deadline.
Mr. Ford went over the staff reports provided in the agenda.
Vice Chairman Petyk suggested inviting Kirk Davis to come and speak to the Historic Preservation Board about the research he has done regarding the black cemetery.
Chairman Kiesel said it would be good if pictures could be taken of 723 Palm Avenue while it is being demolished, so that it could be shown as an example of a historic property that wasn’t able to be saved due to lack of funds.
Vice Chairman Petyk suggested changing the annual workshop to May to coincide with Historic Preservation month. Chairman Kiesel asked that the HPB members come up with potential topics for another workshop to be discussed at the December 6, 2021 meeting.