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Reading of the Agenda

Call to Order

Consent Agenda

Consent Items: 2, B2, C2, C3, C9, D1, D5, D6, D7, D8

Postponed Items

Postponed: B4, C4

Item 1

CITIZEN COMMUNICATION: GENERAL The first three speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address items not posted on the agenda

Item 3

BRIEFINGS, DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION Briefing, discussion, and possible action on a recommendation to the Austin City Council on the Brush Square Master Plan Speaker: Kim McKnight, Parks and Recreation Department, City of Austin

Item 4 A1

C14H-2017-0120 – Schneider-Watson House - Discussion 5 Green Lanes Council District 9 Applicant: Suzanne M. Freid, owner City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Neutral

Item 4 B1

C14H-1974-0030 – Discussion Catherine Robinson House, 705 San Antonio Street Council District 9 Proposal: Install a standing-seam metal roof on the house. Applicant: Tom Hatch City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Committee Recommendation: The Committee recommended against the use of standing seam metal as an appropriate roofing material for this house. Staff Recommendation: Use a different material that more accurately conveys the historic appearance of the house.

Item 4 B5

LHD-2018-0031 – Discussion 319 Congress Avenue – Day Building Council District 9 Proposal: Install two blade signs and awning-mounted letters. Applicant: SanTech Signs City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Consider the request.

Item 4 C5

NRD-2019-0007 – Discussion 1602 West Lynn Street – Old West Austin Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Construct a new house. Applicant: McAlpine-Tankersley Architecture City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Reduce the size and scale of the proposed house to better conform with the character of the historic district; use a less complex fenestration pattern; and look to contributing houses within the district for cues for greater compatibility with the character of the historic district.

Item 4 C6

NRD-2018-0068 – Offered for consent approval NRD-2019-0009 – Offered for consent approval 1602 Pease Road – Old West Austin Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1927 house; construct a new house. Applicant: Michael Whellan City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Approve the demolition application, subject to completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package; comment on and release the plans for new construction.

Item 4 C7

NRD-2019-0011 – Offered for consent approval 3005 Funston Street – Old West Austin Historic District Council District 10 Proposal: Construct a new single-family residence. Applicant: Barron Custom Design City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Release the application as proposed. Encourage the applicant to consider further simplification of the house’s main façade and roof form.

Item 4 C8

NRD-2019-0013 – Offered for consent approval 82 Rainey Street – Rainey Street Historic District Council District 9 Proposal: Preserve two contributing buildings constructed ca. 1894 and in an unknown year; construct three new buildings Applicant: Sixth River Architects City Staff: Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 974-1446 Staff Recommendation: Comment on and release the plans.

Item 4 D2

HDP-2018-0663 – Offered for consent approval 3204 Bridle Path Council District 10 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1940 house. Applicant: Benjamin Polidore City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Encourage rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, then relocation over demolition, but release the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D3

HDP-2018-0673 – Offered for postponement at staff’s request 1400 Winsted Lane Council District 10 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1940 house. Applicant: Venture Four Architects City Staff: Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 974-6454 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning if the Commission is comfortable with the criterion for significant historical association is met with the tenancy of Ernest E. Smith, III for 2 years within the historic period; otherwise, staff must recommend rehabilitation and adaptive re-use, then relocation over demolition, but release of the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 D4

HDP-2019-0020 – Discussion 1117 Bluebonnet Lane Council District 5 Proposal: Demolish a ca. 1963 house. Applicant: 3rd Angle Investments, LLC City Staff: Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 974-2727 Staff Recommendation: Initiate historic zoning; if the Commission does not initiate historic zoning, then staff recommends release of the permit upon completion of a City of Austin Documentation Package.

Item 4 E

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON DEMOLITION BY NEGLECT CASES

1. DBN-2015-0001 – Sebron Sneed House, 1801 Nelms Drive – Offered for Consent Approval to Maintain the Case on the Agenda Staff has referred the case to the Law Department.

Item 5

COMMISSION ITEMS

A. COMMITTEE REPORTS 1. Certificate of Appropriateness Review Committee 2. Operations Committee 3. Grants Committee 4. Preservation Plan Committee

B. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

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