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01-27-16 HPC MinutesCITY OF YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Minutes for Meeting of January 27, 2016 I. CaII to Order Commission Chair Ryan Low called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 P.M. II. RoII CaII Present: Leslie Wahl • Karl Pasten • Nancy Rayner • Joe Mann Absent: Marla Powers • Nancy Kenmotsu • Ryan Low Quorum: Quorum present Staff: Historic Preservation Liaison Jeff Peters; Historic Preservation Liaison Assistant Trevor Martin III. New Business A. Voting on Chair and Vice Chair Joe Mann made a motion to table the election of Chair and Vice Chair until the next Historic Preservation Commission meeting, when more Commission Member would be present. Karl Pasten Seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0 B. Update on DAHP Grant Process Trevor gave a brief update on the DAHP grant application. Trevor explained that he has been in contact with Spencer Howard from Artifacts. Artifact was going to begin their interviewing process for the Historic Preservation Element of the 2040 Comprehensive Plan update. Spencer has also indicated that he will be available and in attendance for the day of the Comprehensive Plan open house to discuss the proposed Historic Preservation element. C. Approval of October's Minutes Nancy Rayner made a motion to accept October's meeting minutes. Joe Mann seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0. D. Consideration of the First Baptist Church on the National Historic Register The commission members reviewed the Rational Register of Historic Places Registration Form packet prepared by Artifacts, and discussed the criteria for adding the First Baptist Church on Yakima Ave. to the National Register of Historic Places. Joe Mann made a motion to approve the application nominating the First Baptist Church. Nancy Rayner seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0. IV. Other Business A. General Discussion of Other Items Not on the Agenda Leslie Wahl spoke about the annual tour of Rosedale. The property has been granted special valuation and would need a commission member to inspect the property to ensure Commission Members 1 Nancy Kenmotsu + Joe Mann • Karl Pasters • Nancy Rayner * Leslie Wahl * Marla Powers *Ryan Low the property has continued compliance with the agreement and statutory eligibility requirements. Joe Mann spoke about the William 0 Douglas heritage trail. He mentioned the attention the trail has received from various state agencies. He mentioned that we would like to discuss the status of the trail and the attention it has been getting at a later meeting. V. Citizen Participation No citizens participated in the meeting. VI. Adjournment The meeting was adjourned at approximately 6:15 p.m. to the next scheduled meeting which will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Prepared, Respectfully Submitted By: Trevor Martin Associate Planner Assistant Historic Preservation Liaison Commission Members 2 Nancy Kenmotsu + Joe Mann • Karl Pasters • Nancy Rayner * Leslie Wahl * Marla Powers *Ryan Low