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File #: 21-2101   
Type: Resolution
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Posting Language: Resolution initiating historic landmark designation for 9290 Leslie Rd and waiving the application fees totaling $5,957.20. Funding for the application fees is available in the Office of Historic Preservation General Fund FY 2021 Adopted Budget. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Shanon Shea Miller, Director, Office of Historic Preservation].
Attachments: 1. Draft Resolution
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DEPARTMENT: Office of Historic Preservation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Shanon Shea Miller


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: District 7


SUBJECT:

Resolution to initiate landmark designation for 9290 Leslie Rd

SUMMARY:

This resolution requests direction from City Council to move forward with historic landmark designation for the property at 9290 Leslie Rd. On December 16, 2020, the Historic and Design Review Commission (HDRC) agreed with the finding of historic significance and supported the designation of the property as a local landmark.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On October 11, 2019, a demolition application was submitted to the Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) by the property owner of 9290 Leslie Rd, located in City Council District 7. Staff from the Office of Historic Preservation visited the site on November 1, 2019. The property owner withdrew the request for demolition on December 3, 2019. The Demolition & Designation Committee (DDC) held a virtual site visit on October 13, 2020. The request for a finding of historic significance was heard by the HDRC on December 16, 2020.

The property at 9290 Leslie Rd includes one single story stone residential structure built c. 1885 and several single story barns of various ages, constructed for Francois and Catarina Guilbeau. Bowen Creamer currently owns the property. The structure meets criteria 3, 5, 8, 11, and 13, meeting the eligibility requirements for local landmark designation outlined in the UDC.

On December 16, 2020, the HDRC agreed with the finding of historic significance, recommended approval, and requested a resolution from the City Council to initiate the designation process. The property owner does not support designation.

ISSUE:

9290 Leslie meets the criteria and is eligible for landmark designation. If Council approves a resolution to proceed with landmark designation, OHP would apply for a change in zoning to include a historic landmark overlay for the properties. The change in zoning requires ...

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