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08-23-17 HPC MinutesI A 11 II II I q �,ppa��IIlIu nIIp IIm ppmpp aII oIIIIrIIIIuu a ' IIOO VOV IIIIOV � Mllll �. YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION CITY OF YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Minutes for Meeting of August 23, 2017 Call to Order Commission Chair Storrs called the meeting to order at approximately 5:36 P.M. II. Roll Call Present: Molly Storrs, Whitney Stohr, Leslie Wahl, Cynthia Hall Absent: Nancy Kenmotsu, Karl Pasten (excused) Quorum: Quorum present Staff: Historic Preservation Liaison Joseph Calhoun III. Approval of July 26, 2017 Minutes The meeting minutes from July 26, 2017 were presented for discussion. A motion was made by Ms. Wahl to approve as submitted, Ms. Stohr seconded. Motion carried. IV. New Business A. New Member Introduction Commissioner Hall introduced herself. She grew up in Yakima and graduated from UW with a BA in Political Science. She spent 30 years in the Seattle area and has now moved back to Yakima. B. Chair Announcement Chair Storrs announced her resignation due to Seattle. This will be her last meeting. Ms. Wahl expressed her gratitude for Molly's service on the commission and to serve as chair. V. Old Business A. BOCC Final Letter Mr. Calhoun provided the final letter that will be sent to the BOCC. The letter was approved by the City Council on August 15, 2017. Commission Members 1 Molly Storrs • Whitney Stohr • Nancy Kenmotsu • Karl Pasten • Leslie Wahl • Cynthia Hall B. Farmer's Market — September 10 (final date) Mr. Calhoun noted the next, and final, Farmer's Market date is September 10. Staff will coordinate the tent and materials. C. Saturday Soapbox Future ideas for additional Saturday Soapbox articles were discussed, including history about the Women's Century Club and their membership and fundraising efforts. At the previous meeting, other topics such as the Trolley, Fruit Row, Historic Art, and the Colonel. Ms. Stohr will work on a topic for next month. VI. Other Business A. General Discussion of other items not on the agenda None. VII. Citizen Participation None VIII. Adjournment Ms. Stohr motioned to adjourn the meeting, Ms. Hall seconded. The meeting adjourned at approximately 5:45 p.m. to the next scheduled meeting which will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Prepared, Respectfully Submitted By: Joseph Calhoun Planning Manager Historic Preservation Liaison Commission Members 2 Molly Storrs • Whitney Stohr • Nancy Kenmotsu • Karl Pasten • Leslie Wahl • Cynthia Hall