AGENDA
LANDMARK COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING

1:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2020
City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas

In order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be held by videoconference and there will be no public access to the location described above. 

Public Comment can be submitted on-line: https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment or by calling 409-797-3665.


1.

Call Meeting to Order

2.

Attendance

3.

Conflict of Interest

4.

Approval of Minutes: March 2, 2020

5.

COVID-19 Update (Staff)

6.

Meeting Format (Staff)

7.

Public Comment

Members of the public may submit a public comment using the web link below. All comments submitted prior to the meeting will be provided to the Landmark Commission.

https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment

  1. Agenda Items
  2. Non-Agenda Items

8.

Consent Agenda

A.

20LC-017 (1518 Rosenberg/25th Street) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the structure including front-porch railing. Property is legally described as the Lot 10, Northwest Block 42, Galveston Outlots Special Subdivision, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicants: David Hyde and Donald Stewart Property Owner: David Hyde

B.

20LC-020 (1811 Church / Avenue F) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness regarding modifications to the structure including a change to the roof structure. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 5, Block 378, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: Robert Kneppler Jr. and Susan Kneppler

Documents:
  1. 20LC-020 PKT.pdf
C.

20LC-023 (3601 Avenue P) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness regarding modifications to the structure including abandoning two below-ground cisterns. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lots 5, 6, 7, and East 37-6 Feet of Lot 4, Northwest Block 86, Galveston Outlots, and West 14 Feet of Adjacent 36th Street. Block 378, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: John McNatt, McNatt Contracting, Inc. Property Owners: Mariano and Leah Garcia-Blanco

Documents:
  1. 20LC-023 PKT.pdf
D.

20LC-029 (902 16th Street) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations to the structure including repairing a second-floor porch and column bases, removing side additions to the main entry porch, and replacing wood lattice with concrete blocks on an existing wall. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 1 and 2, Block 195, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: David Watson Property Owners: Michael Sheetz and Linda Kenney

E.

20LC-033 (1813 24th Street) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations and addition to secondary structure in rear yard. Property is legally described as Lot 5, Eanes Subdivision (2013), in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: David Watson, Architect and Associates Property Owner: John Eanes

9.

New Business and Associated Public Hearings

A.

20LC-019 (2021 Strand/Avenue B) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the placement of an item that will obscure an architectural feature. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, East 37-6.25 Feet of Lot 2 (2-1), Block 620, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Cathy Catching Property Owner: Dale Olson, Galveston Trolley Station & Inn, LLP

Documents:
  1. 20LC-019 PKT.pdf
B.

20LC-021 (1021 Sealy / Avenue I) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness regarding modifications to the structure including the installation of replacement front porch rails, columns, balusters, siding, trim, replacement doors and windows, and decorative scrollwork. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, East 28-10 of Lot 2 (2-1), Block 190, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: RNC Real Estate Holdings, LLC., Paul Church

C.

20LC-025 (2226 Mechanic/Avenue C) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the placement of an item that will obscure an architectural feature. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 12-14, Block 622, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Steven Creitz, Mitchell Historic Properties Property Owner: Mitchell Historic Properties

Documents:
  1. 20LC-025 PKT.pdf
D.

20LC-026 (2101 Mechanic/Avenue C) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the placement of an item that will obscure an architectural feature. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 6,7, and ½ of Adjacent Alley, Block 561, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Steven Creitz, Mitchell Historic Properties Property Owner: Mitchell Historic Properties

Documents:
  1. 20LC-026 PKT.pdf
E.

20LC-027 (112 Tremont/22nd Street) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the placement of an item that will obscure an architectural feature. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 1-3, Block 682, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Steven Creitz, Mitchell Historic Properties Property Owner: Mitchell Historic Properties

Documents:
  1. 20LC-027 PKT.pdf
F.

20LC-028 (2300 Mechanic/Avenue C) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the placement of an item that will obscure an architectural feature. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lots 11-14 and Part of Lots 9 and 10 , Block 623, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Steven Creitz, Mitchell Historic Properties Property Owner: Mitchell Historic Properties

Documents:
  1. 20LC-028 PKT.pdf
G.

20LC-030 (1823 Avenue K) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations to the structure including the construction of a garage apartment. Property is legally described as the M. B. Menard Survey, Lot 2, Block 78, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: CDC Capital, LLC Property Owner: Katie Cline

H.

20LC-032 (1703/1705 Avenue M 1/2) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations to the structure including window and door replacement. Property is legally described as the West 32.10 feet of Lot 6 (3006-1), Southeast Block 20, Galveston Outlots, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owner: Vanette Reita Johnson

I.

20LC-037 (1801 Avenue L) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for alterations to the structure including painting exterior masonry, replacing exterior doors, and removing exterior shutters. Property is legally described as M. B. Menard Survey, North 67-8 Feet of Lot 7 (7-1), Block 18, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Becky Jolin Property Owner: Sam and Becky Jolin

J.

20LC-024 (1521 Broadway/Avenue J) Request for designation as a Galveston Landmark. Property is legally described as the east 25 feet and 10 inches of Lot 2 and west 28 feet and seven inches of Lot 3 (2-1), Block 135, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Susan Cutaia Property Owners: Louis and Susan Cutaia, 1521 Broadway, LLC.

K.

20LC-031 (Adjacent to 1928 Avenue K) Request for a License to Use in order to place HVAC equipment and a screening fence in the right-of-way. Adjacent property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, South 80 Feet of Lot 14 (14-1), Block 139, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Brian Broesche Adjacent Property Owner: Brian Broesche Easement Holder: City of Galveston

L.

20LC-035 (1002 12th Street) Request for recommendation for a variance from the Galveston Land Development Regulations, Article 3, District Yard, Lot and Setback Addendum, for the Single Family, Residential R-3, with a Historic District overlay (R-3-H) zoning district, to reduce the lot area. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 1, Block 131, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: David Watson Property Owner: Floyd Pollock

10.

Discussion and Action Items


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 April 17, 2020 at 1:00 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