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07-24-19 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 far Meeting on July 24, 2019 Call to Order Commissioner Pinkerton called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 P.M. II. Roll Call Present: Absent: Quorum: Staff: Council Liaison: III. New Business Alixanne Pinkerton, Paul Edmondson, Joe Mann Cynthia Hall Quorum present Historic Preservation Liaison Trevor Martin Jason White, District 2 (absent) A. Approval of Meeting Minutes It was motioned by Commissioner Mann and seconded by Commissioner Pinkerton to approve the meeting minutes of March 27, 2019, April 24, 2019, May 15, 2019, May 22, 2019, and June 26, 2019; the motion carried unanimously. B. Selection of Chair Staff Liaison Trevor Martin recommended that this item be postponed due to Commissioner Hall not being present and in anticipation of a new member being appointed in August. The Commission had consensus to postpone this item. C. Grant Updates Martin reported that the Historic Preservation Commission's joint meeting with the Yakima Planning Commission is tentatively scheduled for August for Spencer Howard of Artifacts Consulting Inc. to provide another presentation on the "historic fruit row" inventory and the next steps in the grant process. Property owners on "fruit row" will be invited to attend. Martin reminded the Commission that the City was awarded a grant to do a reconnaissance -level survey of Naches Parkway to create a local overlay of North Naches Ave. South Naches Ave may be the focus of a future grant. Commission Members Cynthia Hall • Alixanne Pinkerton • Paul Edmondson • Joe Mann D. Member Search Martin reported that several letters and emails have been sent in regards to recruiting new members for the Historic Preservation Commission, with no response received. Commissioner Mann volunteered to announce that the Commission is seeking new members at the upcoming Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce board meeting and the Downtown Association of Yakima meeting. Martin informed the Commission that the City's Partnership Committee is considering reducing the number of members on the Historic Preservation from 7 to 5. IV. Other Business Discussion took place on the historic Rosedell house that is up for sale regarding the status of the tax credits. Martin confirmed that he will look into whether the tax credits will continue with the change of ownership. Commissioner Mann spoke on strengthening relationships with the Main Street Program and Yakima Valley Trolleys. He voiced his support and desire for the community to support the rebuilding of the Stop N Go restaurant that burned down. V. Citizen Participation None noted. VI. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at approximately 5:45 p.m. to the next scheduled meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Prepared, Respectfully Submitted By: Lisa Maxey Planning Technician City of Yakima Planning Division Commission Members 2 Cynthia Hall • Alixanne Pinkerton • Paul Edmondson • Joe Mann