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02-24-16 HPC MinutesCITY OF YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Minutes for Meeting cif February 24, 2016 I. CaII to Order Commission Vice Chair Wahl called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 P.M. II. RoII CaII Present: Leslie Wahl • Karl Pasten • Nancy Rayner • Nancy Kenmotsu Absent: Joe Mann • 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 Nancy Rayner made a motion to nominate Nancy Kenmotsu as Chair and Leslie Wahl as Vice Chair. Karl Pasten Seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0 B. Approval of January's Minutes Nancy Rayner made a motion to accept January's meeting minutes. Karl Pasten seconded the motion. Motion carried 4-0. C. 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. 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 the property has continued compliance with the agreement and statutory eligibility requirements. Karl Pasten volunteered to inspect the property. Leslie Wahl mentioned she would like to tour the new Hotel Mason. Trevor Martin spoke about the First Baptist Church and that the application has been forwarded on to the National Historic Register. Commission Members 1 Nancy Kenmotsu * Joe Mann ■ Karl Fasten * Nancy Rayner * Leslie Wahl • Whitney Stohr Nancy Rayner spoke about the Yakima Farmers Market and that the Commissions attendance should be more throughout the summer so they can reach more people throughout the entire summer and not just May. Jeff Peters spoke about the William 0 Douglas heritage trail. He mentioned where the City is in the process. Staff spoke about getting new volunteers to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission. 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, March 23, 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 Fasten * Nancy Rayner * Leslie Wahl • Whitney Stohr